Meet the Team


Front Office Manager
Valerie has been assisting dental patients with their scheduling and treatment since 1986! She holds her AS degree in Office Administration and is a lifetime member of the AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers). Valerie has two adult sons.

In her leisure time, Valerie is taking courses to become a yoga instructor. She also enjoys the beach, live music, is a cat lover and an avid reader. We absolutely love having her as a team member!


Registered Dental Assistant
Melissa has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2002.

Melissa joined our team in 2015. Both team members and patients appreciate her kind, giving manner.

When Melissa is out of the office, she enjoys playing soccer with her son and spending time with her large family.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Ruzanna became a registered dental hygienist in 1996 graduating from Mesa College. At Mesa College, she was on the Honor List, Deans List, and received the Inspirational Award. Ruzanna enjoys cooking, knitting, yoga, music, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Clinical Coordinator

Cathy is a valuable team member. Some of her duties include sterilization of instruments and equipment, preparation of treatment rooms, and assisting in dental procedures as needed. When Cathy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and mountain biking.