• Meet The Staff

  • Tomeka, Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

    My name is Tomeka Jones. I joined the Air Force as a dental assistant in 2003. There I received my Community College of the Air Force degree in 2005. I was 1 of 6 chosen Air Force wide to attend dental hygiene school in 2007. I obtained an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009 and am licensed to administer local anesthetic. I recently completed my Bachelors Degree in Public Health and am excited to share this additional knowledge with the office and my patients. I enjoy the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is beneficial to their overall health. I have been with Mountain View Dental since March 2012.

    My spouse is active duty Air Force and we have two children. We are originally from a small town in Southeast Missouri. When we are not working we are active in church, sporting activities and school.

  • Ashley, Dental Hygienist

    I am a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and 2010 graduate of the NMSU-DA, Dental Hygienist program. I began working with the team of great professionals at Mountain View Dental in 2011. I genuinely care for my patients and have a growing passion for what I do. That begins with developing a rapport that leads to understanding not only the patient’s immediate dental health status, but any concerns or questions they may have about various procedures they may be about to undergo, or are considering. The ultimate goal is to develop a plan that will provide patients optimal dental care with minimal anxiety of any nature.In order to better serve my patients requiring advanced care, I have become licensed to administer local anesthesia. I am currently working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition as I continue to broaden my horizons through education.

  • Barbara, Dental Hygienist

    I have been married for over twelve years to a wonderful man. We have been blessed with three beautiful children and two dogs. I have been in the dental field for over six years. In 2005 I graduated from Apollo College in Albuquerque, NM for dental assisting. Quickly after graduation I realized I wanted to further my education. I then enrolled in dental hygiene school at Doña Ana Community College in Las Cruces, NM.

    I received my license for Dental hygiene and local anesthesia in 2012, I have been practicing for over two years now and love my career. I think the best part of my career is knowing that I have helped the overall health of the community by providing my services.

  • Damien, Dental Hygienist

    My name is Damien Lawhorn. I am a proud graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia and as well as a graduate of NOVA Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I hold an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene Science. The second degree I hold is a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science. I will be attending college next year for my Master’s Degree in Public Health emphasizing in Nutrition.

    The field of public health is my passion and what drives my ambitions to improve the overall health of the community where I reside. The most rewarding areas I have served in my career as a Registered Dental Hygienist is the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The Lakota people are a much underserved people in the United States. I had the honor of serving the people with quality preventive dental care.

  • Jennifer, Dental Hygienist

    I received my Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene form Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas in 2010. I was raised in Texas but moved to Ruidoso in July 2015 with my husband, Kody. I worked for five years at a great office in Keller, Texas and I am excited to now be a part of the amazing team here at Mountain View Dental. As a dental hygienist, I hope to serve my patients with the best care possible and make a difference in their day in the short amount of time with them.

    When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my husband Kody and our dog Ash, as well as making friends in our new town. As believers in the Lord Jesus Christ we aim to serve Him in all that we do. We moved to Ruidoso to share the good news of Jesus with the people here and plan on starting a church in the near future.

  • Brittany, Dental Hygienist

    My name is Brittany Gamboa, I was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM. I have lived in Alamogordo for over 2 years with my fiance Javier. My hobbies include going to the gym, cooking, camping, hunting, and hiking with our two dogs.

    I am a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and 2010 graduate of NMSU-DA, Dental Hygiene Program. I have been a practicing Dental Hygienist for 5 years and been able to serve in multiple offices and communities though out New Mexico. I bring my passion for hygiene to each appointment with the intent of empowering patients to do the best they can do. i enjoy the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is so beneficial to their overall health.

  • Kathelyn, Dental Hygienist

    I am Kathelyn Griffith, also known as "Kat". Growing up in an AirForce family, I grew up in numerous places but call Alamogordo my home. I am a graduate of New Mexico State - Alamogordo and Pima Medical Institute of Albuquerque. I received my Associates of Applied Science - Dental Hygiene as well has my license to administer local anesthesia in 2016. Prior to receiving my degree in dental hygiene, I worked as a Registered Dental Assistant for five years.

    As a newer member to Mountain View Dental, I am excited to provide optimal quality dental care as well as educating to patients in my care; emphasizing the importance of great oral health and how it's beneficial to our overall health