Meet Dr. Roarke Miller, DMD
Dr. Miller was born in Caldwell, Idaho, and raised in nearby Middleton. He attended Boise State University and California State University, San Marcos for his undergraduate studies. After completing his dental education from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Miller served as a dentist in the US Army. His duties took him to Korea and to Southern California. After four years of military service, Dr. Miller and his family returned home to the Treasure Valley where he has put his heart into his practice, Southridge Dental. He loves spending time with his wife, Holly and their six children. In his free time, he loves to golf and enjoys the outdoors.
Meet Dr. Atkinson
Dr. Atkinson is a graduate of Ontario High School and Brigham Young University. He earned his dental degree from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. Dr. Atkinson speaks fluent Spanish and plays the bass violin in the Treasure Valley Symphony. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. We are grateful to have Dr. Atkinson as a part of our Southridge Dental Team.
Front Office Staff
Tami, our insurance specialist, is the smile that greets you as you enter our practice. She attended American Institute for Dental Assisting. With 8 years in the dental field, Tami knows how to guide patients through their entire dental experience. It’s important to Tami to give each patient the same courtesy and care that she would like for her family and friends. She loves Southridge Dental because it is like a family, staff and patients. She is the proud mom of three children. In her free time, she loves fishing, baking, being outdoors.
Shannon, Hygiene and Scheduling Coordinator Is a graduate of Apollo College in dental assisting. Shannon’s passion is to make our practice a happy place to be for everyone—she is the sunshine in our office. She keeps the schedule running smoothly and our patients smiling (and often laughing). She loves spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Charlene, financial coordinator/dental assistant, trained at American Institute of Health Technology. She has been with Southridge Dental 9 years. Her goal every day is to do all she can to please patients by meeting and accommodating their needs to the fullest extent possible. She and her husband enjoy being outside and spending time with their son, Wyatt.
Amy, registered dental hygienist, earned her BS Dental Hygiene from YVCC, BS Eastern Washington University, 16 years practicing hygiene. Amy strives to provide ongoing, current, and gentle care to our patients. She loves getting to know our patients and their families. Coming to work is such a joy because we have such nice, loyal patients that we’ve been treating for years. I consider everyone I work with a good friend and enjoy spending time with them outside of the office. She and her husband are the parents of two boys. They enjoy sports, being outdoors, church, and friends.
Cherri, registered dental hygienist, earned her BS from ISU and has been a hygienist for 39 years. Cherri loves meeting new people, and educating patients concerning dental health. She loves being a part of our team, where everyone is so willing to help each other. Patients often comment to her how much they appreciate the care they are given. Her experience in the dental office has shown her that Southridge dental provides the very best dental care possible, and she is happy to be a part of it. In her free time, Cherri enjoys golf, horseback riding, skiing and spending time with her family.
Alina, registered dental hygienist, has been practicing hygiene for 2 years, and was a dental assistant 5 years before that. She loves our patients and raves about how wonderful they are. She appreciates being a part of the Southridge team and enjoys coming to work. Patients frequently compliment her for her thorough and gentle hygiene care. Alina is an Idaho native, happily married, and loves movies, tennis, and bowling.
Lisa, dental assistant, attended Dental assisting School at BSU and has been with Southridge Dental for more than 14 years. What she loves about our practice is that our team is close knit- we really enjoy our jobs and each other, which patients frequently notice and comment on. Lisa loves camping, fishing, and camping with her family. Go BSU!
Jessie, dental assistant, is a graduate of the Milan Dental Assisting program. Her goal is to have a positive attitude and make sure our patients have a great experience. She will always welcome you with a big smile. She loves spending time with her family in the great outdoors, fishing, and horseback riding.
Emma, dental assistant, is a graduate of the Academy of Professional Careers. She loves her work family and enjoys coming to work everyday. She strives to help patients achieve a great smile. Being outside, team roping, and gardening are her favorite hobbies. Emma also loves spending time with her friends and family. She and her husband live in nearby Middleton and have two great dogs.