Mary Gomez

Dental Assistant

Mary graduated from Chairside Dental Academy in 2014. She has been working in the dental field since then. Mary enjoys spending her spare time with her daughter Sofia Lynn and playing softball and OTL.

Kendall Bird

Dental Assistant

Kendall was born and raised in Florida, the military brought her and her family to Yuma. She has been a dental assistant since 2011. Kendall loves traveling to the beach and camping trips. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband and 1 year old son. She also enjoys cooking because she loves food.

Kendra Espinoza

Dental Assistant

Kendra was born and raised in Yuma, Az. She graduated from Chairside Dental Academy in September 2016. She did her externship with us and is now working as part of our team. On her spare time Kendra enjoys date nights with her fiance, Michael, and hanging out with friends.

Magda Vazquez

Administrative Assistant

Magda graduated from the Rio Salado College Dental Assistant Program in 2010. She has been working in general dentistry since that time and has a true passion for it and her patients. Recently she moved to an administrative position to become more diverse in the dental field. Magda is a proud mother of her 2 toddlers Maiya and Daniel.

Alaysia Castaneda

Patient Care Coordinator

Alaysia received her assisting certificate through UEI College in 2012. She was born and raised in Yuma, returning home to begin her career. She worked as a chairside Dental Assistant in our office for over two years and recently moved up to the front office to embark on new challenges and facets in the dental office. In her spare time, Alaysia enjoys being with family and friends.

Mayra Lopez

Insruance Specialist

Mayra has been in the dental field for 9 years. She has been with the Picacho Family for one year. She enjoys spending time with her family. Mayra has three children, Aileen, Arely, and Angel.

Martina Dawson


Martina graduated from Monterey Peninsula College and received her Registered Dental Assisting Certificate in 2012. She has over 9 years’ front office experience in diverse settings. She is originally from Monterey, California. Martina is a mother of two Mariah & Makai; they bring sunshine to her life daily. She is also excited to build wonderful relationships with everyone within Picacho Family Dental.