Christy

Office Manager

Christy was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina.  After graduating from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Arts degree, Christy ventured out west.   She landed in Glenwood Springs, CO for a quick year then moved to Jackson, WY and fell in love with the area she has called home for the past 19 years.  Christy has an extensive medical billing background and decided to put her skills to use in the dental field.  She was warmly welcomed as the Office Manager at Dental Care of Jackson Hole in January 2015.

In her free time Christy enjoys hiking, road biking, fly fishing & camping in the summers and snowboarding in the winters ~ all of the wonderful activities this valley has to offer!

Theresa

Treatment Coordinator

Theresa was raised in the sunshine and bright lights of Las Vegas. While there,
she attended the Dental Assisting and Office Management program at the College
of Southern Nevada. In the fall of 2006, Theresa and her family decided to move
away from the fast pace of Las Vegas and settled down in Alpine, Wyoming. She
has been part of the Dental Care of Jackson Hole team since she arrived to the
area.  While Theresa is first and foremost a highly-skilled Dental Assistant, she is
also a very capable Office Administrator. Theresa’s technical skills combined with
her knowledge of insurance companies makes her our secret weapon in
maximizing insurance benefits.

Theresa enjoys traveling both to expand her skills and for pleasure. She has
completed at least a dozen continuing education courses across the country
ranging from Patient Care to Orthodontics. In the summer of 2010, Theresa took
her family to Europe where they visited 4 countries in just 10 days.

Leisha

Dental Assistant

Leisha Klements was born and raised near Idaho Falls. At an early age, Leisha began working in Dentistry at a restorations (crowns) lab. Leisha joined the Dental Care of Jackson Hole family in 2006 as a Dental Assistant, and quickly proved herself to be extraordinarily reliable and hard working. She is now our lead Dental Assistant and handles all of our dental supplies, makes nightguards onsite, and manages outsourced restorations (crowns). Leisha has a calm, sweet and knowledgeable nature that makes her a favorite of patients and staff alike.

 When she is not hard at work in our office, Leisha is hard at play with her family. She and her husband, Bryan, along with their two sons, Cash and Waylon, spend most every weekend camping, fishing, and kayaking/paddle boarding. In April of 2013, Leisha and Bryan welcomed an adorable son, named Cash. Their family could not be happier, as evidenced by the pictures of Cash with his trademark giant smile that Leisha enjoys sharing each morning.

Jill

RDH

Jill grew up in the small town of Tetonia, Idaho, the oldest of 3 children. Jill went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University in Pocatello, graduating in 2012. Jill is an RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) currently licensed in Wyoming and Idaho. She also holds additional credentials with an Extended Access Restorative License and is certified in laser therapy through The Academy of Laser Dentistry. Jill is once again living in beautiful Tetonia and enjoying both sides of the Tetons. She loves to spend her free time outdoors hiking and canoeing in the summer and enjoys the powder in the winter.

Jill has been such a great addition to the team here at Dental Care of Jackson Hole. She has a gentle hand with hygiene, maturity beyond her years and a sense of humor that patients and staff enjoy.

Amber

RDH

Amber grew up in the small town of Downey, Idaho, south of Pocatello. After high school, she went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. Amber is an RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist), is licensed in both Idaho and Wyoming and has earned her Expanded Functions Certification (placement and finishing of dental restorations).  She also is certified in laser therapy through The Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Amber moved from Southeast Idaho to Star Valley in 2013 and began working at Dental Care of Alpine. Amber and her husband, Keith, were married in August of 2013 and recently welcomed a new addition to their family, a baby girl named BrynLee. They love to snowmobile, dirt bike, camp, fish and mountain bike every chance they get.

Amber has been an outstanding addition to the Dental Care of Jackson Hole family. She is easy to talk to and quick to laugh. She takes a gentle, yet thorough approach to her cleanings that has already yielded her high marks from our patients.

Megan

Dental Assistant

Megan is originally from Amityville, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in studio
art and photography from Stony Brook University on the north shore of Long Island, NY. After visiting
Jackson in 2005, she fell in love with the Tetons and decided to make this valley her home. Megan
initially found she enjoyed dentistry while working with a dental designer to make digitally design crowns
and permanent restorations. Her skills in photography and sculpting are utilized everyday here at Dental
Care of Jackson Hole.
Aside from being hard working and trustworthy, Megan’s ability to make each of our patients feel
comfortable has been an asset to our office. She continues to stay creative through a variety of mediums
including paint, photographs, and music. Most of all, Megan enjoys spending her time skiing, hiking, and
camping with her family as much as possible.

Fernanda Uriarte

Dental Assistants

Fernanda was born in Tijuana B.C., Mexico and moved to San Diego, California when she was four years old. After graduating high school, Fernanda became a permanent resident to Teton Valley and is currently living in Victor, Idaho, Here she is volunteering her time to help others in the community to expand their English. In her free time Fernanda enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
Fernenda has proven to be a huge asset to the Dental Care of Jackson team. She is quick on her feet and eager to help in anyway she can. Being bilingual, she has helped our office to better serve the Hispanic community here in Jackson and the surrounding areas.
Fernanda hopes to continue learning and pursuing higher education in the future.