Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Our friendly team is excited to meet you! Since 1980, our dentists and team have provided excellent care to patients of all ages. We are dedicated to making your experience in our office exceptional. Call us today at 480-839-0985 to make an appointment at First Impression Dentistry and learn more about dental care in Mesa, Arizona.


Janet Dixon
Registered Dental Hygienist
Janet is originally from Utah, where she worked as a licensed practical nurse for Primary Children’s Hospital. Since moving to Arizona in 1988, Janet has become a licensed dental hygienist and started with our team in June 2001. Janet loves to spend time with her husband and eight children. Her hobbies are reading, travel, cooking and, last but not least, her 19 grandchildren.


Yvonne Rannigan
Registered Dental Hygienist
Yvonne is an Arizona native and graduated in 1998 from Northern Arizona University with her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. Yvonne likes to scuba dive, decorate cakes and do various crafts. Her favorite thing to do in her spare time is spend it with her daughter and husband. Yvonne is a great addition to our team and our patients love her calm demeanor and happy attitude!


Liz Stephens
Office Manager
Liz has been with our team since April 2003. Her goal is to help make you as comfortable as possible in our office and receive the very best care. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband, seven children and 13 grandchildren!


Hannah Royer
Hygiene Coordinator
Hannah has been with the First Impression Dentistry team since 2016. She likes to spend time with her husband, extensive extended family and three dogs. Hannah and her husband are both Mesa natives and graduated from Westwood High School. Hannah and her husband welcomed twins into their family June 2018, and are expecting another baby in 2020. The twins have quickly become the family favorites wherever they go. Hannah is also a Birth Mother and loves being a part of various adoption support groups and events to support fellow Birth Parents.



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Mari Ramos
Dental Assistant
Mari joined us in May 2005. Patients feel at home in the dental chair because of her gentle manner and kind words. Marisela enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her interests include movies, cooking and dancing.


Heather Addison
Dental Assistant
Heather is originally from St. George, Utah, and moved to the East Valley in 2014 with her family and their dog, Billy. She enjoys quilting crafting and spending time outdoors. Heather has been a dental assistant for 18 years! Her extensive experience has quickly made her a favorite among our patients.


Annette Yates
Dental Assistant
Annette joined the First Impression Dentistry team February 2017. She is from Galveston Island, Texas, and has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. Annette loves to cook, bake and make quilts. Her bright and happy attitude helps patients feel at ease and has earned her the office nickname of “Ms. Sunshine”!


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