Meet The Staff

Jamia Arthur
Office Manager
Jamia has been in the dental field for over 16 years and has carried various roles throughout this field. She was a Regional Development Leader & Auditor for many years, training several new hires on every aspect of the dental field. She brings this dedication and strong level of excellence to her role as Office Manager at Kendra Patterson D.M.D., where she has been for 5 years. She truly believes it is important to balance exceptional patient care with a warm, compassionate and inviting atmosphere for every patient that walks through the door. She is honored to be part of a team that embodies these traits. Jamia is originally from the "Windy City", (Chicago) and enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, dancing and writing in her spare time.


Carrie A. Wasson, RDH, BS
Registered Dental Hygenist
Carrie is a skilled and knowledgeable registered dental hygienist who started working for Dr. Patterson in 2014. She received an Associate of Applied science degree in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor of Science degree, graduating summa cum laude with both. A Michigan native, she began her career in dental hygiene in 1998 as a periodontal hygienist until moving to Colorado in 2011. What she enjoys most is the relationships formed with patients cared for in the office and providing stellar dental care. Carrie and her husband Tom reside in Bailey, with their cat and three dogs.


Natasha Padilla
EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)
Natasha has been in the dental field for twenty years. Since she was in middle school, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the dental field. She graduated from Concorde Career Institute in 1999, with honors, for dental assisting. Natasha is a Colorado Native who enjoys spending time with family and participating in outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. She is a devoted wife and mother to her three children. Patients appreciate her welcoming, gentle, and compassionate nature. Natasha began working for Dr. Patterson in March of 2018 and she provides exceptional patient care.