Meet Our Staff

Our staff is skilled, kind and compassionate. It is our desire to make your visit as pleasant as possible where we strive to exceed every expectation. When you come to our office, we get to know a lot about you. We want to give you the same opportunity to know us better. Here are some staff pictures and some interesting facts about each one of us. Enjoy!

Our desire is to keep your child’s teeth and mouth in good health and to make the process of doing so a pleasant one for everyone.

Alan B. Dowell DDS

Pediatric Dentist

My greatest desire is to provide a dental experience that patients actually enjoy! Because of an indescribable staff (really great) and my patients, I love Pediatric Dentistry more than ever.

Elizabeth Nicholson

Office Manager

I was born and raised here in Flagstaff and graduated from NAU in 2001. I enjoy reading as well as hiking, skiing, biking, and paddle boarding with my husband Brian and daughter Sara. Someday I’d love to live in Ouray, Colorado and work at Mouse’s Chocolates!

Susan Quick

Scheduling Coordinator

I am originally from Gilbert, Arizona. I have lived in Flagstaff since 1998. My husband Shawn and I have four wonderful kids. I graduated from the University of Utah with a BS in Economics. I enjoy reading, event planning, and spending time with my family.

Sylvie Woods, RDH

Dental Hygienist

I was born and raised in Kingman, Arizona. I graduated from NAU with a BS in Dental Hygiene. I love traveling and spending time with my dog Cash.

Leslie Lurvey

Dental Assistant

I am the mother to four wonderful children. I have been in the dental field for ten years! My hobbies consist of crocheting, cooking, and making people laugh. Laughter is the best medicine!

Shannon Mosier

Dental Assistant

I am from Joseph City, Arizona. I graduated from high school in 2015 and have been a Dental Assistant since 2019. I’m currently working on an Applied Science degree to become a Dental Hygienist. I love football, traveling, my dogs, and anything involving food!

Sairena James

Dental Assistant

I was born and raised here in Flagstaff. I graduated from Coconino High School in 2021. I love to play tennis, paint nails, hang out with my cat Arlo, and spend time with my family and friends!

Olivia Long

Dental Assistant

I am Navajo and originally from Page, AZ. I enjoy spending time with my husband, Chavez and our two daughters. I also enjoy ranching with my family and exploring the roots of my heritage.


Comfort Puppy

My name is Coral and when I was six months old I lived with my dental dog trainer for three weeks where I learned to comfort children while receiving treatment. I love dog treats and playing tug of war with my toys.