Sunny, a native Nevadan, has been practicing for over 20 years, so you are in great hands when you visit her for your dental cleaning. Sunny earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Oregon Institute of Technology, graduating cum laude. She loves being part of a loyal team and is looking forward to getting to know each and every one of you. Sunny is married and stays busy with her teenage son, a boston terrier named Reggie, and a bearded dragon named Rex. She loves the small-town feel that Reno still has and loves taking advantage of all the nearby amenities, including camping and fishing. When she’s not baking or scrapbooking, you may find her swimming with sea turtles in Maui.
Robin has been coordinating patient care and appointments to make your office visits a breeze for over 18 years. She moved to Reno in 1996 from Indiana. Robin and her husband love spending time with their four children, three grandsons, one granddaughter (with one more on the way), and two 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 helps to make sure that our office runs smoothly and that we provide you with an excellent experience. She is happy to help you answer questions about billing, insurance, treatment planning, and more. Andrea 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, painting, and more.
Janet is a 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 43 years ago. They have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys watching her grandchildren’s sporting events, snowshoeing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Julie has been a dental assistant for over 20 years, and you will find her assisting Dr. Smith during your dental appointments. She enjoys building relationships with patients and making sure that they have the best experience possible.
Julie married her husband, Eric, in June of 2018, and they love taking advantage of all that the area has to offer. Julie loves to hike and paddleboard at Tahoe in the summer, and you will find her snowboarding or snowshoeing on her days off in the winter. Julie and Eric also love to cook gourmet meals together.
With a wide variety of skills, Jessica 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. Jessica is bilingual and is happy to assist with our Spanish-speaking patients and families. 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.
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 a 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, two grandchildren, and three cats. In her spare time, she loves to garden, hike, camp, and travel.
Kendra is a hygienist who is passionate about helping patients meet their dental health needs. After spending three years as a dental assistant, Kendra decided to attend dental hygiene school, graduating from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2003. If you are feeling anxious about your dental visit, she will put you at ease and talk you through your appointment step by step. Kendra also loves educating young people about the importance of starting off right with good oral care.
Kendra grew up in the Reno/Sparks area, and now she enjoys the many outdoor activities with her husband, three children, and “Dozer” the dog. She loves the proximity we have to Tahoe and makes time to hike, horseback ride, and read. As a family, they enjoy camping and setting out on road trips.