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.


Office Manager

Cherie` has been in dentistry since 1999, and here at Estrella Mountain Dentistry since 2018. She enjoys what she does because she believes there is nothing more gratifying than being able to help others. Although in dentistry, her educational background and bachelors degree is in marketing.

Cherie` is a native of Hawaii, born and raised but later grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and then Las Vegas for 13 years before relocating to Arizona in 2012 to be with her spouse. Together they have three beautiful children, boy/girl twins and a baby girl! They are the loves of her life and keep her very busy! Her greatest joy is being a Mother. Her interests include spontaneity, creating memories traveling with family and friends, and staying active.


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. 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.


Dental Hygienist

Suzanne is originally from outside of Pittsburgh, PA. (Go Steelers!) She received her dental hygiene degree in Binghamton, NY where she practiced for 2 years, saving to buy a car with air conditioning so she could move to AZ. Arizona has now been her home for over 30 years.
Suzanne is excited to be on this great team at Estrella Mountain Dentistry. Together we can make a difference in people's lives and improve smiles along the way!
Outside of the office, Suzanne enjoys travel, spending time with family and friends, going to the movies and discovering new restaurants.  Reading a good book is a luxury enjoyed while on vacation!  A trip to Disneyland is a must at least once a year!


Treatment Coordinator

Rachel was born and raised in Minnesota where she lived until 2009, her family then relocated to the
Pacific North West and she later moved to Arizona in 2016. Rachel has worked in various industries but she has been in dentistry since 2014 after completing the Dental Assisting program at PIMA Medical Institute. She worked as a dental assistant until 2017, where she then made the transition to being a Treatment Coordinator.

Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband, and their son. She also enjoys
traveling, fishing, hiking and kayaking.


Dental Assistant

Diana has been in the dental field since 2013. She attended Altrain Dental Academy for dental assistants and completed an externship at a pedodontist office. She then transitioned into adult dentistry because of the variety of procedures it offers. Diana enjoys working side by side with the wonderful Doctors at Estrella Mountain Dentistry and helping patients achieve their dental goals. She loves learning from our great providers and is currently working on her prerequisites for dental school in hopes of achieving her goals of becoming a dentist herself.

In her free time she stays busy with her two boys, Carlos and Christian. She enjoys going to movies with her husband, listening to music and having dance parties with her kids, and going on bike rides as a family.


Dental Assistant

Nancy, an Arizona native, attended Altrain Dental Academy and has been in the dental field since 2012. She enjoys working alongside all the providers as Estrella Mountain Dentistry and strives to make patients feel comfortable and at ease.

When Nancy is not in the office, she enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family and her four German Shepards!


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



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