Meet the Team at Nampa Smiles

Kathy – Front Office Team Leader

I’ve been with Nampa Smiles since June 2005, and really do enjoy my job. I was hired with no dental experience and have learned so much since I’ve been here! I work a lot with insurance companies, trying to get accurate information so our patients can make an informed decision on their dental care. My main goal is to help any patient who may need financing options in order to complete their needed treatment!

On a more personal note, my husband and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 daughters + their husbands and 8 grandchildren. Truly, I have been blessed!

Jill – Clinic Administrator

I have been a dental assistant since May 2007. I started working at Nampa Smiles as soon as I completed my dental assistant certificate at Apollo College.

I enjoy helping all of our patients with their dental needs and also enjoy our great staff at Nampa Smiles. During my free time, I like to golf with my husband.

Amanda – Dental Assistant Team Leader

I graduated from Apollo College in 2007 and have been working as an assistant at Nampa Smiles ever since. I really enjoy being able to work with people everyday and the staff here is awesome.

I love being outdoors, riding dirt bikes, playing softball or just hanging out with friends and family. I was raised here in Nampa and the best part about growing up in a small city is that I am able to recognize many faces as we see patients from day to day.

Kenzie – Dental Assistant

Hello!
I was born and raised here in Nampa,ID and don’t ever plan on leaving. I have been apart of the Nampa Smiles Family since March of 2016 and I LOVE my job as a dental assistant. My favorite part about working at Nampa Smiles is not only the amazing people I get to work with, but our amazing patients! I enjoy getting to visit and get to know each of you as you come in for visits with us!
A little about me. I was married to my husband July of 2013 and we have two little pups that we love and adore! I love being in the mountains at our cabin and going for adventures. When I’m not in the mountains I love doing water color paintings, crocheting, coloring, reading, calligraphy, crafts, refurbishing furniture and spending time with my family.

Chelsea – Dental Assistant

Born in the city of Caldwell, raised in the country. I began working at Nampa Smiles in May 2015 and I love the staff and the patients.

My hobbies are anything that involves outside in the sun with my family, and I enjoy helping others with their needs the best I can.

Lisbeth – Dental Assistant

I am a dental assistant and enjoy helping patients. I am bilingual and enjoy being able to communicate and helping Spanish-speaking patients with their dental needs. I am happily married and we have a wonderful daughter and son.

I went to Appollo College in 2007. I’ve been working here at Nampa Smiles since September of 2008. I enjoy working with the staff here.

Cynthia – Front Office Team Leader

I was born and raised in Idaho, I love spending time with my family and nieces and nephews. I have a dog named Laynee, she is a rat terrier. I started with Nampa Smiles since 2016 and I love interacting with patients.

Kathy – Front Office

I go by “KC”. I am from Southern California. My family came to Idaho for a vacation 15 years ago and never left. I am getting back into the Dental field after taking 15 years off to raise my sons. I have been working at Nampa Smiles since January 2016 making me the newest employee. My love is Dental Insurance everyday is different. One day I’m on a treasure hunt another day I’m a hero. I am the Insurance Coordinator.

I have 2 teenage boys, 3 dogs, and 1 cat. My husband and I love the outdoors.

Sandy G. – Hygiene Team Leader

I was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho. I have been working at Nampa Smiles since October 2018. Our patients are all amazing, and I have the best co-workers. My favorite part of being a Dental Hygienist is being able to help people. I enjoy reading, hiking, watching movies and spending time with my friends and family.

Angie – Dental Hygienist

I have worked with Dr. Keller since 2001. I graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland Oregon with a Bachelors degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. I have a wonderful family, a very loving husband, and two beautiful girls that are my world and I cherish dearly.

I enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, softball, and gardening/flowers. Along with being a hygienist, I am a mom and wife. My mom and I have a greenhouse together that we sell flowers out of in the summer, which I love and enjoy tremendously! My husband farms with his dad, a little over 3,000 acres which we live on. It is a lifestyle I enjoy and feel blessed my kids can experience and be a part of.

Brandon – Dental Hygienist

I have been a dental hygienist at Nampa Smiles since January 2010. I graduated from the Apollo College school of Dental Hygiene in August 2009. I have been living in Idaho going on 6 years now and could not picture myself anywhere else. When I am not cleaning your teeth, I am keeping busy with my 3-year-old son Dominick. We enjoy exploring new places and taking pictures of our adventures together! I am an amateur musician in my spare time and I have been writing and recording my own music since I was 14.

I consider myself a perfectionist by nature and dental hygiene is no exception. I strive to give all my patients the attention and compassion they deserve. If you are new to our office, I would like to welcome you and assure you we will do anything we can to make your visit with us as enjoyable as possible…. and if you are a returning patient, welcome back!!!

Rachel – Dental Hygienist

I was born in Belgium while my dad was serving as a veterinarian in the U.S. Army. I moved back to the states with my family when I was 2 ½-years-old and grew up in Southern California in the Mojave Desert. I am the 3rd of 6 kids and has fond memories of spending summer vacations in Eastern Idaho with my mom’s family in Sugar City.

