Meet the Staff

Downtown Flagstaff AZ Dental Team

The staff at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office is very knowledgeable, averaging over 10 years of experience in dentistry.

Keen – Hygienist

Photo of Keen, Flagstaff AZ HygienistKeen is a graduate of NAU Hygiene School. She has lived in Flagstaff since 1973 and has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office for 19 years. Keen is an expanded function hygienist. She has experience working in a periodontal office and has a thorough knowledge of periodontal disease. Keen emphasizes preventative dentistry. Keen’s patients are very loyal to her. In her spare time she enjoys cross country skiing, hiking, the great outdoors, crafts, travel, animals, spending time with people, and spending time with her amazing son.

Bridgett – Hygienist

Photo of Bridgett, Flagstaff AZ HygienistBridgett also is a graduate of NAU Hygiene School. Dr. Bacon hired her right out of hygiene school when he was her clinical instructor and invited her to join his team as she graduated. She still works here after 20 years. She has a reputation for being gentle but thorough. Her patients love her. Bridgett enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Angel – Dental Hygienist

Photo of Angel, Flagstaff AZ Dental HygienistAngel is our very outgoing and newly graduated dental hygienist. She is passionate about making your smile beautiful. She enjoys snowboarding, traveling, and riding her dirt bike.  Angel has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office since graduation for over 3 years.

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Stevie is our very caring dental hygienist.  She graduated from NAU’s dental hygiene program in 2015 and has been a wonderful addition to our team.  She enjoys shooting her bow, country dancing, hiking, and anything Flagstaff. 

Leslie – Dental Assistant

Photo of Leslie, Flagstaff AZ Dental AssistantLeslie is a friendly and helpful dental assistant. She too will help to make your visit a great one. Leslie has a welcoming smile. She enjoys spending time with her two boys and daughter, fishing,  photography, and anything outdoors.  Leslie has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office for 6 years.

Jessica -Office Manager

Photo of Jessica, Flagstaff AZ Front OfficeJessica is our friendly and welcoming office manager. Jessica is an expert at dealing with your insurance company. She will find out what your benefits are and work out how to best utilize your insurance when there is a need. When fighting insurance companies, you want Jessica in your corner! She enjoys running, playing softball, cross fit, disc golf, and skiing.  Jessica has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office for 7 years.

Stephanie – Dental Assistant

Steph SmallStephanie is our very prompt dental assistant whose knowledge has made our team even better. She can answer many of your dental questions. She enjoys hiking and camping.  Stephanie has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office for 3 years and has 5 years experience with dental assisting.

Aryel – Dental Assistant

Aryel SmallAryel is our very helpful and friendly dental assistant.  She has great knowledge about insurance and can help you figure out your benefits.  She enjoys hiking, painting, and spending time with her puppies.

Cecilia – Receptionist

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Cecilia is our very welcoming and kind receptionist.  She will make sure all of your concerns are met to make your visit the best.  She enjoys reading, Pilates, and yoga in her spare time.

Kaitlyn – Dental Assistant

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Kaitlyn is our very energetic and friendly dental assistant.  She is there to help in any way she can.  She is very caring and will make sure you are comfortable throughout your appointment.  She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and exploring Flagstaff’s trails with her dogs.

Kate – Receptionist

Kate is our newest addition to the front office and a friendly face when you walk in the door. She will answer your calls and help you understand your treatment and options. She is also a new resident to Flagstaff and loves to explore and hike around the area. She also enjoys a good tea and classic jazz.

Hadley – Dental Assistant

Hadley is our newest dental assistant and will always greet you with a friendly smile.  She will make you feel comfortable and at home in our office. Major animal lover! She has an avid love for animals and fosters several cats in her home. In her spare time she likes to read and hang out with her furry friends.