Meet Our Sun City Team

in Sun City, Arizona

The team at our Sun City dental office is the best of the best - a team of dedicated professionals who maintain a compassionate and knowledgeable demeanor to put you at ease. At our Sun City dental office, we maintain our education and use only the latest technology to provide advanced dentistry and the best results. Get to know your team and read their bios below!

Doctors

Dr. Lisa Kubik

Lisa Kubik, DMD

Education
B.S. Marketing, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
DMD, Midwestern University

Achievements / Awards
Guest Lecturer at Midwestern University- Glendale, AZ
Dean’s Research Award - 2018
Community Service Award – 2016
President of the Midwestern University Student Research Group - 2016
Kenneth A. Suarez Dentsply Research Award – 2015

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Dr. Richard Holley

Richard Holley, DDS

Education
Degree graduate of the University of Arizona and the University of Colorado. Advanced General Dentistry degree from the University of Missouri. Studied at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advance Dental Studies, learning the most advanced techniques in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

Achievements / Awards
Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry at the youngest age on record, and has since been honored by his peers by being elected President of the Arizona Academy of General Dentistry.

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Dr. Frank Nelson

Frank Nelson, DDS

Education
Studied at Arizona State University Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Undergraduate from University of Southern California

Achievements / Awards
Dr. Nelson has years of experience and training in Dental Implants, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Aesthetics, and Orthodontics.

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Hygienists

Candi - Registered Dental Hygienist

Candi - Registered Dental Hygienist

Candi is originally from Lincoln, NE. She has a total of thirteen years in the dental industry, and has been with Burns Dentistry for more than two years.

Get To Know Candi:
In her spare time, Candi enjoys knitting, and is an animal lover, especially cats.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Movie: What Dreams May Come
  • Favorite Quote: “Never underestimate yourself. Possibilities are endless”
Alyssa - Registered Dental Hygienist

Alyssa - Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Arizona, Alyssa earned her Associate Applied Science in Dental Assisting in 2008, Associate Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2012, and her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She has more than twelve years of experience in the dental field, and has been with Burns Dentistry for two years.

Get to know Alyssa:
When she isn’t working, Alyssa loves spending time with her family, two huskies, and three cats, Alyssa also loves to sing. She’s been married for seven years, and together they enjoy traveling and going to new places. Alyssa also listed to sing, and collects knives.

  • Favorite Color: Purple, Teal, and Black
  • Favorite Movie: The Greatest Showman
  • Favorite Quote: “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
  • Hidden Talent: She has won the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler Award.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: The beach
Ariel - Registered Dental Hygienist

Ariel - Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from the Central Coast of California, Ariel has almost 10 years of experience in the dental field. She started her dental career as a dental assistant, and was an assistant for 4 years before furthering her career as a dental hygienist. She went to hygiene school locally in Mesa and loves living in Arizona.

Get to know Ariel:
In my spare time I enjoy traveling, stand-up paddle boarding and spending time with family and friends.

  • Favorite Color: POlive Green
  • Favorite Movie: Crazy Rich Asians
  • Favorite Quote: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
  • Fun Fact: Disney themed full name
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Anywhere with a beach and clear water to snorkel in.

Assistants

Sylwia - Dental Assistant

Sylwia - Dental Assistant

Born in Poland, Sylwia came to the United States when she was 2 years old. She grew up in Illinois and moved to Arizona 2 years ago. After she started assisting, she decided that was the career she wanted to grow in. She has thirteen years of experience as a dental assistant, and has a Dental Assisting Certification, Phlebotomy Certification, and Radiation Certification.

Get to know Sylwia:
In her spare time, she loves the outdoors - hiking, camping, traveling, and offroading.She loves to cook and bake in her spare time. She has one furbaby, her husky named Nala.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman, Jumanji, The Great Gatsby
  • Favorite Quote: “Believe you can and you are halfway there”
  • Hidden Talent: She is fluent in Polish and rides motorcycles
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Europe
Jessica L - Dental Assistant

Jessica L - Dental Assistant

Jessica is an Arizona native. has been working in the dental field since 2015, and has held a phlebotomy certification since 2018. She has been with Burn Dentistry for over three years.

