Meet the Team


Janae | Hygienist

Janae was one of our beloved hygienists. She tragically passed away in an accident in August of 2021. Born and raised in Arizona, she served in dentistry for over 21 years and she absolutely adored her patients and enjoyed helping them improve their health. She loved spending time with her husband and three beautiful children. Janae had an adventurous side that few expected. She enjoyed being outdoors, camping, backpacking, snowboarding, rock climbing, shooting, lake trips, and riding her Yamaha R3. Her kindness, love for others, and beautiful smile can never be matched. She will forever be missed and will always be a huge part of our team.

Sarah | Hygienist

Sarah was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She grew up on a 40 acre farm in the foothills of Mt. Hood. Her dad was a dentist and as a young teenager she began assisting chairside. She also worked in his lab making gold crowns. Sarah has three grown children and two grandchildren. Sarah moved to Phoenix in 2010. She loved dentistry so much she attended hygiene school and joined the Center Point Dental family in May 2019. She loves anything outdoors—hiking (more like casual walks in dirt), camping, water sports and of course downhill skiing. In her spare time, Sarah is a ferocious reader. She also enjoys baking and photo & video editing.

Kelly | Hygienist

Kelly graduated from Phoenix College and is an Arizona native. She has been a part of our team for over five years and is a Payson resident. She has been in dentistry since 1980. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building long lasting relationships. She is the mother of three adult children and has several grandchildren. She enjoys pickleball, cards, hiking and spending time with her family.

Miranda | Hygienist

Miranda was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. in the Red Mountain/Salt River area. She graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff in 2013. She loves the outdoors and caring for her plants and animals. In her spare time she enjoys knitting, longboarding with friends and spending time with her family. Her grandparents have a home in Pine and she loves relaxing up here in the mountains as often as possible.

Front Office

Jacqueline | Office Manager

Jacqueline was born and raised in a small farm town in Indiana. She moved to Arizona after graduating high school. She enjoys being creative with arts, crafts, and gardening. She loves spending time with her family. Jacqueline has worked in the dental field for over 30 years, starting out as a dental assistant. She is dedicated to help each patient have a comfortable and caring dental experience.

Heather | Financial Coordinator

Heather is a native of Arizona. She is a proud wife and mother of three children and two step children. She enjoys fishing and traveling. Her greatest joy in life is sharing her faith and making people smile. She has been in the dental field for over nine years. She is experienced as a dental assistant and now uses that knowledge to excel at her current job in billing and being a financial coordinator at Center Point Dental.

Emily| Scheduling Coordinator

Emily was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona and has lived in Payson off and on for the last 20 years. She is a proud mom to 3 children and loves spending time with them. In her spare time she enjoys working out, music, playing the piano, reading, and spending time outdoors.

Melanie | Dental Assistant

Melanie was born and raised in Reno, NV. and moved to Payson in 2018. She has worked and trained as an orthodontic and dental assistant for over twenty years. She loves her job and loves how patients are always smiling when they leave our office. When she is not with the Center Point Dental family, you can find her out in the hills with her daughter hunting, fishing, hiking and exploring. She also loves spending time with her dog and chickens.

Suzanne | Dental Assistant

Suzanne was born in Globe, AZ. She has been a dental assistant for over fifteen years. Along with her passions for oral health, Suzanne also enjoys coaching people along their journey in overall health as a personal trainer. Outside of her work, she spends her time volunteering for Tonto Rim Search and Rescue. Suzanne finds enjoyment in hunting, hiking, and traveling in her free time.

Gloria| Dental Assistant

Gloria was born and raised in Payson. She is new to the dental field but her bubbly personality and ambition to learn has accelerated her skill level. She loves giving patients a positive dental experience by helping them feel comfortable. She also loves painting, reading, and spending time with her family and outside with her dogs.