eric Asay, dds
Dr. Asay has over 30 years of experience practicing dentistry. He grew up on a ranch
in Wyoming. He achieved his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree in 1989 from
Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. As an undergraduate, he studied zoology at
Brigham Young University in Provo. Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Asay has
consistently attended continuing education courses so he can give his patients the
latest, most effective dental treatments available today. With his advanced
training, he is able to place and restore dental implants, provide periodontal care,
and offer IV sedation to his patients. He is also certified by the state of Idaho to
evaluate dental offices throughout the state and verify their standard of care. As
an active member of the dental community, he maintains membership in the American
Dental Association and the Idaho Dental Association.
Dr. Asay has been married since 1986 to Vicki Mercer Asay. They have four children: Whitney, Patrick, Jillian, and Spencer. Dr. Asay and his family enjoy beach combing and they also stay involved in church activities. Gardening, biking, hiking, and geode and fossil hunting are some of the other activities Dr. Asay enjoys in his free time. Patients appreciate Dr. Asay’s approachable personality and the family-friendly atmosphere of his practice.
Vicki was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. She attended Brigham Young University where she met her husband, Dr. Eric Asay. She and Dr. Asay spent time in Utah and Nebraska before settling in Nampa, ID where they have lived since 1985. Together they have raised 4 children and have 4 grandchildren. Vicki enjoys spending time with her family, reading, walking, and binge watching Netflix.
Martie’s southern charm stems from her Arkansas roots (Go Razorbacks!). She attended
Arkansas State University before she moved around between Arkansas, Utah, and Idaho
with her husband. She settled in Nampa in 1989 and has since raised 4 children and
gained 6 grandchildren. Martie joined Dr. Asay’s team in 1992 and has loved getting to
know our many patients personally over the years. Martie is a huge sports fan and
enjoys reading, sewing, and following politics.
Hilda was born and raised in Caldwell, ID. She attended Vallivue High School and later Idaho State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1986. In 2009, she started at Asay Dental where she enjoys one on one time with patients and learning how to help them. Hilda and her husband have 2 children. Hilda loves anything that has to do with organizing, decorating, and painting.
Monica was born and raised in Idaho where she graduated from Skyview High School.
Following high school, she received dental assistant training at The Academy of
Professional Careers in 2005. Monica has been a part of Dr. Asay’s practice since
2007. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is helping people with
dental phobias and changing the way they view dentistry. Monica’s hobbies include
baking, going to the movies, party planning, and making Dutch Bros runs (she secretly
wants to work there). Having been married since 2008, Monica has 3 amazing kids that
make for a loud and crazy house, but she wouldn’t want it any other way.
Brandie was born in Idaho Falls and raised in Nampa where she attended Kuna High School. Following graduation, she attended Carrington College where she received her degree in dental hygiene in 2004. Brandie has worked at Asay Dental since 2006 and loves her profession because she gets to help others while building relationships and friendships with her patients. When Brandie isn’t in the dental office, she is reading, swimming, fishing, biking, shopping, traveling, playing candy crush, and spending time with her husband and 2 kids at the movies, baseball games, and water park. Brandie thinks the office is the best show on Netflix and men’s cologne smells way better than women’s!
Jill was born and raised in Nampa where she attended Liberty Charter High School.
Following graduation, she moved to Provo, Utah to attend Brigham Young University
where she played college rugby. Her other hobbies include Netflix, Costco, and
spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog. Jill began working at Asay Dental
in 2015 and has enjoyed getting to know all the patients that come through the
Shannon was born in Portland, OR and has lived in Nampa since 2005. After attending
Brigham Young University, Shannon married in 2001 and has 4 awesome children. She was
a stay at home mom until she went back to school at Milan Institute to receive her
dental assistant training and credentials in 2016. Shannon has been at Asay Dental
since then and finds the dental field very fascinating. She enjoys learning new things
in the dental office, as well as sewing, going to the movies, baking/cooking, and
spending time with family.
Summer is a Boise native and has lived in the Nampa area for most of her life. She attended Boise State University, as well as San Joaquin Valley College in California. Summer began working as a dental assistant at age 19 for about 8 years before she received a degree in dental hygiene. She has been in the dental field since 1993 (started at Asay Dental in 2016) and loves working with people and helping others. In her free time, Summer enjoys chilling by the pool, watching football, traveling, and being with friends, family, and her dogs.
Andrea has lived in Idaho all her life. She went to high school at Vallivue High
School and later Idaho State University for her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.
Andrea has been working in the dental hygiene field since 2005 and joined Dr. Asay’s
team in 2016. Between all her school and work, Andrea learned to speak Spanish and
served an LDS mission in Argentina for 18 months before she was a hygienist. She also
married a wonderful husband and is currently raising 4 children. She loves camping,
reading, and spending time with her family.
Melissa is a Nampa High School graduate and attended Apollo College for dental
assisting in 2006. She was a dental assistant for 11 years before transitioning to the
front office, joining our team in 2019. Melissa has loved every part of working in the
dental office. She loves spending time with her husband and 2 kids, and having her
extended family nearby. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, crocheting, traveling,
watching football, and seeing her kids in sports.
Joanna graduated locally at Columbia High School and received her Bachelor of Dental Hygiene degree at Idaho State University in 2015. She joined Asay Dental in 2017 and has enjoyed working in a team setting as well as educating patients about oral health. Her hobbies include zumba, yoga, hiking and loving her cat.
Alexandria grew up in Ogden, UT. She has a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences
and Philosophy from Carroll College in Helena, MT. In 2019, she received her
Associates degree in Dental Hygiene from Carrington College and began at Asay Dental
shortly after. She still finds herself feeling shocked and excited to have her dream
job as a dental hygienist. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is
having the opportunity to connect with others in the community and help improve their
health. Alexandria enjoys road trips with her boyfriend, golfing, watching the office,
and snuggling with her cat and dog.