Our Staff



Carmen began working in our office when we opened in 2010 after many successful years working in Orthodontic and General Dentistry. She has 13 years experience in both Dental Assisting and Office Management. Carmen and her husband Jeff are the proud parents of a young daughter named Bria. Her interests outside of the office include spending time with her family, running, playing softball, watching sports, cooking, church activities and traveling.



    Elizabeth joined our team in 2010 after graduating from College of Western Idaho’s dental assisting program. She is bilingual and greatly enhances our practice. Elizabeth formerly played college basketball and continues to enjoy the sports by participating in various basketball and softball leagues. Along with her love for sports, she enjoys working out and has an extensive shoe collection.



      Jana graduated from College of Western Idaho as an Expanded Function Certified Dental Assistant in 2013. She joined our office June 2013. She is happily married to her husband Justin and the two are expecting their first child, a daughter, in June. Along with dental assisting Jana enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at church skiing, and coaches a competitive dance team.



        Kristen started on the health care path in 2007 when she began her Dental Assisting program at College of Southern Idaho. Following her assisting program, she was hired as an Orthodontic assistant and worked until starting her Dental Hygiene program in 2009.  Kristen started by subbing at Bright Smiles in 2013 and shortly after was hired full time.  Out of the office Kristen enjoys working in her yard and garden, canning, reading, and DIY projects.  Kristen participates in a bowling league, however, she has yet to break 100.


          Jessie has been working in the dental field for eleven years now. In 2009, Jessie graduated from Apollo College as a Dental Hygienist. After four years practicing hygiene she began filling in at our office. Jessie loved Bright Smiles so much she never left and has been a great addition to our team. Jessie and her husband Troy have three little girls to keep them busy. Her family enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, biking, and many other outdoor activities.