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Our Sierra Vista Dental Professionals Make a Difference

At Cochise Caring Dentistry, our highly skilled, dedicated, and compassionate team of dental professionals works alongside Sierra Vista dentist Dr. Steve Wolfington and is committed to making sure you experience excellence in dental care every time you visit. The team will make sure your needs are met and your expectations are surpassed, from the moment you step through our doors until you are done checking out, and they will always give you a reason to smile.

Sierra Vista Dental Office Manager Ruth


Office Manager
Ruth is our office manager and has been in the dental field for over 20 years.

Ruth is a self proclaimed insurance nerd . She will make sure you understand the ins and outs of your plans and treatments. She is happy and fun to have around the office.

Ruth is married and has two grown children, three dogs and two cats. Her hobbies are, walking her dogs, gardening, hiking and spending time with her family.

Ruth is an Arizona native and has lived all around this great state. We are thrilled to have her on our team!

Sierra Vista Dental Hygienist Lee


Dental Hygienist
Lee Moore, Tucson native, graduated from Pima College with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science/General Studies in 2006. He received his anesthesia certification in 2007 and has been a practicing clinician in the field for over eight years.

Lee is very gentle and thorough when it comes to patient care. He’s a great employee and asset to our team.

Lee is an experienced volunteer at Hope Fest in Tucson AZ. It is an annual event for individuals who cannot afford dental care.

Before dentistry, he was a practicing Phlebotomist for four years.

“In my spare time I love to grill and watch football. I even play sometimes. Also, I like to just relax and have a little fun with my son, Kevin, as well as travel out of town to see friends and family.”

Sierra Vista AZ Dental Assistant Marita


Dental Assistant
Marita is our dental assistant with 22 years front and back office experience. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 1991 and is certified in the following: dental assisting, dental radiography, radiation health and safety, and coronal polishing.

Marita is a German native and has lived in Sierra Vista since 1991. She enjoys being part of our close team and is very dedicated to the care and well being of our patients. She is reliable, loyal, professional and trustworthy.

She cherishes spending time with her two beautiful daughters and being outdoors. She enjoys working out, specifically spin class. She enjoys cooking and baking German food. Marita makes a German Chocolate Cake to die for.

Sierra Vista AZ Dental Assistant Leslie


Dental Assistant
Leslie is our newest dental assistant who graduated from the Pima Community College Dental Assisting Program last year. This is her start to a new career and she is very excited to pursue her future here with Dr. Wolfington and his team. Leslie is a floater between front and back office. You will see her assisting during procedures but you may also see her smiling face at the front desk as she helps out Ruth with patient scheduling etc.

Leslie is highly educated in the health care field with a background as a certified nursing assistant. She has enjoyed volunteering at Hope Fest and Give Kids a Smile Day. She was born and raised in Sierra Vista, AZ. A small town girl whose hobbies include: spending time with family, traveling, baking, shopping, and working out. Leslie is a caring and fun loving person. She brightens the office.

Sierra Vista AZ Dental Hygienist Katie


Dental Hygienist
Katie is one of our newest staff member, with 10+ years of experience.

She graduated first from dental assisting school in December 2003 before going on to graduate from dental hygiene school with an Associate of Applied Science degree in dental hygiene in May 2013. She is enthusiastic about the dental profession and loves helping patients take care of their smiles. Katie married her high school sweetheart and has two children.

Patients have great things to say about Katie’s gentle but thorough cleanings.

Sierra Vista AZ Dental Office guru Liz

Liz Wolfington

Liz is Dr. Wolfington’s better half. They have been married since 2003. You may see their little daughter, Juniper tagging along in the office some days. You’ll usually find Liz tucked away in her corner desk as she helps to manage the business practice along with marketing and HR. Most importantly, Liz makes sure there is a smooth synergistic flow throughout the office. She enjoys meeting the patients and hearing any feedback on what made the visit great and anything that can be done to make it better.

Liz loves hiking and riding bikes with the kids as they explore beautiful Sierra Vista. She also loves her Bisbee date nights with Dr. Wolfington. She is very passionate about her side jobs as a massage therapist and a yoga teacher.

She and Dr. Wolfington are so grateful to all their patients for trusting in them to care for their dental needs. They are appreciative of all referrals too.