Meet Your Flagstaff Dental Team
Our team averages more than a decade of dentistry experience, and every friendly, knowledgeable member of our team truly enjoys putting those years of expertise to work helping you achieve all of your oral health goals. Call Flagstaff Downtown Dental if you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment.
Aryel – Front Office Manager
Aryel is our very helpful and friendly Front Office Manager. She is a graduate from NAU and has great knowledge with dentistry and insurance. She takes pride in our patients and will help in any way possible. She enjoys hiking and exploring trails in Flagstaff and Sedona with her two dogs. Aryel loves cooking, painting, and doing anything outdoors with friends and family.
Stephanie – Back Office Manager
Stephanie is our very prompt and personable Dental Assistant whose knowledge has made our team even better. She manages all the dental assistants and can answer many of your dental questions. She enjoys hiking and camping. Stephanie has worked at Dr. Bacon and Dr. Lerud‘s office for almost 4 years and has 5 years of experience with dental assisting.
Keen – Dental Hygienist
Keen 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 20 years. Keen is an expanded function hygienist. She has experienced working in a periodontal office and has a thorough knowledge of periodontal disease. Keen’s patients are very loyal to her. In her spare time, she enjoys cross country skiing, hiking, the great outdoors, crafts, travel, animals, and spending time with friends and family.
Bridgett – Dental Hygienist
Bridgett 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
Originally from Montana, Angel is our very outgoing Hygienist and has been with our office for over 5 years. She is passionate about making your smile beautiful.She loves being a mom and enjoys exploring the world with her little family whether that is camping, hiking, traveling, snowboarding or riding her motorcycles.
Jamie – Dental Hygienist
Jamie is one of our new Hygienist who is a Flagstaff local. She recently graduated from NAU with her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene and Biomedical Science. Jamie will put a smile on your face the moment you meet her. She was born and raised in beautiful Flagstaff and enjoys running, hiking, traveling and exploring the outdoors.
Devin – Dental Hygienist
Devin is one of our new Hygienist from Tucson, AZ. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene at NAU and decided to stay! She loves to go hiking, riding horses, fishing, archery, and anything outdoors. Devin loves meeting new people and has a passion for providing efficient, individualized, and, most importantly, gentle dental hygiene treatment for her patients.
Emma – Dental/Hygiene Assistant
Emma is a new member of our team, and she loves getting to meet new patients every day as part of her job! She studied at Coconino Community College and hopes to pursue dental hygiene at NAU in the near future. Outside of work, she lives in Flagstaff with her girlfriend and dog. Her hobbies include going to the movies and visiting downtown Flagstaff’s local shops. She also has a plant nursery at her house with over 20 different plants, including succulents, flowers, and more!
Hadley – Dental Assistant
Hadley is our amazing Dental Assistant and will always greet you with a friendly smile. She will make you feel comfortable and at home in our office. Hadley graduated from NAU with her Bachelors in Anthropology/Sociology. She has an avid love for animals and fosters several animals in her home. In her spare time, she likes to read, hike, camp and hang out with her furry friends.
Leslie – Dental Assistant
Leslie 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.
Courtney – Dental Assistant
Courtney brightens up the office as she assists our Hygienist and helps everyone know where they need to be throughout the day! For fun, Courtney enjoys going to music festivals and spending time in the sunshine. She moved to Flagstaff a few years ago and is happy to call this her home!
Cecilia – Account Specialist
Cecilia is our very knowledgeable and friendly Account Specialist. She will make sure all of your insurance and billing concerns are met to make your visit the best. She enjoys yoga, reading, and collecting vinyl records.
Olivia – Receptionist
Olivia can help answer any questions for you as you check in or out in our office. A true Flagstaff Local, she has great suggestions for things to do around town. In her free time, her and her husband love enjoying local shops and restaurants and explore the outdoors.