Meet The Staff

Hope Patten, RDH

Hope is a native Nevadan, born and raised in Eastern Nevada and moving west to Reno in 2005. After a 5-year career as a Dental Assistant she pursued her career as Dental Hygienist; Graduating from Carrington College in Boise ID with her Associate of Science-Dental Hygiene degree in 2011. She started her career with Great Basin Dental in 2019. She has always had a love for dentistry and feels passionately about being able to assist her patients with achieving optimal dental health.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 children. They enjoy most outdoor activities, but off roading and lake or beach time are among their favorites. She also enjoys playing tennis whenever she can get a chance.

Cathleen Ritter, RDH

Cathleen was raised in Nevada and currently resides in Sparks. She has been a dental hygienist for 5 years now. Outside of work, Cathleen enjoys going on vacation, yoga, Pilates and going camping.  

 Jessica Knox, RDH 

Jessica graduated in August 2008 and has been a dental hygienist for 15 years now. She joined the Great Basin team in 2023. Outside of work Jessica loves read and spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys outdoor activities like camping, hiking, swimming and paddle boarding. 

 Maribel M. 
Office Manager

Maribel has been working in the dental world for nearly a decade so far. She began as an administrative assistant and later transitioned to Office Manager and joined the Great Basin team in 2023. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Some of her favorite hobbies are doing photography and some fun RC racing. 
 Heidi S.
Front Office Supervisor
 Bianca L.
Insurance Coordinator 
 Rachel S.
 Emily B.