Meet the Staff

Dr. Childs Dr. John Childs, D.D.S. Since Dr. Childs was a child he wanted to be a dentist. He went to Brigham Young University and graduated with a degree in Biology. He studied dentistry at Creighton University Dental School in Nebraska and graduated top of his class. Dr. Childs has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. Dr. Childs strives for excellence in every aspect of his profession. He attends numerous conferences each year in order to guarantee that his patients receive the most pain-free, high-tech, and artistically designed smiles possible.
Dr. Childs took a two-year sabbatical during his schooling to serve a humanitarian mission in Italy. His affection for the people he served continues today in his love of all things Italian, especially homemade pizza. With this same spirit of serving and investment, Dr. Childs volunteers with local scouting troops and he and three of his sons are Eagle Scouts. He also regularly donates his time serving in his church.
After marrying his high school sweetheart 25 years ago, Dr. Childs and his wife are raising eight beautiful children, with whom they love traveling and enjoying outdoor adventures.
Heather Heather Woodward, Office Manager Education: Heather graduated from The American Institute of Medical and Dental Technology and attended UNR. Passions: loves spending time with her two children and husband. Her favorite thing to do is vacation as a family.
Pam Pam Ballingham, Dental Assistant Education: Shasta Jr. College, UNR, and 40 plus years of dental experience! Passions: The love of her life and their 5 children, spoiling her nine grandchildren, ATVing, driving her family's vintage VWs, and looking forward to traveling around the world with her sweetheart.
Frank Frank Brooke, R.D.H. Education: BS degree in Dental Hygiene from The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry. Passions: skiiing, camping, time with family and friends, hiking
Meadow Meadow Cameron, R.D.H. Education: BS degree in Dental Hygiene from The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry. Passions: time with friends and family, camping, fishing, cooking, traveling, music, and running.
Joanne Joanne Spydell, R.D.H. Education: Graduated from dental hygiene school from C.S. Mott Community College in Flint, MI. Passions: Thrives on being outdoors, spending time with kids and grandkids, taking photos, and doing volunteer work. Local volunteer endeavors include the Healthy Communities Coalition in Washoe County School District. Some more long-range projects include missions to Guatemala, South Africa, and Guinea, West Africa.
Chelsea Chelsea Warren, Front Desk Education: Graduated with a degree in print journalism from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. Passions: Loves hiking, doing outdoors photography, and singing Broadway show tunes loud and off key.