About Your Team

Amanda P. , Dental Hygienist, RDH

An Arizona native, Amanda graduated from the Dental Hygiene program with High Honors in 2008.  She had the opportunity to participate on four trips with the Flying Samaritan Arizona Foundation. This foundation helps to serves underprivileged communities in Mexico with dental care. Amanda’s passion for dental hygiene is apparent in how she truly cares for each patient individually and helping them achieve overall health. Amanda’s  favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband and her three little girls.

Melissa L. , Practice Manager of Operations

Melissa has been in the dental field going on 3 years now. She moved to Arizona from Washington state 20 years ago. Melissa loves spending time with her family including her husband, daughter, 2 step kiddos and her beautiful granddaughter! Outside of work she enjoys everything Arizona has to offer including hiking, fishing, and camping. She also has 3 dogs, 2 Boxers, Theodore and Willow and 1 Huskey named Luna.

Ashley D. , Dental Hygienist, RDH

Ashley graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2005. Shortly after, she joined the amazing team at Sierra Family Dentistry. Her passion is preventative dentistry. She is dedicated to continuing her education and sharing her knowledge with others. She genuinely loves her career and she finds true joy in being a part of each patient’s dental journey and building relationships with them over the years.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. You can find them spending time outdoors, traveling, fishing and scuba diving.

Freddy P. , Dental Assistant

Freddy grew up in Gilbert, Arizona and attended Altrain dental assisting academy in 2013 where he attainted his certification and license in dental assisting. Freddy takes pride in his duties and responsibilities. With his witty personality, he develops a great  report, not only with his coworkers but everyone who crosses his path. Freddy loves to be outdoors whether it be hiking, hunting, camping or fishing. His favorite pastime though is to spend time with his wife and three little girls.

Sandra M. , Dental Assistant

Sandra has been in dentistry for over 17 years, and with Sierra Family Dentistry for her entire career. She absolutely loves her job, and is passionate about helping patients. For Sandra the most rewarding part is seeing patients lives change by changing their smiles. Sandra cherishes her time with her family; husband and two beautiful children. They like playing games, painting, and just spending quality time together.