Meet The Team

Dr. Nate Porter, DDS

Family Dentist

Dr. Nate Porter attended dental school in San Francisco, California at the University of the Pacific Dental School and graduated from there in 2008. He also finished his undergrad with a B.A. in Applied Science. Prior to that, he did most of his undergraduate work at Arizona State University. Dr. Porter is a member of the Arizona Dental Association, American Dental Association, and served as a board member (2011-12) for the Northern Arizona Dental Association when he was living and practicing in Kingman, Arizona. He grew up in Gilbert, Arizona where he met his wife and now raises their three children. He loves boating at the lake, dirt bike riding, snowmobiling, traveling with his family, and he can fix just about anything. He is happy to be practicing in Mesa, close to where he grew up, and is excited to continue the legacy of an honest, long running practice that has been in the family since 1955.


Amy , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Amy is a 5th generation Arizona girl. She has been a dental hygienist since 1995 and has worked at this office since 2007. Amy has two girls, two boys, and a wonderful husband. Reading, family, and vacations are some of her favorite things. And, she says the patients at Brown Road Dental are the best part of her job!

Brenda , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Brenda began working at the office as front administration with Dr. Joseph Taylor, who is now retired, when she graduated from high school. She later decided to become a dental hygienist. Brenda completed her schooling at Phoenix College Dental Hygiene School and began work as a hygienist in 1993 for the office. She is a joy to work with and is wonderful with all the patients.

Jilene , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Jilene is originally from Sugar City, Idaho but has lived in Arizona for over eight years. She graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho and was accepted into the dental hygiene program at Utah Valley State College, where she graduated from in 2006. She has enjoyed working at the office since January 2007. Jilene’s hobbies include spending time with her three children, teaching and playing the piano, and trying out new recipes.

Kathy , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Kathy was raised in Casa Grande, Arizona. She attended Dental Hygiene School at Phoenix College. She is happily married and has five children and nine grandchildren.

Tycee , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Tycee grew up in Snowflake, Arizona and graduated valedictorian from Carrington College in 2022. She married her husband in 2018 and they are expecting their first child in 2023. They like to go camping, biking, boating, and spend time with their family. 

Michele , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Michele has a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University and has worked at this dental office since 1991. She is married to a wonderful husband and together they have a girl and boy. Michele enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools, leading a girl scout troop, and being active at her church. She also likes to craft, scrapbook, cook, and bake. She feels it has been a pleasure to get to know our patients over the years and watch their families grow!

Raina , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Raina Eames graduated with Honors in Dental Hygiene from Phoenix Community College. Her very first dental hygiene job was at Dr. Nate Porter’s office 17 years ago! She has done temping all over the valley in hygiene and loves her profession. In her free time, Raina likes to go boating, fishing, camping, to the beach, and on vacations with her husband Dale and two kids. Raina schools her children from home and hangs out with her two cats, Blacky and Garfield. She also likes volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America and her local church. She is grateful to have been working at Brown Road Dental for all these years. Dr. Porter and the staff are wonderful!


Dental Assistant

My name is Koralyn, and I started working as a dental assistant at Brown Road Dental in 2018 and truly love this office. The staff here are all wonderful to work with and Dr. Porter always keeps it interesting with his stories!

I have always been interested in teeth. I graduated from Highland High and the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Dental Assisting program in 2014, and started working full time the day after graduation. Since then I’ve gained more years of dental experience, served an 18 month church mission, lived in Hawaii for a semester in college, and married my husband who is the greatest blessing in my life. We love spending time with family & friends, playing pickleball, frisbee, and cooking together.


Dental Assistant

Ashlyn was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but has grown up in Gilbert, Arizona, In her free time, she loves to go hiking, rock climbing, and travel the world. After returning home from her mission in Germany, Ashlyn decided to work in the dental field.  She has enjoyed working at Brown Road Dental and loves meeting and getting to know all the patients.




Avannah was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. She recently graduated from Arizona State University where she studied Political Science and Criminal Justice. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, going to the gym, and taking care of her many houseplants. 



Cristal was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. She graduated from Benedictine University in 2018 with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice/Psychology and a minor in Political Science. Cristal is happily married to her wonderful husband she met in college. In her free time, Cristal likes spending time with family, experiencing new adventures, and finding new hobbies. She is grateful to work with such amazing people and to have the opportunity to learn so much in the dental field. 



Mikayla was born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona and loves the sunny weather! After she graduated high school, she started a floral design business where she designs flowers for weddings and events. In her free time, she likes to cook, travel, and try new restaurants with friends!


Office Manager

Sandra was born and raised in south Texas and moved to Arizona over 27 years ago. She studied Criminal Justice at Mesa Community College. Sandra met her husband in Mesa and they now have four boys together. For over 18 years, Sandra has now been in the dental field. She enjoys playing tennis, swimming and going on vacation. She also loves shrimp and Mexican food.