Our Team

Robin – Front Office Coordinator

Robin has been working with our patients as the front desk receptionist for the past fifteen years. She moved to Reno in 1996 from Indiana. Robin and her husband love spending time with their four children, four grandsons, and three Labrador Retrievers. She also enjoys time with family and friends, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, gardening, wine tasting, and one Hot Rod!

Patients love hearing Robin’s courteous voice and seeing her welcoming smile as they walk through the front door.  She will gladly help you schedule your next appointment.

andrea-head-shot-resizedAndrea – Front Office Administrator

Andrea joined our team in August, 2016, and she is happy to help you answer questions about billing, insurance, treatment planning, and more. Andrea has been in the dental field for over 13 years, and she really understands the world of insurance and dental care.

Andrea was born and raised in Reno and is married to her high school sweetheart, who is a local Reno business owner. They love spending time with their two English Bulldogs and attending concerts and music festivals. In her spare time, Andrea nurtures her creative side, designing artistic jewelry, scarves, and more.

Janet – Dental Assistant

Janet is highly trained and experienced dental assistant who makes your appointments with Dr. Smith both positive and successful.  Janet started dental assisting in 1972 and has worked for Dr. Smith since he joined the practice in 2006.  She is truly dedicated to helping patients have an exceptional experience during their appointments.

Janet was born and raised in Reno and married her high school sweetheart 41 years ago. They have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren.  She enjoys watching her grandchildren’s sporting events, baking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Samantha – Dental Assistant

Samantha is a dedicated and caring dental assistant who ensures that each patient’s visit is positive and successful. She has been working as a dental assistant since 2001 and loves seeing patients through their journey to a healthy, beautiful smile.

Samantha is happily married and has a daughter who has also chosen a career in the dental field.  In her spare time, Samantha loves to volunteer with the Nevada Humane Society, spend time with family, and attend ballets, plays, and concerts.

Debbie – Dental Hygienist

Debbie is a dedicated and highly trained dental hygienist who is passionate about keeping patients’ smiles beautiful and healthy.  She graduated from Loma Linda University with BS degree in dental hygiene in 1974. She moved to Reno in 1978 and has worked in our office since 2002. Debbie loves her job and has a sunny, positive outlook on life that makes patients look forward to their dental cleanings.

Debbie is married and has two children, one granddaughter, and two kittens.  In her spare time, she loves to garden, hike, camp, and travel.

Shannon – Dental Hygienist

Shannon is a caring and skilled hygienist who is dedicated to every step of patient care.  She was born and raised in Reno, attended both UNR and TMCC, and graduated from dental hygiene school in 2006.  She has been married for 14 years and has two beautiful girls, ages 9 and 6, and 4 dogs that keep them very busy.  She enjoys camping, skiing, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.

 

 

 

 

Jessica – Dental Assistant

Jessica is the newest member of our team, and we are very excited for you to meet her.  With a wide variety of skills, she is able to provide excellent care to our patients by both assisting Dr. Smith and by helping Andrea and Robin with patient care in the front office. She has been working in the dental field since 2011 and loves learning and meeting new challenges. Outside of work, Jessica loves to travel and explore architecture, paint pottery, be creative with DIY projects, and root for her favorite basketball team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jessica was born and raised in Reno, and her favorite thing to do is spend time with her crazy and loud Guatemalan family.