March 4, 2015 Continuing our Dental Assistants Week recognition, we are featuring each of our talented, hard-working assistants on our blog. We are so thankful for the compassionate care they provide our patients. Isabel Martinez, Dental Assistant Hometown: Reno Family: Issy loves making memories with her husband, three children and six grandchildren. Q. How long have you been with Caffaratti Dental Group? A. I’ve been at Caffaratti Dental Group for 20 years, and in the profession for 28 years. Q. What is your favorite thing about your career at Caffaratti Dental Group? A. My favorite part of my job is seeing the outcome we give patients – giving them the confidence to smile and improving their quality of life. Q. What has been one of the funniest moments at Caffaratti Dental Group? A. When I started working for Dr. Caffaratti, I accidentally squirted him and got him wet! It was not funny being a newbie, but it’s funny now! Q. How do you feel you are able to make a difference for your patients? A. We make our patients feel better, healthy and happy by treating each one with dignity and respect and by taking care of their dental needs. Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Sparks? A. My family and I enjoy the seasonal events like hot air balloons, Hot August Nights, the Rib Cook Off, going to the lake and the snow. I love that we get all four seasons. Q. How do you help support the community? A. I have volunteered since middle school and have helped create a better community through translating, youth intervention, in church and now in my son’s high school. THANK YOU Isabel for being an integral part of the team at Caffaratti Dental Group!