Meet the Team

Kyoko-Ochiai--Registered-Dental-HygienistKyoko | Dental Hygienist
Kyoko has been a dental hygienist with the practice for over 5 years. She loves collaborating with the rest of our team and is passionate about serving patient with top quality dental hygiene and contributing to their dental health. Kyoko became a dental hygienist in 2013 and continued studying for her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and Public Health at the College of Southern Nevada. In her spare time, Kyoko loves outdoor activities with her husband and friends. She is an avid and competitive trail runner and enjoys mountain biking and hiking the many local trails Las Vegas has to offer at Red Rock, Mount Charleston and Lake Mead.

Jillian | Dental Hygienist
Jillian joined our office in February 2019 and instantly knew she’d found the BEST dental team in town. She loves the positive work environment, and that her co-workers feel like friends she has had for life. Family means everything to Jillian, so she appreciates that we treat all of our patients like family. She enjoys working where she knows her patients receive the highest standard of care and get treatment based on their individual needs. Jillian’s favorite way to spend her free time is hanging out with her husband, Corey, and her sons, Dash and Ender. She loves to travel and is obsessed with all things Disney.

Patty | Dental Hygienist
Patty has been practicing dental hygiene for over 25 years and has been a clinical instructor at College of Southern Nevada. She has filled in for various maternity leaves and sabbaticals for other hygienists for Dr. Gearin over the last 9 years. Patty has a wonderful personality and loves to converse with patients. She has become like the team ‘Aunt’ over the years. Patty is an EXCELLENT golfer and loves to spend time with her friends and dogs.

Melissa | Treatment Coordinator/Financial Coordinator
Since 2019, Melissa is honored to worth with the best dentist you will find in Las Vegas and a group of amazing co-workers who all have so much compassion for their patients. They truly feel like family! Helping others through having a great smile and good oral hygiene has been a passion for Melissa for the past 18 years. Melissa has been a dental assistant and held many other positions in the front office of dental practices. Outside of work, she loves spending time and travelling with her fiance’, Mike, and their two kids. Melissa also enjoys the beach, gym, hiking, and having a glass of wine with good friends.

Amanda | Patient Care Coordinator/Insurance Manager
Amanda has been working in the dental field since 2007 and ahs been with Dr. Gearin since 2018. In 2007, she graduated with a dental assisting degree and has held various positions in dental since then. She is currently working on finishing her bachelor’s degree. Her long-standing history in the dental field, business experience, as well as her education helps us provide knowledge in every aspect of the dental office. She loves catering to our patients and makes sure they have the best dental experience you can find in the Las Vegas area. She likes to keep the office atmosphere light and enjoyable whole working closely with our team and patients to provide unsurpassed quality of care. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors and adventurous. On the calmer side of life, she enjoys reading, gardening and catching up with family and friends.

Ashley-Russo--Dental-Assistant,-MarketingAshley | Dental Assistant
Ashley has been with Dr. Gearin since 2010. She loves learning from Dr. Gearin and is grateful for the office the camaraderie the office shares. Ashley strives to make all her patients feel comfortable and at ease. She enjoys spending time doing fun things around Las Vegas with her husband and 2 daughters.

Carrie | Dental Assistant
Carrie has been working with Dr. Gearin and the team since 2015. She is an amazing assistant and keeps the office organized and running her ability to problem solve! She is the office practical joker and has an infectious laugh. She has a total of 23 years experience in the dental field in both front and back office positions. She loves to spend time with her family, husband Jonathon and her 2 kids.

Brieanna | Dental Assistant
Brie started working with Dr. Gearin in September of 2020 as a dental assistant. She loves working with the team and has felt welcomed since day one. She and her fiancé, have a 3 year old fur baby, Teddy that is their whole world! She was working on completing my associate degree in psychology but will soon be changing gears to work toward a Dental Hygiene degree! She has grown to love the field and wants to continue to advance her career in dentistry for the future.