The Staff

Adam N. Smith


A native of Arizona, Dr. Smith completed his elementary studies in the Tempe Elementary School District. He graduated from Marcos de Niza High School and was a member of multiple state champion wrestling teams and earned All-City honors in both wrestling and football. Dr. Smith continued his education at Arizona State University where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry. While at ASU, he was a member of Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Dr. Smith received his DDS from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he graduated cum laude and was honored with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award. After dental school, he furthered his studies at the Baltimore VA Hospital completing a general practice residency. While at the VA hospital, Dr. Smith was able to both serve the veterans of this country and receive advanced training in implant dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, and complex endodontic and oral surgery techniques.

When he is not in the dental office, Dr. Smith enjoys traveling with his lovely wife Lynda. He can also be found posting high scores at local golf courses or in the kitchen whipping up culinary delights for anyone daring enough to taste his food.

Lynda Ngo Smith


Considering herself a Phoenix native, Dr. Smith graduated from high school in Gilbert. She received a full scholarship to attend Arizona State where she completed an Honors Thesis titled "Women in Vietnamese Folktales," received a bachelors degree in Chemistry, and graduated from Barrett, The Honors College.

Dr. Smith's pursuit of excellence in dentistry began when she graduated from University of Maryland - Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating dental school, she continued her education in an Advanced Education in General Residency program at A.T. Still University - Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in Mesa, Arizona where she learned the latest techniques in dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, implants, and lasers. She is a general dentist who focuses on family and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Smith’s philosophy goes beyond taking care of an individual’s dental needs and she considers each patient part of her extended family. She understands first impressions are important, and that a healthy, attractive smile can boost confidence and enhance one’s personal and professional life.

Dr. Smith is passionate about helping people in need and has served missions in the Dominican Republic to provide dental care for the underserved. She desires one day to travel to Vietnam with her husband so they can both serve those in need of dental care.

Dr. Smith is married to Adam and together they enjoy cooking, ballroom dancing, and traveling. She enjoys all things crafty and likes to reupholster furniture and sew.

Joanna Bowes

Dental Hygenist

Joanna was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona where she lived with her parents, younger brother and sister. As a youth, Joanna stayed active in school, sports, church, babysitting, and working in her own lawn mowing business. She owes her strong work ethic to my hard working parents. Joanna attended Northern Arizona University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. NAU provided Joanna with many opportunities to work with people of diverse populations in school clinics, on local reservations, with homebound patients, and in private and public health facilities. Joanna has always loved smiles, but more importantly, making others smile. She is passionate about people and strives to make each patient feel welcomed and valued as she cares for them.

Joanna's favorite activities outside of work are spending time with her family and friends, running, hiking, baking, crafting, and drinking coffee.

Cari Svitak

Dental Hygenist

Cari was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Arizona in 2008. She received her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from Youngstown State University in 2007. She also played volleyball for the Division I Penguins. Cari was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles. Here at Estrella Mountain Dentistry, she has the opportunity to accomplish both of those and work with a team that is committed to

advancing their skills and knowledge with dentistry and technology.

Cari is an avid golfer and when not caring for her patients, you can find her on the course with her husband Andy. Additionally, she loves to travel and go hiking.

Patsy Bacon

Dental Assistant

Patsy has been in the dental industry for 19 years. Born and raised in Carlsbad New Mexico, She moved to Phoenix in 1989. Patsy believes that a person's smile says a lot about their personality. She's assisted in many smile makeovers throughout the years and finds it to be one of her favorite procedures in the field.

For Patsy, helping patients meet their dental needs and watching them transform into confident individuals has been a very rewarding experience.

When Patsy isn't working she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 sons and 2 grandsons. They enjoy outdoor activities like camping and fishing, going to the movies and traveling.

Melonie Wagner

Office Manager

Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Melonie had made the decision to go into dentistry in high school and has not looked back since. Melonie has been in dentistry for 17 years and loves working with people. She always tries to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible and make their dental experience a pleasant one. Melonie believes a person’s smile has a lot to do with their confidence and she finds it very rewarding to help people achieve the smile they are looking for!

Melonie's family is very important to her and she tries to spend every free moment with them. Melonie and her husband Adam, have 3 boys and enjoy camping, quading in the dunes and going to movies.

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