Meet the Staff

Creating the healthy smile
All That Is Good Begins With a Smile
Meet The Staff

Meet the Staff

Creating the healthy smile
All That Is Good Begins With a Smile
AUDREY M.
AUDREY M.
Office Manager
Audrey is our Office Manager and everything in between. She has been in the Dental field her whole life, from a family of Dentists’ it’s just in her blood. Audrey is from Washington State, After college (Go Cougs!) She moved to soak up the Arizona sun. This girl is on the go all the time.. whether she is traveling somewhere, road tripping with friends, or on her quest to be a Big Brother Contestant. Audrey is married with 2 children, they are truly her greatest joy in life.
MICHELLE L.
Patient Care Coordinator
Before Michelle moved to Arizona, she was raised in Hawaii where she graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Bachelor in Business administration. Michelle has enjoyed eleven years in Administrative dentistry. During this time she developed a passion for cosmetic dentistry. She finds that helping patients achieve the dream smile they deserve, and the transformation in a patient’s confidence after a smile makeover, extremely rewarding.
Outside her career Michelle enjoys reading, crafting, trying new recipes, and spending time with her family.
MICHELLE L.
KATHY N.
KATHY N.
RDH Registered Dental Hygienist
Kathy is celebrating over 30 years in dentistry. She started in 1985 as a dental assistant and immediately knew dentistry would be her life’s passion. Kathy is a fourth-generation Arizona native and has been married to her loving husband for 22 years.
Kathy has had the privilege of representing the state of Arizona in the Vocational Skills Olympics in the field of dentistry. She did this by winning the gold medal at the State Vocational Skills Olympics and went on to win the bronze medal at the Nationals Vocational Skills Olympics.
Kathy graduated with distinction from Phoenix College with her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1991. She is also laser and anesthesia certified. Kathy has dedicated her career to achieving the best in dental health for her patients by staying on the cutting edge of education and technology. Patients always compliment her on her caring touch and personality. Kathy is also the author of “Kathy’s Corner” a fun & informative e-mail based newsletter.
JEANNA A.
Dental Assistant
Jeanna grew up in Northern AZ on the Navajo Nation. In 2004 she moved to Phoenix to start her schooling for Dental Assisting. She takes a lot of passion in taking care of others creating healthy and beautiful smiles. Outside of the office, She loves spending time with her family, hiking, & baking.
JEANNA A.
DERRIANN R.
DERRIANN R.
Hygiene Coordinator
Derri is a true superhero & wears many hats in our office, but most importantly she is the warm heartbeat of Surprise Dental & Denture. She has been a part of the SD&D family since 2010.
Derri has been in the Medical/Dental field for 29 years. She is originally is from Missouri and ventured to Arizona in 1992. When Derri is not working she is spending time with her sweet granddaughter, or doing an awesome DIY project. Derri is married w/ 3 children who are the light of her life.
MEGAN R.
RDH Registered Dental Hygienist
Megan is an Arizona native, graduating dental hygiene school from Carrington College in Mesa. She has been in the dental field for 10 years now. She strives to help her patients improve their overall oral health and feel at home when they are in her dental chair. Megan is married and has 2 boys that keep her busy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, doing Crossfit, and working on home improvement projects. Megan also loves watching Grey’s Anatomy and Cheering her beloved Denver Broncos.
MEGAN R.
BROOKE V.
BROOKE V.
Dental Assistant
Brooke is a native Arizonian ! She started her Dental Career in Highschool and has since graduated with an Expanded Function Dental Assisting degree. Outside of Dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband. She is an outstanding crafter and loves to wakeboard and snowboard. We are lucky to have such a specialized assistant helping our Doctors.
AMANDA G.
Dental Assistant
Amanda was born and raised in Arizona. She has enjoyed over 30 years of Dental Assisting. She loves to travel with her husband and has two grown children. Although Amanda only joins us part of the week, we hope you have an opportunity to work with her and see why we love her so much.
AMANDA G.
JENNAH R.
JENNAH R.
Patient Care Coordinator
Jennah has worked with us through her early schooling, and after graduating has since joined our team full time. She loves dentistry so much that she is planning to attend Dental Hygiene school. Right now you’ll find her at our front desk always sporting fun nails and her beautiful smile.
ASHLEY T.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley was born in Arizona, but has moved a lot over her younger years. We are so lucky she decided to call Arizona her home and become part of the Surprise Dental and Denture family. She recently got engaged and is excited to be planning her upcoming wedding. She loves to read, play tennis and bake.
ASHLEY T.
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