Me and my husband, Jesús, met while attending Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho. We have been married for over 15 years and have 3 beautiful daughters, all a year and a half apart in age. After living in Northern and Southern California for a few years, we moved to Idaho in 2005 and love the Boise area. Jesús enjoys teaching science at East Valley Middle School here in Nampa. All 3 of the preteen/teen “Gómez Girls” are very involved in music, so the house is filled with music from instruments such as piano, violin, cello, clarinet, and electric bass guitar. I love it! One of our favorite mommy-daughter activities is playing the Wii game “Just Dance” together.

As the Nampa Smiles Outreach Coordinator, I do a lot of fun and educational dental health presentations at schools in the community along with attending local health fairs. Whenever possible, I take along the office mascot, Captain Smiles, with me to these outreach events. I am a certified yoga teacher and has taught classes at the Nampa REC center since 2006. I also love to attend Turbo Kick and Zumba classes there. I am a huge cat lover—I don’t know, something about a purring, soft cat on my lap just brings me peace and contentment! I am also a book worm, my favorites are fictional fantasy (ie. Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Twilight) and books written in older English (ie. Jane Austen, Charles Dickens). Would this be the place for me to also mention that my favorite types of music are Disco/Funk and Pop?

Amanda – Assistant Team Leader

I was born in Xinhui, Guangdong, China. My family moved to the Treasure Valley when I was 7 years old and has been here ever since. I have a big family and they are my world. I graduated from Boise State in 2008 and started working at Nampa Smiles right after. I have a passion for photography and love every aspect of it. I also enjoy traveling.

Lisa – Front Office

I was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We moved to Idaho when I was 14, and have called Nampa my home ever since. I love it here! We have the best people and best quality of life right here. I have 5 children that keep me extremely busy. I enjoy a good work out at the Rec. Center and playing softball and tennis.

I am so blessed to be working with all of the fine people here at Nampa Smiles. I adore every one of them. They genuinely care about our patients and take great pride in their work. At our office, we will offer great care and compassion. Without a doubt, we have the best patients. I am very blessed to serve you.

Erica – Dental Assistant

I have been working at Nampa Smiles since January 2017. My favorite part about being a dental assistant is helping to bring back patient’s smiles. The looks on their faces when we get done helping them with dental care makes me happy.

Growing up I lived in Melba and spent a lot of time being active with 4-H and FFA. Agriculture and animals are a passion of mine. In my spare time I enjoy hunting and fishing with friends and family.

Kathy – Financial Coordinator

I have worked in the medical billing and administration field for 20+ years. I’m excited to now apply my knowledge to the dental field and work with such positive, inspiring staff members and patients at Nampa Smiles. I enjoy helping people take care of themselves.

I am married to a chiropractor and have five children. I love to read motivational books, write novels, and record my family history. I like it even more when I can do it in 80° weather! I love to ride bikes, play pickle ball, and go for walks in the sunshine with my husband.

Ashley – Clinical Team Leader

I am from a Ojai, CA and moved to Nampa in 2017. I graduated from Milan Institute in 2018 and began working at Nampa Smiles shortly after.

I have a wonderful husband and two amazing sons, Everett and Elliot. You can find us during football season cheering for our oldest son, who plays for Columbia High School, Go WildCats!

I love being part of the wonderful community of Nampa. I look forward to building new, long lasting relationships with our patients at the 12th Ave office.

Devin – Front Office

I have been working at Nampa Smiles since September 2019. I enjoy working as part of the front office team. My favorite part of the job is being the interface between patients and the clinical staff.

Being born and raised in Idaho, I enjoy all the perks of this lovely state; white water rafting, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, and a family cabin in the woods. I met my husband in 2011 and we married shortly after I graduated from NNU in 2015. We have a wonderful (and wild) son and look forward to expanding our family in the future. A few facts about me; I write novels as a hobby, I really enjoy cooking and baking for others, reading, playing guitar, and learning anything related to science. My husband and I enjoy disc golfing, mini golfing, hiking, and spending time with our family.

Jazmin – Dental Assistant

I was born and raised in Nampa. Raising my daughter and son in this town with my husband brings me so much joy.
I have enjoyed working in dentistry since 2006. I love assisting people with their dental needs and seeing their contagious smile. I have been with Nampa Smiles since October 2019, the team of doctors and staff are the best in the valley. I love Nampa Smiles!

Madison – Hygienist

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Stephany – Hygienist

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Cami – Dental Assistant

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Meranda – Dental Assistant

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Hayley – Dental Assistant

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Cheree – Front Office

I was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. I graduated from Boise State University with an Associate Degree in Healthcare Administration. I have worked several years in the medical field and I am excited to use my knowledge and experience in the dental field. Nampa Smiles genuinely care about their staff and patients and I am so blessed to be a part of the team. I enjoy interacting with patients on the phone and in the office and hope to make our patients feel welcome at our office.

Carrie – Front Office

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Teresa – Hygienist

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Kayley – Dental Assistant 

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