Meet Our Team
All of our professionals at Eastridge Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay informed of the latest trends in dentistry.
DR. LOVELL D.M.D
Dr. Lovell has been practicing dentistry for nearly 20 years and loves what he does! He is originally from Utah and attended Brigham Young University for his undergrad. While there, he played on the BYU Men's soccer team and met his wife, Heidi, a BYU cheerleader and farm girl from Idaho. After BYU, he attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and graduated with high distinctions in 2002. With a desire to move back west, Dr. Lovell and his family chose to settle in Arizona and have loved making Gilbert their home.
Dr. Lovell and his wife are the proud parents of 5 daughters, 3 son-in-laws, and 1 precious grand-daughter. He loves spending time with his family playing games, boating, skiing, and supporting them in their extracurricular activities. In his free time, he enjoys lacing up his cleats for a competetive soccer match. Dr. Lovell also enjoys serving among the youth of his church. When it comes to treats, a heath blizzard is his top choice. But more often that not, he prefers salty over sweet.
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
DR. ROCK D.D.S
Dr. Rock grew up in South Jordan, Utah and graduated from Bingham High School. Prior to graduate school, she attended the University of Utah where she obtained her BS degree. Later, she graduated from the University of Iowa with her DDS. Dr. Rock chose dentistry as a career because she loves the flexibility it provides: allowing time to work but also time to spend time with family. In addition, she feels that a special part of her profession is getting to interact with patients and learn all about their lives.
Dr. Rock married her high school boyfriend and together they have have 4 daughters. She loves to travel and explore new places. Some of her other hobbies include running and doing yoga. When she has time, she also loves to read and cook. Her favorite treats are Diet Coke, gummy bears, and cinnamon bears. Her guilty pleasure is sleeping in on the weekend and having a lazy morning.
“If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you’ll see obstacles”.
A familiar face at Eastridge, Angie has been our resident hygienist for over 14 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Canyon University. Angie then chose to combine her love of science and patient care, and earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Rio Salado College. Angie loves the opportunity hygiene gives her to truly care for her patients and views each visit like she is catching up with an old friend. She also loves to stay on top of the latest research & advances in dental care, so she is often our go-to with any questions.
Angie and her husband have 3 amazing kids - 2 girls, 1 boy. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at her kids’ school and attending their many sporting and musical events. She also enjoys reading, and baked goods are her favorite way to satisfy her sweet tooth.
"The true measure of a man’s character is how he treats those who can do nothing for him."
Bridget is a native to Mesa, Arizona and has enjoyed working in the dental industry for over eighteen years. She earned her degree from Mesa Community College in Dental Hygiene in 2009. She is one of our "adventurous" hygienists, taking part in bungee jumping, snowboarding, hiking, and traveling with her family.
Bridget also enjoys some calmer activities such as watching movies and reading books. Bridget and her husband have been married for 15 years and have two little girls. Her favorite treats are cookies and spending time with her family.
"Gratitude turns what we have into enough."
Courtney grew up in the small town of Snowflake in northern Arizona. She obtained a degree in Marketing Communications from Brigham Young University but then decided to stay home with her four children (3 boys and 1 girl) and support her husband's career that took them overseas for seven years (Czech Republic and China). When her family settled in Mesa with no more moves in sight, she pursued a Dental Hygiene degree from Rio Salado College remembering fondly her younger days working in her father's dental office. She chose hygiene because she loves people, their life stories, and the chance it gives her to improve her patients' lives.
When not in the office Courtney can be found spending time with her family or in the great outdoors on her latest hiking adventure. She also enjoys reading, traveling, playing pickle-ball, and is known for having hidden stashes of chocolate throughout the house.
"Kindness always wins."
Born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. Kiersti was a member of the Mesa Community Phi Theta Kappa honor society and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program with high distinctions. From a young age, she knew she had a passion for dentistry. Kiersti knew being a dental hygienist would be the perfect career, allowing her to help patients achieve their oral health goals while also having time to raise her children with the flexible hours.
Kiersti cherishes spending time with her husband and two beautiful children. She dreams big, desiring to travel the world with her family. With a deep love for the outdoors, you will often find her hiking, snowboarding, boating, our building sandcastles at the beach.
"Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams."
-Ralph Waldo Emmerson
From a young age, Lauren knew that she wanted to become a dental hygienist. With a clear focus, Lauren began school at Utah Valley University. During her studies, she met her husband who was also pursuing a career in dentistry. Upon receipt of his admission to dental school, they made the cross country move to Ohio. Lauren transferred schools and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University.
Lauren is a native to Gilbert, Arizona and loves every minute spent in the sun. As a new mom, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family. She can also be found playing the piano and working on design projects. Her favorite dessert is cheesecake and her guilty pleasure is binge-watching on Netflix.
"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver."
Monique was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. After high school, Monique attended the American Insttitute of Dental Assisting and graduated in 2009. She chose the dental field because she loves helping and improving patients' lives and has a knack for making them feel comfortable. Currently, Monique is taking classes to pursue a dental hygiene degree.
Monique is engaged and has four beautiful daughters. Most weekends she can be found enjoying the lake with her family. During the cooler months, she enjoys going four-wheeling and exploring the desert. Sometimes after a long work day she treats herself to a pinneapple shake from Dairy Queen. In the little free time she gets, she loves binge-watching a new t.v. show or going to get a pedicure for some alone time.
"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."
OFFICE TEAM LEAD
Camry is an Arizona native who grew up in the once small town of Queen Creek. After graduating from high school, Camry started working in a a dental office while considering what career she wanted to pursue. She realized her love for the dental field and promptly attended a dental assisting school in Mesa. After assisting for 8 years, Camry transitioned from the back office to the front office where she can use her wealth of knowledge to daily assist, explain, comfort, and help our patient family.
Although Camry and her husband went to the same high school, they did not meet until after graduation and have now expanded their family with a darling son, Henry. When not in the office, Camry loves spending time with her family, as well as her extended family, and going on vacations. she enjoys a good book and a good recipe and often brings her delicious baked items to share with the office. Chocolate anything and naps are her favorite treats.
"The most wasted of days is one without laughter."
PATIENT CARE COODINATOR
Janet was born in Northeast, Iowa but has since made Arizona her home. Prior to settling in Arizona in 2000, Janet attended Dental assisting school in Houston, Texas. She is a big help to our team and patient family as she now works as our patient care coordinator.
Janet is the mother to three daughters and is now also a grandma, to a darling little girl. Family means everything to her and she delights in every minute spent with them. Her favorite treat is frozen yogurt and her guilty pleasure is taking naps.
"Sit down and rest, but never lay down and quit."