Your Friendly J. Philipp Family
Tiffany – Vice President of Operations
Tiffany has been managing in the medical field since 2004, and she is passionate about creating an enjoyable patient experience. She ensures that our patients are happy with every aspect of their visit. Tiffany keeps the office running smoothly and is always available to listen to patients’ concerns. You may see her around the office working on patient’s treatment planning, assisting with appointments, making financial arrangements, and marketing the office. She joined the J. Philipp Family and Cosmetic Dentistry team in 2011.
She has completed additional education in the study of laser and aesthetics because she enjoys learning and providing the best for our patients.
Tiffany was born in Massachusetts and moved to Arizona in 1990. On her free time she enjoys time with her family, friends, and her German Shepard, Rory. She also spends her free time hiking, traveling and trying new experiences.
Denise – Dental Hygienist
For over 20 years, Denise has been helping people keep and find their beautiful smiles. Prior to becoming a dental hygienist she worked as a dental assistant as well as receptionist. She has gained knowledge in all aspects of the dental practice and therefore has been equipped with critical skills necessary to insure patients are receiving the very best care possible.
Denise is an Arizona native. She has 5 wonderful children, Rebekah, Forrest, Austin, Halee, and Melanie. With her free time she enjoys Cardinals football, running, hiking, movies, and spending time with family and friends.
LaToshia – Dental Hygienist
LaToshia has been a dental hygienist for over 13 years. She graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy, located in Detroit Michigan where she is from. Most of her extended family still lives there, including her Mother and 6 siblings. She moved to Arizona 7 years ago with her husband and 2 children. LaToshia enjoys reading and traveling with her family.
LaToshia is a patient advocate and is committed to providing the best care for our patients. She is passionate about dental hygiene and all aspects of dental care. She is committed to treating all patients like family and give them 100% every time at every appointment and it shows.
Natasha – Dental Assistant
Natasha has been a dental assistant for 15 years. She loves all aspects of dentistry. “Seeing the smiles on patients faces and knowing that I helped make those smiles, put a smiles on my face.”
Natasha was born in Gillette Wyoming, raised in Denver Colorado. She moved to Arizona in 1998 and graduated High School in 2002. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in Dental Assisting in 2003. In 2010, Natasha decided to move back to Colorado. There she became what they call EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant). In 2015 she graduated from Arizona College as a certified dental biller and coder.
When not working Natasha loves spending time with her family. She is married and has 2 children. Natasha loves the outdoors from snow boarding to swimming . She also loves to go camping with the family
Aleena – Dental Assistant/Front Office Concierge
Aleena grew up in Orange County, California and moved to Queen Creek, Arizona in 2007. She began her career in dentistry in 2001. Aleena’s expertise in both the front and back office allow her to help the practice run smoothly. She understands the value of professionalism along with compassionate patient care. Her ultimate goal is for our patients to be self-confident with beautiful healthy smiles.
When she isn’t spending time with her husband and three beautiful children Kevin, Kylie and Gia; she loves reading, listening to music and meditating. She is looking forward to being first time Arizona Cardinal season ticket holders this fall. Aleena is very excited to be part of Dr. Philipp’s amazing team.
Jewel – Dental Assistant
Jewel is originally from Chisago City Minnesota, a very small town close to the Wisconsin border. She moved to sunny Arizona in 1982 with her parents and 2 brothers and made it home.
She started in the dental field in 1990 shortly after graduating from Mesa High school. She was introduced to Dentistry by her dad’s dentist who was also a friend, he talked her into working in his office. It was there that she fell in love with dentistry. She realized she could help patients achieve all of their dental goals. Whether it was fixing someone’s front teeth and giving them a beautiful smile or just getting someone out of pain…..she just enjoys making her patients happy. She later went to Phoenix College to make it official by becoming certified dental assistant in the state of Arizona.
Jewel has 4 beautiful daughters; Amanda, Moriah, Natalie, and Kamryn. She is happily married to her husband, Rich. She is also a new grandma to her sweet granddaughter Willow. As a family they are very outdoor type of people. They love to go to the valley lakes on their boat and go on hikes…explore as much as possible. Jewel also loves to get up early in the morning and go for a run to start her day.
Erica – Patient Care Coordinator
Erica joined the J Philipp team in 2016. She loves being the Patient Care Coordinator because it allows her to really get to know our patients and build one on one relationships with them. Erica has 20 years of customer service experience in Hotel Management, Accounting, Human Resources, and in the Cosmetology field. She prides herself in being a real people person and making sure our patients have everything they need.
She is a proud Mom of three amazing, adorable children aka her little Minions. Chelsea 15, Zackery 9 and Carlee 7. In her free time she likes spending it with her “Minions” swimming in her backyard pool, having family game night (She is the Clue Master), cooking new meals for her family to try, and just snuggling up watch old movies.
Sabrina – Benefits Coordinator
Sabrina grew up moving from place to place. She lived in 7 states by the time she was 12. Her family settled in Payson, AZ where she graduated high school in 2001.
Since graduating she has lived in the Phoenix area and held various positions in customer service. She loves working with people and finds great joy in helping those in need. She takes great pride in her natural ability to make those around her smile, which is why she decided to start a career in the dental field.
When she’s not coordinating dental insurance benefits, she enjoys camping with her friends, spending time with her sister, learning new recipes, and travelling to as many new and exciting places as she can