Meet Our Team

EXPERIENCE A HIGHLY-CREDENTIALED TEAM

The best dental care you can receive is when a dentist and her team are a true team. At Beautiful Smiles, you’ll know immediately that this is a dental practice where we are a family, and we work together to earn your family’s trust. Take a moment to read about our team members and acquaint yourself with the people who will help you create your most beautiful smile.

KATHY MERRIAM | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

As a Dental Hygienist, Kathy performs a wide array of tasks that provide you with excellent care and personalized attention. She enjoys sharing her extensive dental and health knowledge with all patients. Kathy started her hygiene career with Dr. Santiago a number of years ago, and she is now thrilled to be back with the team that was always like another family to her. Additionally, she has truly enjoyed reconnecting with so many of her former patients. With daughters off at college, Kathy also mentors dental hygiene students. Together with Phyllis Gerrol, she also participates in additional hygiene education throughout the year. Kathy spends her time with her husband and enjoys walking her dog, Zoe.


KATHY MERRIAM | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

As a Dental Hygienist, Kathy performs a wide array of tasks that provide you with excellent care and personalized attention. She enjoys sharing her extensive dental and health knowledge with all patients. Kathy started her hygiene career with Dr. Santiago a number of years ago, and she is now thrilled to be back with the team that was always like another family to her. Additionally, she has truly enjoyed reconnecting with so many of her former patients. With daughters off at college, Kathy also mentors dental hygiene students. Together with Phyllis Gerrol, she also participates in additional hygiene education throughout the year. Kathy spends her time with her husband and enjoys walking her dog, Zoe.

PHYLLIS GERROL | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

A Dental Hygienist, Phyllis gives you personalized care that begins with talking about your dental concerns and tailoring her care to your special needs. Phyllis takes time to help you learn how to best care for your smile. Her enthusiasm for continuing education is a boon to all of us, as well as to her patients.

A gardener and cook, Phyllis supplies the dental team with amazing snacks, healthy snacks. She keeps us all laughing with her humorous stories. She enjoys spending time with her two children and her two grandchildren, and she also enjoys taking photos of the bears who visit in her neighborhood.


PHYLLIS GERROL | REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

A Dental Hygienist, Phyllis gives you personalized care that begins with talking about your dental concerns and tailoring her care to your special needs. Phyllis takes time to help you learn how to best care for your smile. Her enthusiasm for continuing education is a boon to all of us, as well as to her patients.

A gardener and cook, Phyllis supplies the dental team with amazing snacks, healthy snacks. She keeps us all laughing with her humorous stories. She enjoys spending time with her two children and her two grandchildren, and she also enjoys taking photos of the bears who visit in her neighborhood.

KAREN | DENTAL ASSISTANT


KAREN | DENTAL ASSISTANT

CASSIE | BUSINESS TEAM

CASSIE| BUSINESS TEAM

MERIDITH | BUSINESS TEAM

MERIDITH | BUSINESS TEAM

YAMARIS | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

YAMARIS | CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT