Our Amazing Team


Deborah Brown – Director


Deborah first job out of high school was as a chair-side assistant for a general dentist in Simi Valley, Calif. Deborah loved the field from the very beginning and found that she had a way with people. She also has been a dentistry receptionist, and an office manager, and even worked for a medical management corporation in Salt Lake City, Utah as the Operations Manager. Deborah also spent some time as a dental assistant instructor, which she found very rewarding.

As the customer service manager for BDG and now the Director of BDG Academy, she has found a purpose to utilize the many years of experience she has.

Arlene Sunter – Ortho Instructor


Arlene is a licensed dental assistant, with over 20 years of private and group practice experience in the UK and USA.
She currently manages training and development for 15 orthodontic location for Boston Dental Group in the Las Vegas area.

She earned her AA degree from Cerritos College and a certification in orthodontic assisting from the University of Southern California.

Ellesa Reynada – Academic Director 


Ellesa is a Registered Dental Assistant and began her lifelong career with BDG Dental Services.

Ellesa is currently the Back Office Training Specialist for BDG Dental Services. She trains all incoming dental assistants on the transition to working in a BDG office by improving technical and customer service skills. Her devotion to teaching and hands on training can definitely be seen and admired.

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Rebecca Hutchings – Instructor


Rebecca (Becky) is a dental assistant, with over 10yrs experience in Las Vegas, NV. Currently is the Lead Dental assistant at Affordable North Las Vegas location.

Earned a dental certificate in Expanded dental assisting from Hargrove Institute.

Ariana Loera – Instructor


Ariana has worked for Boston Dental Services and contributed as a dental assistant, lead dental assistant, clinical coach and currently as the Safety and Infection Control Director.

In the role of Safety and Infection Control Director, Ariana looks after the well being of BDG team members by, providing training and guidance in all aspects of the Safety and Infection Control Program.

Ariana has completed the Safety and Health Practitioner Certificate Program provided by SCATS.

Charissa Crandall – Instructor


Charissa is the Lead Clinical Coach at BDG, Charissa was born and raised in Las Vegas and graduated in 2008.

Charissa started at BDG in 2009 at our Boston Dental location in Sumerlin. She started there as a back office assistant and then later became Boston’s Lead Dental Assistant. Since then she was promoted in June 2015 as the Clinical Coach Lead, she handles all orders and budget control, and also ensures the Clinical Coaches are properly trained.

Charissa excels on the clinical side and oversees three other clinical coaches in different regions along with OSHA infection Control.

Ariana has completed the Safety and Health Practitioner Certificate Program provided by SCATS.

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