Get to know Jessica:
Jessica likes to go running, baking, and decorating. She’s also an animal lover, and has two dogs of her own. Even though she’s an Arizona native, she’s never been to the Grand Canyon.

  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite Movie: A Star Is Born
  • Favorite Quote: “If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, but never the goal”
  • Hidden Talent: She was on a traveling jump rope team.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Thailand, Bora Bora, Bali, or Italy
Ashley - Dental Assistant

Ashley - Dental Assistant

Ashley was born in Alaska, and grew up in Arizona. She earned her Associates of Arts from Estrella Mountain Community College, Associates of Applied Science from Phoenix College, and her Bachelor’s of Arts from Ottawa University, graduating Cum Laude. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2009, and phlebotomy certified since 2005. Ashley started her career in healthcare in 2005, and has been with Burns Dentistry for over two years.

Get to know Ashley:
Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, and her family. They currently have four dogs.

  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride and Goonies
  • Favorite Quote: “Be the change you want to see in the world”
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Scotland, Ireland, or Greece

Technicians

Samantha - Sterile Tech

Samantha - Sterile Tech

Samantha was born and raised in Blythe,CA and moved to Buckeye 3 years ago. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, doing her makeup, and watching her little brother play baseball on the weekends with her family.

  • Favorite Color: Pink and Teal
  • Favorite Movie: Juwanna Man, She’s the Man, and Step Up
  • Favorite Quote: “Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.”
  • Fun Fact: She likes to play in slow pitch tournaments
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Bora Bora

Support Staff

Susan - Concierge

Susan - Concierge

Susan is originally from Sacramento, CA. She moved to England when she was five years old, and moved to Tucson, AZ when she was twelve years old. She raised six children in Tucson, and currently resides in Surprise. She has a Career Diploma in Medical Billing and Coding, and has more than thirty years in customer service.

Get to know Susan:
When Susan isn’t at work, she loves to bake/decorate cakes, especially for her grandkids. She also enjoys rollerblading.

  • Favorite Color: Teal
  • Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, Seven
  • Favorite Quote: “What does not kill me makes me stronger”
  • Hidden Talent/Fun Fact: She enjoys rollerblading.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Maui! Anywhere with beautiful white sand beaches and warm water!
Shari - Doctor Administrator

Shari - Doctor Administrator

Originally from Massachusetts, Shari moved to Arizona when she was seven years old. Shari received her education from Apollo College, and has completed Office Manager Training with the Academy of Craniofacial Pain, Anatomage CBCT Training, and is a TMJ Certified Dental Assistant. She has worked in the dental field for 18 years, and has been with Burns Dentistry just shy of one year.

Get to know Shari:
When she’s not at work, she loves cheering on the New England Patriots, and of course the Cardinals. She and her husband have two children, 5 dogs, and two cats.

  • Favorite Color: Yellow
  • Favorite Movie: Beaches
  • Favorite Quote: “Push Yourself Because No One Else Is Going To Do It For You”
  • Hidden Talent: She loves to Rollerskate
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Iceland
Jessica - Hygiene Coordinator

Jessica - Hygiene Coordinator

Originally from Chicago, IL, Jessica graduated from high school in Glendale. Her experience includes more than 25 years in sales and customer service. She has been a part of the Burns Dentistry team for three years.

  • Favorite Color: Black
  • Favorite Movie: Empire Records
  • Favorite Quote: “A team that trusts is a team that triumphs!”
  • Hidden Talent/Fun Fact: She can name all Capitals of the 50 states.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: London
Roslyn - Doctor Administrator

Roslyn - Doctor Administrator

Roslyn came to Burns Dentistry with almost 30 years of experience in the dental field. She attended Troy State University in Alabama, and Bellevue Community College in Washington.

