OUR HYGIENISTS

THE KEY TO ANY LEVEL OF CONSISTENT DENTAL HEALTH IS A PROPER CLEANING PROTOCOL. HYGIENE AND DENTAL HYGIENISTS ARE THE TWO KEY PLAYERS IN THAT MAINTENANCE.

OUR HYGIENISTS ARE THE DOOR INTO DENTAL TREATMENT. AS SUCH, THEY ARE ALL EXPERT IN GUIDING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ON YOUR NEEDS AND STARTING THAT JOURNEY RIGHT. THEY ARE GENTLE, EMPATHETIC, AND EXCELLENT AT WHAT THEY DO. SCHEDULE YOUR CLEANING APPOINTMENT TODAY AND GET TO KNOW JUST HOW DETAIL-ORIENTED AND KIND THEY ARE AND HOW EASY IT CAN BE TO GET YOUR TEETH ON THE RIGHT TRACK!

 
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MEET KAREN

Karen grew up in southern California and moved to Arizona in 1995.  She graduated from Phoenix College and has been a Dental Hygienist since 2000. She also has done extensive research in health and nutrition. 

In her spare time, Karen volunteers with a local nonprofit, mentoring foster children.  She is also in the midst of working with her husband to create a documentary film addressing the foster care system in Arizona.

 
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MEET ALISHA

Alisha was born and raised in Thatcher, Arizona and moved to Mesa in 2005.  She worked as a dental assistant for nine years before graduating from MCC's dental hygiene program. 

One of Alisha’s favorite things about dental hygiene is building lasting, trusting, relationships with HER patients.  Educating patients about the link between oral and systemic health is important in my patient care as a dental hygienist.

“Working for Dr. Cory and Dr. Kyle has been a great experience, and I'm happy to be in an office where optimal patient care is  a priority.”

In her spare time, Alisha enjoys spending time with her three (soon to be four) children and husband.  One of their favorite past-times is going for buggy rides out in the desert.  Being outdoors and spending time together as a family is what she enjoys most!

 
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MEET JOELLE

Joelle is an Arizona native. She worked with Dr. David Rush for about 2 years right out of high school as a Dental Assistant and later graduated from Mesa Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene.

She loves the outdoors and spending time with her family on the weekends. She plans to serve on dental mission trips to help those in need in the future both locally and in different counties across the globe.  



 
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MEET JILL

Jill graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene, and later returned to work as clinical faculty.  She moved to Phoenix in 1993, after spending several years living in southern California, and has been one of Dr. Rush's most loyal hygienists ever since.

Jill loves both ballet and her Idaho heritage, and dances in her dreams through the potato fields.