"As a dental hygienist I truly enjoy getting to know my patients. My hope is to build a trusting relationship with everyone I see so they feel comfortable and have an enjoyable appointment"
“I am a people person and I truly enjoy interacting with my patients. I think it is great to learn about my patient’s life and interests. I greatly enjoy my job and look forward to working the with rest of The Smile Zone staff everyday”
“I am confident in my ability to help patients who have dental anxiety learn to look forward to going to the dentist again. I also love working with children as I have a lot of nieces and nephews myself. I always go out of my way to make every dental experience fun for them.”
“I absolutely love being a hygienist! I enjoy educating my patients on how to take care of their mouths and why it is important. Working in general dentistry allows me to work with so many different people from pediatrics to geriatrics and allows me to use may range of skills as a hygienist. I take great pride in being a hygienist and wake up excited every day to go to work. Some people search their entire lives to find their passion, I am lucky my passion is dental hygiene.”
"I like being a dental assistant because I love helping people achieve goals to better their health in a positive way!"
“I am a registered dental assistant and have been involved in dentistry for 27 years. I love working with our patients and feel that I am a part of a team that transforms patient’s lives, one smile at a time”
“I take pride in knowing I have helped transform even the most anxious, nervous and fearful patients into patients that may still not love going to the dentist… but can get through an appointment simply by trusting that I will be there for them.”
“As Clinical Coordinator, I strive to ensure all patients receive adequate doctor/patient time during their appointment. I enjoy fabricating our in-house orthodontic retainers and whitening trays. I also manage all our laboratory cases, this involves sending out the cases and ensuring they are returned prior to the patients appointment.”
"As OSHA/HIPAA/Inventory coordinator I enjoy seeing that The Smile Zone is always in compliance with OSHA and HIPAA regulations. Knowing that The Smile Zone patients and employees are always in a clean, safe and confidential environment is very satisfying. Also because the clinical area is always well stocked in clinical supplies I know the treatments will be completed without any interruption."
“I have been in the dental field for over 6 years. I feel the work I do every day makes a difference to the people who live in our community. I know when I go home that I truly did something meaningful and important”
“I have been in the dental field for over 14 years. I enjoy the interaction I have with our patients. I love to learn their names and about their lives so that they feel welcome and more comfortable when they come in”
"I truly enjoy working in this field. The patients are one piece and our team here is the other piece of a successful union. The work ethic of this office stabilizes a successful environment. I always feel great when our patients leave feeling that they have been well taken care of."
“As insurance and billing coordinator I work with patients and help them navigate the confusing world of dental insurance. I strive to help them get the dental treatment then need by maximizing their dental insurance benefits”
“As practice administrator I recognize that the dental care industry is forever changing. These changes include technology, delivery systems and insurance benefits. I strive to embrace diversity and change while committing myself to excellence, never settling for less than my best work for all patients”