Meet Our Dental Team
The warm and welcoming atmosphere that our patients love so much is largely thanks to our fantastic team. Dr. Sandadi has put together a group of kind, friendly, and highly-skilled individuals who are ready to make your dental appointments as easy as possible. From check-in to checkout, they’ll be with you ready to answer your questions and meet your every need. You can start getting to know them by reading on below!
Jill, Office Manager
Jill has been a member of the Highland Smiles Dental team for almost five years now, but she has an impressive 40 years of experience in the oral healthcare field overall. She has earned multiple certifications in Practice Administration over the course of her career. Working with Dr. Sandadi and the other staff members is always enjoyable! It’s a very rewarding experience to also watch patients throughout the treatment process, from their initial arrival to the completion of their procedure(s).
Originally from Amarillo, Jill and her husband have three children and seven grandchildren. Outside of work, you can find her spending quality time at her church.
Reina, Treatment Coordinator
Reina earned her education from both Tarrant Community College and El Centro College. She is certified in CPR and has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2007. Today, her career in the dental field spans two decades and counting! Quality patient care is her true passion, and she really enjoys educating and guiding patients towards achieving excellent oral health and overall wellbeing.
Reina was born in El Salvador and raised in the Dallas area. She’s been happily married for 15 years and has three children named William, Sophia, and Joseph, as well as two Boxer dogs. In her free time, she enjoys going to church, visiting the theater, bowling, going out to eat with her family, and visiting her two grandmas in El Salvador.
Sheena, Dental Hygienist
Sheena’s career in the dental field covers well over five years now. Originally from Orlando, FL, she earned her initial Bachelor’s degree from Oakwood University before pursuing her oral healthcare education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She really enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level!
When she isn’t busy at the dental office, you can usually find Sheena volunteering as a member of The Freedom Fellowship or being addicted to movies. She is very proud to come from a multicultural background that includes South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Barbados.
Jackie, Dental Assistant
Jackie studied at Elite Studio Dental Assisting and has been working in the field for over three years now. She is certified in CPR. Her favorite part of this work is getting to develop lifelong relationships with her patients!
Born in El Salvador, Jackie was raised in New York. She comes from a loving, caring, and strong family, which includes her mother and three older sisters. When she has free time, she goes on long walks by the beach and listens to music. Eating breakfast is also a MUST for her daily routine, and coffee is her favorite drink.
Claudia, Dental Assistant
Claudia was born and raised right here in Dallas, TX! She attended dental school at Everest and currently has about five years of experience in the world of dentistry. Since joining our team, she has loved interacting with our patients and seeing a positive change in their life following their visits.
Away from the office, Claudia enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three boys. Some of their favorite things to do together are eating, going to a waterpark, and playing around at arcades!
Ana, Dental Hygienist
A Texas native, Ana chose to pursue her studies at Texas Women’s University. She graduated in May of 2021 and joined our team the very same year! Currently, she is certified in nitrous oxide monitoring and CPR. When asked about her favorite part of her job, she said it’s knowing she can make a positive impact on her patients.
Cooking, walking, and doing DIY projects are some of Ana’s favorite ways to spend her free time. She also recently took up book collecting!