Meet the Team - Albuquerque, NM

Meet Our Highly Trained Staff

our Mission

Dr. Craig T. Steichen and staff is committed to excellence. We strive to provide the best care with a genuine concern for your comfort. Our highly skilled team, coupled with state of the art equipment, assures you the best possible treatment available.

About Our Office

Our office appreciates the impact oral health has on overall health and consistently practice a comprehensive approach when treating our patients.

our Team

Anna CDA Clinical and Financial Manager

Anna, CDA

Clinical and Financial Manager

Anna has worked with Dr. Steichen from day one! They have been a great working pair for over 2 decades. Anna specializes in insurance billing, financing, and treatment planning. Prior to transitioning into office management Anna also worked as a dental assistant. Anna enjoys spending time with her family and loves spoiling her grandchildren.

Holly CPFDA

Holly, CPFDA

CPFDA (Certified Preventive Functions) Dental Assistant

Holly has been working in dentistry for over 30 years and has been working with Dr. Steichen since 2006. Holly's long term commitment to dentistry has provided her with a library of dental knowledge and experiences. Holly enjoys spending time outdoors and spending time with her friends and family.

Stacey Medical Billing Specialist

Stacey

Medical Billing Specialist

Stacey joined our team crossing over from medicine to dentistry. Stacey specializes in medical billing to ensure patients receive comprehensive dental and medical care that is affordable. She enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and reading.

Katie RDH

Katie, RDH

Lead Clinical Hygienist

Katie is our office’s lead hygiene clinician and has been practicing since 2009. She graduated with her Associates of Dental Hygiene Sciences from Kirkwood CC in Iowa. She has advanced training in laser and periodontal therapies. When she is not at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Amanda BSDH

Amanda, BSDH

Sleep Apnea Specialist

Amanda graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing since 2011 and is a strong believer in preventive dentistry. Amanda has obtained additional training in evaluating Obstructive Sleep Apnea and breathing related sleeping disorders. She is personally conducting consultations and fabricating oral appliances to help patients improve their quality of sleep.

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Christina, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Christina graduated from the University of New Mexico's Dental Hygiene Program and is local anesthesia and laser certified. Her strong work ethic and energetic positive attitude made her a perfect fit for the team. Outside the office she is a culinary enthusiast, avid fitness aficionado and enjoys any kind of outdoor adventure with her spouse. Since her first day here she has motivated the staff and received rave reviews from patients.

Lindsey MSDH, PhDc

Lindsey, MSDH, PhDc

Registered Dental Hygienist and Practice Specialist

Lindsey earned her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2009 from Pacific University in Oregon, her masters of Dental Hygiene from UNM in 2011 and is an Educational Psychology Ph.D candidate at UNM. Lindsey has been working as a clinician with Dr. Steichen and teaching at UNM since 2009. Outside of the office she loves to spend time with her family.

Angela CDA

Angela, DA

Implant Coordinator

Angela has been an earned her dental assistant license in 2012. She enjoys learning new techniques and is always looking for new ways to improve her patient’s health and lives. She works side by side with Dr. Steichen specializing in prosthetics, implantology and restorative dental procedures. When she isn't in scrubs she enjoys and spending time with her family.

Sara CDA

Sarajean, DA

SureSmile Coordinator

Sara earned her dental assistant license in 2008. She works side by side with Dr. Steichen and specializes in implantology and restorative dental procedures. Sarajean is also our Sure Smile coordinator. She provides consultations for our invisible braces and fabricates the invisible braces for our patients to improve the esthetics and function of their smile. When she isn't in scrubs she enjoys baking and spending time with her family.

Genesis CDA

Genesis, CDA

Certified Dental Assistant and Hygiene Assistant

Genesis joined our team from UNM where she worked chairside with dental residents and anesthesiologists performing oral surgery on pediatric patients and full mouth surgical cases. Genesis manages the hygiene department ensuring all our patients are healthy both medically and dentally to ensure quality comprehensive care. Outside the office Genesis donates her time to animals in need.

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Crystal

Patient Scheduling Coordinator

Crystal works side by side with Anna coordinating Dr. Steichen's and the hygiene staff's schedule. She specializes in insurance billing, verification, and treatment coordination. Crystal has worked in dentistry for over 7 years where she started as a dental assistant. In her free time she likes being outdoors and spending time with her family.

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