Meet the Staff
Downtown Flagstaff AZ Dental Team
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 dog, Oliver. Aryel loves cooking, painting, and doing anything outdoors with friends and family
ANNALYSSA- MARKETING AND MEDIA COORDINATOR
Annalyssa graduated from the University of Wyoming, in Laramie with a Marketing and sustainability degree. She moved to Flagstaff with her husband Eric who is doing postdoctoral work at NAU. She enjoys backpacking, hiking, working out and staying active. She is an avid traveller and has also lived in other cities and countries, including Canada and India. Her favorite place she has visited is Iceland.
KEEN – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Keen is a graduate of NAU Hygiene School. She has lived in Flagstaff since 1973 and has worked at Dr. Bacon’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 – REGISTERED 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 – REGISTERED 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.
ALANNA – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
As one of our talented hygienists, Alanna really enjoys educating patients about oral health and developing close relationships with them over time. She has studied at both Harper College and Northeastern Illinois University and is certified in dental lasers, CPR, nitrous oxide, and local anesthetic. When she isn’t busy at work, her favorite hobbies include traveling, hiking, playing board games, spending quality time with her nieces and nephews, and participating in any type of water sport. She actually used to be a ski instructor!
RACHEL – HYGIENE ASSISTANT
Originally from Monterey, Rachel loves working with teeth, spending time alongside such a wonderful team, and serving the BEST patients ever! She was accepted into the dental hygiene program at Phoenix College but decided to put school off for now in order to raise her two babies Wesley and Ella. The other members of her family include her husband Brett and her huge goldfish named Bruce. As for personal hobbies, she enjoys doing hot yoga, baking/cooking, and spending quality time with her kiddos.
LESLIE – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Leslie is our friendly and helpful dental assistant and has worked with Dr. Bacon for over nine years. She loves spending time with her husband, two boys and two daughters. In her downtime, she enjoys being outdoors, photography, cooking and traveling.
JENNIFER – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Jennifer is one of our dedicated dental assistants, and she loves working in the dental field where every day brings something new and different to learn. Jennifer studied at Northern Arizona University, and she loves working with patients to achieve all of their oral health goals. Originally from Dublin, CA, Jennifer loves spending time with her parents, younger brother, and close-knit family. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and anything she can do with her pup. She once hiked Mt. Humphreys.
ALEX – DENTAL ASSISTANT
As a new dental/hygiene assistant for our practice, Alex loves meeting new people and will certainly help you feel welcome and comfortable. She has studied at NAU and is excited to join our team! In her spare time, she enjoys being outside, hiking, and hanging out with close family and friends.
KARA – DENTAL ASSISTANT
As a Flagstaff native, Kara makes a positive impact on our patients by making each individual feel comfortable. She also finds the relationships she builds with patients very rewarding. She is engaged to Brandon and has two sons, Skylar and Kayson. When she isn’t at work or with her kids, you can find her snowboarding, reading, being outside, crafting, or working out at the gym.
TIARA – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Tiara attended Minnesota State University and is currently studying at Coconino Community College. She is also certified in CPR. She really enjoys working with and meeting new people through her position here at Flagstaff Downtown Dental. Originally from Kindred, ND, her parents and siblings still live in North Dakota. When she has free time, her favorite hobbies include hiking, getting together with friends, going on vacation, and practicing art.
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 – TREATMENT COORDINATOR
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, she and her husband love enjoying local shops and restaurants and explore the outdoors.