Meet The Staff

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Julie, Treatment Coordinator. Julie was born and raised in Whittier, California. She moved to Arizona in 2004, hired by Dr. Blazic and hasn’t looked back. She has been in the dental field for 18 years and loves oral surgery. She enjoys spending time with her family. If you have any treatment, scheduling, or payment questions, ask me!
Amanda, Treatment Coordinator.  Amanda is an Arizona native, having grown up in Buckeye. She attended Yavapai Community College in Prescott and Arizona College of Allied Health in Phoenix. Amanda began her career as a medical assistant in the West Valley and transitioned to an administrative role when she began working for Palm Valley Oral Surgery in 2007. Amanda is an avid reader. She enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. If you have any treatment or insurance questions, ask me!
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Kristina (KV), Scheduling.  A native of Arizona, Kristina attended Glendale Community College for her associates degree. In her early years she worked as a medical assistant, she then went on to obtain her Bachelors degree at the University of Phoenix. Kristina has been in the dental field for 16 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching football and boxing.
 Lisa, Scheduling.  Lisa joined our team in October 2019.  She was born and raised in Wisconsin and is a loyal Wisconsin sports fan – Go Packers!  Lisa relocated to Arizona in 2015 and has 2 sons.  She loves the Arizona sun and warm temperatures, which makes it perfect for enjoying outdoor activities.

Sudye, Surgical Assistant.  Sudye was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii.  She moved to Arizona with hopes of being able to travel more.  She loves going to the beach and being with her ohana (family).  She has 2 children and 4 granddaughters.  She is looking forward to exploring new places and hiking.  She has been in the dental field for 28 years and truly loves what she does.  She is always learning.  The best part of her job is being able to change someone’s smile and in return changing someone’s life.
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Heidi, Surgical Assistant. Heidi was born and raised in Austria. She move to the United States about 20+ years ago. She earned her dental assisting degree at Bryman College in Reseda, California. She started working for Palm Valley Oral Surgery when she moved to Arizona in 2007. Heidi likes to spend time with her family and friends.
Kammy, Surgical Assistant.  Kammy was born and raised in the West Valley of Phoenix. She completed dental assisting school in 2018 and began her career in pediatric dentistry before joining the team at Palm Valley Oral Surgery. She is currently taking courses at Estrella Mountain Community College. Kammy loves a challenge and is always looking for ways to push herself whether it be at work, school, the gym, on the guitar, or in needle knitting!
Natasha, Surgical Assistant.  Natasha was born and raised in New Mexico. She moved to Arizona 7 years ago to expand her children’s education. She enjoys spending time with her three kids and her family. She loves to refurnish furniture and to be outdoors. Natasha has been in the dental field for 13 years and loves helping people and see them smiling. “Everyday is anew day to learn and help in anyway possible.”
Tracy, Surgical Assistant. Tracy was raised in the midwest and moved to Arizona in 1996.  She has been in the dental field for 22 years.  Her passion is oral surgery.  She loves spending time with her family and traveling.
 
Erika, Surgical Assistant.  Erika was born and raised in Lawrence, MA – about 25 minutes north of Boston. She moved to Arizona in 2002 when her older brother got stationed at Luke Air Force Base. Erika has two children – a son and daughter. She is recently engaged and is planning for a May wedding! She loves spending time and laughing with her family. She has been in the dental field for 18 years and loves to learn something new every day. “It’s heart warming to help make a difference in a patient’s life by providing exceptional care.” 

Christine, Practice Relations Director. Christine is a West Valley native, who grew up in Litchfield Park, attending Litchfield Elementary, Western Sky, Agua Fria High School, followed by completing her undergraduate at The University of Arizona. She remembers when the only thing that connected Litchfield Park to Goodyear was Litchfield Rd, lined with palm trees, surrounded by cotton fields. She currently resides in Old Litchfield Park with her husband, Charlie, and four daughters.

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