Get to know the team behind Matheson Dentistry
Dr Matheson has selected the best of the best to join his family and represent his practice. Each member of his team is special to him and he values their individuality because of the unique strengths they each bring to his dentistry.
Lori is dedicated to helping each patient understand their treatment plan and working with them to maximize their dental benefit options. Her favorite part of working at Matheson Dentistry is being able to work and interact with wonderful people. Lori grew up in Indiana, received her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University and relocated here to Arizona from Illinois. Her interests include family, swimming, golf, boating, and water and snow skiing. She and her husband Ken are the proud parents of a daughter, Carly.
Dawn grew up in Michigan and moved to Arizona in 1983. Dawn has been a dental assistant for 30 years and enjoys helping patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. Dawn enjoys assisting Dr. Matheson and thinks “the staff is amazing”. She enjoys riding bikes and camping with her family . She is married and has 2 wonderful sons.
Emily attended Rick’s College at the Rio Salado Dental Hygiene Program. She loves spending time with her four sons and her husband doing anything from being outside and enjoying nature to quality time around the dinner time. Emily is passionate about staying healthy through exercise and being active in her church community!
Debbie is from Long Island NY and worked as a hygienist in the Empire State Building. Debbie has been a hygienist for 18 years. She is a huge MMA fan and hopes to someday learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu so she can take down her brother. She has played bagpipes, participated in a zombie apocalypse and has even gone ax throwing. Debbie is currently trying to learn Gaelic-so if anyone speaks the Ulster dialect, please stop by and help her with her skills!
Stefani enjoys teaching her patients about their oral health so that they can have the healthy smile they want. Her gentle touch and friendly smile make her a joy to be around. Stefani says she especially loves getting to know each patient she works with. She grew up in Mesa, Arizona and in her spare time, she enjoys photography, swimming, reading and being with her family. And that dream vacation she’ll get around to one of these days … Italy.
An Arizona native, Crystal been practicing dental hygiene since 2009. She loves spending time with her family, being outdoors and watching her boys play sports. She enjoys getting to know each one of her patients. She loves educating her patients and strives to help them feel comfortable and at ease so that they can leave feeling great about their visit!
Mindy has 3 children. They like spending their time doing all kinds of outdoorsy stuff together. Mindy is an AZ native. she grew up in Mesa but attended high school and college in Tucson. Mindy enjoys meeting new people and lover that her career allows her to interact with so many new people every day.
Miya has grown up here in Queen Creek and loves it with all her heart. She enjoys everything about working with Dr. Matheson and our wonderful team. She cares very much about patients and their happiness and wants to do whatever she can to make sure everyone feels very comfortable here in the chair. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and loves to be outdoors on the weekends camping, riding, or visiting the lake/river. Country music is definitely her go to.
Melissa enjoys being one of the first points of contact when patients enter our office and strive to deliver a remarkable experience for every patient. Melissa has 12 years of experience working in the dental industry. She was born and raised in Illinois where she began her career in dentistry and then moved to Arizona in 2010 full time where she now resides in Queen Creek with her husband Andrew, 2 daughters - Alexis and Ariel, and Goldendoodle dog, Riley. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, being involved in her church, listening to music, shopping, and spending time with her daughters at their dance studio.