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

Hi, my name is Kris to bring my experience to working in the dental industry. I am  excited to be a part of the Total Care Dental team. I am originally from Arizona and Texas but now call Utah home. I love the different seasons in Utah and feel very blessed to live in such a beautiful state. I also enjoy spending time with my husband, children, and grandchildren.

Amber Smith - Total Care Dental

Amber Smith

Operations Director

Hi, I’m Amber. I have been in the dental field for 20 years and have done everything from assisting to managing the practice. I love the one-on-one interaction and the care we provide, the relationships that are built here, and getting to know both patients and staff on a personal level. I enjoy running, camping, and hunting spending time with family and reading.

Front Office and Marketing Team at Total Care Dental

Aubrey Newell

Marketing Director

Hi, my name is Aubrey. I have a background in digital media and video production. Over the years I have had the opportunity to work on short films, documentaries, live productions, and corporate projects. I love working at Total Care Dental & Wellness and witnessing how the team here is changing lives and giving answers and health to everyone who walks through our door. My wife and I love to travel and spend time in the outdoors with our two daughters.  

Jackie Eddleman - Total Care Dental

Jackie Eddleman

Patient Outreach and Front Office Coordinator

I was born and raised in Orem, Utah. I am relatively new to the dental field but have always had a passion for dental care. I love the team and the atmosphere at Total Care Dental & Wellness and it’s apparent that the patients do too. Outside of work I can be found spending time with family, hiking, exercising, and I have recently discovered the excitement of international travel.

Kailey Jean Tokunaga

Front Office Scheduling Specialist

Aloha, It’s me, Kailey, I have worked in the dental field for over six years. I keep our schedule in tip-top shape which can be like a complicated Tetrus game at times but I enjoy it. I love running, the beach, and hiking. I was born in Maui, hula dance, and a fun fact… I love Spam! Making new friends and helping others is my 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.

Shannon Hanson

New Patient Care Coordinator

I love all things natural health and bringing it all together in my work here at Total Care Dental!

I am especially passionate about the relationship between oral and overall health, and I truly enjoy helping each patient find real solutions to their health challenges.

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

Hi, my name is Rian, I have a passion for a natural & holistic way of living, so I have loved learning about the connection between the mouth and how it directly affects the body. I have an entrepreneurial heart, which has led to a successful wedding photography business and Etsy shop. I love all things nutrition, spending time outside, graphic design, interior design, reading, and spending time with my 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


I have been in the dental field as a hygienist since 2006. I love getting to know patients on a personal level while providing the care and attention they are looking for here at Total Care Dental. I am a mother of four and a grandmother of four, I love children and enjoy the fun that comes with their energy. I also enjoy mountain biking, hiking, camping, and riding my motorcycle. After work, you’ll find me on the many roads and trails throughout Utah.

Kristen Knecht - Total Care DEntal

Kristen Knecht


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

Camille Martin - Total Care Dental

Camille Martin


Hi, I am Camille. I completed hygiene school at UVU, and before that, I was a dental assistant. I love helping patients feel more at ease in the dental office and I am passionate about patient education.

I am excited to have found a dental office where patients are treated with their whole-body health in mind and work with a team that is challenged to learn continually.

I enjoy reading books on health and wellness, traveling with my husband, and doting on our dog.

Angie Keyes - Total Care Dental

Angie Keyes

Front Office Coordinator – Restorative

I have been married for over 30 years and have two awesome children and two of the most amazing and beautiful grandchildren a gal could ask for! I have been in the field of dentistry for 14 years. I love to run, fish, go kayaking, and traveling to WARM places. I feel lucky to be working at the best dental office in the world.

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

I have been a dental assistant for 3 years. I have always been interested in learning more about the human body, which is why I love 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

I have been in Dental for over 3 years now and love working at Total Care Dental because I love all the new information I have learned. In my free time, I like to go on walks and hikes. I also love spending time with my family.

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.

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. 

Teal Caines

Restorative Assistant

Hi, I’m Teal and I am a Dental Assistant here at Total Care Dental. I have grown to love the dental field more and more as it is so fun to meet new patients who want to better their smile and overall health. I am currently in school to become a registered dental hygienist. Aside from work and school, I love spending time with my husband outdoors, eating amazing food, working out, or simply watching our favorite movies. Total Care Dental has given me an opportunity to give back in ways that so many of us need in our overall health.

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

I started dentistry work when a friend recommended it to me 15 years ago. I love helping people, so being a Surgical Assistant has been a perfect fit. I love to see the positive impact treatment has on our patients. I also love camping, boating, softball, and CARS! I have had a passion for cars since I can remember, which I probably got from my dad. I am happily married with two kids, a girl, and a boy.

Angela Gatten - Total Care Dental

Angela Gatten

Surgical Assistant

I have been in the dental field for over 25 years and joined the Total Care Dental family in 2020 after moving to Utah from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. I have always had a passion for the surgical side of dentistry. I have three grown children who I love raising and now enjoy spending time as an adult with them. I love the outdoors, hiking, traveling, and exploring new places

Makiya Bowles

Surgical Assistant

Hi I’m Makiya, I am originally from Nephi, Utah. I enjoy hunting and camping and traveling to rodeos with my boyfriend. I have two dogs which have become my babies. I am a certified CNA, as well as a phlebotomist.

Courtney Babb - Total Care Dental

Courtney Babb

Front Office Coordinator – Surgical

I am excited to learn and contribute to the dental world! I have previously been involved in Physical Therapy and even studied it at Utah State University. My background knowledge and appreciation of wellness have been a great fit here at Total Care Dental. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and family, hiking, biking, and climbing. One of my goals was achieved when I was able to summit Mount Whitney in California, the second tallest mountain in the United States!

Aubrey Russell - Total Care Dental

Aubrey Russell

Front Office Coordinator – Surgical

I am fascinated by the connection that the mouth has to the rest of the body. I love the opportunity to care and serve others while working here.  I recently returned from a church mission in Texas and love finding opportunities to brush up on my Spanish. I am currently attending Utah Valley University. In my spare time, I enjoy walks with my husband, practicing our calligraphy, playing a competitive card game, or simply spending time with my family.

Ali Olsen

Front Office Coordinator -Surgery

Hi there, I’m Ali! I have been in the dental field my whole adult career with a hiatus while I was a stay-at-home mom.
I love learning as much as I can about holistic healthcare and am excited to learn directly from Dr. Jorgensen herself! When I am not in the office you can find me hanging out with my kiddos, shooting my bow, getting Vitamin D directly from the sun, and posting silly TikToks. I can’t wait to meet you and help you along with your health journey!

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.

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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