About Vista Hills Family Dentistry
El Paso's choice for healthy smiles
Dr. Jose L. Alvarez
Dr. Jose Luis Alvarez became interested in dentistry at a very young age, having grown up around dental offices, and began his studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he received his degree in Biology. Dr. Alvarez then when on to graduate from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2000, where he graduated with research honors.
With a personal goal of providing each and every patient with the best care possible, Dr. Alvarez has established himself within the El Paso community as leader in dental care and treatment. He is currently a member of the El Paso District Dental Society and even served as president from 2008-2009. In addition, he is a member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Alvarez's former practice, Alvarez Dental, was previously located at 10978 Montwood Drive. He established Vista Hills Family Dental in January 2009 and is currently located on the east side of town at 1713 Weston Brent Lane in EL Paso, Texas.
Dr. Yvette Alvarez-Davis
Like her brother Dr. Alvarez, Dr. Yvette Alvarez-Davis was intrigued by dentistry at an early age as she watched her mother, a dental assistant for many years, and grew up in and around dental offices.
Dr. Alvarez-Davis began her studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio, where she was accepted in the Dental Early Acceptance Program. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Providing patients with effective preventative dental care and oral health education are among Dr. Alvarez-Davis's top priority. And as a mother, she understands the use of gentle, appropriate treatment.
Dr. Alvarez-Davis is proud of her heritage and honored to have been born and raised in El Paso area.
Dr. Alvarez-Davis joined Vista Hills Family Dental in March 2009. She looks forward to a long future of dental care and ensuring families in the El Paso community receive world-class treatment from a dentist who truly cares.
Dr. Thomas G. Marino
With an interest in dentistry from an early age, Dr. Thomas G. Marino began his dental studies in Boston, Massachusetts at Northeastern University, where he graduated and received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1979. He then went on to Tufts University, where he received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from their School of Dental Medicine in 1983.
Dr. Marino is a specialist in Endodontics. He received this specialty certificate from the Post-Graduate Dental Education Program in Endodontics at Fort Gordon, Georgia in 1999.
In addition, Dr. Marino is dedicated to staying involved in continuing dental education as well as his community. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and the American Dental Association. He is a board-eligible Endodontist and has been published in the Journal of Endodontics. He is also a member of the prestigious Order of Military Medical Merit.
Dr. Marino joined Vista Hills Family Dental in March 2009 with the personal goal of always treating his patients with the utmost care and compassion. He believes you should always "do the right thing and have fun doing it," an attitude he brings to the office every day with him.
Miriam Anguiano has been with Vista Hills Family Dental for fifteen years and serves as our Office Manager. Miriam started as a Dental Assistant and eventually started working in the administration side as a Financial Coordinator. Her tenacity, loyalty and commitment have led her to a successful career path at Vista Hills Family Dental. After five years with Vista Hills Family Dental, Miriam was promoted to Office Manager.
For Miriam, family is one of the biggest priorities in life and that is one of the reasons why she has been a part of Vista Hills Family Dental for fifteen years. Miriam like many others who work with Vista Hills Family Dental firmly believes that all patients should be treated like family. Miriam enjoys being a part of the process of helping patients obtain a healthy and beautiful smile. She goes above and beyond to ensure their visit is like no other.
Miriam graduated from Socorro High School and obtained her dental license from Brightwood College (formerly known as Kaplan/Career Centers of El Paso). In 2014, Miriam graduated as a Business Consultant from Hubbard College of Administration International. Miriam’s flamboyant personality enable her to be well received by anyone who crosses her path. Her true care for patient quality is very evident and she truly does treat every patient like family.
Annette Ruiz has been with Vista Hills Family Dental for 4 years as our Human Resources Representative. Annette has a strong knowledge in recruitment, employee relations, leadership and employee development, training, compensation, benefits and workers’ compensation.
Annette’s role as a Human Resources leader has been instrumental to our growing practice. Annette has been able to assist Vista Hills Family Dental through many organizational and compensation changes. Annette is astute in identifying areas in need of improvement with the vision to develop and implement successful action plans. Annette’s focus is purely on hiring the right team for Vista Hills Family Dental as this will enable us to fulfill our vision which is:
“To provide high quality dental care in a patient-centric, caring and happy environment”
Annette attended Ysleta High School, “Once an Indian, always and Indian!” Annette is working on obtaining her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and has expressed her desire to continue her educational endeavors. Her career aspirations include obtaining a degree in Human Resources within the next 2 years.
Cindy Quezada has been with Vista Hills Family Dental for ten years and serves as our Executive Assistant. Cindy’s journey with Vista Hills Family Dental started in 2006 as a Dental Assistant Internship Student. Cindy was employed straight out of internship as she demonstrated a knack for assisting. Her compassion and desire to help improve oral health was and continues to be her top priority.
Cindy’s skills go beyond assisting. She acquires a natural talent in a business capacity which cannot be ignored. Her intelligence and intellect are much to be admired. Her quick wit and ability to problem solve led her to become Dr. Alvarez’s Executive Assistant after three years of assisting. Cindy is an integral part of Vista Hills Family Dental and is a pillar in our organization. Because of her attributes, Cindy is admired and respected by staff members.
Cindy is a graduate of Ysleta High School, “Once an Indian, always and Indian!” She obtained her dental license from Brightwood College (formerly known as Kaplan/Career Centers of El Paso). This young lady represents what the company stands for- ethics and integrity.
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