Kris has been in dentistry for over 38 years and has been with Desert Willow Dental since 2016. Getting to know our patients and building relationships with them is important to her, and that our patients are provided with exceptional care and understand what to expect from the moment they walk in the door to the time they leave. Kris will help with making your dental care affordable for your budget.
Jannett received her education at the Bryman Dental Assisting School. She has been in dentistry for over 25 years and joined our practice in 2021. Her biggest motivation is to provide exceptional customer service to our patients while listening to their needs and wishes. She schedules appointments, verifies dental benefits, presents treatment plans and completes any task needed to make the workflow go smoothly.
Jannett has three children. She has been a soccer mom since her oldest started playing at 4 years old. She is her husband’s biggest fan when he plays softball. Her hobbies include crafts, baking, hiking and interior decorating.
Diane has been in dentistry for over 30 years. She managed the front office of another practice for five years before deciding to go back to school to become a dental hygienist. She graduated from the Phoenix College Dental Hygiene Program and joined Desert Willow Dental in 2011. She loves the one-on-one connection she has with patients when educating them on better oral health and getting to know them. She also loves the people she works with and how everyone works together as a team to help each other to provide the best treatment for our patients.
Diane is married and has two grown daughters and five grandsons. In her free time, she loves to cook and do all kinds of crafts, including sewing, painting, paper crafts, etc.
Hannah graduated from Dental Hygiene school at Salt Lake Community College in West Jordan, Utah, in 2022. She joined Desert Willow Dental in August of 2023. She enjoys providing quality preventive care to patients and giving them the tools they need to sustain their oral health. She loves how Desert Willow Dental has a really great cohesive team and an amazing atmosphere. Team work really makes the dream work!
Hannah met her husband, Zach, in 2017 while country swing dancing in downtown Salt Lake City. They got married in June 2019 and moved to Arizona in June 2023. In her free time, she loves to plan her next backpacking trip or hike with her husband and spending time with their Australian shepherd, Maverick. She loves food and trying new places to eat, so please share your favorite recipes or restaurants with her when you come in!
Tanisha received her education from Shasta College. She joined the practice in August 2023, and enjoys being able to work with a group of kind, considerate professionals that have a passion for dentistry and genuine care for patients. Tanisha is passionate about providing honest, gentle, quality care to patients, educating them on the etiology and importance of oral hygiene and working as a team player.
Tanisha grew up in a household of eight and is a mother to an only child. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends, and keeping active at the gym and outdoors.
Jenn joined Desert Willow Dental in 2012 and loves how everyone works great together as a team to take care of all our patients’ needs. She contributes by being positive and helping others as much as she can to provide the best care possible. Some of her hobbies include spending time with family as well as hiking and camping since she loves the outdoors.
Lindsay graduated from Phoenix College in 2013 and became a certified dental assistant. She is certified in CPR, radiography and is trained to design CEREC crowns. She joined the practice in February 2018 and feels the most important thing is making our patients feel comfortable in our office. She works hard under pressure, is a team player and loves working here with her co-workers.
Lindsay has been married to her husband Rob for over 25 years and has two adult children and three grand dogs. Her hobbies include hiking, baking, gardening, roller skating and paddle boarding.
Sarah graduated from the American Institute of Dental Assisting in 2021 before joining Desert Willow Dental in January 2022. She enjoys the amazing teamwork that goes into giving patients the best care possible. Her job involves anything from X-rays, designing crowns, cleaning and preparing rooms for procedures and taking calls.
Sarah is married to her childhood crush, and they have two little birdies. She spends her free time crocheting, sewing and gardening.