Meet Our Team

the dental team at Kanellis Family Dentistry in Sparks, NV

Skyler, Office Manager

Skyler is our Office Manager here at Kanellis Family Dentistry. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Truckee Meadows Community College with her Associates of Science in 2017. She enjoys getting to know all of the patients that enter the office, as well as working with some of the most amazing people. She loves growing her knowledge in dentistry, going to dental conferences, and connecting with other office managers. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tyler, by going to Outlaw Kart races and camping trips. She also enjoys taking the dog to the park and playing fetch.

Liz, Receptionist

Elizabeth is a receptionist at Kanellis Family Dentistry. She loves getting to know the patients and getting to work with such an awesome team. Her favorite part about working here is meeting all of the sweet patients she encounters everyday. She plans to continue her education at University of Reno, Nevada. In her free time, she likes going to the movies and visiting family whenever she can!

Sallie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Sallie is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Nevada native, having graduated from Sparks High School and the University of Nevada, Reno. She completed her education earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of California, San Francisco in 1987. Dedicated to promoting optimal oral health, Sallie has been an instrumental part of this practice for over 30 years, delivering compassionate care with a commitment to excellence to every patient interaction. She loves spending time with her husband Don, participating in outdoor activities and is exceptionally proud of her three grown children, all professionals in our community.

Angie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Angie is a registered Dental Hygienist, born and raised in Reno, NV and graduated from your local McQueen high school. She grew up with her dad being a dentist and was inspired to continue her education to become a Dental Hygienist. Angie enjoys getting to know her patients and connecting with previous classmates at their dental appointments. Outside of work, Angie spends time with her three children and husband. As a family, they enjoy going to their kids sporting events on the weekends.

Autumn, Registered Dental Hygienist

Autumn earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Truckee Meadows Community College, where she developed a strong foundation in dental science, preventive care, and patient education. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is building lasting relationships with her patients, providing a safe and comfortable environment, and improving their oral health. She’s passionate about oral health and optimizing our patients' home care routines by sharing her knowledge and tips. She enjoys learning and engaging in continuing education courses to ensure she remains at the forefront of industry trends to deliver the highest standard of care. She has lived in the Reno area for almost 30 years and loves it. She’s a compassionate person who believes in kindness and going the extra mile. She adores spending time with her husband and adult children. She loves traveling, snorkeling, cheese, Pink Floyd, and the movie Coraline.

Heidi, Registered Dental Hygienist

Heidi is a dedicated Dental Hygienist at Kanellis Family Dentistry. With over 25 plus years of experience in the field, she is passionate about helping her patients achieve optimal oral health. She graduated from Kalamazoo Valley College in Michigan with a degree in Dental Hygiene and is certified by the state board. She is committed to staying up to date with the latest dental technology and techniques in the field. When she’s not in the office, you can find her exploring the great outdoors, going to Lake Tahoe, traveling, or spending time with her family and friends.

Jasmyn, Lead Dental Assistant

Jasmyn is our lead assistant here at Kanellis Family Dentistry. She graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College with her Associates of Science in Dental Assisting in 2022 and received her certifications in radiation safety and infection control. She loves working in dentistry and helping her patients so much so that she is currently continuing her education at TMCC to earn her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. At home, Jasmyn and her husband JJ, have a one year old son and two dogs together. As a family, they love doing anything outdoor related like taking evening walks around the marina or spontaneous weekend adventures. As for personal hobbies, Jasmyn loves to bake desserts and to do acrylic painting dates with her husband!

Bryan, Dental Assistant

Bryan is a dental assistant here at the office. He is a local, born and raised in Sparks, NV. He has enjoyed learning about healthcare, and decided to become a dental assistant. He enjoys assisting with procedures, learning about new technology, and the calmer pace of the office. Outside of work, he likes to hang out with his friends and family and also go to raves!


Christine started working at Kanellis Family Dentistry in February 2024. She graduated from assisting school with an Associates in Applied Science and has been nationally certified for over 30 years. Christine likes taking care of patients as though they are her family and especially likes helping patients overcome their dental phobias. She enjoys being part of a team that is dedicated to improving patient oral health and really likes the advancement in dentistry. When she isn’t working, she loves being with her family and making memories with her grandkids. She also enjoys gardening, especially planting tomatoes and many herbs. She is excited for the future here at Kanellis Family Dentistry.

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