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Dr. Paventy understands and makes an effort to fulfill the many different expectations patients have when it comes to dentistry.
Shelley's main focus is helping patients with insurance billing, financial arrangements and appointment setting.
Jennifer has been in the dental field since 1996. She started as a dental assistant, then quickly realized she enjoys being in the front office. Jennifer feels lucky to have found a home at Mallard Family Dental where she works closely with her friends who are staff members as well as patients. In Jennifer’s spare time she enjoys traveling, concerts, hiking and going to the movies. She is a diehard Seattle Seahawk fan and enjoys cheering them on during football season.
JinnyDental Assistant / Front Office Coordinator
Jinny is a Boise native, Capital High School grad and Boise State University alumni with a degree in dental assisting. She started at MFDC as an intern and was hired full-time in 2001 as a dental assistant and front desk coordinator. Jinny was drawn to the dental field because she always had positive experiences at the dentist and wanted to play that role in someone else’s life.
Jennifer graduated from Lansing Community College with a degree in dental hygiene science. She has been a proud part of the MFDC staff since 1988. Jennifer believes in providing the highest degree of dental care for patients and using ongoing education to ensure it. As the director of the Special Olympics Special Smiles Program in Idaho, Jennifer has been honored with many service awards; she brings compassion and professionalism to the MFDC team.
Cindy graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in dental hygiene and has been a clinical hygienist for over 30 years. She has been employed by MFDC since 1996 and is passionate about providing great dental care to MFDC patients.
Tarah graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. She has been working at MFDC since 1993. Tarah truly enjoys providing quality, conscientious care; she prides herself in bringing a gentle touch to dentistry. She is happy to work one-on-one with patients to help bring out their healthiest smile.
Jeannie graduated from Temple University with a degree in dental hygiene in 1981 and went on to receive her Master's Degree in Health Science from Boise State University in 2011. Her professional interests include educationg patients about the link between periodontal disease and whole body wellness, dental caries prevention and providing greater access to children's dental health. Besides her clinical work at Mallard Family Dental, Jeannie works as an adjunct professor at Boise State University where she teaches Graduate Research Methods.
Rachelle began her higher education with a Bachelor of Science in business marketing from the University of Idaho but later realized she had a passion for dentistry. She returned to school and received her dental hygiene degree from Yakima Valley Community College and has been working with MFDC since 2006. Rachelle thoroughly enjoys her job as a hygienist; she finds providing patient care and volunteering her services in the community extremely rewarding.
Andra Gillespie was born and raised here in Boise, Idaho. She has lived in Boise, Garden Valley and Meridian Idaho. She has been married to Rick Gillespie for almost 20 years. They have two wonderful boys who attend Cole Valley Christian School and they play basketball. She attended Boise State University and graduated from Idaho State University, in 1992, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Being a Dental Hygienist is one of her lifetime passions. She enjoys gently cleaning her patients teeth and getting to know them better with each visit. Working at Mallard Dental for Andra is an honor of a lifetime. Currently she is working for Dr. Tim Paventy who is truly a joy to work with everyday. His humor and interaction with the patients keeps the days moving along smoothly. Over the years the Doctors have showed excellent care for their staff and patients which is the best part of working at Mallard Dental.
Amy graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene in 1994. She worked as a dental hygienist in Minneapolis and in Boulder, Colorado before moving to Boise in 1998. With a passion for leading and teaching in the field of dental hygiene, Amy went on to receive her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from George Fox University in 2001. With a new mission to serve the Intellectually Disabled, Amy directed the Special Olympics Special Smiles program in Idaho and received many honors for community events and oral health services. Amy has been a member of MFDC since 2007 and brings experience and compassion to our patients.
Shiann has worked in the dental field for over 20 years; she has been a part of the MFDC team since 1998. She is passionate about her job and likes having fun doing it. Her motto is: Love life, stay positive and be happy.
Amanda- was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. Amanda enjoys spending time with her two daughters Marlee & Aubree. Her and her husband Beau love to travel and watch their girls play sports. Amanda has 14 years of experience in the dental field and has been with MFDC since 2013. She loves that dentistry offers an opportunity to meet a variety of people and appreciates the challenge of keeping up with a profession that is ever changing.
Bri is a Boise native. She graduated from Boise State University in 2012 and has since enjoyed being in the dental field. Bri has loved joining the team at MFDC and meeting the wonderful patients we care for. She is motivated to help patients be comfortable and achieve the best care possible. When Bri is not working, she is hiking, snowshoeing or exploring what great things Idaho has to offer.