Meet the Team

Dr. Chou, DDS, MS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Deleen joined the SO Perio team in November 2015. She has lived in the Valley for 36 years and has worked here as a hygienist for 30 of those. She has enjoyed many years taking care of, and getting to know, her family of patients. She notes, “The patients are what keep me going.” In her spare time, she loves to garden and grow her own food, and makes some wonderful Jalapeño & Habanero Pepper Jellies.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist


Dental Assistant

Cody joined the SO Perio team in September 2019. He grew up on the Central Coast of California in the small town of Cambria and moved to the Rogue Valley in 2017, where he also works as an actor and singer. In his spare time he enjoys reading, writing, and playing video games.

Dental Assistant

Stephanie was raised during school seasons in Bakersfield, CA, and summers up at Crater Lake NP due to her family of Rangers.  She is intrigued by the detail and science that goes into the practice of periodontics. In her off time, Stephanie can be found performing with one of the local theatres or filming with the Valley’s film community.

Scheduling Coordinator

Melanie grew up in the Central Coast wine region of California, in the small town of Paso Robles. She received her B.A. in Theatre at UCLA and moved to Ashland in 2017. She also works as an actor, choreographer, and dialect coach in the Rogue Valley. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, sewing, and taking long naps.

Scheduling Assistant

Jess moved to the Valley from Memphis, Tennessee in June of 2021. She is a wife and mom of an 11 year old son. She recently decided to get back in the field of dentistry after taking a 15 year break. It's always been the job that she has been passionate about. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and singing.


Insurance Coordinator

JJ joined the SO Perio team in March 2019 and when not at the insurance desk is most likely to be found dancing or writing.