Meet the Talented Members of Our Dental Care Team
Erica Arenas– Scheduling Coordinator
Erica was born in Mexico City and moved to the United States when she was just 12 years old. She recently became a U.S. citizen! She attended Massanutten Technical Center and became a cosmetologist. A few years later she got married and made the switch to Dental Assisting. After 15 years, she has decided to make the change to Front Desk.
Erica has 3 children. She enjoys playing tennis with her eldest, attending her middle child's cross country meets and chasing her 2 year old around the house. In her free time she enjoys going to the gym and playing soccer.
Amy May - Financial Coordinator
Alyson Geedy - Registered Dental Hygienist
Alyson is originally from Southeast Georgia. She attended the College of Coastal Georgia and Darton State College. She graduated with her degree in dental hygiene in 2014 and moved to Virginia in 2016. Alyson enjoys volunteering her time to help others and has participated in multiple dental clinics. In her free time, Alyson enjoys traveling and spending time with her dog Molly.
Daneen M. Carrion - Registered Dental Hygienist
Daneen was raised in Central Virginia and began her dental career in 2011. After marrying her husband in 2012, they traveled the east coast with the United States Marine Corps and have since settled in the Shenandoah Valley. Together they have three children and two senior Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. Outside of spending time with her family, Daneen enjoys walking, strength training, listening to podcasts, and all things music.
Daneen enjoys getting to know her patients and building longterm relationships. She prioritizes educating her patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health.
Daneen says that being a part of Smiles for Life is being a part of something greater than one’s self. Smiles for Life is a beacon in the community with their outreach programs, their commitment to personal and professional development, and actively seeking ways to improve patient care and satisfaction.
Tricia Smith - Clinical Manager
Tricia Smith grew up in Augusta County. Tricia graduated from Fort Defiance in 2005. She started in the dental field in September 2008. She has loved the many years she has been a dental assistant. Tricia has a wonderful husband and 2 amazing kids. When Tricia isn't spending time with our awesome patients and staff, she is making memories with her family!