Meet Our Queen Creek Dental Team
Our team’s number one goal is to ensure you feel completely relaxed and taken care of from check-in to check-out. Most have been a part of our dental office for over 10 years, so they have the skills to make every part of your appointment as easy as possible, from scheduling to treatment to discussing your payment options. They all love working here and serving the East Valley community, and we’re sure you’ll feel this starting at your first appointment. Read on below to learn more about our fantastic team!
Kelsie H. - Office Manager
Kelsie has been an important member of our team for more than three years now, and she continues to love working with Dr. Jafari and the rest of the staff every day! Originally from Rapid City, SD, she completed her education at the American Institute of Dental Assisting. As a result, she is a certified dental assistant as well.
Away from the office, you’ll most likely find Kelsie spending time with her husband, Taylor, and their adorable miniature Australian Shepherd. She also enjoys traveling, going to the ocean, and visiting the Disney Parks. Here’s something you may not know about her: she’s obsessed with the TV show Survivor.
Amy D. – Certified Dental Assistant
Amy’s career in the dental field spans nearly 30 years, with over half of them spent right here at our dental office. She earned her education at both Phoenix Community College and Glendale Community College. She is trained with Invisalign, CEREC, and SOLEA technology too. Today, she considers working with Dr. Jafari and the rest of the amazing team members as a dream come true! She loves helping patients feel genuinely comfortable and at ease about coming to the dentist’s office while also being able to reassure them that they won’t experience any pain. She goes above and beyond to bring out the best in everyone! She also has a special gift for making others laugh, which definitely comes in handy in the treatment chair.
Originally from Nashville, TN, Amy is married with two beautiful children named Keegan and Kayla. Her family currently lives in San Tan Valley. When she isn’t busy caring for others, her favorite hobbies include spending lots of time in the great outdoors, doing activities like kayaking, fishing, and camping.
Haley B. – Front Office
With four years of experience in the world of dentistry, Haley joined our team in 2022. Originally from Montana, she completed her studies at Flathead Valley Community College. She loves working with dental insurance, meeting with and talking to patients, and getting to work alongside an amazing team of co-workers. In fact, those are her favorite aspects of her job!
Even though Haley’s family is spread out all over the US, they continue to be loving and strong. In her free time, some of her favorite things to do are bake, cook, swim, hike, ski, camp, and read. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she played the violin for eight years!
Corie C. – Registered Dental Hygienist
Corie graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2002 with her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene and passed the Western Regional Exam & Anesthesia Certification. She is also certified in laser dentistry. Today, her career in the oral healthcare spans well over 15 years, and she’s been working with Dr. Jafari since 2005. She loves being able to educate her patients about their dental health while also helping them to improve it over time! There is truly nothing better than watching them leave the dental office with cleaner teeth and big smiles on their faces.
Originally from Gilbert, Corie and her amazing husband have three beautiful kids. When she’s not busy at work, you can usually find her going to Disney parks, taking Disney cruises, traveling in general, and (of course) spending lots and lots of quality time with her family.
Carolina P. – Registered Dental Hygienist
Carolina has been working in the dental field for nearly two full decades now. She completed five semesters of dental school in Medellin, Colombia but decided to shift gears upon coming back to the United States; today, she couldn’t be happier as one of our dental hygienists! She loves helping patients achieve better health, educating them about the link between oral and overall wellbeing, and helping everyone feel genuinely comfortable in the treatment chair.
Jerry G. - Registered Dental Hygienist
Jerry is originally from North Carolina! As a result, he studied at Wayne Community College and North Carolina State University. Today, he is certified in local dental anesthesia and periodontal dental hygiene, and he’s a certified mental health coach. He has well over two decades of experience in the world of dentistry, and the last 10 have been spent right here with our team.
In his free time, you’ll most likely find Jerry spending time with his family, including his wife, their three sons, their two daughters-in-law, their grandson, and their little dog, Maggie. He also enjoys rebuilding lamps and clocks and being a premarital/marital coach with his wife. Here’s something you may not know about him: he is a US Navy Fleet Marine Dental Tech/Corpsman veteran.