I was born in Columbus Indiana. My family moved to Phoenix and I started High School at Greenway High School in Phoneix. I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Criminal Justice. In my "former life", I worked in corrections but left there when my daughter was born. I married the best man I know, and we have 4 beautiful children together.
Keri is an Arizona Native with over 18 years of experience in the dental industry. Starting out as a dental assistant and then graduating from Rio Salado College Dental Hygiene Program in 2006. After working 11 years as a dental hygiene she decided to reinvent herself in the dental world and started working for the Briggs Family Dental team as a treatment coordinator.
Katherine was born in Long Beach, California but raised in the city of Chino, California. Katherine has been assisting since August, 2015. She worked in her hometown for about a year and a half until her boyfriend decided to change things up and move to colorful Colorado, in the city of Denver. She met and worked alongside great people in Stapleton, CO. She learned a lot and her knowledge expanded.
Leandra is an Arizona native, born and raised in Phoenix. Her passion for beautiful smiles is what led her to a career in Dentistry. Leandra started assisting doctors in 2009 after graduating from Apollo College. She has the skill set to optimally treat patients with the standard of care to suit each individual needs. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the results that cosmetic dentistry can do for her patients.
Terina is originally from West Covina CA. receiving her education as a DA and horticoultorist. She lived in AZ off and on since 1980. Along with her love of nature Terina is a people person who loves to put a smile on everyone’s face. Joining our team as Dr. Brad’s lead assistant 9 months ago. She has 4 kids and 2 grand kids which she loves to spend time with. Terina loves to take pictures of nature, sing, and spend time with her significant other Jeff.
I am a second generation Phoenix native who has been a dental assistant for 10 yrs and I have my associates degree in Science. I have 2 children that were also born in the valley, whom I adore and a loving husband. I think family is very important and enjoy spending the majority of my time with them.
Briggs Family & Cosmetic Dentistry works together and strives to make you feel comfortable in a happy and caring environment every step of the way.