Originally from Massachusetts, Jennifer has been providing Dental Hygiene Care for our patients since 2005. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Forsythe School for Dental Hygienists. She brings over 22 years of experience to the team, including experience in pediatric and general dentistry and periodontology. She is also certified for Category 2 Dental Laser use. She keeps us on our toes with her quick wit. She and her husband have two boys and a Labradoodle named Dunkin.
Cherise provides Dental Hygiene Care for our patients. Originally from Southern California, Cherise spent 13 years in the Air Force as a Dental Assistant. Upon leaving the Air Force, she earned her AS Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northwestern Community College in Colorado. She has been working as Hygienist for five years. In her free time she enjoys camping, fishing and hanging out with Bennie, her Yorkie.
Michelle is our fearless Office Manager. Originally from Connecticut, she earned a degree in Psychology and Social Work from Arizona State University. She has taken excellent care of our patients as Treatment Coordinator, Schedule Manager, and Insurance Guru for over 12 years. Her contagious laugh puts everyone at ease. She has a son and a new puppy who all enjoy hiking and biking.
Laura Rios is a Southern California native, with over 6 years of Dental Assisting experience. She is easy going, efficient, and helpful! Outside of the office, Laura enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
As Business Manager for our team, Kristin juggles human resources, marketing, accounting and IT functions in our office. She earned a degree in Spanish from Brigham Young University in Provo. She worked in both the non-profit and corporate worlds prior to becoming involved in the field of dentistry. Kristin and her husband, Dr. Ito, and their two children love staying busy as a family and involved in the community.