Meet our staff:
Leslie Rodriguez—Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Leslie was born in El Paso and raised in Las Vegas, NV. She received her RDA Diploma from Kaplan College in 2010. Leslie started out in Pediatric Dentistry and worked her way to General Dentistry, thus learning how to treat not only kids, but adults as well. She is a proud mother of 2, and enjoys simple things such as staying in and watching movies in the winter, and in the summer, loves visiting the swimming pools. Leslie has been with our practice since 2018.
Carmen Tarango -- Office Manager
Carmen was born and raised in El Paso. She is a graduate of Riverside High School. She is our Office Manager and is in charge of the business side of the practice. She has been with our practice since 2017.
Connie Knox—Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Connie was born and raised in El Paso. She is a graduate of Loretto Academy. She started her career as a dental assistant and then moved into the field of Dental Hygiene. She is a graduate of the El Paso Community College and has been with the practice since 1996.
Patricia Shaw Mehl—Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Patricia was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but has lived in El Paso most of her life. She is a graduate of Burges High School, the University of Texas-El Paso with a B.S. in Allied Health, and the University of Texas Dental Hygiene School in Houston with an associate degree in Dental Hygiene. She is married and has 2 wonderful daughters. Patricia has been with our practice since 1975.
Cassandra Salas---Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Cassandra was born and raised in El Paso. She is a graduate of Loretto Academy, El Paso Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Assisting, and The University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She is currently working on a Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. Cassandra aspires to be a dentist and has been with our practice since 2017.