Meet theTeam at Total Care Dental & Wellness

Management and Operations Team at Total Care Dental

Dr. Michelle Jorgensen - Total Care Dental

Owner and Founder of Total Care Dental & Wellness

Dr. Michelle Jorgensen is a author, public speaker, teacher, biologic/holistic dentist, and health and wellness provider.

Michelle has dedicated her career to finding and correcting root cause issues for her patients… Learn More


Owner and Dentist at Total Care Dental & Wellness

Dr. Lyndi Jones is a graduate of Creighton University School of Dentistry. Dr. Jones makes patient comfort a priority. 

She is passionate about her craft and even more passionate about treating people well… Learn More

Kris McKinley - Total Care Dental

Kris McKinley

Business Director

Kris is new to the dental industry and excited to be a part of the Total Care Dental team. Kris is originally from Arizona and Texas but now calls Utah home. Kris loves the different seasons in Utah and feels very blessed to live in such a beautiful state. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Amber Smith - Total Care Dental

Amber Smith

Operations Director

Amber has been in the dental field for 20 years and has done everything from assisting to managing the practice. She loves the one on one interaction, the care we provide, the relationships that are built here and getting to know both patients and staff on a personal level. She loves running, camping, hunting—a real outdoor girl. She also enjoys her large family and reading.

Front Office and Marketing Team at Total Care Dental

Aubrey Newell

Marketing Director

Aubrey has spent years in the digital media world and his portfolio includes feature-length documentaries, short films, commercials, and live broadcasts. Aubrey’s past work includes working as a Creative Director for a non-profit in Colima, Mexico, and along with working at Total Care Dental & Wellness he loves being part of a team that is working to improve and bless others’ lives.

Jackie Eddleman - Total Care Dental

Jackie Eddleman

Patient Outreach and Front Office Coordinator

Jackie was born and raised in Orem, Utah. She’s new to the dental field but has always had a passion for dental care. She’s loving the team and the atmosphere at Total Care Dental & Wellness and it’s apparent that the patients do too. Jackie holds her wellness as a top priority and motivates those around her to do the same. Outside of work she can be found spending time with family, hiking, exercising, and has recently discovered the excitement of international travel.

Kailey Jean Tokunaga

Front Office Scheduling Specialist

Kailey comes to us from Hawaii and has worked in the dental field for six years. She keeps our schedule in tip-top shape which can be like a complicated Tetrus game at times. Kailey loves running, the beach, and hiking. She was born in Maui, hula dances and fun fact…she loves Spam! Making new friends and helping others is her favorite part of dentistry.

New Patient Care Coordinators at Total Care Dental

Katie Flinders

New Patient Care Coordinator

Hi, my name is Katie Flinders, I have been in dentistry for the last 2 years. I have been especially been enjoying my recent move to total care dental, this move has given me the opportunity to learn how multifaceted dentistry can be and its contribution to our overall health. When I’m not working I enjoy time with my kids and staying active, I love maintaining a positive outlook and meeting new people and hearing their stories. I truly believe every encounter teaches us something.

Adison Wilko

New Patient Care Coordinator

Hi, I’m Adi. I have been in the dental industry since 2017 and I love it. Working here at Total Care Dental has been so eye-opening and I think it is so fun getting to know new people and helping them improve their overall health through dentistry. When I am outside of the office I am usually in the salon doing hair or spending time with my family and friends.

Meg Weeks - Total Care Dental

Meg Morgan

New Patient Care Coordinator

I am currently studying Psychology and American Sign Language at Utah State University with plans to get an additional degree in Occupational Therapy. This is my first experience in Dentistry and I have loved every moment of it. I enjoy learning from my colleagues and growing my skills in all aspects. In my free time, I love to spend time with my husband and family, read, and do anything art-related.

Kyla Allan - Total Care Dental

Kyla Allan

New Patient Care Coordinator

Hi, I’m Kyla and I love working in the dental field. I especially love the focus of overall health here at Total Care Dental. I am a student at UVU studying exercise science. When I’m not at work or school I enjoy being active like going to the gym, hiking or skiing as well as hanging out with friends. 

Rian Holmes - Total Care Dental

Rian Holmes

New Patient Care Coordinator

Rian has a passion for a natural & holistic way of living, so she has loved learning about the connection between the mouth and how it directly affects the body. Rian has an entrepreneurial heart, which has led her to open a successful wedding photography business and Etsy shop. She loves all things nutrition, spending time outside, graphic design, interior design, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

Restorative & Preventative Team at Total Care Dental

Dr. Derek Preble - Total Care Dental

Dr. Derek Preble

Restorative Dentist at Total Care Dental & Wellness

Dr. Derek Preble graduated from Roseman University’s College of Dental Medicine.

Derek loves having the opportunity to help patients with a more comprehensive whole-body health approach to dentistry… Learn More

Dr. Chris Bates

Restorative Dentist at Total Care Dental & Wellness

Dr. Chris Bates received his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA.

