Dr. Avitia was born and raised in Carson City, NV where his family owns and operates a Mexican food restaurant named El Charro Avita. He worked in all aspects of the restaurant from busboy to manager until he left to attend college. He attended the University of Nevada Reno where he obtained a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology graduating with distinction in the top 15% of his class. He then attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Ne; graduating in 2007. During his time in Nebraska he participated in the Ghering/Scottsbluff rural outreach externship, Give Kids a Smile, and the SONRISA project. After dental school he practiced in northern Nevada in several private practices, before moving to Las Vegas in 2009. Dr. Avitia speaks both English and Spanish. In his free time he enjoys videogames, home improvement, painting, working out, and yoga. Several original paintings by Dr Avitia decorate the office.
Esther is our friendly office manager and front desk receptionist. She was raised in Bullhead City, Arizona and currently resides in Boulder City, NV. She has many years of experience in general dental offices in both Bullhead and Las Vegas. She is a highly trained practice administrator and insurance expert. In her free time she enjoys "Seadoing" (jetskis), cooking, cars, and spending time with her husband, kids, and grandchildren.
"We all enjoy giving excellent care and work together to give you, the patient, the personalized attention you deserve."
Deb is our resident hygienist. She is originally from Southern Illinois, but has lived in Henderson, NV since 2007. She lives with her husband Jeff and daughter Rachael. She graduated Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale with an Associate degree in Applied Science (Dental Hygiene). Deb has been a hygienist for over 26 years both here in Nevada and in Illinois. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, bowling, and traveling. "The best part of my job is meeting new people and helping them make a difference in their dental health."
Norma is our dental assistant. She is originally from Mexico and has lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years. She has been a dental assistant for 15 years. Norma is bilingual speaking both English and Spanish. In her free time Norma enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, taking long walks, and camping. Norma is married with two children. "I really enjoy meeting all the new people and helping them fix problems and making their smiles beautiful."