Charissa Crandall, Clinical Operations Director
Charissa is the Lead Clinical Coach at BDG, Charissa was born and raised in Las Vegas and graduated in 2008.
Charissa started at BDG in 2009 at our Boston Dental location in Sumerlin. She started there as a back office assistant and then later became Boston’s Lead Dental Assistant. Since then she was promoted in June 2015 as the Clinical Coach Lead, she handles all orders and budget control, and also ensures the Clinical Coaches are properly trained.
Charissa excels on the clinical side and oversees three other clinical coaches in different regions along with OSHA infection Control.
Ariana Loera, OSHA/Infection Control Safety Officer
Initially from Durango Mexico, Ariana moved to Las Vegas at the age 11. Ariana worked as a dental assistant for 3 years prior to coming to BDG. Her sister was instrumental in training Ariana to be one of BDG top dental assistants. She is very proud of her dental assisting skills and loves caring for her patients.
Ariana has been with BDG since 2011 and became lead assistant after only a year with the company. She has since moved on to be a clinical coach for past 2 years and is now transitioning into OSHA/Infection control safety officer.
Ariana loves her team and loves camping at Zion with her family. In her free time she spends having date nights with her husband.
Mariana Vinaja, Clinical Implementation Specialist
Born in Cuauhtemoc Durango, Mexico, Mariana came to the US in 1978.
She moved from San Fernando Valley to Las Vegas in 1991 and started as Dental Assistant in April of 1985. Mariana attended San Fernando Mission College and I has over 30 years of experience in the dental field.
Mariana began her career with BDG almost 4 years ago and she was promoted to Clinical Coach, then to Clinical Implementation coach.
Also she graduated from BDG’s Management 101 “alpha class” which she completed in June 2015.
Mariana loves to educate patients on the necessary needs of patient care and any kind of treatment they may need. She loves working with new dentists and helping nurture them.
Mariana being married for 31 years and has 4 kids and 5 grand-kids. She loves to help the offices develop the positive & potential in them, by hosting Mastermind groups monthly.
In her spare time she loves reading books and spending time with her family especially her grand kids.
“I’m also very grateful to work for one of the best companies in Las Vegas, Boston Dental Group.”