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Meet the Staff

Bob Marra, Ph.D., Office Manager

Bob received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. You may call him "Dr. Bob". He and Dr. Marra have been married for more than 31 years. He had a 20+ year career in US-Japan relations before stepping in to help Dr. Marra run Foothills Family Dental. Bob goes the extra mile to make sure all patients' insurance and paperwork needs are well taken care of, and encourages patients to call at any time with questions. He knows most patients personnally and he looks forward to meeting you. If you provide Bob with your dental insurance information he will be happy to research it on your behalf.


Patricia Hartfield, Registered Dental Assistant

Patricia is a native from Arizona and has been a dental assistant in the valley for 24 years. She enjoys being able to make a difference in people’s smiles. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children and eight beautiful grandchildren.



Brittini May, Registered Dental Hygienist  

Brittini received her bachelor's degree from Northern Arizona University. She served six years in the Arizona Army National Guard. Her dental philosophy is to treat every patient as an individual and provide specific, tailored treatment. She believes in working along side patients to help them understand and to aid them in obtaining optimal oral health. Brittini enjoys spending time with her two children, crossfit, and coffee. She works at our office every Friday. 

Our other hygiensits alternate schedules and work different days of the week. Please call our office if you would like to schedule with a certain hygienist. 

Jackie Batross, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jackie started in the dental field 16 years ago as a hygiene team assistant which inspired her to go to school to become a hygienist. She received her associate's degree in dental hygiene at Phoenix College and completed her bachelor of science degree in the Dental Hygiene Program at Northern Arizona University. She has been praciticing for five years and loves educating patients on their oral health. Jackie and her husband moved to the valley around 10 years ago from a small town in Southern California and love everything the valley has to offer.