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Lili Gutierrez – Practice Manager

I have worked for Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Since September of 2009 when it first opened its doors in Pasco, WA . I have been in the dental field since 1999. I started out as a dental assistant, I was crossed trained in front office, dental and medical billing and Office Manager. Working in the dental field is my passion! Helping the children in our community makes it that much more special. Advanced Pediatric Dentistry is very involved in helping to educate the local schools and community about good oral hygiene. (this is the best part of our job). I was born and raised in Othello, WA. My husband David and I moved to Richland, WA in September of 2007 and we have three beautiful girls, in our spare time we like to enjoy our girls, we love taking them on family vacations or taking them to the park. I am here to make sure your child has a wonderful and positive experience and look forward to meeting you.

Lisa Garza – Scheduling/ Financial Coordinator

HI, I’m Lisa. I joined the Advanced Pediatric Dentistry team in September 2009 when the office first opened. My goal is to make sure our patients walk out happy. I was born and raised in Othello WA. My husband, Fonso and I moved to Pasco in 2010. We are expecting out 1st child in September 2012. I have worked in the dental field since 2006. We have an outstanding team that works together to make your child’s dental experience a fun a positive one. During my time off, I enjoy spending time with family and making small trips with my husband.

Heidi Stacy – Dental Assistant

HI! My name is Heidi. Here are a few fun facts about myself. I have lived in the Tri-Cities most of my life. My husband Josh and I have a beautiful daughter and son. I have had the pleasure of dental assisting in the pediatric dental field since 2003 and love working with kids! I enjoy spending my time with family and friends and outdoor activities of any kind. Being happy, relaxed and carefree is the way I like to live my life.

Elisa Flores _ Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Elisa. I am a dental assistant here at Advanced Pediatric Dentistry. I was born and raised here in Pasco. I have been a pediatric dental assistant since 2006. I enjoy working at Advanced Pediatric Dentistry, because we have a great team. As a dental assistant I get to meet patients and parents. I enjoy teaching them the best way to brush and floss. I make sure that every visit is a wonderful experience for the patient and parent, greeting each one with a smile.

Nelida Casillas – Dental Assistant

I was born in Jalisco Mexico, when I was 11 my family moved to the Tri-Cities. I attended Tri-Tech Skills Center Dental Assistant program during my senior year of high School. I graduated from Pasco High in 1995. I have been working as a dental assistant since 2005. I love my job! I started working for Advanced Pediatric Dentistry in May 2011 and I really enjoy working with children. I am married and have 3 children which I love very much. For recreation I love spending time with my family, camping an cooking.

Andrea – Dental Assistant

My name is Andrea, I grew up in Hermiston, Oregon. I recently moved to Kennewick, Washington with my wonderful husband, and 3 beautiful children. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my friends and family.
I have been working in the dental field as a Dental Assistant since 2002.
I started working for Advanced Pediatric Dentistry. in September 2007 when we first opened our doors. I really enjoy working with the community and teaching kids the importance of good hygiene and a good diet to keep a nice healthy smile.

Marjorie Cuevas - Dental Assistant

My name is Marjorie, but I go by “MJ”. I have the privilege to be the mother of one of the craziest kids I know, Cesar. We love to watch movies and hang out with family and friends. Traveling is my thing. I love to travel and experience new places. Even though being a dental assistant for a pediatric dental office is challenging at times, it’s a great feeling knowing that I can make a child's experience in our dental office a good one.


Hi,my name is Mia, I was born and raised in the Tri-Cities. My husband Zach and I have two wonderful and energetic boys. I attended Hygiene school at Columbia Basin College and graduated in 2006. I enjoy all aspects of dental hygiene; however I especially enjoy working with children. In my free time I like to run, workout and spend time with my family enjoying all types of outdoor activities.

Jessica Gonzalez

Hi, my name is Jessica Gonzalez, I was born and raised right here in Pasco Washington. I attended the Tri-Tech skills center in High School and in October 2013 I joined the Advanced Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics team as a Receptionist. I have really enjoyed working in a Pediatric Dental office and love giving everyone that walks in the office a warm welcome and making them feel as comfortable as possible.


HI, my name is Erica. I joined Advanced Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics team in April of 2013. I have worked in the Dental field since 2006. I enjoy working with all the kids and seeing both parents and kids have a positive experience in our office. My husband Daniel and I moved to Pasco in July 2013 with our 3 wonderful children. When I’m not at the office I love to spend time with my family, friends, baking and traveling.


Hello, my name is Clarissa. I was born and raised in Kennewick. I have been a pediatric dental assistant since 2010 and I just love working with kids!

When I’m not working, I’m spending time with my wonderful boyfriend and my friends, I also love to travel and see new places.

Laura Ramos, (Yesi)

Hi, my name is Laura Ramos, I have always gone by my nick name Yesi. I grew up in the Yakima Valley and attended school and College there. I knew from a very early age that I wanted to work in the dental field. I worked 2 years for a general dentist and have spent the last 4 years working in Pediatric Dentistry. I love my job very much. Kids are so full of life and it’s always a joy to see a little one smiling. On the weekends I like to spend time with my family and you can always find me enjoying a coffee from Starbucks.