Front Desk Administrator
Kelsey moved to Alaska in 2019 with her husband who is serving in the Air Force and stationed at JEER. Like Dr. Barnes, she grew up in Virginia. It is her dream to one day have a beach house and live by the ocean. She loves spending time with her growing family, baking, and shopping. She is very proud to work at Aurora Children's Dentistry. The smiles on the faces of the children we see make her happy and excited to be working in pediatric dentistry. She does an amazing job at the front desk.
Allisyn is a Palmer native who has always been fascinated with dentistry. She entered the dental field five years ago as a dental assistant. She loves her job at Aurora Children's Dentistry because she has the opportunity to give stickers and goodies to the kids at the end of their appointments during checkout. Helping children have a positive experience at the dentist is a priority for her and the main reason she loves pediatric dentistry. When she is not caring for kids in the office, she can be found with her own children on a sledding hill, making a craft project or cooking something yummy!
Jane grew up in the hospitality industry in Kentucky. She realized early in life that her passion is caring for people. She discovered her love of all things dental when she started working in orthodontics nearly 20 years ago. Her son shares her excitement for helping others and is now a dentist in Colorado. She has long believed that children are the way we send messages to the future. She is proud to be part of a team caring for children and sending positive attitudes and habits into their futures. She loves spending time in her garden and going hiking with her children, grandchildren and husband of nearly 40 years.
Krystal is from Chevak, AK. She entered the dental field through a training program at the native hospital 2 years ago. She loves pediatric dentistry because it allows her to work with children and share her excitement about dentistry with them. She loves picking prizes to reward patients for good behavior during appointments. She is a nursing student, an avid baker and mom to an adorable little girl.
Val was raised in Fairbanks. She discovered her passion for dentistry while working at a dental office during high school. She has been working in dentistry for 17 years. She realized her heart was in pediatrics before she went to hygiene school. Her favorite thing about working in pediatric dentistry is having the opportunity to make a positive difference in a child's oral health and wellbeing with out judgement. She loves to have fun outdoors with her family skiing, sledding or growing something in the garden.