Meet Our Staff:
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.
Jenna Sanchez (RDH)
Jenna was born and raised in El Paso, TX, but currently resides in Las Cruces, NM, after graduating with her associates degree in applied Science in Dental Hygiene for Dona Ana Community College in 2019. She holds a license in Dental Hygiene in both New Mexico and Texas. Jenna's passion for Dental Hygiene is rooted in educating patients to achieve optimal Dental Health, as well as building lasting connections and rapport with all of her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, hanging out and spending time with her friends and family. She has been with our practice since 2023.
Christina Tovar (RDA)
Christina was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM. She completed her studies at DACC. She started off in the nursing program in 2002. Then in 2004, became intrigued by the dental field and shortly thereafter enrolled in the dental assistant program.. At this point, I realized this was my place. I enjoy my field and developed a passion for dentistry so much that I became an instructor for the Dental Assisting program in 2019. In my spare time, I enjoy family time and going on last minute trips. Christina has been with our practice since 2023.
Jodie Phillips --Front Office
Jodie is our front office assistant with over 25 years experience in the dental profession. She provides ancillary service on the the business side of the our practice. She enjoys providing excellent customer service and has prior experience as a dental assistant in Pediatric, Orthodontic and General Dentistry. In addition, she has expertise as a treatment coordinator, new patient coordinator and OSHA planner. Jodie is married with 2 lovely children and multiple pets. She enjoys drawing and painting in her spare time. Jodie has been with our practice since 2023.