Kiana was born and raised in Arizona. She is a warm-hearted and industrious dental assistant.
Years in Dentsitry: 6
Hobbies: My boyfriend, Joe, of 5 years (practically hubby) and I keep our hands full raising our two fur babies Dixie & Nova. We enjoy our time together at car shows and taking trips with our girls.
What I love most about my job is: I love building a strong relationship with our team (AKA family) as well as our wonderful patients. It makes me happy when patients feel at ease in the dental chair. It’s not easy coming to the dentist so I enjoy giving the best experience and taking things step-by-step to make our patients feel comfortable. Our office is so inviting, friendly and quite fun if you ask me!
Ramie was born & raised in Queen Creek, AZ. I graduated from EVIT for dental assisting but I’m working hard towards becoming a dental hygienist.
Years in Dentistry: 2
Hobbies: When not working or going to school, I love to work out, shop, travel and spend time with friends & family.
What I love most about my job is: I love meeting and connecting with new people every day. The office is a place to build trust, relationships, and smiling faces.
Shanda is a native Arizonan, growing up in Mesa. She has been with Goodman Dental Center since they first opened their doors in 2007. Shanda is married to a handsome cowboy and has 4 kids.
Years in Dentistry: 20
Hobbies: Spending time with her family, serving others and traveling to new places.
I love to spend time with my family. I love being an Aunt to my 10 nieces and nephews! I’m also a huge foodie and love trying new places to eat.
What I love most about my job is: Meeting and getting to know my patients. I love seeing the transformation of a patient's dental health that has been neglected and now is healthy.
Kristin is an AZ native, she has lived in Mesa her entire life. She is a caring, gentle hygienist who takes great care to make sure that her patients are comfortable and well taken care of. Kristin and her husband, Josh, keep busy with their five sweet kids.
Years in Dentistry: 19
Hobbies: I like spending time with my family, camping and being outdoors. I enjoy playing or coaching Volleyball. I LOVE seeing movies.
What I love most about my job is: I enjoy working with my great team and working with patients to achieve optimal dental health.
Deidre is an Arizona native who graduated from Rio Salado in 2016.
Years in Dentistry: 5 Years
Hobbies: Deidre loves spending time with her fur baby, family, and friends. She loves to travel any chance she gets.
What I love most about my job is: I love making people feel comfortable coming into the dentist and getting the opportunity to bond with them.
Taylor is an Arizona native. She still lives in Queen Creek where she grew up and met her high school sweetheart. She and her husband keep busy with their daughter.
Years in Dentistry: 10 Years
Hobbies: I love spending time with family and being outdoors; hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing. My daughter keeps me busy most of the time!
What I love most about my job is: My dental family here! I enjoy creating everlasting relationships with both team members and patients. I enjoy connecting with our patients on a personal level and creating a sense of trust while they are here in our care. Everyone that comes through the doors here is considered family!
Teresa was born and raised in southern California. She moved to Arizona in 2010, and she is a die-hard New England Patriots football fan.
Years in Dentistry: 10
Hobbies: I like shopping, watching football, and playing with my dog Brady. I love spending time with my family and friends.
What I love most about my job is: What I love most about my job is:* I love the people I work with and giving patients the best dental experience I can while they are here in my care!
Cassie is born and raised Native to Arizona; however, she is a diehard Nebraska football fan due to her husband being from Grand Island. GO BIG RED!!
Years in Dentistry: 3
Hobbies: After some time of being dedicated to the Nebraska team and watching every game, my husband and I decided it was time to get a dog who we of course named Husker. Husker for now is our first and only baby weighing in at roughly 80lbs of pure Silver Lab love at 5y ears old. We enjoy taking him camping with us as often as possible!
What I love most about my job is: What I love most about my job is:* Every day I strive to learn more about the dental field and I absolutely love being a part of it. I can truly say this is one field where the learning will never stop. Our office is so accommodating and friendly, there’s nowhere better than Goodman Dental Center! I will always have a smiling face when you come through our doors!
Roxanne was born and raised in Southern California. I moved here in 2018 with my husband and 3 daughters.
Years in Dentistry: 24
Hobbies: I enjoy watching my girls in all of their activities; soccer, dance, trap shooting. I enjoy bonfires, camping, crafting and spending time with family and friends!
What I love most about my job is: I enjoy making patients feel comfortable and overcoming their fear of dentistry. The best part of my job is developing relationships and getting to know all of our patients.
Kass is a native Arizonan. She grew up on Tucson and lives in Gilbert with her husband and daughter. She worked as a dental assistant and became a hygienist when she graduated from Phoenix College in 2008.
Years in Dentistry: 18
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love shopping, hiking, cooking and going to the gym.
What I love most about my job is: I really enjoy getting to know the patients and giving them dental experience. Dental health is so important and it's so rewarding to see a patient's dental health change for the better!
Patti is married to her husband, Dave and they live in Queen Creek. Their family has one human child and two fur children, a cat and a dog.
Years in Dentistry: 20 years total; 14 years as a hygienist
Hobbies: My daughter plays volleyball so most weekends I spend time cheering for her and her teammates. We have a very 'lively' Jack Russell mix who I like to take for long walks. Even though I am tired after our walks, she just keeps going and going.
I lost my mom a few years ago and she spent decades working on our family's genealogy but it was all on paper! I spend time honoring her by digitizing her research which has led me to enjoy it and dive into it deeper. I also like doing DIY projects around our home and refinishing small furniture pieces."
What I love most about my job is: The great patients at Goodman Dental Center as well as our team!
Harly was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona where she happily lives with her husband, Jake.
Years in Dentistry: 3
Hobbies: I love anything outdoors; camping, quading, fishing, hunting, longboarding, softball, etc. I also love spending time with the people I love the most, my family.
What I love most about my job is: I love helping people get the smile they have always wanted. Teeth are one of the first things people look at and I want you to feel proud of your own smile!
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Rachel was born and raised in Arizona. She lives in Queen Creek with her husband and 3 beautiful kids.
Years in Dentistry: 14
Hobbies: In my spare time I enjoy off-roading, paddle boarding, crafting, being “team-mom” for my kids’ sports team and traveling anywhere and everywhere!
What I love most about my job is: What I love most about my job is seeing how happy all of our patients are after they leave our office. I love being able to work alongside an amazing tea, every day to provide you the best experience!