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.
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 she 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.
Monica graduated from Milan Institute as an Expanded Function Certified Dental Assistant in 2015. Monica was an extern in our office and became a great addition to our team. Along with Dental Assisting Monica enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking, and drawing. Monica also loves instructing some Zumba along with her 3 older sisters at Y not? Be fit.
Jazmin began working in our office in 2015 after graduating from College of Western Idaho’s dental Assisting program. She is bilingual and has greatly enhanced our practice. Jazmin is happily married to her husband Gustavo and the two have a 4 year old daughter with a baby boy on the way. Along with dental assisting and her love for food, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, traveling.