Carisa – Dental Assistant
With over 15 years of dental assisting experience, Carisa has been with Bowie Family Dental since the very beginning in October of 2016. Originally from California, Carisa is the youngest of four siblings. She traveled to Arizona in 1987 to help out with her elderly grandparents, and in the process, found a permanent home. Carisa is a proud mother of two grown children and a content fur baby mom of her two pups named Bo and Chloe.
In her years of dental assisting, Carisa has always proved to be strong-willed, yet very sensitive, which contributes to her caring nature. Carisa has an AZ Certification in Radiologic Proficiency through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). She also holds a certificate for Radiation Health and Safety. With her expertise, Carisa enjoys multitasking in her different roles as a dental assistant, which brings out her energetic nature. She excels at helping patients understand their treatment and feeling at ease in the dental office due to her friendly personality. “It’s a satisfying feeling helping others with their smiles and oral hygiene care,” Carisa states.
Outside of work, Carisa enjoys hiking, spending time with her dogs, and attending barbeques with family and friends. Carisa also is an avid movie goer and loves watching movies with her friends, family, and the Bowie Family Dental team. With the team, Carisa is always excited to see the next big horror flick in theaters.
Bringing so much passion for her work and personal life to the table, Bowie Family Dental is so honored to have Carisa part of the team!
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Jessie – Patient Care Coordinator
Born in Cottonwood, AZ, Jessie has moved to different states throughout her life. In order to be closer to family and loving the location, Jessie returned to the Prescott area seeking new opportunities. Jessie began her dental career part-time in pediatric dentistry as a dental assistant, seemingly falling into her role and enjoying what the field has to offer. At Bowie Family Dental, Jessie is friendly, caring, and approachable to anyone who comes through our doors. She nurtures a get-the-job-done attitude and time management skills that help her exceed as patient care coordinator.
Jessie is a proud aunt to 2 nieces and 3 nephews between ages 2-10. Almost every weekend, Jessie gest to spend time with them as two of her brothers live nearby. If Jessie isn’t spending time with family, friends, or working as patient care coordinator, she can be found enjoying one of her many other hobbies, which include hiking, rock climbing, creating beaded lanyards, and reading just a little too much.
We love having Jessie on our team and hope that you get a chance to meet her soon too. All you have to do is give us a call after all!
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