Meet the Staff

Jean, Practice Administrator


Jean joined our team as the Practice Administrator in 2004. She spent 25 years as an Operational Business Development Specialist working in the Fashion, Beauty, and Cosmetic Surgical Industry prior to joining our team of professionals. She is a specialist in personnel management, marketing, and strategy, and operational management. Jean has received advanced dental management training from the Schuster Center, Scottsdale, Arizona, and The Pride Institute of Practice Management. Jean attended Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. She is a guest speaker for the Department of Periodontics at the University of Texas at San Antonio in their Business Development Program.

Jean is married and the mother of two grown sons, Jonathan & Joshua.

Jennifer, Clinical Team Supervisor

Jennifer began assisting Dr. Brown in 2003. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute with a Dental Assisting Certificate in 1999. She is a certified dental X-ray Technician and is trained by PlanMeca in the operational procedures of our 3D Digital Imaging Cone Beam. Jennifer wears many hats within our practice. She is our Implant Coordinator and manages the inventory and ordering of our dental implants and dental implant parts. She trains the surgical assistants and works closely with our front office team to ensure we have a seamless patient flow between the front and back offices.

Jennifer is the mother of two girls and is married to her High School Sweetheart, Victor. She is originally from California and is active within the Tucson community.

Yadira, Appointment Coordinator & Insurance Specialist

Yadira joined our team in 2020 as a clinical sterile technician and front office Appointment Coordinator. Yadi has worked in the dental profession since 2003 where she has worked in pediatric and young adult dental care offices. She is used to working in a fast-paced dental environment and understands the importance of being empathetic, patient, kind, understanding and supportive.

Yadi is a graduate of Pimeria Alta High School in Nogales, Arizona. She is the mother of three beautiful children. Yadi enjoys outdoor activities, loves to bake, play cards & board games.

Yadira is fluent in both English and Spanish

Gillian, Appointment Coordinator

A long-time Tucson resident, Gillian is a recent addition to our staff. Gillian was the owner and office administrator of Borden Physical Therapy and retired from the practice last year. She loves to work with patients and prides herself on efficiency and fun!

She is married and has three grown kids! Her passions are traveling, planning trips, reading, and adventures with her husband. 

Janine, Appointment Coordinator

Jan, Appointment CoordinatorJan joined our team in October of 2023 after thirty years of healthcare management with a primary care medical clinic in Benson, Arizona. When Jan retired from medicine, she thought that she was ready for retirement! Fortunately for us, she decided that she missed her relationships with patients and needed to return to a healthcare environment in a non-management role. We are delighted to have her join our team of healthcare professionals as one of our patient appointment coordinators.

Jan is a Tucson Native and will always call Arizona her home. She has two grown children and enjoys spending time with them and their families. Her hobbies are traveling, reading and gardening.

Sarah, Registered Dental Hygienist


Sarah joined our dental hygiene team in 2007. She graduated with honors with an Associates in Applied Science from Pima Community College in May 2006. Sarah graduated from the University of Arizona in 1999 with a BS in Speech. Sarah treats patients on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. She is efficient, effective, professional, and a clinical diva! Sarah loves hygiene and it shows every day with every patient that she treats.

Sarah has one child, Ethan. She enjoys exercising, being outdoors, and volunteering with the Flying Samaritans.

Maria, Surgical Dental Assistant

MARIA, DENTAL SURGICAL ASSISTANTMaria joined our surgical assisting team in 2009. She is a graduate of Pima Medical Institute with a certificate in Dental Assisting. She is a certified dental X-Ray Technician and is trained in the operational procedures of our 3D Digital Imaging Cone Beam. Maria worked in Orthodontics prior to joining our team. Maria is delightful, full of energy and enthusiasm, and fun. She brings a great deal of laughter to our office.

She is a busy mother of three beautiful children. Maria is fluent in Spanish and English.

Anne, Dental Assistant

ANNE, DENTAL ASSISTANTAnne joined our team in February 2021. She started her dental career in 1985 working with one of the best dental specialty practices in Tucson. She believes that her dental career has been blessed. She will end her dental career with Dr. Graig Brown’s dental practice.

When Anne is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and gardening.

Connie, Dental Assistant

Connie, dental assistantConnie is a seasoned dental assistant who joined our team in October 2023. She has ten years of dental assisting experience and brings not only an outstanding resume, but she has a tremendous gift of empathy and understanding which are essential for a dental surgical patient.

Connie was born and raised in Tucson and is the middle of three children. She loves spending time with her two nephews and her family on her weekends. She enjoys to hike the beautiful areas of Tucson and beyond with her boyfriend. And most of all she loves Dogs!

Trust Us for Your Periodontal Needs

Dr. Brown provide a variety of surgical services for the treatment of periodontal issues. Contact us for more information.

Call us: (520) 790-2151