Courtney has always enjoyed taking care of people, and when she realized she could be a part of changing people’s lives, she fell in love with dentistry. At Daniel Sluyk, DDS, she works in conjunction with the practice mission to help every patient have an enjoyable, comfortable experience.
Whether it’s jokes she’s telling or giving patients the headphones, tv, and blankets that drown out the stimuli of the dental experience, Courtney does everything in her power to bring a sense of calm to each appointment. She wants each patient to feel truly cared for and heard; hearing about their lives, kids, travels, jobs, and pets brings her genuine joy!
Courtney understands that most people don’t love going to the dentist. She works hard every day to bring confidence, comfort, and ease to the dental experience. At the end of it all, she wants you to look forward to your next appointment.
Jaidyn is a dental assistant at Daniel Sluyk, DDS. Being a dental assistant gives Jaidyn the opportunity to express her natural compassion and love for helping others. She truly enjoys interacting with each patient who comes through the doors, greeting them with empathy, and getting to know each person individually.
Every time you see Jaidyn in the office, you can feel confident that you will have a great experience and feel supported throughout your procedure. As one of the people assisting your Scottsdale dentist at Daniel Sluyk, DDS, Jaidyn will be with you throughout your appointment to make sure you feel comfortable and free of any potential worry you may have. In alliance with the practice mission, Jaidyn believes that each patient experience should be uplifting, and she does everything she can to make sure that is the case.
When she’s not caring for patients, Jaidyn enjoys spending time outside with her husband and dogs and having quality time with family and friends.
Heather was inspired to become a dental hygienist after her experience with the hygienist at her pediatric dental office. Heather always looked forward to her appointments because of how happy her hygienist was and how much she seemed to love her job.
Today, Heather is driven by a desire to make your experience at Daniel Sluyk, DDS as comfortable, friendly, and welcoming as possible. Her primary objectives during every appointment are to laugh, educate her patients about oral health, and learn about the individual people she has the opportunity to treat.
Heather believes that every appointment should result in improving each patient’s health, both oral and overall. She is always learning and continuing her education to ensure that she provides her patients with the most accurate and up-to-date information. At the end of it all, though, the most important element of every patient appointment to her is making sure they have an incredible experience and feel seen, listened to, and cared for.
Madalina is one of the dental hygienists you’ll meet at DS Cosmetic and General Dentistry. Growing up, she always loved going to the dentist, and now she wants to help others feel the same way! Today, she is committed to making sure that other people have a positive experience here and actually look forward to visiting the dentist.
Taking the time to truly understand the needs of her patients is of the utmost importance to Madalina. By clearly understanding what her patients need, she is able to provide them with the oral health education they deserve. More importantly, though, Madalina is able to make sure that all of her patients feel comfortable, safe, and appreciated throughout the entirety of their visit here.
Madalina is originally from Bucharest, Romania, and she loves traveling and cooking. She really hopes you’re looking forward to your appointment because she’s looking forward to getting to know you!
Laura always knew that she wanted to be in healthcare. Her grandpa was a dentist, and she decided to follow in his footsteps. Today, she feels honored to carry on his legacy and serve her own patients the way he had. At DS Cosmetic and General Dentistry, Laura is an endodontic assistant, so she mainly helps Dr. Steve Sluyk with root canals, but she does a little bit of everything!
The majority of Laura’s patients are coming to the office already in pain and fearful. She works hard to walk all of her patients through their procedure and make sure they feel comfortable and confident in their care. She strives to make sure that all of her patients think of root canals differently by the time their appointment is done.
Getting to know each of her patients is a huge source of joy for her. She loves greeting patients she’s had in the past with a big hug! She’s been with DS Cosmetic and General Dentistry since 2019 and absolutely loves the community and team that Dr. Sluyk has built. She works hard to make sure that every patient has a wonderful experience that changes the way they see dentistry.
Laura has been married since 2008 and has three kids and a dog! Though she’s originally from Florida, Arizona is her home now, and she cannot wait to meet all of the new patients and welcome them to the practice. She hopes each patient finds the experience they deserve here, and she cannot wait to meet you!
Reyna works at the front desk. She is the resident popstar, reliable supply of cat photos, and smiling face you see as soon as you walk through the door. Additionally, she is responsible for treatment coordination and helping you get the most out of your insurance benefits. If you have questions about scheduling, treatment times, billing, or anything else, Reyna is your go-to person, and she can’t wait to meet you.
Kristina chose dentistry because she loves helping people—and she has always loved teeth! Helping people enhance their smile brings her immense joy. As the front office administrator and care coordinator, she gets to interact with every patient, and she loves it.
Since 2008, Kristina has been working in dentistry and advocating for patient care. She uses her years of experience and knowledge coupled with her kindness and compassion to enhance the experience of every patient at DS Cosmetic and General Dentistry. She works tirelessly to help Dr. Sluyk deliver the best dental care possible. From the moment you call the office to the moment you check out, Kristina goes above and beyond to prioritize you and your experience.
In her free time, Kristina stays active doing Crossfit and running! She believes health is wealth and lives the message she sends to patients here.