Meet The Team


Carmen grew up on a farm in northeast Nebraska and graduated in 2004 from Hartington CC. She then attended the UNMC College of Dentistry earning a bachelors degree in dental hygiene in 2008. She has been practicing full time ever since.

Carmen is passionate about taking exceptional care of her patients while developing lasting relationships. She loves working closely with Dr. Susie to provide the best possible periodontal therapy and educating on all areas of preventive and restorative dentistry so her patients can enjoy a beautiful and healthy smile for life.

Carmen and her husband, Nate have 3 children that keep her life fun and entertaining! In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, live music, traveling and a variety of outdoor activities.

She is an active volunteer with her church and with school functions for her children.


Sarah was born, raised and continues to live near the community of Staplehurst, NE. She attended Southeast Community College for Dental Assisting and received her Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification. Over the years she has been able to enhance her skills in General Dentistry including, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, CEREC procedures, and many other advanced technologies in the dental field.

Sarah enjoys visiting with patients, often educating and helping her patients understand their treatment needs along with what their dental procedures may entail. Her favorite part of working at Canyon Echo Dental is the company’s encouragement for continuing education, teamwork, while also utilizing individual strengths to make a healthy and fun working environment.

Sarah and her husband, Brandon are always on the go with their 2 children, Branick and Tenison. She is very active in her community and loves being part of the Staplehurst Women’s Club which supports projects to better her small hometown. In her free time she enjoys cooking, camping, gardening and spending time outdoors.


Nadia was born in Syria and moved to the United States as child. She started in the dental field as a receptionist and quickly realized that she truly enjoyed connecting with patients. Nadia decided to further her career and enrolled in college to pursue a degree as a dental assistant. She completed the Dental Assisting program at Kaplan University in 2014.

Nadia uses her talents at Canyon Echo Dental with the goal of making all of her patients have a positive and enjoyable dental experience. Her ability to use her trilingual talents as an interpreter have been a huge benefit to our team. She can speak fluently in Kurdish, Arabic and English.

Nadia and her husband, Adel, keep quite busy chasing after their little toddler, Noah. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is an avid cook and baker. They also enjoy being outdoors with their dog, Bella.


Sierra was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska until her freshman year of high school when she moved to the small town of Adams, Nebraska with her family. She is a graduate of Freeman High School and went on to pursue her dental education at Iowa Western Community College, where she graduated in May of 2017 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Sierra is dedicated to giving her patients the best care possible and loves making her patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. She strives to form lasting relationships with her clients and to help them feel at ease by providing dental health education so that they feel equipped to take ownership of proper dental hygiene. Sierra is the newest team member and will work to continue the goal of our practice in providing you the best dental care possible.

Sierra loves spending time with her family and friends! She enjoys the outdoors, traveling and hiking. One of her most cherished family members is her dog, Marlo. Sierra also has a special talent of creating personalized gifts for family and friends through knitting baby hats and blankets.

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