Meet Our Queen Creek Dentist & Team
Affinity Dental provides complete general dentistry services for the whole family. We seek to inform our patients, build trust, and provide attention to every detail. Our Queen Creek dentist and professional, qualified team have a passion for excellence and will ensure that every visit exceeds your expectations!
Malone – Treatment Coordinator
Vibrant, energetic, and just plain fun, Malone’s favorite part of dentistry is watching the lives of patients change before her eyes! As our Treatment Coordinator, she ensures that each patient is able to make an informed decision on their dental care and fully understands their insurance benefits. She has over 12 years of dental experience in virtually all aspects of dentistry and will help make your experience at Affinity Dental a fantastic one!
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Family: Two darling boys, Noah and Jack
Hobbies: Loves to camp, fish, read, and go on road trips with my boys.
Stefanie – Treatment Coordinator
Dynamic is the best way to describe Stefanie’s personality! Kind, smart, and witty, she loves experiencing the advances in dentistry and working with team members who become like family. She feels being part of an amazing team makes it easy to ensure our patients are treated like family and she is very successful at doing just that! She has worked in the dental field for over 19 years as both a dental assistant and as a Treatment Coordinator and will help you understand your treatment needs, the insurance and financial aspects of your treatment and ensure your visits are successful from start to finish!
Hometown: St. David, AZ
Family: The middle child of 7 children! One son, Benjamin, who is the love of my life and makes me laugh everyday!
Hobbies: Crafting, antique-hunting, and traveling with my 3 sisters.
Varity – Scheduling Coordinator
Everyone loves Varity! Our bubbly Scheduling Coordinator greets you every day with a smile and warm welcome, and will ensure each dental visit starts great! Knowledgeable in many aspects of dentistry, Varity has been in the dental field for over 5 years and is an expert scheduler, helping to ensure your scheduling needs are always taken care of promptly and with professionalism.
Family: Married for 5 years with a sweet son Logan, who is 5.
Hobbies: Loves to go hiking, watch movies, EAT and spend time with family.
Traci – Financial Coordinator
Traci has a sincere desire to help others improve their health and smile, and she has over 3 years of dental experience where she has helped our patients through her expertise in billing, scheduling, and treatment coordination. She is thorough, patient and professional, and truly seeks to be precise in all that she does. Our patients enjoy seeing her friendly smile and working with her in various aspects of their dental visits. Whether understanding their insurance benefits or reviewing their treatment needs, she always puts our patient’s needs first!
Hometown: Windham, Connecticut
Hobbies: Camping, off-roading, animals, and photography
Anne – Patient Care Coordinator
Anne’s over 30 years of experience in the dental field and particularly with dental insurance is a tremendous asset to our office and helps to ensure our patients are well taken care of from start to finish! She is knowledgeable and willing to help in any way throughout the office everyday. Her favorite part of working at Affinity Dental is the people she meets and being able to help them, whether assisting with scheduling or helping patients understand their insurance or just ensuring their visit is smooth. Our team and our patients love her Brooklyn accent and hearing of her travels on the many cruises she and her husband take together!
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Family: Married to husband Pete for 32 years, dog Maverick, a yorkie
Hobbies: cooking and shopping
Lisa – Front and Back Office Assistant
Lisa is committed to ensuring our patients receive superior service at Affinity Dental and her assistance in both the front and back office help our whole team! She is patient and kind, and is enjoying learning the organization, details, and care that goes in to ensuring that we meet our goals at Affinity Dental of providing a better kind of dental every day.
Hometown: Ontario, Oregon
Family: Married for over 20 years to husband Mike, 4 children
Hobbies: reading, working out, and attending all of her kids sporting events
Shalyn – Dental Hygienist
Shalyn is our compassionate and gentle dental hygienist! As a great listener with a sincere desire to serve, Shalyn truly loves being a dental hygienist and her love for her work shows through every day in the care and attention she provides to every patient. Not only will you receive thorough and gentle cleanings, but you will leave feeling as though every detail of your visit has been attended to.
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Family: Husband Cooper, and 2 beautiful, active boys
Hobbies: working out, group fitness instructor, and eating!
Gina – Dental Hygienist
Gina has been in the dental field for 8 years and has been a dental hygienist for 3 years after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves seeing a variety of patients including young children, complex cases, and dental phobic patients. Gina is a dedicated, compassionate hygienist who loves meeting new people and building lasting relationships, as well as ensuring our patients are comfortable every time they are seen.
Hometown: Chandler, Arizona
Family: Married to husband Jon, and have Dixie the golden retriever and Buddy the cat.
Hobbies: Reading, baking, BBQing, astronomy, off-roading, crafts like sewing and needlepoint.
Emily – Dental Hygienist
Emily is not only sweet and patient, she is an excellent hygienist whose main goal is to interact and create relationships with her patients and provide great quality care! She has been in the dental field for over 7 years, first as a dental assistant and now as a dental hygienist. These years were spent in several areas of dentistry including orthodontics, endodontics and periodontics, where she learned much. She is thorough and gentle, and truly exemplifies the Affinity Dental philosophy of providing honest, comprehensive dental care while putting our patient’s needs first!
Hometown: King City, California
Family: A twin sister! Husband Zach for over 4 years, and two dogs named Milo and Zoey who are the loves of our lives!
Hobbies: Traveling, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.
Jill – Dental Assistant
Jill is warm and enthusiastic with a professional and gentle approach to dental assisting! Jill brings several years of experience to Affinity Dental and absolutely loves it. She enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and gets excited to see how her patients react when we they achieve their best smile!
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Family: Two fantastic kids ages 17 and 18.
Hobbies: Hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Chaz – Dental Assistant
Chaz attended East Valley Institute of Technology specializing in dental assisting and has enjoyed it from the very beginning. He especially enjoys fine-tuning his skills by learning more about various dental procedures and technology. His favorite part of working in a dental office is the ability to serve the patients, and ensure our patients are comfortable at every visit!
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Hobbies: Enjoys racing BMX and Motocross, enjoys mountain biking, hiking and shooting bow and arrow. Also likes to weld, do carpentry, and enjoys putting on shows for kids including walking on stilts and riding a unicycle!
Calli – Dental Assistant
Calli is always smiling and such fun to be around! Having spent two years in the medical field before attending dental assisting school and beginning her dental career at Affinity Dental, she has been a seamless fit into our fantastic team! Energetic and always willing to help and to learn, her goal each day is to take the best possible care of our patients by ensuring comfort at each dental visit. Calli is a good communicator and, best of all, a great listener which helps her to listen and respond to our patients needs!
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Hobbies: Running, going to batting cages, geocaching