My name is Miriam. I am originally from Las Cruces, NM. I graduated from dental hygiene school in 2007. Since then, I have practiced dental hygiene in many different settings including public health centers, private practices, and correctional facilities. I also had the opportunity to be a clinical dental hygiene instructor at DACC for two years. I have three children, whom I spend as much time with as possible. I love being with family and friends. I also enjoy traveling, horses, music, movies, cooking, and reading. I am grateful for the opportunity to work at Beck Family Dental and look forward to serving the community.
Sunshine was born in Washington state near Seattle. She moved to Silver City the spring before her Freshman year of high school, and it didn't take long for her to fall in love with the sunny weather and the people of Grant county. Sunshine graduated high school in 2016 and looks forward to furthering her education at WNMU. Sunshine has had an interest in the dental field for several years and wants to pursue it as a career. When she was given the opportunity to work for Dr. Beck as a receptionist, she was thrilled. She enjoys interacting with patients and helping them with their dental needs.
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 and is proud to be part of the wonderful team at Beck Family Dental. community.
Jessica is a Certified Dental Assistant and a proud mom of two beautiful daughters. She was born and raised in Silver City and graduated from Silver High School in 2003. Jessica has been working in the dental field since 2009. She started as a receptionist and then began helping as an assistant in 2010. Jessica became a full time dental assistant in 2011. Between 2011 and 2014, she completed the required on the job training hours, earned her dental assisting certification through the Dental Assisting National Board, and received her official New Mexico CDA licensing in 2014. Jessica absolutely loves being a dental assistant and helping people feel great about their smile. She thoroughly enjoys being a part of the wonderful team at Beck Family Dental and helping the community in their dental journeys.
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.