Dr. Todd Jorgenson
Originally from Peoa, Utah, Dr. Todd Jorgenson received his bachelor's degree in Science from Utah State University. He later attended dental school at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Todd Jorgenson then attended Oklahoma University Health Science Center where he received his Master of Science in Periodontics.
Dr. Joseph Capps
Coming to EVIP with the reputation of an outstanding clinician, Dr. Capps is a specialist in advanced implant treatment, surgical periodontal therapy, and cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery. Originally from the Phoenix valley, he studied Biology as an undergraduate at Arizona State University. Dr. Capps then attended the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In dental school, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry awarded him the certificate for outstanding achievement in implant dentistry. He was also the recipient of the award for outstanding achievement in periodontics from the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Ryan Harbertson
Dr. Harbertson is originally from a suburb of Salt Lake City, where he attended the University of Utah and earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Spanish. He then pursued dentistry at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After that, Dr. Harbertson completed a year internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the VA hospital in Long Beach, California. He then attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his Masters of Science in Periodontics. Dr. Harbertson is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association.
Brett Lee, Office Manager - Mesa
Where I'm from: St. Johns, AZ. Just a small town girl living in the big city.
Favorite food: Snow crab and Sushi. I could literally eat it every day of my life!
Favorite quote: "Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." Abraham Lincoln
Favorite sport/team: Football / Da Bears!
Favorite pastime: Spending time with my family up in the mountains. I also love watching and supporting my four kids as they grow and excel in their various activities. They keep me busy!
What I love about what I do: Since working at EVIP from the first day we opened our doors in 2003, I have had the opportunity to work with so many different types of patients and personalities. The best part of my job is being able to not only see patients leave with a smile, but also return with one.
Raven Trujillo, Office Manager - Scottsdale
Where I'm from: Gilbert, AZ
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Sport: Football. Go Cardinals!!!!
Favorite Pastime: Vacationing with my husband and our two sons.
Favorite time of year: Fall, I love the cooler weather and watching my sons play flag football.
Brenda Castanon - Patient Coordinator
Where I'm from: El Paso, TX
Favorite food: Anything my husband cooks
Favorite fast food restaurant: Chicos Tacos in El Paso, TX / Tokyo Joe's in Mesa, AZ
Favorite sport/team: Football / GO COWBOYS!
Favorite pastime: Spending time with my wonderful husband and 3 kids, reading, and outdoor activities with my family.
Favorite TV Channel: Netflix
Ashley Gilroy - Surgical Assistant
Where I'm from: Miamisburg, Ohio
Favorite restaurant: Cheesecake Factory
Favorite team: ASU Sun Devils
Favorite TV show: The Last Ship / Shark Week
Something you may not expect: I have five wonderful kids, Lexi, Nixon, Presley, Maeleigh & Navie Faye.
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
Courtney Reitmyer - Surgical Assistant
Where I'm from: Farmington Hills, MI
Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers & ASU Sun Devils
Favorite TV Show: Breaking Bad and Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Quote: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts."
Favorite Pastime: Skiing and going to concerts
Samantha Cooper - Insurance Coordinator
Where I'm from: I was born in Phoenix, AZ but I was raised in the White Mountains of Arizona.
Favorite Food: Seafood yummy yummy!
Favorite Movie: The Notebook/Gone With the Wind - My daughter's name is Scarlett!
Favorite Pastime: Traveling/Spending time with my wonderful family. I am the mother of three beautiful kids, of course I am a little bias. ;)
Favorite Time of the Year: Well...I like warmer weather better then cooler. I would have to say Spring. I love when everything is in bloom before the dreaded 100+ weather.
Dental History: I have been in dentistry for 12 years. I first gained interest in the dental field when I myself was a patient going through treatment.
Stephanie Romero, RDH - Hygienist
Where I'm from: San Rafael, CA
Education: I graduated in 2007 from Phoenix College for dental hygiene. Prior to that I was a dental assistant for 5 and-a-half years.
Favorite sport/team: Football / GO CARDINALS!
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my husband and 3 daughters. They all pay soccer, which keeps us extremely busy! We also enjoy hiking.
Favorite restaurant: Z Tejas
Favorite movie: The Notebook
A little something about me: I am an only child.
Angelica Mills - Surgical Assistant
Where I'm from: Camarillo, CA
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Favorite TV Show: Desperate Housewives and Criminal Minds
Favorite Food: Mexican and Italian
Favorite Pastime: Snowboarding, traveling, baking and shopping
Favorite Quote: "Every day might not be good, but there is good in every day."
Erica Schmitt - Practice Relations
Where I'm From: Born and raised bi-coastally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Orange County, California, I have been in Scottsdale for 15 years.
Favorite Time of the Year: Here in AZ, it's definitely the Spring and Fall seasons, because there is so much to do outside.
Favorite Vacation Destination: Give me a beach and some good music where I can do a bit of people watching.
Biggest Guilty Pleasure: Ice Cream!!! Most any flavor will do just fine.
Favorite Sport: In THIS arena I am partial to my Pittsburgh Steelers!!
My Dental History: I started working in dentistry on the corporate end upon moving to AZ. I learned my way around the front office and took my career into private practice where I worked in General, Family, and Cosmetic dentistry before exploring the specialty fields of Endodontics and Periodontics.
Megan - Practice Relations