Amy was born and raised in Southern California. She got married and raised her kids in the Pacific Northwest. They moved to Arizona in 2012 seeking warmer weather. After 19 years of working as a dental assistant, she joined the Dunn Team in 2015 as a treatment coordinator. She enjoys using her experience to explain the process of orthodontic treatment to patients and their families. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dogs.
Nicole joined the Dunn team in October 2014 and has worked in orthodontics since 2009. She loves to see how happy the patients are with their new smiles! Nicole’s favorite part of working in orthodontics is getting to see the patients grow up in our office and making them feel like they are part of our family! She is originally from San Antonio but has lived in Arizona since 1999. Outside of the office, Nicole enjoys spending time with her two young sons and is a movie fanatic!
Vanessa was born and raised in the Northern Bay Area of California and decided to make the big move to Phoenix, Arizona. She joined the Dunn team in 2017 and truly enjoys the change in her career, being able to help others and further her knowledge in Orthodontics. In her downtime, she loves to cook and try new recipes, be outdoors hiking or camping with friends, and spending time with her husband and Yorkie, Jax.
Karina was born in California and has lived all over the United States, but finally decided to settle in wonderful Arizona! She has a beautiful little girl who is 5 years old. You can usually find them trying a new restaurant or at home doing something fun. Karina is very excited to be a part of the Dunn Orthodontics family!
Claudia joined the Dunn team in 2018 and enjoys watching the patients transformations! Outside of the office, Claudia spends her time with her husband and their two children.
Melissa has been an orthodontic assistant since 1992. She attended Phoenix College, where she earned her Associates of Applied Sciences in Dental Assisting. Her favorite part of her job is the relationships she has built with her patients and their families over the years. Melissa is happily married to her husband Fernando and has two stepsons and two grandchildren. She enjoys running, hiking, reading and spending time with her three pugs.
Johanna is a native of Arizona and has been a member of our team since August 2012. She started her dental career in 2009. What she loves most about working in the orthodontic field is being a part of building beautiful smiles and just witnessing that moment when a patient’s braces are off and they can’t stop smiling. Johanna has a son and a German shepherd. She enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.
Samantha is originally from Oceanside, California. She moved to Arizona in 2008 after graduating from United Education Institute College. She has worked in general dentistry and orthodontics. She soon discovered her love is orthodontics. Samantha loves spending time with her husband and daughters. They enjoy riding quads together. Samantha is an animal lover. She has a few animals of her own. Her favorite is her Siamese cat, Loper. She enjoys eating Mexican and Chinese food.
Kayley is originally from Maine and moved to the Valley in 2016. Coming to Arizona every year for vacation made her realize how much she loved this state. Kayley went to dental assisting school and loves everything about the dental field. In her free time, she likes spend time with her friends, hike, swim in her pool and take care of her two cats.
Diana was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. In her downtime she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and snowboarding. Diana is passionate about orthodontics, enjoys seeing patients with their new smiles and loves being a part of the Dunn Orthodontics
Jordyn is an Idaho native and moved to Phoenix in 2017. Her dream to work in the orthodontic field began as a child at her first dental exam! In high school, she shadowed dentists and her passion continued to grow. With great joy, she joined the Dunn Orthodontics team in April 2018 when she was offered the opportunity. In her free time, Jordyn enjoys hiking, camping, exploring and going on any adventures she can with her fiancée and four legged son!
Amber is an Arizona native. She started her dental career in 2002 and joined the Dunn team as our second employee in 2007. She loves that she is able to be a part of creating so many beautiful smiles. While she currently works part-time (and we wish she could be in the office more), she also enjoys spending time with her twin boys.
PROFESSIONAL RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Gina is our scheduling Coordinator in our Litchfield Park office. She joined our office in 2012 bringing 17 years of dental experience to our team. She is originally from Norwalk, Ohio. She spent her summers at Cedar Point. She gladly gave up her shovel to enjoy the hot Arizona summers. Outside the office, Gina spends time reading, watching football, baking, and loves trying new recipes. She is actively involved with her daughters Janay and Alaina with school and dance. You may see them walking their dogs, Bevo and Brutus throughout Verrado. They are named after their favorite college mascots.