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Heidi Niebla - CenterCare Dental Group

Heidi Niebla (Bilingue en ingles y espanol)

Heidi did her formal dental assisting training at Arizona College of Allied Health and spent her extern training time with us here at CenterCare. Her assisting skills and winsome personality has made her the darling of patients and coworkers both.

In the years she has been with us, Heidi has developed a broad understanding of dental treatment and has the added advantage of being able to communicate that bilingually in English and Spanish. She is technically adept and is certified as an expanded functions dental assistant which, in Arizona, allows her to perform extended functions during treatment.

Heidi is a bright and skilled surgical assistant and is heavily involved in the whole process of surgical reconstruction at CenterCare, including venipuncture and sedation assisting.  She communicates with suppliers, manages digital workups prior to surgery, and assists the actual surgery


Karina Matancillas - CenterCare Dental Group

Karina Matancillas (Bilingue en ingles y espanol)

Karina finished her dental assistant training at Phoenix College in 2017 and joined us immediately after. She spent her extern time at PC in surgery and in pediatric dentistry. Karina is technically adept and is certified as an expanded functions dental assistant which, in Arizona, allows her to perform extended functions during treatment, including placing and finishing fillings and crowns, using venipuncture in preparation for surgery, and digitally scanning and milling digital crowns. She will be entering dental hygiene school later this year and continue her climb up the dental ladder.

In her free time, Karina travels extensively, capturing her adventures with her videos.


Daire Abigail Jaquez Centercare Dental Group

Daire Abigail Jaquez (Bilingue en ingles y espanol)

Daire finished her dental assisting training at Phoenix College in 2017. She came from a general practice and did her externship training in an oral surgery office. Daire is very skilled and is certified as an Arizona expanded functions dental assistant which allows her to perform extended functions during treatment, including placing and finishing fillings and crowns, digitally scanning and milling digital crowns, and performing venipuncture in preparation for surgery. She has become a skilled intraoral photographer and does the bulk of the surgical and restorative photography at Centercare.

Daire has begun her preparatory studies for dental hygiene school.