Get to know Roslyn:
Roslyn possesses a love for life, and a desire to grow. She gets her inspiration by surrounding herself with like minded individuals.

  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Movie: Braveheart
  • Favorite Quote: “When I make up my mind to accomplish something, “grass won’t grow beneath my feet.”
  • Claim To Fame: Played Singles in 2016 National Championships Adult 40/Over and won the tournament against players from six different states.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Heaven to visit past loved ones.
Charity- Treatment Coordinator

Charity- Treatment Coordinator

Originally from Washington, Charity studied at Glendale Community College and Mesa Chairside Dental Academy. She has an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting and Business Communication, and continued education and training through the Scheduling Institute, Grant Cardone University, and Ritz Carlton. Charity has more than 17 years of experience in the dental industry, and has been with Burns Dentistry for four years.

Get to know Charity:
Outside of work, Charity is involved in dog rescue, and other volunteering. She is a mother of three amazing sons, and has three dogs and one cat (who thinks he’s a dog). She enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, bowling, playing pool, watching basketball, and cheering on her favorite football team, the Seattle Seahawks.

  • Favorite Color: Blue or Black
  • Favorite Movie: Step Brothers and Forrest Gump
  • Favorite Quote: “Be somebody who make everybody feel like a somebody”
  • Hidden Talent: She barrel raced horses in the rodeo, and has an orange belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Her cousin played the role of “Booger” in the Revenge of the Nerds movie series.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Hawaii
Taylor - Claims Reconciliation Specialist

Taylor - Claims Reconciliation Specialist

Taylor is originally from Surprise, AZ. She has been in the dental field for more than ten years, and has a Dental Assistant Certification, and Medical Billing and Coding Certification.

Get to know Taylor:
Taylor’s hobbies include mountain biking, and having movie and game nights with her family. She loves to watch baseball, and her favorite team is the Washington Nationals. Taylor has one daughter who is six years old, and a dog mom to an eight year old Rottie Australian Shepherd mix.

  • Favorite Color: Turquoise
  • Favorite Movie: The Lion King (1994 version)
  • Favorite Quote: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game”
  • Hidden Talent: She and her daughter are the babies of her family, of 21 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Bora Bora
Jenna - Accounts Receivables Specialist

Jenna - Accounts Receivables Specialist

Jenna has more than 12 years of experience working in the dental field, and has been with Burns Dentistry since the fall of 2020. She prides herself on her training coming directly from hands-on experience working in a dental office.

Get to know Jenna:
Jenna was born in Boston, MA, but grew up in Arizona. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, and her family.

  • Favorite Color: Purple
  • Favorite Movie: Pearl Harbor
  • Favorite Quote: “It is what it is.”
  • Hidden Talent: She can wave her pinky toe by itself.
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: Fiji to stay in a hut above the ocean
Marina - Digital Marketing Assistant

Marina - Digital Marketing Assistant

Marina has worked in the social media field for almost six years. She joined the Burns Dentistry team in January of this year!

Get to know Marina:
When Marina is not in the office, she loves to be outdoors, enjoying the feeling of being free and open! Also, she’s a foodie and loves trying new foods.

  • Favorite Color: Cheetah Print
  • Favorite Movie: Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Favorite Quote: “Always forward, never back.”
  • Hidden Talent/Fun Fact: She used to live in Italy
  • If she could travel anywhere, It would be: I would go back to Italy

Schedule a Consultation

With a fully trained dental team and an in-house lab to deliver every type of dental procedure, we are fully equipped to customize an exact plan for you and your mouth. At Burns Dentistry, we know that every patient is different and that is why we’ve gone through the care and training to make sure we can deliver exactly what you need. With a personalized treatment plan, you can have the information you need to make an educated decision about your health and your future, with no pressure on our end.

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