At SDW, our entire team works with the same goal of helping our patients feel welcome and relaxed while receiving the dentistry they need. Led by the principles of being informative, innovative, and individualized, and a focus on treatment that we tailor to their individual needs, we are committed to taking care of our patients with the latest techniques and technology.
We hope to help our patients understand how significant their dental health is in relation to their well-being, and each of our team members is committed to doing so. Please take a moment to read more about us.
We look forward to meeting you!
Dr. Atty Smith
Dr. Atty Smith grew up in Minnesota and knew from an early age that she wanted to help people. She did her undergraduate work at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she graduated magna cum laude and with Delta Sigma Delta honors. Dr. Smith received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Upon graduating, she worked in private practice in Minnesota, Nevada, and has now found her home in beautiful Oro Valley, Arizona.
Dr. Smith has a passion for providing customized, high-quality dentistry based on the latest technology and training methods. To ensure this high level of care she has attended some of the top postgraduate institutions, such as the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, the Spear Institute, and the Las Vegas Institute. She enjoys helping her clients in many aspects of dentistry, including cosmetic, pediatric, and preventative care.
Most importantly, Dr. Smith is passionate about educating her patients so they fully understand their dental diagnosis and the choices they have for their dental care. She firmly believes an educated patient makes the best decisions.
Dr. Smith has been married for 18 years to her husband Rory, a Tucson native, and they have two beautiful daughters. They enjoy the many outdoor activities that Oro Valley has to offer such as golfing, biking, and hiking. They truly enjoy raising their daughters in Oro Valley and are proud to be part of the wonderful community.
Jean was born and raised on a military base in Asia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and went on to become a certified dental assistant. In 2005 she moved to Arizona with her husband, two daughters, and has made Tucson her home. She feels blessed to work in the great field of dental administration, which she has done for over 25 years, and truly enjoys helping people attain and maintain their dental health. Her hobbies include reading, baking, and she LOVES to travel.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Dennine was raised in New York and moved to beautiful Arizona 15 years ago with her husband and three children. She has been in dentistry for over 14 years, and 10 years as a hygienist. She loves working with patients and helping them maintain a happy and healthy smile. She strives to make a positive impact through empowerment and education. In her spare time she also enjoys hiking, camping, traveling with her family, fitness and being a yoga instructor.
Cecilia is a Tucson native and attended Tucson Dental Assisting School in 2017 to reach her first goal of became a CDA. She joined the office team in March of 2018 and loves being a part
of Dr. Smith’s team to be able to help heal and transform the smiles of our patients. To further her goals in dentistry she is also taking courses at Pima Community College to earn her Associates Degree to then pursue certification as a Registered Dental Hygienist. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and mostly going on adventures with her husband, Tommy. Together they have a collection of pets; two dogs, a cat, four desert tortoises, and many saltwater fish.
Shelby received her assisting certification from the Arizona School of Dental Assisting in 2017. Since then she has gained experience in Oral Surgery, Endodontics and now General Dentistry. Shelby is passionate about helping others and has a natural ability to make the people around her feel relaxed and welcome. Dentistry provides an opportunity for her bubbly, charismatic personality to shine through while caring for others. Outside of the workplace she is committed to living a healthy and active lifestyle with her love for weight training, nutrition, and yoga.