Jo Ann Riggs
Jo Ann was certified as a dental assistant in 1972 after receiving her Associate in Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting from El Centro Community College. She has been employed in multiple specialties of dentistry and brings a varied and in-depth background to our practice. Jo Ann assisted Dr. Riggs in opening the practice in 1985 and has been managing all aspects of the practice since that time including delivering patient care.
Cindy joined the practice in 1990 in the capacity of Business Manager and has been invaluable as our insurance specialist and receptionist. Cindy has contributed by keeping accounts receivables current and consulting with patients regarding homecare, behavior modification and financial planning. Her warm and friendly personality continues to make patients feel at home.
Lana has been a part of our office since 2001. We were fortunate enough to have her work summers through high school and full-time since 2008 when she graduated from A&M after receiving her BS in Psychology. Lana is currently completing her Masters Degree from DBU in Family and Marriage Counseling. She has been a great asset in assisting in all aspects of the business office as well as consulting with patients and assisting Dr. Riggs in routine patient care.
We welcome Leslie, the newest member of our team as of January 2010. She graduated from Texas Dental Assistant School in April of 2009 and received her registration in Dental Assisting December 1, 2010. She has proven to be an asset controlling our recall system and greeting patients. Leslie also assists in consulting with patients, manages incoming phone calls and functions in all areas of the business office.