Meet The Team

The Riverview Dental Team

Outstanding Tuscaloosa Care and Warmth

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Sonya – RDH, Hygienist

Sonya has been working in the dental field for over nine years and has been with Riverview Dental Designs since 2011. She is a graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program in Birmingham and also has taken continuing education courses in periodontal therapy. “We have compassionate doctors and a great team that provide individualized care for each and every one of our patients. Our office is equipped with the most current technology and instrumentation to provide the highest quality of care. I love establishing a relationship with my patients and educating them on how to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile for years to come.”

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Monica – RDH- Practice Manager/Hygienist

Monica received her Billing and Coding degree from Shelton State Community College and her certification as a Registered Dental Hygienist from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has worked in the dental field for over 35 years and has worked with Riverview Dental Designs for 12 years. Monica originally started at our practice as a hygienist, but is now our Practice Administrator. She ensures that everything runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis, and still occasionally fills in as a hygienist when needed. “This is a great place to work, “ enthuses Monica. “Dr. Diaz truly cares about us as people, not just as employees. The patients are great…. kind and very caring. The view is the best in town. We just look out over the river and everything is great. I LOVE MY JOB. I like taking someone who will not smile because they are ashamed of their smile and giving them one that they love. It changes their whole life… and I love that!”

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Paulette – RDH – Hygienist

Our dental hygienist, Paulette, received her education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has been in dentistry for almost 32 years – most of them spent with Riverview Dental Designs. “This practice works to keep up with the technological advancements in dentistry while striving to give our patients the quality care they deserve in a caring and professional manner. I love my patients and knowing that I can play a role in helping them maintain a healthy and beautiful smile for a lifetime.”

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Amanda – RDH, Treatment Coordinator/Dental Hygienist

Amanda has been working in the dental field for over 10 years and has been with Riverview Dental Designs since 2013. She is a graduate of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program in Birmingham. Her duties include assisting the doctors with clinical procedures, taking all necessary x-rays, scheduling appointments for future treatments, and sterilizing the rooms and instruments. “I love the commitment our doctors offer to provide a higher quality of care and treatment for our patients! Plus, our gorgeous riverfront view makes us really unique!”

Sadie – Hygiene Coordinator

Sadie is the other cheerful, caring voice you hear when you call our office. Her duties include managing the recare system, confirming patient appointments, ordering supplies, checking insurance eligibility, and other parts of running the dental office. Sadie has also successfully completed the Dental Assisting program from Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy.  “The thing I love best about my job is the great people I work with and interacting with all of the wonderful patients. We treat every patient the same, like one big family. We also have the best view on the river.”

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Brandi – CDA, Dental Assistant

Brandi has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. She received her Certified Dental Assistant certification from Shelton State Community College. Her duties include: assisting the doctors with clinical procedures, taking all necessary x-rays, scheduling appointments for other treatment and sterilization. “I love establishing relationships with our patients and educating them on how to maintain a beautiful smile. I also enjoy working with the highest in technology and the most caring and compassionate doctors.”

Kelli – Treatment Coordinator

Kelli is another friendly face you will see at our office. Her duties include sterilization of rooms and instruments, taking x-rays, scheduling appointments, assisting the doctors, and going over all treatment plans. “I love the people I work with and the patients are always such a joy. Our doctors and staff truly care for every patient and work hard to make sure they know that. I feel so proud to be a part of Riverview Dental Designs!

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Chana – Scheduling Coordinator

Chana is one of the cheerful voices that you hear when you call our office.  She is studying Business Administration through Ashworth College and enjoys her job interacting with our patients.  “We have such a great staff that cares for our patients. I love being a part of that and helping to provide care that goes way beyond just treatment.  I feel so grateful to be a part of Riverview Dental Designs.” Her responsibilities include greeting patients upon their arrival, managing our dentist’s schedule, verifying insurance, confirming and scheduling appointments and various other duties to keep our office running smoothly.