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 treating you.



I began my career as a dental hygienist in 1988 and joined this office in 2000. My role is to educate patients on their overall oral health, discuss any needed treatment, and provide dental hygiene servies. The best part of my job is developing professional and personal relationships with our wonderful patients. It’s such a pleasure to work with them, as well as Dr. Vaught and the rest of our team. Coming to work each day is really enjoyable!

Outside of work, I am an active volunteer with our local Boxer rescue. I enjoy hiking and being outdoors with my husband and our four-legged children.


Office Manager

From day to day, my goal is to make sure everything in the office runs according to schedule, whether I’m confirming appointments, going over accounts, or coordinating our patients’ treatment. My time here began in 1991, but I have over 35 years of experience in the dental field. I really like knowing that we make a difference in our patients’ lives through their health, confidence, and overall appearance. It is very fulfilling to know I’ve played a part in something so special! I am so proud of our team; everyone is passionate about dentistry, and it makes coming to work fun and rewarding at the same time.

I am originally from the Colorado/Nebraska area and enjoy hiking, fishing, spending time in the mountains, making jam, and of course, playing with my dog Tucker. I also have two wonderful grown sons.


Dental Hygienist

I joined this office over 34 years ago and can’t imagine spending that much time any place but here! My coworkers make each and every day enjoyable, and our patients are some of the most interesting people I’ve ever met. It’s my pleasure to serve as a dental health educator in addition to making sure our patients’ teeth are clean and as healthy as possible.

I have been married to my husband Doug for 27 years. We have four adopted children, two with special needs, in addition to two dogs, one cat, one fish, and two hermit crabs.



Dental Hygienist

I provide our patients with preventive hygiene care as well as education regarding oral health and homecare. I joined the office in 1996 with 13 years experienceas a dental hygienist. I love building positive relationships with our patients that allow them to look forward to their dental visits in our office. As a team, we focus on providing excellent dental care with patient comfort as a top priority. We like to get to know our patients, and as a result, they frequently tell us that they feel like family when they are in our office.

I moved to Arizona from Ohio in 1985.  I am a mom to two grown sons, a dog, and a cat. I recently re-married, and life is good!


Insurance Coordinator

I began my career in Dentistry in 1977, with over 40 years experience.  After many years as a chairside assistant I became a front office administrator.  I look forward to helping you with filing your insurance claims and financial planning for your  Dental treatment. After all, there is no better investment than your health.  We are all professional, caring people with a true desire to help our patients, and I am proud to be a part of this fantastic Dental team here.

I am a Phoenix native and have two married daughters and four grandchildren that I love spending time with.  One of my passions is  watching and going to sporting events and being a true Diamondbacks and Cardinals fan!. I also enjoy traveling and being a "Mimi" to my four grandchrildren.  



Lead Assistant

I have been a dental assistant for over 16 years after graduating from North West College in California. I am x-ray certified with Coronal Polishing, Ozone and Orthotropic Certifications. I have extensive experience with impressions, digital x-rays, temporaries and patient care. I love my duties as an assistant and expecially enjoy helping patients understand the purpose of their treatments. My husband and I enjoy visiting the lakes and streams around Arizona with our family.