Meet The Staff
Debbie has been with Dr. O’Connor for 21 years. She initially started out in the dental field as a Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant, prior to her employment with Dr. O’Connor. With over 42 years in the dental field, she understands the procedures being performed and is able to assist patients in their understanding of their procedure and insurance coverage. Debbie attends courses offered by the American Dental Association, Nevada Dental Association and independent companies on coding and billing, infection control, and OSHA to maintain an updated environment for our patients. Debbie is excellent with insurance billing and assisting Dr. with dental implant treatment planning. As with all the staff, Debbie maintains her certification in basic life support and CPR.
Tracy has been a Registered Dental Assistant and Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Assistant for 20+ years, and has been a surgery assistant for Dr. O’Connor for over 16 years. She has completed the American Dental Society of Anesthesia for Assistant Sedation and Anesthesia review course, and holds certification in basic life support and CPR. Tracy assists Dr. O’Connor with inventory and supply ordering, as well as equipment monitoring. Tracy completes continuing education courses for dental implants, infection control, OSHA and CPR. Tracy has a Spanish background is able to assist with translation for our Spanish patients.
Jennifer is a Registered Dental Assistant with over 3 years of experience in the dental field. Jennifer assists the Doctor in patient intake, post operative instructions, surgical procedures, and patient follow up. She is fluent in Spanish and assists with translation for our Spanish speaking patients. Jennifer is certified in basic life support and CPR.
Conny assists our office with marketing and insurance collections. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1984 a Bachelor of Science degree, and then in 1990 with her Master’s degree in Public Health with an emphasis on health administration. Conny is certified in basic life support and CPR, and does attend yearly continuing education for the practice.
Jeimi has been working in the dental field for over 12 years. An insurance expert, she is great with insurance billing and treatment planning. Jeimi has a Spanish background and is able to help with translation, treatment planning, and post op instructions for our Spanish speaking patients.
Desiree has been in the dental field for over 18 years and is our Office Manager. She started in the dental field as an assistant, moving her way through the various specialties until settling into Oral Surgery about 7 years ago. With her years of various dental experience, her knowledge is helpful when explaining procedures to patients. Desiree is CPR certified and attends continuing education courses for the practice.