Matthew Lonier, DDS
Dr. Lonier is a comprehensive cosmetic and family dentist who takes pride in treating patients like his own family. He was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan. After graduating from Michigan State University, he completed his dental training at the University of Detroit-Mercy. Dr. Lonier relocated to Phoenix to begin his dental career in 2008.
Since then, to expand his skills and offer the highest level of care for his patients, Dr. Lonier has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education. Dr. Lonier is currently active with several local study clubs that focus on advanced restorative and cosmetic techniques.
The personalized care and attention to detail that Dr. Lonier provides are truly exceptional. He takes the time to get to know his patients and form trusting relationships based on mutual respect and understanding of treatment options. This helps him customize treatment to best suit each patient.
When not at the office, Dr. Lonier spends most of his time with his wife and two daughters. You might catch him cheering on his girls at gymnastics, dance and swim practices. When time permits, he enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, cooking, and going on National Park road trips with his family.
Terence Alderette, DDS
Dr. Alderette received his DDS and Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from Loma Linda University in Southern California. He enjoys learning the latest developments in dentistry through continuing education and has used his skills to improve the oral health of North Central Phoenix for over 25 years.
He is married to his high school sweetheart Linda, who was also his longtime dental assistant before she retired. They have one son who lives here in the valley.
Dr. Alderette’s hobbies include fabricating jewelry and objects from silver, copper, wood, and non-precious stones. He also enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, reading and going for walks in nature.
Erin, Registered Dental Hygienist
Erin grew up in Upstate New York. After graduating college, she briefly moved to Florida before upgrading to the dry Arizona climate, where she’s practiced dental hygiene for the past 17 years. While helping her patients maintain optimal oral health, Erin enjoys the lasting connections she makes with patients.
When she’s not at the office, Erin loves to work in her yard, listen to live music and spend time with her husband, two kids, and their dog.
Mimi, Registered Dental Hygienist
Mimi is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she received her dental hygiene degree. With over 25 years of experience, she still loves what she does – helping patients achieve and maintain healthy mouths! Her ability to connect with patients is very special. When not in the dental office, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and hiking North Mountain. Fight on!
Bonnie, Registered Dental Hygienist
From a small town in Northern Ohio, Bonnie graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio and then moved to Phoenix. She has over 25 years of experience and continues to love taking care of her patients’ oral health. As an advocate for dental education, Bonnie keeps current on the latest advancements and techniques. When she’s not in the office, her son Zac keeps her on her toes with his soccer games and Boy Scout events. But she even finds time to Jazzercise and enjoys the great Southwest by camping, hiking, and skiing.
Tammy, Certified Dental Assistant
Tammy received her dental assisting education from Pima Medical Institute in Tucson in 1998. She has a gifted eye for detail and truly enjoys guiding patients through the entire process of their dental care. Her calm demeanor and gentle touch make everyone feel at ease.
Cynthia, Certified Dental Assistant
Renee, Front Office Manager
With more than 20 years of service in the dental field, patient care is Renee’s top priority! She wears many hats in the office, from scheduling to billing and dealing with insurance benefits. She’s our guru when it comes to answering any questions you may have about your treatment. Call today so she can help you with your dental needs.
Diane, Front Office
Diane has also been in the dental field for over 20 years. She started out as a dental assistant and later moved to the front office. She has worked with Dr. Alderette since 1994 when she moved to Phoenix from Southern California and is a great addition to North Central Family Dentistry.
In her spare time, Diane enjoys exploring Arizona with her family, enjoying all the outdoor activities it has to offer.