Meet Our Staff

Dedicated, caring, and always ready to help you with your smile

Our dental team members work hard to provide you and your family with the best care for all your dental needs. East Valley Dental Professionals would not be what it is today without the laughs, smiles, and unique personalities of our hygienists, dental assistant, and office manager.

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Dr. Nathan W. Smith, DMD

Mesa Dentist

Meet Our Knowledgeable Staff

Each member of our staff loves to help people learn about maintaining good oral health. These women enjoy answering questions about all sorts of dental topics! From the proper ways to brush and floss to the process of scheduling a dental visit, our employees are a wealth of knowledge.

Be sure to discuss any dental concerns you have with one of our staff members at your next appointment. Our team is ready to get to know you and your smile goals today. Want to learn more about our team? Get to know our committed and professional staff below!

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Myra received her Dental Hygiene Degree and Licensure in 1996 after attending Phoenix College. While there, she graduated with Highest Distinction in the Honors Program and placed in the top 98th percentile on her National Board Exams. She continues to stay abreast of the latest technologies through accredited continuing education, and has been a part of our dental team since 1997. Myra is dedicated to serving others and has a true love of people. She always seeks to provide the best treatment possible for each client, while maintaining a strict Code of Ethics.

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Dental Assistant

I’m originally from Sinaloa, but I grew up in Mesa Arizona. Some things I love about Arizona are, it’s great weather, and beautiful sunsets. My husband ,Elias, and I have two beautiful children, Eliseo and Careli, Who I enjoy spending time with as a family. whether it’s taking a walk to the park or exploring new places, our two kids keep us busy. I Graduated from the East Valley Institute of technology, I chose dental assisting because I love helping people and learning new things just from someone’s smile.

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Office Manager

Jennifer grew up in Missouri and moved to Arizona when Dr. Brinkman graduated from dental school. She is the oldest of Dr. Brinkman's 3 daughters. She graduated from Stephens College in Columbia , MO with a BS in Biology and met her awesome husband, John, while in college. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys watching her son figure skate and personally riding horses, specifically in the discipline of Dressage, where she has competed at the highest levels and recieved numerous certifications and awards. She also enjoys coaching other riders in the sport of Dressage.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Cincinnati Ohio, Katie moved to Arizona in August 2016 with her husband and 2 kids, Hunter and Emersyn. When she's not enjoying working at EVDP, you can find Katie keeping busy with kid's baseball and dance. Katie has been a hygienist since 2013, and loves meeting new patients and keeping up with our regulars.

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Treatment Coordinator

I was raised in Avondale, Arizona and recently moved to the East Valley with my fiance. We are starting our own family and we are extremely excited to welcome our first child in November 2022. I’ve been in the dental field since 2013 and became passionate about it ever since. I enjoy seeing all the beautiful smile transformations. When I am not working I enjoy spending time with our families and creating beautiful memories.

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Dental Assistant

Kathy entered the dental world in 1976 and has been dedicated to improving her knowledge and care ever since! Kathy joined our team over 7 years ago and quickly became the doctor’s right hand gal. Literally! Patients love her sense of humor and passion for their care and wellbeing. If you ask Kathy what her favorite part of dentistry is she will say “EVERYTHING” and she means it!

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