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Meet the Premier Dental Care Team

Our highly rated dental practice is the result of the gentle care and treatment delivered by our staff.  Our dental hygienists take great pride in helping you prevent oral and periodontal disease.  They work closely with you to educate you on dental hygiene, proper flossing and brushing techniques and ensure that you are getting the best clinical, therapeutic and educational services under the direction of Dr. Bakhtyari.
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Periodontist Eugenia Prokopets D.D.S, M.S.D.

Dr. Prokopets is originally from Poltava Ukraine, but grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. Being the fourth generation female dentist in her family, from a young age she saw the impact that dentistry had on patients’ overall well-being and decided to dedicate her life to becoming an exceptional dental provider. 

After completing dental school and earning her DDS at Marquette University, Dr. Prokopets went on to train at one of the most prestigious and advanced hospitals in the country, Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital. During her training at Columbia, she obtained advanced training in General Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and Oral Surgery.

Her desire to focus on dental implants continued as she proceeded to complete a three-year residency and Master’s degree in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at Louisiana State University. Dr. Prokopets is trained in all aspects of implants, including esthetic implant surgery, bone grafting, sinus elevation, microsurgery, esthetic gum grafting, and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Prokopets further completed LASER training and certification which includes the use of lasers in gum recontouring, treatment of aphthous ulcers, periodontal disease, and peri-implantitis. Dr. Prokopets is Board Certified in both Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery. 


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Sarah Sargent ~ Dental Hygienist

Hello I'm Sarah! I have been working as a registered dental hygienist for over eleven years, eight of which have been with Premier Dental Care. I received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Haven, and I am now dedicated to improving my patient’s oral health with superior preventive care.

In my spare time, I love traveling, spending time with my friends and family, and caring for my two Sugar Gliders (small pets)! I look forward to seeing your at our practice soon! 



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Jessica Soto ~ Office Manager

Hello I'm Jessica! I joined Premier Dental Care in 2008. I have more than ten years of dental experience that I bring to the practice. My primary responsibilities are to monitor and manage our daily office transactions.

I enjoy assisting our patients in all aspects of financing and scheduling of appointments, in order to help keep our patient's teeth healthy and their smile bright. I find great joy in watching our patients transform their smiles and thus enhance their lives. I am dedicated to my job and will ensure our patients receive the best dental health service available to them. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, and playing with my three puppies. We look forward to seeing you at our practice soon! 

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Ann Brown ~ Dental Hygienist

Hello I’m Ann. Dentistry has been my passion since childhood. Immediately after high school, I began dental assisting and then decided to pursue becoming a dental hygienist. In 2008, I earned my Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Virginia Western Community College. I have been working at Premier Dental Care since 2011 and I love it here! My ultimate goal is to educate patients on the importance of oral care and it’s connection to overall health, while also building friendships. In my free time,

I enjoy spending time with my husband and my three children. I also enjoy reading, painting and shopping! I look forward to seeing you soon!

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Noelle Park ~ Dental Assistant

Hello I’m Noelle. I have over three years of dental experience. I’m currently in school studying to become a dental hygienist. At Premier Dental Care I enjoy assisting Dr. B in educating patients in all aspects of oral health.

In my spare time I like to travel, watch movies and spend time with my friends and family. I hope to see you soon!