Meet The Team

Dr. Brandon D. Henderson

Dr. Brandon D. Henderson is one of the leading dentists in St. George, Utah and has been practicing here since 2007. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a minor in Chemistry. In 2007, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Case Western, located in Cleveland, Ohio. While attending dental school, Dr. Henderson was awarded a scholarship from the dean for clinical excellence. He was also the Student Body President during his senior year of attendance. 

Outside of the office, Dr. Henderson is a native Utahan, originally from Vernal, Utah. He served a two-year LDS mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is fluent in Spanish. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Tracy, since 1999 and they have five wonderful children who are his pride and joy.

Loni

Office Manager

Loni began working in the dental field in 2005 when she received her dental assisting certificate.  In 2010, she was cross trained as a patient coordinator and began working both front and back office which has given her an expansive knowledge of operations in a dental practice. Loni joined Dixie Dental in June 2015 shortly after moving to St. George. What was supposed to be a temporary move became permanent as she and her family fell in love with southern Utah! Loni loves working for Dixie Dental and enjoys getting to know each of our patients! She loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, rock hunting, gardening, being at the lake, kayaking and baking and cooking.

Sydney

Office Associate

Since joining the team in July 2019, Sydney has become our insurance guru and go-to office tech. She moved to Ivins while her husband attends medical school. She is originally from the Salt Lake area, but has completely fallen in love with the red rock and considers the Dixie Dental team her family away from family! Since moving here, she has picked up paddle boarding and pickleball. 

Tara

Patient Coordinator

Tara received her dental assisting certificate in August 2019 and began working for Dixie Dental shortly after. She loves working with patients and using her artistic abilities in dentistry. Tara is expanding her knowledge in our dental practice and is currently working in our front office as a patient coordinator. She loves being able to help patients. She and her husband have six children together. In her free time, she enjoys playing sports with her kids, baking, paddle boarding and spending time at her cabin. 

Cassidy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Cassidy first realized she wanted to be a dental hygienist when she was in 7th grade. She was eager to follow her dreams and make it happen. Cassidy began working for our office in 2017. She graduated in 2016 with her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Fortis College in Phoenix, Arizona. She also received the honorable award of class valedictorian. Cassidy loves humanitarian work and has volunteered on two dental mission trips to Puerto Penasco, Mexico. She has a positive and outgoing personality and loves her job. She truly cares about her patients and strives to give them a great experience at each visit. When she is not at work, she is usually fishing with her husband in the beautiful outdoors or spending time on her little farm with her horses, goats, chickens, and dogs.

Shannon

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shannon graduated from Weber State University with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 1995, and joined Dixie Dental in 2013. She grew up in Salt Lake City but has lived in St. George for over 25 years. She loves practicing dental hygiene and loves her patients at Dixie Dental even more! In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending her time outdoors, reading, cooking, riding her bike and traveling the world with her husband and four children.  

Heidi

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heidi moved to St. George with her husband in 2005. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Dixie State College in 2009 and has been practicing at Dixie Dental ever since. She has been in dentistry for most of her life, working as a dental assistant for many years before attending hygiene school. Being a Utah native, St. George is her home that she shares with her husband and two kids. Together as a family, they enjoy boating and fishing, biking, and spending time with friends and family. Heidi prides herself on being a great dental hygienist who cares for her patients on a personal level. She hopes to have a long future here at Dixie Dental.

Alyssa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Alyssa graduated with her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho after completing her generals at BYU-Hawaii. She chose dental hygiene as her profession to help patients create healthy, confident smiles and enjoy their time at the dental office. Being born and raised in southeast Idaho, Alyssa enjoys spending her time outdoors fishing, riding dirt bikes, and camping. She moved to southern Utah after graduating to begin her career and has loved living here and getting to build relationships with her patients.

Michele

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michele’s first job was being an assistant for a periodontal practice that specializes in gum surgery, and she was fascinated by the amazing results. Patients were always happy to see the end result and she recognized that they were more self confident and not only motivated to improve their oral health, but understood how good oral health affects their overall health. This is what inspired her to go to Dental Hygiene school. Michele graduated in 1996 with her Associates of Applied Science from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Michele is exceptional at educating her patients about good oral hygiene and how it affects their health, confidence, and happiness. She practiced Dental Hygiene in California for 20 years, but always felt like Utah was her home and moved here in 2016. Michele enjoys hiking and walking her three dogs with her husband. She also loves to take weekend road trips and explore all the small towns in southern Utah. She has been with Dixie Dental since early 2022 and is so happy to be here. She feels very lucky to work with such a great team and is looking forward to meeting you!

Madi

Hygiene Assistant

Madi started out as an intern in our office and she performed so well that we just had to keep her! She officially joined our team in December 2021. She assists all of our hygienists with their patients. She is looking forward to furthering her career in the dental field as a Dental Hygienist. In her free time, she loves going to Lake Powell, boating with her family and traveling. 

Kelly

Lead Dental Assistant

Kelly received her dental assisting certificate in 2014 and started working for Dixie Dental in 2015. She is an excellent leader and has trained many of our dental assistants. Kelly loves getting to know every patient she works with. When Kelly isn’t working, she loves to spend time with her husband and three daughters. She also loves to read, swim and go biking. 

Kaylee

Dental Assistant

Kaylee received her dental assisting certificate in 2020 and started working at Dixie Dental in July 2021. What she loves most about her job is being able to help people feel better and seeing smiles on their faces. Outside of work, she loves art, being outdoors, dirt biking and riding horses. She also loves to spend time with her husband and family.

Kinsey

Dental Assistant

Kinsey began dental assisting in July 2021 and joined our team at the beginning of 2022. She loves being able to improve smiles and help them gain confidence. Kinsey loves to go camping, four wheeling, reading and watching movies.

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