MJS Dental 
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Meet Our Wonderful Staff!

                                                     Our Staff








Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith has been practicing dentistry since 1984. His soothing manner, kind spirit, and light-hearted sense of humor allow him to be a calming presence in the dental chair. 

Dr. Smith earned a B.S. in Zoology at BYU in 1977 and then worked at US Steel as a chemist before turning his attention to dentistry and heading to Georgetown University for dental school.

When not in the office, he enjoys quality time with his loving family, including his wife, Karen, their five children and five grandchildren. His extended family not only includes his staff, but every patient that walks through the door. 

Patricia, Dental Assistant
Trish is one of the rare Arizona natives. She has been Dr. Smith's assistant for 14 years and enjoys her job very much. She loves to give people a new outlook on their appearance by changing their smile. In her spare time, she likes to watch her son play basketball and have fun with her granddaughters. 
Vicky, Dental Assistant
Vicky is originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona and is mother of 3 children. She has been a dental assistant for 25 years, and 8 of those have been with Dr. Smith. Vicky also has experience with Orthodontics. When not at the office, Vicky enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and hiking.  
Svitlana, Hygienist
 Svitlana - registered dental hygienist,
completed 4 years of dental hygiene
training at MCC and has a master in
education from Ukraine where she
was born. She is in dentistry since
2009. Svitlana's main goal is to provide each individual patient a comfortable and relaxing visit. A
highly skilled professional with a
friendly smile and gentle approach,
she can put any patient at ease. She
treasures the relationships she has
established with our patients.
        Svitlana always visiting continue education courses which keep her most updated and assists her understanding of oral health and general wellness.  Her hobbies include: salsa dancing, tennis, travelling, having a quality time with family and  friends.                                                                                

Teri, Front Office

  Teri is originally from Oklahoma and is a "Boomer Sooner" FAN!
She has been in dentistry since 1990 and was a dental assistant 
for 14 years.
In my spare time I spend my time with my "West Highland Terrior"  General. And he is definitely a "General"!! I also love spending time with my grand daughters.

Laurie, Front Office
 Laurie is from Colorado.
After living most of her life in
Colorado she recently moved to
Mesa to get away from the cold
and snow and to enjoy the beautiful Arizona weather.
I started in Dentistry as a Dental
assistant and moved to front
office. I enjoy helping patients
understand their dental health.
I also enjoy horseback riding, biking and I am looking forward
to adopting a dachshund in the
near future.
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