Meet Our Team
Hazel Henry, RDH
Hazel, originally from Ireland, moved to the states when she was very young. She started her career in dentistry as a Dental Assistant and enjoyed what she did for some time, but her desire to help people gave her the drive to further her education. Hazel attended Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA and graduated with an AAS in Dental Hygiene. She has since become a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and has practiced in Philadelphia and Chicago before settling in Southern Nevada. In June of 2016 Hazel joined the team here at Pahrump Family Dental, where her passion for her profession have been clearly reflected in the care she provides for her patients. She is a truly dedicated Dental Hygienist. Hazel loves her work and is pleased to have teamed up with a practice that shares her same desires and vision for patient care.
Amy Walker, BS, RDH
Amy’s passion for dentistry began her first year of high school when a close friend encouraged her to explore the dental field. Through ten years of observing at various dental offices in California and completing a dental internship in Arizona, Amy’s love for dentistry grew. She has also volunteered for several dental service trips where she provided dental care in rural California, Mexico and Morocco. Amy graduated with her B.S. in Biology from California Baptist University and three years later graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene.
Amy takes joy in offering comfortable and educational experiences for each of her patients. Her desire is to help her patients understand the importance of oral care while providing gentle, personalized treatment.
Amy is the wife of Caleb Walker, the Associate Pastor at Pahrump Community Church. When she is not caring for patients at Pahrump Family Dental, Amy is involved in multiple church ministries as she seeks to love both God and her community.
Shaylee Larsen, RDH
Shaylee was born and raised in a small town on a farm.She attended Snow College in Utah where she played college softball for two years. After receiving her Associates Degree at Snow College, she attender Fortis College for her Associates of Dental Hygiene. Shaylee relocated to Henderson in January of 2020, and started working for Dr. Ruezga at the same time.
In her spare time, she loves hiking, sewing, playing with her two mini Australian Cattle Dogs, and doing anything in the outdoors.