Meet Our Skilled, Caring Dental Team
Irma Business Administrator
Irma brings to the practice extensive experience in the dental industry. She has worked in the Scottsdale area for more than 20 years. After graduating with her B.A. from the University of Detroit, she has had responsibilities ranging from consulting to managing practices all over the U.S. where she helped advise practices on how to improve the patient experience. Her most recent positions were as a Business Manager for two dental practices. Irma shares our commitment to excellent patient care and professionalism. Her winning smile and high-energy, positive outlook are a welcome addition to our already outstanding team. I know she looks forward to greeting you personally and doing all she can to make sure you have a warm and exceptional experience on each visit to our office.
Kim Administrative Assistant
Originally from Texas, Kim moved to the valley 1989. Kim’s career in dentistry started in 1987 and has included expertly managing a periodontal practice for fourteen years. After some time, she was ready for a change and jumped into cosmetic dentistry. Kim really enjoys the smile makeovers we are so proud of here at Sonoran Dental Design. It is a joy to see how it affects the self- confidence of our patients! In Kim’s time off she enjoys scrap booking, Zumba, and volunteers for the basketball booster club.
Kempa Dental Hygienist
Kempa was born and raised in Louisiana where she graduated from LSU School of Dentistry in 1993. She then relocated to the Dallas, Texas area where she worked in aesthetic restorative practices for over 21 years. Dentistry is Kempa’s passion. She is always seeking new information and treatment modalities to improve the health of her patients. Kempa is actively involved in continuing education and participates in our local Seattle study club. Kempa’ s goal is to provide the best care and individualized attention to best serve each patients individual concerns and needs.
Outside of the office Kempa enjoys spending time with her husband Jeff and their two kids, Porter and Presley. She enjoys watching them play sports, dance and explore Arizona. The whole family loves to be on the beach and in the water. They have recently added hiking to their list of hobbies now that they live in the beautiful state.
Erin Dental Hygienist
Erin is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene Sciences. She is a Washington native who made Arizona her home in 1995. We were very fortunate to handpick Erin! She delivers the highest quality care available for our patients sharing our vision of excellence that Sonoran Dental Design patients have come to expect. Erin loves to be active whether she is snowboarding, hiking in the mountains or traveling in foreign lands that she loves to explore. She and her husband Bryan have been married for 4 years and have two beautiful boys Luke and Andrew. As a family they love to take as many trips to the beach as possible to swim, snorkel and play in the sand. They are also avid sports fans from their son’s T-ball team, to college and professional, they always have a team to cheer on!
Brandy Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Brandy comes to us from the west valley where she has resided for the past 18 years. Brandy has military affiliations starting with her father and then her husband. This military life has taken her all over the country (CO, MN, NJ, NC, GA, WA), and Germany. Brandy received her CDA certificate from Savannah Tech in 1993. She then went on to advance her education and received her EFDA (expanded functions dental assistant) from Midwestern University in Glendale. Brandy is able to perform advanced procedures such as placing tooth colored composite restorations, in addition to coronal polishing and working on more complex cases. Brandy is passionate about our patients and loves dentistry because of its ever-evolving nature. She appreciates the fact that she, along with the team stays on the cutting edge of technology.
When not caring for our patients you can find her on an off road adventure in her Jeep with family and friends exploring Arizona’s beautiful back country, or possibly restoring old furniture.
Kelly Dental Assistant
Kelly is born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been taking care of patients’ dental needs for 2 years. She graduated from The American Institute of Dental Assisting. She truly loves being able to provide assistance and educate her patients. Her caring nature is contagious and puts everyone at ease.
Kelly loves dentistry and helping patients improve their health, smiles and self-confidence. When Kelly is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and friends.