Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


 

Fabi

Lead Pediatric Dental Assistant

Fabi has been with Northwest Children’s Dentistry since it opened in 2008. She is a valuable and knowledgeable member of the team. Fabi has a tremendous amount of patience and is skilled at working with children and parents. She has trained many of our current staff and is definitely loved by everyone. “It doesn’t feel like work when I’m spending time with children since I enjoy it so much.”

In her free time, she loves to work out and spend quality time with her husband, children, and family.

 

Annie-Laurie

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Annie-Laurie began as an extern with Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2010. She has a big heart and absolutely loves to spend time getting to know her patients and the parents. She is often seen smiling and laughing with the children. “The best part of my job is seeing children have improved self esteem when their smiles have been improved and they have accomplished good oral health.”

In her free time, Annie loves to bake, watch movies, and spend time with her beautiful daughter, Gabriella.

 

Claudeth

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Claudeth began as an extern with Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2013. She has a quiet demeanor and puts children and parents at ease with her soft-spoken voice. Although Claudeth started as a sterilization tech, her hard work and determination to always better herself has led her to be dual-trained in both assisting and front office management. “I really enjoy working here with this wonderful staff that has taught me so much.”

In her free time, Claudeth participates in intramural sports and spends time with her husband and family.

 

Michelle

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Michelle began her career with us at Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2016. She came to us with years of experience as a dental assistant. Michelle has a knack for making everything look easy and fun. Children and parents are put at ease with her big smile and laid-back demeanor. Michelle also is our resident “handy-person.” She is the one using the power drill when things need to be hung up or repaired!

In her free time, Michelle loves spending time with her wonderful husband Garrett and her three beautiful children Tristan, Kadence, and Makayla. She and her family raise *A LOT of farm animals.

 

Fatima

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Fatima started as an extern with Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2020. Growing up in a large family, she is a natural with children. Her positive attitude and hard work have helped her quickly learn new skills and techniques in the office. Fatima plans to have a long career in dentistry. She has already been accepted to dental hygiene school and will begin school again soon. In the meantime, we hope to keep her on staff during school breaks. “What I enjoy most about my job is making dental appointments a positive and happy experience for children.”

In her free time, she enjoys fun activities with her siblings.

 

Desmarie

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Desmarie started as an extern with Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2020. We were immediately impressed with her when she came to work with us. Desmarie is a team player and has the perfect personality to work with children. While she has developed her skills quickly as an assistant, her skills with children come naturally. “I love working with children and teaching them the importance of good oral hygiene.”

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Jonas

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Jonas started as an extern with Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2021. While he is new to the practice, he and his family are well-known to many in the office and we are thrilled to have him as a team member. He brings a fresh outlook as an assistant and is quickly becoming skilled working with children and their families. Jonas plans to continue his career in dentistry and has accepted a position in the dental hygiene program. "I always enjoyed my experience as a patient and want to be able to deliver the same kind of care for others."

In his free time, he enjoys baking, cooking, watching movies, building computers, working on cars, and trying new foods.

 

Molly

Patient Care Coordinator

Molly began her career with us at Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2020. She comes with years of experience as both as an assistant and a patient care coordinator. Molly has a kind heart and her smile puts families at easy. She is patient and makes it a priority to provide excellent customer service. “As a child, my memories at the dentist were always so pleasant, and I love being able to contribute in creating positive experiences for our patients.”

In her free time, she enjoys crafts, watching football, and soaking up our beautiful Arizona weather outside with friends and family.

 

Ruth

Billing Specialist/ Office Manager

Ruth began her career with us at Northwest Children’s Dentistry in 2021. She comes with many years of experience in the dental field. Ruth is organized, thoughtful, and extremely knowledgeable. She is committed to providing excellent customer service for our families. "I'd like to think of myself as an insurance guru and helping families with challenging insurance issues is my specialty." 

In her free time, she enjoys being with her grandchildren, walking her dogs, and gardening.