He believes in providing a safe environment for comfortable and quality dentistry… Learn More

Jilene Mecham - Total Care Dental

Jilene Mecham


I love life, laughter, and enjoy my many roles as a woman. I have a composed, enjoyable, fun-loving husband and four energetic, talented, amazing children. I love working as a dental hygienist. I graduated from the University of Southern California Dental Hygiene School in 1991. I worked for a few dentists until I found a brilliant, compassionate, artistic dentist in Dr. Michelle Jorgensen in 1999. I love working with her and providing new ways to bring health to our patients.

Susan West - Total Care Dentall

Susan West


Susan has been in the dental field as a hygienist since 2006. She loves getting to know patients on a personal level while providing the care and attention they are looking for here at Total Care Dental. A mother of four and a grandmother of four, she loves children and enjoys the fun that comes with their energy. She likes mountain biking, hiking, camping and riding her motorcycle. After work you’ll find her on the many roads and trails throughout Utah.

Kristen Knecht - Total Care DEntal

Kristen Knecht


Kristen loves to learn about human biology, especially dental hygiene, the mouth, and the whole body connection. She is constantly reading scientific studies to understand the root cause of common dental conditions which led her to become an Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist; someone who works with patients to neurologically retrain the tongue. She believes form follows function meaning the tongue has a proper function and the form of the mouth follows.

Camille Martin - Total Care Dental

Camille Martin


Camille completed hygiene school at UVU, and before that she was a dental assistant. She loves helping patients feel more at ease in the dental office and is passionate about patient education.

She is excited to find Total Care Dental, where patients are treated with their whole-body health in mind and the team is challenged to learn continually.

She enjoys reading books on health and wellness, traveling with her husband, and doting on their dog.

Angie Keyes - Total Care Dental

Angie Keyes

Front Office Coordinator – Restorative

Angie or “Anj” has been married for 30 years and has two awesome children and two of the most amazing and beautiful grandchildren a gal could ask for! She has been in the field of dentistry for 14 years and loves to run, fish, and go kayaking, and traveling to WARM places. She feels like she’s working at the best dental office in the world and we are thrilled to have her with us!

Sophia Figueroa-Ortiz - Total Care Dental

Sophia Figueroa-Ortiz

Front Office Coordinator – Restorative

I am currently studying psychology at UVU, but have been working in dental for about two years now! I love learning new things about the dental world and helping our patients. I love working at Total Care Dental and seeing the difference our practice makes in people’s lives. There is an amazing team here at the office that I adore and they truly make every day at work better! When I’m not at work I enjoy traveling, camping, the gym and anything related to music.

Natalie Kunz

Restorative Assistant

Natalie has been a dental assistant for 3-years. She has always been interested in learning more about the human body, which is why she loves working at Total Care Dental. “This office has such a unique approach to dentistry by treating and helping their patients from the inside out. They truly care about the wellbeing of their patients in a friendly and welcoming environment.”

Mary Tejeda - Total Care Dental

Mary Tejeda

Restorative Assistant

Mary has been in Dental for three years now and loves working at Total Care Dental because she loves all the new information she has learned. In her free time, she likes to go on walks and hikes. She also loves spending time with her family.

Brinley Bullock - Total Care Dental

Brinley Bullock

Restorative Assistant

Brinley has been in the dental field for 3 years working as a dental assistant. She enjoys growing her skills here at total care dental learning something new each day. Out of the office brinley loves to be up in the mountains or purchasing unnecessary things from Amazon. She is thrilled to be apart of our restorative team!

Sydney Bergman - Total Care Dental

Sydney Bergman

Restorative Assistant

I have been a dental assistant for a year now and am really enjoying working at Total Care Dental. I love that I have been able to learn how to not only take care of my dental, but also my over all health and share that with others! In my free time I love to hang out with my husband and puppy as well as go on hikes and adventures outside.

Gabby Barker - Total Care Dental

Gabby Barker

Hygiene Assistant

I was born and raised in Herriman, Utah. I am currently a student at UVU working towards a degree in Interior Design! Working at Total Care Dental has taught me how to be efficient with my time! I am grateful that I have been able to learn that here. I enjoy meeting our patients and ensuring they are comfortable during their time here. I love to travel, go to the beach, and spend time with my family. 

Carley Thacker - Total Care Dental

Carley Thacker

Restorative Assistant

I have worked as a dental assistant for three years! I enjoy meeting new people, helping with the healing process, and watching people’s happy smiles. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, doing anything outdoors, and my husband and I love to travel together.

Morgan Clinger - Total Care Dental

Morgan Clinger

Restorative Assistant

I was raised in Nampa, Idaho. I am currently a student at BYU working to finish my degree in Exercise and Wellness and to finish prerequisites for Dental Hygiene. I just recently finished playing volleyball at BYU. I love being around the dental field. I am grateful to be in a learning environment with awesome people and amazing patients. Outside of work I love to go fishing and do other outdoor activities with my husband and family. 

