Melissa – Dental Hygienist
Melissa has such a kind heart and brings a ton of joy to everyone she encounters. Originally from Illinois, Melissa has found a new home that she loves here in Prescott Valley. Melissa spent many years as a dental assistant. Her decision to pursue dental hygiene as a career arose from a desire to learn and experience more in the dentistry field. She loves helping patients feel comfortable and providing them with the tools that they need to make informed decisions about their oral health. At our office, you’ll find that Melissa is an extremely good listener and treats every patient as a unique individual. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, including her four wonderful and energetic boys. Little-known about Melissa, she has an identical twin and has her motorcycle license! We truly love having such a determined individual on our team. Melissa really helps make our dental family one-of-a-kind.
Erika – Dental Hygienist
Bio coming soon!
Mary – Dental Hygienist
Laughter always ensues when Mary, a highly skilled hygienist with over 30 years of experience, is in the building. Her special talent is motivating her patients to continually improve their oral health. Fittingly, her favorite quote is “Believe you can and you’re halfway there” by Theodore Roosevelt. Mary found her paradise in the Prescott area 25 years ago and has forged many relationships with patients since her arrival. She has been nicknamed “The Energizer Bunny” by her husband, Stephen. When not working, she hikes, kayaks, works out, and goes glamping somewhere nearby.
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.
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 feel 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, watching movies, and attending barbeques with family and friends. Bringing so much passion for her work and personal life to the table, Bowie Family Dental is honored to have Carisa on the team!
Kelly – Dental Assistant
Finding a home in beautiful Prescott, Kelly stumbled upon our dental family in PV. This dental rockstar brings over 25 years of experience to our office. She has a reliable and kind heart that helps our patients feel comfortable. Kelly loves helping people, and dentistry offered a way to teach people about the relationship between health and teeth. In her family, Kelly treasures her five grandchildren, three children, and two fur babies. When Kelly has free time, she enjoys crafting homemade projects. Kelly certainly knows how to bring on the smiles, and we are truly fortunate to have her.
Bridget – Patient Care Coordinator
This smiling face is always ready to help patients at our office. Bridget is originally from San Diego, but upon visiting family in the area, she couldn’t help but fall in love. Prescott Valley eventually became the place she called home. Her interest in the dental field blossomed when a family friend became a hygienist. Bridget found a big spark of inspiration from them and furthered her commitment to the dental field by graduating from dental assisting school in 2009. In her spare time, Bridget loves watching movies and going on road trips with her wonderful daughter. When you meet Bridget, you’ll find that she is extraordinarily friendly and has a one-of-a-kind personality that helps her connect with everyone around her. We absolutely love having Bridget on our team!