Meet the Staff

A group photo of the  Doctors and their Staff at Paradise Valley Dental, Paradise Valley AZ

Administrative Staff

Sharon – Operations manager

Sharon is our latest addition to our team.  She has been passionate about dentistry for over 28 years.  She is well versed in all aspects of dentistry.  She is a certified dental assistant as well as highly skilled at treatment planning and financial coordinating patient’s treatment.  She gives the utmost care and respect to all patients.  She is the mother of 2 daughters and has 4 grand dogs.  She enjoys hiking, stand up paddle boarding, and kayaking, with her fiancé, all around AZ.

Kris - Front Office Coordinator at Paradise Valley Dental Paradise Valley AZ

Kris – Front Office Coordinator

Kris, our front office and phone guru, is originally from Iowa. She has lived in the valley on and off for the last 20 years. When you call the office, she is the voice you will most likely hear on the end. She is very well organized, enjoys working with patients, and will be delighted to help you out with anything. She enjoys spending time outside hiking, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.

Penny - Front Desk at Paradise Valley Dental Paradise Valley AZ

Penny – Front Office Coordinator

Penny has been in the dental field since 2001. She has been a part of the office since 2010. She’s originally from the suburbs of Chicago and has lived in the valley for over 30 years. She is married to Jim and has 2 boys and 4 granddaughters. When she’s not working, she likes quilting and hiking around the Usery Mountains with her husband.

Hygiene Staff

Hillary - Dental Hygienist at Paradise Valley Dental Paradise Valley AZ

Hillary – Dental Hygienist

Hillary has been a hygienist since 2000. She’s originally from Willcox, Arizona. She  began assisting her father, a dentist, when she was 12 years old.  She is an avid reader and many of her hygiene appointments turn into mini book club sessions.  Hillary and her husband John have 3 boys, 11, 10, and 8.  When she is not wrangling her little people, she and her husband are trying out new restaurants, or hanging out with 5 siblings.  She loves the relationships she has with her patients, and looks forward to enriching those bonds for years to come.

Sherryl - Dental Hygienist at Paradise Valley Dental Paradise Valley AZ

Sherryl – Dental Hygienist

Sherryl began her dental hygiene career in the 1990’s in Pennsylvania. She’s lived in Minnesota for 10 years and has been happily in Arizona since 2005. Sherryl has enjoyed seeing the procedural and technological changes over the years. She is currently excited about dental soft tissue lasers. Please ask her how lasers can improve your oral health!
Sherryl has developed a gentle yet thorough touch and enjoys one-on-one time with her patients. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy hiking and having friends over for dinner. They have two grown children, a son in L.A. and a daughter and son-in-law in Boston.

Dental Assisting Staff

Elena – Dental Assistant

Elena has been in the dental field since 2005. She has been passionate about dentistry since she was a 4 year-old girl checking her dolls’ teeth for cavities. Elena has happily been in Arizona for over 20 years. In free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Sheri – Dental Assistant

Sheri is originally from Chicago and has been in Arizona for over 35 years. Please let her know if you are from Chicago! Sheri has loved being  a part of the practice for close to 20 years and has been in the dental field for over 30 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson, watching the Cubs, and her new kitty Gigi.

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