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Meet Our Team
Our friendly team at First Impression Dental Fresno loves helping our patients achieve healthier and more beautiful smiles! We make it our mission to provide quality dental care in a welcoming atmosphere in which you can feel at ease, and we regularly pursue continuing education courses to ensure that you receive excellent care and the most up-to-date information about your oral health and treatment options. Give us a call today at 559-513-0707! We look forward to meeting you soon!
Brett P. Lent, DDS, MS
Brett Lent, DDS, MS, is a general dentist at First Impression Dental in Fresno, California. He specializes in providing high-quality care to treat patients of all ages using state-of-the-art technology. He’s at the forefront of bringing new dental technology to patients, including Solea® dental laser for anesthetic-free dentistry, same-day crowns, digital radiography, and dental photography.
Dr. Lent earned his Bachelor of Science in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then worked as a dental research assistant at the West Los Angeles VA Hospital, focusing on chewing efficiency for denture wearers and implant patients.
He later earned both his master’s degree in oral biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was one of three in his class to receive the “Excellence in Restorative Dentistry” award.
Dedicated to lifelong learning and offering the latest dental technology to his patients, Dr. Lent commits over 100 hours annually to continued education. He’s an active member of the Faculty Club at Spear Dental Education, a prestigious interdisciplinary group of practitioners focused on comprehensive treatment planning to achieve optimal results, and received training at the Spear Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.
When not treating patients, Dr. Lent enjoys spending time with his wife, Shana, and their children, Parker and Katelynn, as well as golfing, traveling, skiing, snorkeling, and cooking.
Kristine — Office Manager
Kristine “Kris” has been in the dental field since 1988; with over 30 years of experience, she has grown in her knowledge of dentistry exponentially. Kris has served patients in all aspects of dental care from scheduling appointments and chairside assisting to office management. She loves creating long lasting relationships with patients and making sure all their needs are met. Kris has three children and one grandson whom she loves to spend time with whenever possible. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Fun fact: Kris is originally from Minnesota and has been a crazy Vikings fan her entire life.
Monica — Registered Dental Assistant
Monica brings 18 years of experience as an RDA to our team! Monica’s primary goal is to make her patients feel comfortable and will even go above and beyond to make them laugh. When she’s not at work, Monica keeps very busy with her family. She has been married to her husband, Brandon, for 10 years and together they have 4 children. Monica also loves to play tennis and help out with her husband’s family business. Fun fact: When Monica hears Salsa music she immediately jumps on the dancefloor!
Amanda - Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2014. Amanda is a graduate of Coalinga High School Class of 2011 where she was awarded the Female Athlete of the Year and lettered in Volleyball, Soccer and Softball. She was awarded the Defensive Player of the Year two consecutive years in softball and continued on to play at the collegiate level at West Hills Community College. Amanda is passionate about sports, continuing her career in Oral Hygiene and of course her dog, Lilly. Amanda has been an excellent addition to our team and we are thrilled that she chose our office to share her talent.