Meet the Staff
Lily Lai, RDH,BS
Lily graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She moved to New Mexico in 2004.
" I feel completely at home in the dental office, and strive to make sure all my patients are as relaxed and comfortable as I am. Coming to the office should be an experience my patients look forward to".
Lily is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with family and working on her horsemanship skills.
Melba Mae Flores, DA
Melba was born and raised in the East Mountains. She has lived in the Edgewood area with her husband and two wonderful daughterssince 2002. She started her career as a dental assistant in 1997 and began what has been an enjoyable journey right here with Edgewood Family Dentistry! She meanwhile has worked with UNM in the oral surgery department and in public health clinics for 12 years. Melba enjoys going to the lake with her family, jewelry making, gardening and most important her bible studies.
Leah Mowrer, RDH
Leah received her Dental Hygiene Associate of Applied Science in May 2011 from Dona Ana Community College in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She was also awarded the Outstanding Clinician Award for providing excellent patient care and service. Leah has been in the dental field since 2006 as a dental assistant but quickly learned she enjoyed getting to know her patients and helping them understand their specific dental needs, concerns, and how to maintain a healthy mouth. She understands that not all patients love the dental office, but takes pride in getting to know each person and helping them feel comfortable in the dental chair. Leah also enjoys spending time with her husband and their 4 wonderful children. Her other hobbies included camping, hiking, cooking, baking cookies with her children, reading and living a Christ centered life.
Cindie Corvin, CDA
Cindie has worked for Edgewood Family Dentistry since 1996. Her dental career started in 1978 and her skills include not only general dental assisting, but also surgical assisting in periodontics and implants. She has experience in laboratory crown and bridge fabrication and training dental professionals in prosthetics and implants. She is a 5th generation New Mexican and enjoys her hunting dogs, building ‘Christ’s Church’ through mission related activities, and historical reading.
Wendy Vester, CDA
Wendy has worked in the dental field to since 1997. She is passionate about her job and loves what she does. Realizing that patients are sometimes uncomfortable about their treatment, and knowing that she is much more than just someone that holds a suction tube, she prides herself in developing trust and confidence with them. She has been with EFD for over three years, and enjoys keeping up to date with all the exciting and new technology in dentistry. On her days off, she loves gardening, reading, camping and fishing, and spending time with her dogs and her husband.
Lisa D. Kedge, RDH
Lisa earned a degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Mexico in 1988. Over the span of her career she takes the most pride in helping patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and maintaining a healthy mouth. Lisa had volunteered for the Mission of Mercy Dental Organization, providing free dental services to those less fortunate. Lisa enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and supporting them in their extracurricular activities. Other hobbies are working to stay physically fit, cooking, reading, and traveling with her husband and three children.
Susan Brown RDH, BME
Susan has been a dedicated and dynamic dental hygienist since receiving her RDH degree from the University of New Mexico in 1991. Susan, a sympathetic professional capable of reassuring and alleviating patient’s fears, is enthusiastic about dental health and enjoys educating patients on dental care and hygiene. Susan has also received her bachelors degree in music education and has taught music in a private school as well as being the worship leader at her church for several years. Susan has been married since 1990 and has a grown daughter and son. Her heart is in the mountains, but she loves the beach and would choose that as a vacation destination any day. With her husband being newly retired she has high hopes of getting him out on the dance floor, but not before a few lessons.
Jessica Satches, CDA
Jessica received her Dental Assisting associates from CNM December of 2016. Born and raised in the east mountains, Jessica is passionate about serving her community. She strives to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed. Jessica lives in Edgewood with her husband Michael. In her free time she loves to hang out with family and friends, fly fish, and duck hunt.