Office Manager & Insurance Coordinator
Clara has been with the Aesthetic Dental Center since it's opening in August 2016. She is quick to greet our patients with a smile, enjoys helping to create a feeling that they have found their dental home, assisting them with their insurance benefits and financial arrangements. Her background is in Human Resources and she been immersed in the office setting for over 17 years.
She called Valley City home until her move to Bismarck in 2001. She fell in love with the community and the people here. When Clara isn't in the office, she enjoys spending time with her teenage son, taking him hunting and fishing, working on art projects, and attending his band concerts and track meets. When she isn't busy with her son, she enjoys spending time with friends, reading, cooking, photography, creative writing, and attending concerts.
Shelby , RDH
Shelby is originally from Harvey, ND. Her interest in dentistry started at a young age with her own personal experience with dental treatment. She graduated from NDSCS and is always eager to expand her dental knowledge. Shelby is laser certified and has experience with hygiene, pediatrics, and chair-side assisting.
When away from the office, Shelby enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and the great outdoors.
Lori M, RDA, CDA
Originally from the northeastern part of North Dakota and currently resides in Bismarck. Lori was initially drawn to dentistry as a child. She wanted to make an unpleasant experience more pleasant. She has had an active role in the dental field for over 17 years. She enjoys the many facets of dentistry and finds herself intrigued with related technology. Her favorite part of dentistry is connecting with each individual. She is passionate about patient advocacy, educating, and building relationships. Lori is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust, and individualizing each treatment based on their own needs.
Her other passion is spending time with her husband, her two busy children, and their dog. When she isn't running to her children's activities, she is active with her church and volunteers within the community. You may find her at the lake fishing or being active on the water or somewhere out in the great outdoors. She enjoys a good novel, crafting, yoga, photography and most of all taking in a concert or a hockey game.
Lori H, RDA
Lori has been in the dental field for 5 years. She graduated with highest honors from MState in Moorhead, MN in 2012. Her interest in the dental field started when she wrote a research paper on dentistry in high school.
Lori chose to work in Bismarck so she could spend lots of time with her family. In her off time, she enjoys camping, fishing, crafting, and spending time with her dog Marley.
Jacqueline Materi, APRN, CRNA
Jacqueline (Jackie) Materi, originally from Linton, ND, graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from MedCenter Once College of Nursing in 2008. She started her nursing career in the Medical/Surgical/Transplant/IC Unit, Mayo Clinic. After completing her Master's Degree in Nurse Anesthesia from the Mayo Clinic, she began providing independent anesthesia services in academic medical centers, community hospitals, and free standing clinics. She is excited to offer patients a safe, stress free, relaxing option of IV sedation for patients at the Aesthetic Dental Center.
President/Owner Siesta Anesthesia Services PLLC