Get to know a little about the happy and helpful members of our team!
Carla was born and raised in Jerome, Idaho. She and her husband, Jordan, have two sons, Paytin and Cruz, and a black lab named Kato who keep them very busy. Carla has been with Elison Dentistry since April 2016. Outside of the practice she likes shopping, running, camping and spending time with friends and family. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys making patients feel comfortable and helping them understand their dental needs. She loves seeing the difference a healthy smile can make in the lives of our patients.
Texas born; Idaho raised! Rosy has been working in the dental field since 2019 and joined Elison Dentistry in September 2020. She is fluent in Spanish and will do everything she can to make our patient’s experience an enjoyable one. While she loves working in the dental field, she aspires to one day continue in the health care field and become a nurse. By the way, she is a certified phlebotomist. Outside of the practice she likes camping, dancing, Jonas Brothers concerts and spending time with her family.
Karen has been in the dental field since 2011 and joined Elison Dentistry in December 2020. Prior to joining our team, Karen spent nine years working in pediatric dentistry (kids dentistry). She is amazing and patient with children, helping make their dental experience fun and exciting. She enjoys working with a fun, friendly dental team that truly cares about the needs of our patients. In her spare time, she loves shopping and spending time with friends and family.
Wendy has been a dental assistant since 2013, working in endodontics (root canals) and general dentistry, and is even a certified phlebotomist. She loves making a difference in people’s lives through dentistry. She has an ability to relate to patients and help them feel comfortable during their appointments. When not working she enjoys Almond Snickers, cuddling and making memories with her family.
Megan McClurg was born and raised in Jerome, Idaho. She and her husband, Michael, have two children, Adison and Maddox, who keep their lives very busy. She loves spending time with her family and friends barbecuing, camping and enjoying the great outdoors. She graduated from the College of Southern Idaho and then went on to complete the dental hygiene program in Denver, Colorado. She stays active in her professional associations, serving as the Magic Valley Dental Hygiene Association President from 2008-2015 as well as a member of the Idaho Dental Hygiene Association (IDHA) Presidency from 2010-2013. In 2014, she received both her Dental Hygiene Extended Access License and completed her Bachelors of Science at Idaho State University. She has been instrumental in developing public health curriculum geared toward young children and geriatrics. Her work has been published in the Idaho Statesman, the Times News and the IDHA magazine. She has presented her work at the Idaho Oral Health Alliance Summit annual meeting and was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award by the IDHA. Her attention to detail and her desire for the patient’s well-being make her a phenomenal dental hygienist.
Karli was born and raised an Idaho girl and graduated from Salmon High School. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in 2017 and finished the Dental Hygiene Program from Idaho State University. She grew up in a sports family and playing in the outdoors – boating, hiking, fishing and snowboarding. She loves working with Dr. E and the amazing girls with contagious laughs! When not in the office, you’ll catch her being mom of two wild children, weight lifting, spending time with her family, or sipping her favorite – Diet Coke! She loves being a hygienist and educating patients on what they can do to have a healthy and beautiful smile.