Cindy Holland, RDH
A practicing dental hygienist for 35 years, Cindy Holland joined Dr. Briggs in 1996 after spending 20 years in the Northeast. An Arizona-native, Ms. Holland graduated from Hudson Valley Community College and then AlbanyState University in 1974. Passionate about her patients and the Briggs Family team, Cindy enjoys her work, “I am so blessed to work with a fabulous team; they’ve become my best friends.” Cindy and husband, Mark, are enjoying an empty nest while son Jesse follows his passion working long hours in the restaurant industry. Daughter Ashlee is now a mother and the Hollands are enjoying life as grandparents to a beautiful granddaughter.
Mary Ann Kurrasch, RDH
Another Northeastern-trained dental hygienist, Mary Ann Kurrasch is originally from Long Island, New York. Her education started with the State University of New York Stony Brook campus before moving to Arizona and completing education at Northern Arizona University. A 1983 Magna Cum Laude graduate, Ms. Kurrasch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene.
Introduced to dentistry by her brother Tom, a dentist in Southern California, she started her dental career as a dental assistant in 1978. Growing to love working with and caring for people and their dental needs, she has expanded her knowledge and worked with the Doctors Briggs and this most wonderful team since 2003. Mary Ann continues to be inspired and awed by the doctors and team each and every day,“I am most grateful to Dr. Roger and Dr. Brad for encouraging me to further my education by becoming certified to use diode lasers in the treatment of periodontal disease.”Mary Ann feels blessed to be in surroundings that motivate her to be the best practitioner you can experience. She lives in Central Phoenix with husband Jeff and furry critters. Reading mystery novels, baking, doing weight training exercises, and aerobic dance are among her activities for relaxation.
Serina Briggs, RDH
A 2007 graduate from Mesa Community College’s dental hygiene program at the Arizona School of Dental Health, Serina is pleased to have realized her goal becoming a part of the team at Briggs Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. The family tradition continues with Serina, the daughter of Dr. Roger Briggs, who has seen thousands of patients come through Briggs Family practice over the years. Serina likes working with patients, “I feel fortunate to have found a place where I can work with other dedicated professionals to help you achieve your hygiene goals.”
Anita Mcbride, Treatment Coordinator
Joining the Briggs Family team in 1993 after a move from Denver, Anita brings 36 years of dental assistant experience to her role. Anita’s experience helps create your personalized treatment plan and makes your experience more pleasant. Anita, her husband Tim, and their daughter enjoy the desert landscape and climate. Anita likes working with patients, “Looking forward to the coming years in our office working with the doctors creating treatment plans and assisting patients with financial arrangements.”
Stacey Dannenbaum, Receptionist
A native Arizonan, Stacey is a trained dental assistant handling front office duties. I was excited to join and be apart Briggs Family Dentistry in 2005. I love greeting my patients when they walk through the front door. I especially enjoy working with everyone here at Briggs. We are not just a great team but a close family. Stacey is married to Darrin and lives in Phoenix where they are raising their son Austin together. Stacey really looks forward to spending as much time as she can with her two adorable grandchildren.
Sherry Reinke, Hygiene Assistant
Someone once told Sherry, “’Find a job you love to do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.’ I’ve found the dental field a rewarding occupation.” She graduated with a dental hygiene degree after working for several years as a dental assistant in Iowa. Now with four grown children, Sherry and husband Rich moved to Arizona in 1985. She enjoys dentistry again as a member of Briggs Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Sherry is seen in the back office doing a little of everything supporting the whole team. She is another member of the team devoted to providing top quality care and comfort to you during your visit.
Aundrea McPhee, Assistant
Born and raised here in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is ecstatic to be a part of the Briggs Family Dentistry Team. As a trained Dental Assistant she very much enjoys interacting and caring for our patients. A newly-wed, Aundrea enjoys spending time with her husband and family, whom provide unconditional love and support.
Rebecca Bromm, Dental Assistant
Rebecca is a Native of Arizona who brings 10 years of experience in the dental field to Briggs Family Dentistry. Rebecca is thrilled with the opportunity to join the wonderful team and Briggs Family Dentistry and takes pride in knowing our patients are confident that the latest technology and highest quality materials and labs are being used. When Rebecca is away from work she is enjoying guitar lessons with friends and riding her motorcycle.
Carey Stebral, Dental Assistant
Carey moved here recently with her 6 year old daughter, Emmy Jo, from Iowa and enjoys our beautiful bright sunny days. Carey brings with her 11 years of dental Assistant experience and loves working with people and making them smile. Carey is thrilled to be a part of the Briggs Family Dentistry. “They have welcomed me with open arms and I am proud to be a part of the Team.”
Jo Beth Jacobs, Dental Assistant
Born and raised in Arizona, JoBeth has been in the dental field for 8 years. She loves being social and working with others. Away from the office, she spends time with her 5 year old son Kaleb, friends and family. JoBeth enjoys working out and any outdoor activities. Working at Briggs Family Dentistry, has expanded her skill and knowledge of the dental field. She works with an awesome team and hopes to help the practice grow.
Shereen Seleh, Hygiene Assistant
A 1987 San Jose City College Dental Assistant graduate. Originally from the Bay area and has lived in Scottsdale for 15 years now, “She can’t get enough of the warmth and sunshine”. Dentistry has always been her passion and has been a rewarding career in so many ways. Because of that, she feels it reflects in her duties as a certified dental assistant for Dr. Brad and Dr. Roger Briggs. The doctors have a high standard of patient care which is only one reason why she is so proud to be a part of our team. Her other interests include spending time with her family and all her furry friends! She loves a good concert or baseball game, road trips, a day at the lake, reading, and movies. Her motto: “Laughter is the best medicine!”
Michelle Metty, Financial Coordinator
Michelle is an Arizona native, born & raised in the Scottsdale Shea area. Michelle has 25+ years experience in the dental field, working 20 years as a Certified Dental Assistant before moving to the front office for Business Administration duties. Michelle has 3 grown children and is expecting her first grandchild, Shelby Marie, July 26th 2012. She enjoys outdoor activities and sports as well as dancing, singing and weekend getaways in her convertible. Having grown up in the Scottsdale/Shea area, Michelle said that working for Briggs Family Dentistry felt just like coming home. Michelle is excited to be a part of Briggs Family Dentistry and looks forward to a long term relationship with both our team and our patients.
Andrea May, Dental Assistant
“Andi” to her family, was born in Defiance, OH and first moved to Scottsdale when she was 8 years old. In 1997 she moved to Austin, TX where she graduated from Lake Travis High School. For three years after graduation, Andrea worked at Lakeway Dental, in charge of all patient filing and keeping dentist Robby supplied in daily jokes. Moving back to Scottsdale in May 2008, Andrea was excited to become a member of Detour Company Theater, a Phoenix based theater group for physically and mentally challenged actors. Among other roles, Andrea is proud of playing the part of “Belle”, the lead role in the company’s production of “Beauty and the Beast”. A seasoned traveler, Andrea most recently completed a 10 day trip to Greece with her sister Brooke. Since returning to Arizona, Andrea has longed to be back in the dental field she really loves. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of Briggs Family Dentistry, where she clearly understands her role is filing, no filling!!
Janet Briggs, Office Manager
Bio coming soon.