Meet the Team
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Pam began working in dentistry in 1994 and came on board with us in 2014. She is certified in CareCredit, LendingClub, and CPR and has completed continuing education in OSHA. Pam truly loves what she does and enjoys helping our patients get the financing they want to make their dreams possible. She is thrilled when she sees patients with the beautiful smile they have always wanted. Her goal is to ensure that each patient always feel welcome and part of our family. Pam is married to her high school sweetheart, and they have a beautiful daughter. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, playing games with her daughter, and doing crafts. She also loves photography – her family and friends consider her to be their official photographer! Her family has a great dog, Smokey, that they rescued three years ago.
Having begun her dental career in 1985, Sue has worked for our team since 2010. She is certified in CareCredit and LendingClub and has trained in GreenSky patient financing. She has taken continuing education in Dynamic Team Concepts at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Sue enjoys having the opportunity to help patients afford the dental care they want for themselves and their families and helping them to obtain all the insurance benefits they’re entitled to. She wants our patients to feel that we are all on the same team. In her spare time, Sue teaches songs and crafts to children in her church’s Sunday school and helps organize fundraisers so that her congregation can support charities such as Special Olympics, The Seeing Eye, and other worthy organizations. She is blessed with loyal friends, and she adores her wonderful husband, Don, and her children and grandchildren. After many years of study, she had the pleasure of graduating from college with a bachelor’s degree in May 2018.
REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Michelle first worked in dentistry in 1992 and she came on board with us in 2012. She is certified in pit and fissure sealants, radiology, inhaled sedation, and local anesthesia. Plus, Michelle has completed continuing education in basic life support, CPR, bloodborne pathogens, PANDA, OSHA, hepatitis, infection control, oral cancer, and the oral impact of tobacco. She loves making her patients happy, educating them on the link between the mouth and heart, and improving their overall health, gums, and teeth. She also enjoys working with a great team of people! Michelle spends her spare time reading, working out, completing her continuing education, doing research, and singing karaoke. She has thought strongly about going back to school because she’d like to teach dental hygiene someday.
REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Hoshyar began working for Dr. Trichas in 2014, but his dental career spans back to 1990. He is certified in X-ray, advanced orthodontics, and implantology. The best part of his job is being able to put a beautiful smile on a patient’s face and seeing them happy! When he’s not working, he enjoys, cooking, cleaning, and spending time with his family.