Meet Our Staff
Specialized Care from an Experienced Team
Meet the Doctor
Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C.
Owner / Periodontist
Dr. Jason J. Augustine has been practicing Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Phoenix since 2000. He earned his Doctorate in Dentistry and Masters in Periodontal Surgery from The Ohio State University. Dr. Augustine performs a wide range of non-surgical, laser assisted and surgical treatments for the management of Gum Disease. He also has extensive training in Cosmetic Gum Procedures and Surgical Implant Dentistry. As a leader in these areas, he lectures regularly on these topics and holds a position on several scientific advisory boards. Dr. Augustine maintains an active membership in numerous dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology. He held a position as an Associate Professor at Midwestern College of Dental Medicine from 2007-2011. In his state of the art periodontal office in North Phoenix, Dr. Augustine practices the most current advances in his field.
Nichole works directly with our patients and insurance companies to ensure that all appropriate insurance payments are made for services provided by our office. Nichole has been a full-time staff member at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. since 2005.
Melissa has been a Dental Hygienist for Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. since 2015. Prior to this, Melissa was a dental assistant in the Air Force (1995 to 2001). Her time in the Air Force sparked her interest in dentistry and she attended Phoenix College for Hygiene school. As a hygienist in a busy Periodontal practice, Melissa works with our patients to help optimize their periodontal health through regular cleanings and maintenance.
Dental Assistant / Back Office Manager
Ricardo has been a full-time team member since 2004. He is a certified dental assistant and the back office manager at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C.. Ricardo is bilingual and is responsible for patient education within the office. His goal is to ensure that patients understand their treatment options and that their clinical questions are answered.
Dental Assistant / Treatment Coordinator
Sonia has been a team member at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. since 2006. She is a certified dental assistant and is the Treatment Coordinator for the practice. She ensures that patient’s fully understand their treatment options as well as payment options for their treatment plan. As a bilingual team member, she is vital to patient communications.
Britney is the receptionist at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. She has held this position since 2009. She is the first person you will come into contact with at our office and on the phone. Britney schedules and confirms appointments and keeps the office running smoothly.
Mindy was the Office Manager at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. from 2002 when we first opened through January 2019. Although she is officially “retired”, she has agreed to stay on with us as the Practice Consultant one day a week. Mindy ensures that all the systems and protocols within the practice are working properly and that the staff members meet daily expectations within the practice to provide top tier service to our patients.
Office Manager / Accounts Payable
Shea is the office manager at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. Shea has been a part of the practice since it opened in 2002. She handles the day to day operations in addition to accounts payable and marketing for the practice.
Brittany has been a dental hygienist with Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. since 2013. Brittany is a native to Arizona and attended hygiene school in Oregon. She played softball throughout hygiene school and it continues to be one of her biggest passions. She enjoys seeing the happiness in her patients after completing treatment and helping them back to optimal periodontal health.
Jaime is a Certified Dental Assistant that joined our team in early 2018. She has been a dental assistant for 5 years. She enjoys the daily challenges and learning opportunities that come with working in a busy Periodontal practice.
Juanita started at Jason J. Augustine D.D.S., M.S., P.C. in early 2019 as a dental assistant.. Prior to that she was attending Phoenix College and has worked as a dental assistant since 2017. Juanita believes that going to work everyday holds something new and is another opportunity to ensure our patients feel comfortable and leave happy. She enjoys working hard in “such an organized, enjoyable and welcoming workplace”.