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Meet the Team

Amanda Lastra
Lead Registered Dental Hygienist

Head Registered Dental Hygienist Amanda Lastra

Amanda has provided dental hygiene with Dr. Arooni since 2004. She is an Arizona native and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University.

Amanda is married and has three children. She treats you like family. And she enjoys the opportunity to meet you as a new patient.

Annette Martinez
Registered Dental Hygienist

registered dental hygienist annette martinez

Annette is a native of Tempe, Arizona. Prior to being a dental hygienist she served as an orthodontic dental assistant. And she’s been in the dental industry since 2004.

Annette has a daughter and a pet Yorkie. She enjoys time with friends, family, and traveling – specifically Maui (Hawaii).

Annette focuses on you, as an individual patient, your treatment, and creating a comfortable, relaxing environment.

Farah Marashi
Front Office/Treatment Coordinator

Front Office/Treatment Coordinator Farah Marashi

Farah provides enthusiasm to the front office operations. She informs you and provides you a comfortable environment to ask questions.
Farah is married and a mother. She enjoys healthy eating, fitness, and interior design.

Priscilla DeLaRosa
Practice Manager

Practice Manager Priscilla DeLaRosa

Priscilla has experience in the dental industry since 2003 as clinical assistant and dental administrator. She is focused on the daily practice operations and customer service.

Priscilla enjoys time with her family and four sons. She believes in caring for people and the transformation they can experience through dentistry.

Priscilla values working with Dr. Arooni, his commitment to excellence in your care, and maintaining an open-door policy to you and the staff.

Amanda Carrington
Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Head Registered Dental Assistant Amanda Carrington

Amanda is Arizona native who had opportunity to live in Peru for a year.  She has been a registered dental assistant since 2005.  She joined Dr. Arooni’s team in March 2014. She loves every aspect of her career, including making patients feel comfortable by helping them understand the importance of maintaining a healthy smile.  She is a hard worker and loves assisting Dr. Arooni because of his level of expertise in all areas of dentistry and his professionalism towards our patients.  Outside the office, Amanda enjoys spending time with her amazing six year old son, being out and about in nature, hiking and campaign.

Shelley Miles
Registered Dental Assistant

Registered Dental Assistant Shelley Miles

Shelley has served in the dental industry since 2006 and has been with Dr. Arooni since 2008.

Shelley is from St. John’s, Arizona, is married, and has a young son. She enjoys sports, the outdoors, hiking, camping, snowboarding, swimming, wake-boarding, and four-wheeling.

Interacting with you, as a patient, is important to her. And she believes in the value of joyfully doing her work.

Ashley Deprey
Insurance Coordinator

Insurance Coordinator Shaunae Pomeroy

Ashley is a native of Mesa, Arizona. She began as a dedicated intern at Dr. Arooni’s practice and has been part of our dental team since June 2015. She is a big help to all of the team and ensures our patients a well-deserved dental experience.

Ashley enjoys all outdoor sport activities, singing, drawing, making memories with loved ones, and travelling. She has passion to expand her knowledge and sharing her findings with friends. Ashley lives through honesty as well as loyalty, which is something she admires about Dr. Arooni and his team. She takes pride in working with individuals who are empowering and motivated to always go above and beyond for the care and satisfaction of the patients.


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