Tami – Office Manager
Tami knew at the age of 9 that she wanted to pursue a career in the dental profession. Going to the dentist was so much fun for her and she always enjoyed learning more about teeth. She graduated from Southern Maryland Dental in College Park, Maryland with a Registered Dental Assistant/ Radiation Technologist Certification. After holding the position of lead dental assistant for 6 years, she later turned her focus more to office administration. She now has over 17 years experience as a Dental Office Manager. Tami prides herself in building lasting relationships and being able to help patients with their dental insurance & financial options. Some patients even refer to her as the “insurance guru!”
She relocated to Gilbert in 2007, from the east coast. She loves the Arizona sunshine & can’t say enough wonderful things about the amazing people she has met here. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys playing with her adorable shih-tzu, Mojo and catching Diamondback baseball games.
It’s clear when you meet Tami that she loves her position at the office and is very proud to be part of such an awesome team. She looks forward to helping all of our wonderful patients obtain the smiles they deserve!
Tami is a proud member of AADOM, American Association of Dental Office Managers.
Rosie – Patient Care Coordinator
After graduating from Mesa High in 2010, Rosie went directly into dentistry and can’t imagine being in any other field. Rosie came to our office in 2016 with over 6 years experience as a Treatment Plan Coordinator. The thing she loves most about her position is helping patients understand their treatment options and making patients’ dental desires become a reality. She enjoys building relationships with our patients and helping them understand their dental possibilities.
Rosie lives in Mesa with her fiancé, together they raise their two small girls ages 1 and 3. She loves baking with her daughters and taking their Boxer, Remmy to the park. She was born and raised in Arizona and has become a huge Cardinals fan! You can always find her and her family on a Sunday relaxing with their favorite foods cheering the Cardinals to victory!
Jo – Patient Care Coordinator
Jolene’s contagious smile is one of the first smiles you will see when you enter our practice. She is very passionate about making every patient feel comfortable and relaxed upon entering the office.
She joined our team in 2016 when she and her husband of 7 years moved to Chandler. She has over 2 years’ experience as a Patient Care Coordinator. She will happily work with you and coordinate your dental appointments around your work and home schedule.
On her spare time, she loves spending time with family, doing things outdoors, and playing with her 2 rescue cats Lion and Sally. She loves baking, reading and being involved in her church children’s groups.
Valerie – Lead Dental Hygienist
Valerie cannot hide her love for dental hygiene. She is passionate about educating patients and providing the highest level of oral healthcare, yet keeping everything light and humorous. She enjoys creating lasting professional relationships with each and every patient. When she isn’t caring for patients, she is attending numerous dental hygiene continuing educations seminars.
Valerie became a huge asset to our team in 2009. She graduated from University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s of science degree in dental hygiene in 2005. After dental hygiene school, she made the move to sunny Arizona.
Her husband and she are proud parents of two handsome young boys. When not at the dental office, she spends her time with her family. They enjoy spending time on their boat, hiking and
relaxing by the pool in the company of their two playful dogs.
Arriana – Dental Hygienist
Arriana has been practicing Hygiene since 2004. We were so delighted when she joined our team in early 2011. She enjoys the one-on-one experience she has with her patients and educating them on the importance of Dental Health. Arriana is warmhearted and has a natural ability to make you feel at ease and relaxed.
She has been blessed with the opportunity of practicing in the dental field since 2000 when she became a dental assistant. She later furthered her education and graduated from Rio Salado’s Dental Hygiene School. She has had experience both in a general practice setting and also in a specialized pediatric office, where they offer dental treatment to children and special needs patients.
When not practicing dental hygiene, she loves spending time with her family, baking yummy desserts, decorating her home, exercising and traveling.
Iliana – Dental Asst/Clinical Manager
Iliana was born in Nogales, AZ. She attended the dental assisting program at Pima Medical Institute and graduated in 2014. She has been a member of our team since October 2014. She loves dental assisting and really enjoys expanding her knowledge of the dental field. This past winter she attended a Sedation Dentistry seminar in Las Vegas hosted by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Outside of the office, Iliana is always busy. She works for a wellness company part-time, enjoys running, hiking & time at the gym, and playing with her 2 maltipoos.
Iliana always wants the best for our patients and does everything possible to ensure our patients have the best experience ever.
Cecilia – Dental Assistant
Cecilia was born and raised in Chandler, AZ. She graduated from American Institute of dental assisting in 2015. She joined our dental team in 2016 shortly after doing her dental externship. Cecilia has been such a great addition to our team and all of our patients have really enjoyed getting to know her. She loves learning new things about dentistry & always has an opened mind. February of 2017, she is attending a Sedation Dentistry seminar in Las Vegas hosted by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, which she is very excited about.
On the weekends, she can be found at the park throwing the ball for her dog Rocco. She also enjoys hiking, doing yoga and riding her beach cruiser on her free time. When you come into our office, Cecilia will make sure you are comfortable and will do her best to put your anxieties at ease.
Lindsey – Dental Assistant
At a very young age Lindsey knew she wanted to pursue a career in the healthcare field. She started her journey at the East Valley Institute of Technology for Dental Health. Immediately she knew she started her journey off at the right place with the right career. She quickly became passionate about teeth and was excited to help others.
Lindsey completed her internship with us and then joined our team part time as a Dental Assistant in March 2015. She loves being a dental assistant and finds it very rewarding to be able to put a smile on patient’s faces. In the future, she hopes to have the opportunity to travel to less fortunate parts of the world to assist on dental procedures and promote oral health.
Outside of the dental field her passions include traveling, hiking, mountain biking and spending time with family. Lindsey is excited to give our patients a reason to smile with confidence! Lindsey is a great asset to our practice. She is always making us laugh. We are so glad she has joined our team.