Meet The Staff
Debbie is our Office Manager, and 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.
Monica is both front office staff as well as a surgical assistant. Monica has over 26 years of experience in the dental field, and is a Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Assistant, Certified and Registered Dental Assistant. She has completed the American Dental Society of Anesthesia for Assistant Sedation and Anesthesia review course, as well as the Pelleve Program. Monica maintains her certification in Basic Life Support and CPR yearly, and has completed many other continuing education courses including the dental implants, infection control, and OSHA. Monica is fluent in Spanish, and is our office specialist for the Culinary insurances.
With over 8 years of experience as a Certified Dental Assistant, Rasheda also has her Associate Degree in Applied Science, is a Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Patient Care Assistant. Prior to joining our office, Rasheda was certified in Indiana in phlebotomy and radiology. She holds a current certification in CPR and basic life support, and has completed the American Dental Society of Anesthesia Assistant Sedation and Anesthesia review course. Rasheda regularly attends courses in infection control, OSHA, CPR and Dental updates through the dental professional organizations.
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.