Leslie, Office Manager
Leslie has been with Cotton Creek Dental since 2006. She loved assisting for seven years until she took on the role as Office Manager in 2012 and loves both aspects of the office. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their three adorable boys. Leslie loves having the opportunity to interact and work with everyone in the office, especially the patients.
Deanna, Clinical Coordinator
Deanna is originally from southern California, but has been proud to call Washington home for the past two years. She has been in the dental field for over nine years, and also has experience as an instructor for dental assisting. She loves helping everyone feel more confident in their smile! When she isn't working, she is having fun with her husband and two kids, spending time outdoors camping, swimming, at sporting events, or just exploring Southern Utah.
Mandy is one of our Tuesday hygienists, and she has been with our practice for nine years. Mandy is from Salt Lake City and came to St. George for the Dixie Dental Hygiene Program. She enjoys being with her husband, 3 kids and 3 Labradors. She enjoys the beauty that Saint George has to offer by hiking and fishing all over the state.
Sandra has been our full time hygienist since 2022. She was a dentist in her home country of Colombia for 15 years. She came to the US 11 years ago where she married her husband. They moved from Wyoming to Washington with their 2 dachshunds, Elsie and Lily that they love very much.
Sandra also loves hiking and being outdoors or working on fun house projects.
Alisa was born in Grand Junction Colorado. She has lived all over the country and just moved from Cheyenne Wyoming but has always held a special place in her heart for sunny Southern Utah. She has been a hygienist since 2013 and gets excited to see patients progress on their oral health journey. She is always outside being active with her family and loves to hike all over Southern Utah.
Lynette is our Wednesday hygienist and she has been with our practice for 23 wonderful years. She started assisting for Dr. Heideman in 1994 and received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2000 and has been our hygienist ever since. Some of the things she enjoys doing are running marathons and chasing after her four children. Working with Lynette has not only been rewarding to our team but to our patients.
Rachel is one of our Tuesday hygienists and has been with our practice for nine years. Rachel was born and raised in St. George – and never wants to leave this beautiful area. She graduated from Dixie State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2005, and has since enjoyed working at Dr. Brown’s office. Before going to hygiene school, she assisted for Dr. Heideman for 3 years. She has been married for 14 years and has 5 kids, 2 girls, and 3 boys, who keep her plenty busy.
Kristen grew up in Las Vegas and attended hygiene school in Rangely, Co. After hygiene school she lived in Heber City and is happy to call Southern Utah home for the past 15 years. She had been a hygienist for 18 years and loves connecting with patients to help them achieve their best smile. When not at work she can be found trying to keep up with her three kids and husband. Together, they enjoy days spent on bikes, rowing rivers, building homes and adventuring.
Katie is our Monday hygienist, she has been with our practice for 10 years. Katie was raised in St. George, Utah. She completed hygiene school at CNCC in Rangely, CO in 2004. Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, running, playing sports and traveling. Most of her time is spent watching and supporting her kids’ passion for rodeo.
Melissa is our Thursday hygienist, and she has been with our practice for 14 years. She was born in Southern California and raised in Northern Idaho. Southern Utah has been home for 25 years. She is a graduate of Pine View High School and Dixie State University. Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children. She especially enjoys camping, hiking and mountain biking. She feels very blessed to have such great coworkers and loves being part of the team at Cotton Creek Dental.
Ali grew up in Illinois but traveled to BYU Idaho for college. After graduating, she decided to begin a new journey here in St. George. She loves how much of a difference she can make with each patient and loves to learn new things. When the weather is nice, you can find Ali hiking, swimming or trying a new adventure.
Joleen is orginally from Southern California. She moved to Salt Lake in 2018 for college where she met her boyfriend. Together, they decided to move to St. George to pursue their dream jobs. She loves all the amazing people she meets every day and helping them find confidence in their smiles. When she’s not at work she is hanging out with her cat, hiking, skiing, thrifting or making mosaics.