Tracy Martinez – Office Manager
Tracy is our office manager here at Desert Family Dental, and she has been with us for a year now. Her associate degree in management development combined with her 20+ years of experience in the dental field has been an invaluable asset to our team. It is that familiarity that she especially enjoys passing on to our patients and other staff. One thing that she loves about our dental office in Mesa, AZ is the fantastic team and the awesome patients. When Tracy is not at Desert Family Dental, she enjoys sitting down with a good book, junkin’, and making jewelry. She also values time spent with her two sons, her family, and her friends.
Taylor Wisman – Front Office Receptionist
As our front office receptionist, Taylor is always making our patients feel more welcome. She joined our team earlier this year after graduating on the dean’s list. Primarily, Taylor is responsible for scheduling appoints and verifying insurance, but she loves helping people feel more confident with their smiles. In her time outside of work, you can find Taylor either fishing, hiking, or crafting.
Lisa Crosby – Dental Hygienist
Lisa came to Desert Family Dental January 2015, and her contributions as a dental hygienist for us have been wonderful. Along with being certified and licensed in dental hygiene, Lisa also has her Associate of Applied Science degree. She says that one of the biggest perks to working at Desert Family Dental is being a part of an amazing staff and having so much fun with one another.
Yvonne Vega – Dental Hygienist
Yvonne has been with our team for two years, and she has been a valuable member of our team as one of our dental hygienists. She joined our team after graduating from Carrington College in Phoenix, Arizona, and she loves the friendly and fun environment here at Desert Family Dental. She always adds to our office with her welcoming smile and playful personality. In her free time, she loves spending time with her three wonderful kids and enjoying the outdoors.
Christine Knotts – Lead Dental Assistant
Christine has spent the last four years here at Desert Family Dental, and she is currently our lead dental assistant. She grew up in California, where she graduated from high school and dental assisting school. She always brings a happy attitude to work and shows it by flashing her friendly smile. After spending so long here, she says that working with Dr. Lee, and the rest of our team is like working with family. Christine has been married for 13 years, and she and her husband have a 13-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. She and her family enjoy spending time together, camping, and swimming.
Valencia Byjoe – Dental Assistant
Valencia joined our team earlier this year after graduating in the top of her class in 2009, and we love having her as one of our dental assistants. She prides herself on her calming presence and relaxing demeanor. She hopes to put all of our patients at ease as they work with Dr. Lee. She enjoys coming to work at Desert Family Dental because she loves our friendly and fun-loving team. Valencia is very active – you can often find her working out or running and hiking around Mesa, AZ. Her loving mother, sister, two brothers, and niece live close by, and she also has a great father and a wonderful nephew who have passed.
Makenzie Quinn – Dental Assistant
Earlier this year, Makenzie joined our team as a dental assistant. She graduated from Pima High School in 2010 with honors and has continued her education with added esthetic courses. Besides being a part of a fun, awesome team, Makenzie loves seeing all of our patients and the great relationships she has with them. She looks forward to meeting all of our new patients and creating that same relationship with them. When she is away from our dental office in Mesa, Arizona Makenzie loves socializing, shopping, travelling, and spending time with her three-year-old son, Johnny.