Anais Polanco was born and raised in Silver City. She is very family oriented and has one son who means the world to her. Anais is an NMSU/DACC graduate, whose initial pursuit was the College of Business. In transit, she found her admiration for dentistry, leading to a change in career paths. She served as the president of the Dental Assisting Program at Dona Ana Community College in 2011, prior to becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2013. She enjoys hiking, reading, traveling and embarking on new adventures. Getting to know her patients from all walks of life and learning from them is a great joy for Anais. Linking a career with a passion for serving the community has been ideal for her. Anais considers working alongside Dr. Beck and serving patients at Beck Family Dental a privilege and an honor.
Sunshine was born in Washington state near Seattle. She moved to Silver City in the spring of 2012, and it didn't take long for her to fall in love with the sunny weather and the people of Grant county. Sunshine started working at the front desk of our office in 2017 and discovered a love for dental and helping people. She is now our hygiene assistant. Sunshine enjoys spending her free time with her husband, friends, and family. She loves working with patients at Beck Family Dental and is grateful for the opportunities she has with our office.
Sue was born in Wisconsin. She later attended Palomar College in San Diego. Sue initially worked in another dental office as a dental assistant but later moved to the front office. She has over 25 years of experience in scheduling, billing, insurance verification, and patient care. Sue moved to Silver City from Oregon about one and a half years ago. Sue enjoys taking walks, hiking, reading, and being with family. She is proud to be part of the wonderful team at Beck Family Dental.
Jessica Reyes is a native to Silver City. She enjoys the mild weather, sunsets, and exploring the Gila Wilderness in her very own backyard. Jessica is happily married with one son, whom she absolutely adores, and four step children. When she’s not working, Jessica likes spending time with family and friends, gardening, reading, hiking, fishing, and serving at her local church. In 2008, she received a certificate in medical assistance from Dona Ana Community College. She then earned her associates degree in liberal studies from Western New Mexico University in 2014. Jessica has eight years of front office experience in audiology and medical clinics. She is excited to embark on a new career in the dental field and is very grateful to be a part of the team at Beck Family Dental.
Brooke Palacio was born and raised in Silver City and has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2010 with 2 years working with a Periodontist. She attended Dona Ana Community College in Las Cruces where she received an associate degree in general studies and graduated from the Dental Assisting Program in 2010. After graduating she earned her certification through the Dental Assisting National Board and her CDA licensing for New Mexico. She is married and has two sons and two step-sons. Brooke loves being a part of making people feel good about their smile and is proud to join Dr. Beck as part of his team at Beck Family Dental.
Michelle Soto is a Grant County native. Raised in the small town of Hanover, NM. She graduated from Cobre High School in 2000. She became a dental assistant through on the job training in 2007 and has been proudly serving her community since. She is the mother of four children, two girls and two boys, who she considers her greatest accomplishments.