Surgical Team at Total Care Dental

Dr. David Mishler - Total Care Dental

Dr. David Mishler DDS

Surgeon / Periodontist

Dr. David Mishler attended the University of Pacific Dental School and did a periodontal surgery residency at NYU.

Dr. Mishler’s joy comes from taking something broken and restoring it to something beautiful… Learn More

Kara Downing - Total Care Dental

Kara Downing

Surgical Assistant

Kara started dentistry work when a friend recommended it to her 14 years ago. She loves helping people, so being a Surgical Assistant is the perfect fit. She loves to see the positive impact treatment has on her patients. When she isn’t helping with smiles, she loves camping, boating, softball and CARS! She has had a passion for cars since she can remember, which she got from her dad. She is happily married with two kids, a girl and a boy.

Angela Gatten - Total Care Dental

Angela Gatten

Surgical Assistant

Angie has been in the dental field for over 25 years and just joined the Total Care Dental family in January 2020 after moving to Utah from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She has always had a passion for the surgical side of dentistry, so the Total Care Dental Surgery Team is a great fit for her. Angie has three grown children who she loved raising and now enjoys spending time as adults with them. She loves the outdoors, hiking, traveling, and exploring new places

Makiya Bowles - Total Care Dental

Makiya Bowles

Surgical Assistant

Makiya is our surgical scrub technician and comes to us from Nephi, Utah. She enjoys hunting and camping and traveling to rodeos with her boyfriend. She has two dogs which have become her babies. Makiya is a certified CNA, as well as a phlebotomist.

Courtney Babb - Total Care Dental

Courtney Babb

Front Office Coordinator – Surgical

Courtney is excited to learn and contribute to the dental world! She has previously been involved in Physical Therapy and even studied it at Utah State University. Her background knowledge and appreciation of wellness make her a perfect fit for us here at Total Care Dental. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, hiking, biking, and climbing and has summited Mount Whitney in California, the second tallest mountain in the United States!

Aubrey Russell - Total Care Dental

Aubrey Russell

Front Office Coordinator – Surgical

Aubrey began her work in dentistry this year. She is fascinated by the connection that the mouth has to the rest of the body. Her care and concern for others can be felt in nearly every interaction. She recently returned from a church mission in Texas and loves finding opportunities to brush up on her Spanish. She is currently attending Utah Valley University. In her spare time, she enjoys walks with her husband, practicing her calligraphy, playing a competitive card game, or simply spending time with her family.

Sleep Team at Total Care Dental

Dr. Myles Preble - Total Care Dental

Dr. Myles Preble

Dentist at Total Care Dental and Expert in Sleep and TMJ Treatment

Dr. Myles Preble is a TMJ and Sleep Specialist and is respected by his colleagues around the world.

In 1998, he began attending courses at the premier training center for neuromuscular and cosmetic dentistry, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (L.V.I). He is currently a member of Orthopedics, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Preble would love to help you take back your sleep…Learn More

Margot Green - Total Care Dental

Margot Green

Care Coordinator – Sleep

Who couldn’t love the team at Total Care Dental? After working with Michelle for 10 years, I ventured out to work with a dental consultant for a few years. Due to my passion for dentistry, I wanted to help other teams as well. Now I’m back to my roots! I love what this practice stands for and the quality of dentistry and care that is given here. When not at the practice you’ll find me traveling, playing with my family, mountain biking, or on the courts playing a fun game of tennis.

Julie Neilsen - Total Care Dental

Julie Nielsen

Care Coordinator – Sleep

Julie has been in dentistry since 1980 and loves to help people achieve better health and a beautiful smile. “I feel blessed being here at Total Care Dental working with friendly, skilled and knowledgeable team members. I love serving our patients and being in an atmosphere of caring, fun, love, and laughter.” Julie is married to a wonderful man . She has one son, five stepchildren, and 14 grandchildren. They all keep her very busy, but she loves it and feels very blessed.

Stephanie Royter - Total Care Dental

Stephanie Royter

Care Coordinator – Sleep

I feel very blessed to be joining Total Care Dental. I’m happy, excited about life and the people we care for. I truly believe that people come into our lives for a reason and am so grateful. I have had a wonderful husband for 46 years, and 3 adult kids that have given us 6 amazing grandchildren! My loves. We love family time camping, and celebrating anything and everything! Parties are our Jam! I enjoy crafting, cooking, caring, and being with friends and family.

Breann Thomas

Front Office Coordinator – Sleep

I began working in the dental field as an assistant in early 2022 and am excited to now work in the front office! I am very grateful to work with such a skilled and wide range of dental professionals. I feel very blessed to be working in the Sleep and TMJ department of Total Care Dental & Wellness. I have dealt with very severe TMJ since 2015, so I am extremely passionate and excited to help people heal and be pain free. When I’m not working I love to go camping, attend any and all comedy shows and listen to music, especially 90’s country!


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