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Meet The Team

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At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Cari Svitak

Dental Hygienist

Cari was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Arizona in 2008. She received her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from Youngstown State University in 2007. She also played volleyball for the Division I Penguins. Cari was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles.

Here at Estrella Mountain Dentistry, she has the opportunity to accomplish both of those and work with a team that is committed to advancing their skills and knowledge with dentistry and technology. Cari is an avid golfer and when not caring for her patients, you can find her on the course with her husband Andy. Additionally, she loves to travel and go hiking.

Patsy Bacon

Dental Assistant

Patsy has been in the dental industry for 19 years. Born and raised in Carlsbad New Mexico, She moved to Phoenix in 1989. Patsy believes that a person's smile says a lot about their personality. She's assisted in many smile makeovers throughout the years and finds it to be one of her favorite procedures in the field.

For Patsy, helping patients meet their dental needs and watching them transform into confident individuals has been a very rewarding experience.

When Patsy isn't working she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 sons and 2 grandsons. They enjoy outdoor activities like camping and fishing, going to the movies and traveling.

Melonie Wagner

Office Manager

Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Melonie had made the decision to go into dentistry in high school and has not looked back since. Melonie has been in dentistry for 17 years and loves working with people. She always tries to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible and make their dental experience a pleasant one. Melonie believes a person’s smile has a lot to do with their confidence and she finds it very rewarding to help people achieve the smile they are looking for!

Melonie's family is very important to her and she tries to spend every free moment with them. Melonie and her husband Adam, have 3 boys and enjoy camping, quading in the dunes and going to movies.


We combine experience with the latest in dental technology to deliver the best patient experience possible.



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