Laura – Hygienist
Laura was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She attended dental hygiene school in Portland at Oregon Health Sciences University and graduated in 1998. She started working in her father’s dental office at the age of 10 and has never looked back. Laura loves cleaning, organizing, smiles and health… so dental hygiene is a natural fit. Laura, her husband Paul, and their 5 children moved to St. George 5 years ago and love living down here in the sunshine and red rock. Laura loves supporting her children in all their activities, baking & cooking and all things health and fitness related.
Heidi – Hygienist
Heidi grew up in Lehi, and moved to St. George in 2015 to attend dental hygiene school. She graduated in 2019 from Dixie State University. She has loved working in the dental field since starting as an assistant back in high school, and that passion grew once she became a hygienist. One of her favorite parts is meeting so many amazing people from different backgrounds, and creating friendships with those patients.
Heidi has been married for 6 years to her husband Payton. They have a two year old boy, with another baby joining them in February. Heidi loves being a mom, and spending time with her little boy. As a family, they spend most of their free time hiking, mountain biking, camping, or exploring beautiful St. George and surrounding areas. When Heidi has time to herself, she finds joy in baking yummy food, shopping, being crafty, and decorating her home.
Kodi – Hygienist
Kodi was born and raised in good old Veyo, Utah. She attended Dixie high and Dixie college where she eventually graduated with her degree in dental hygiene! Throughout her childhood and high school she was in countless rodeos with her horses. Kodi has been hunting with her 12 dogs for 12 years!
Kodi has been a hygienist for 19 years and has continued to practice at our office for the past 2! Kodi’s spunky and bright personality will keep you excited and coming back for your cleanings!!
Brylee – Myofunctional Therapist and Hygienist
Brylee is from northern Utah and moved here for the warm sunny weather a couple years ago. She Graduated from Dixie State University with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Brylee has completed a certification program from the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT). If she isn’t teaching you Myofuntional Therapy or cleaning your teeth, you can find her camping, playing pickleball or spending time with family!
Ersela – Dental Assistant
Ersela grew up in the outskirts of St. George in full house of 21 siblings!! In high school, she played basketball for her high school team and absolutely loved it. After high school, Ersela moved to Washington and began working at an Airplane part manufacturer.
Sanya – Dental Assistant
Sanya was born in Mumbai India. She moved to Saint George Utah in 2016 with her family. Sanya played tennis in high school, loves playing the guitar and is passionate about music. She is currently a student at Utah tech university studying to become a dentist. She started as a shadow intern in high school and now is assisting with Dr. Eagar.
Jaz – Office Manager
Jaz was born in Logan, Utah and moved to St. George when she was 5! As a kid she loved doing gymnastics and playing with her brothers. She then attended Dixie High and enjoyed being on their cheer team.
Jaz’s interest in dentistry began when she started at Gateway as an assistant 2 years ago! From the front office to assisting Dr. Eagar and patients, she loves it all! Aside from work, she enjoys strength training, and spending time with friends, family and her fur baby, Remy, in nature.
LuAnn – Insurance & Billing Coordinator
LuAnn was born in St. George and moved to Las Vegas for a while before returning to St. George. LuAnn has worked in dentistry for 23 years. She is married and has five sons, 17 grandchildren who are the light of her life. She loves working with our great patients who are not only patients but wonderful friends of hers. LuAnn is capable of doing anything and everything in the office!
Chealse – Receptionist
Chealse was born and raised in Sandy, Utah where she got married. She and her husband moved to Hawaii for a few years while her husband served in the military. They moved back to Utah due to missing the sunshine and palm trees. Chealse, her husband and their 2 kids decided to move down to Southern Utah and haven’t looked back. She loves dentistry and Dr. Eagar’s take on biological dentistry.
Chealse enjoys doing photography, traveling, spending time with her family and painting in her free time.