Leila Hakimzadeh Ghafouri, D.D.S. is a board-certified dentist who has a great passion for dentistry and a strong commitment to providing you with the highest quality of dental.

Dr Leila Hakimzadeh

Dr. Leila Hakimzadeh

Dr. Hakimzadeh was raised in Houston, Texas. At the ripe age of 8, she had already decided that she wanted to be a dentist because there was something about the art of dentistry that appealed to her. She attended The High School for Health Professions and started volunteering and working in dental offices by the time she was 15. Even more convinced that dentistry was her desired profession, she pursued a competitive fast track to dental school, obtaining a B.S. in Zoology from Texas A&M University and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio in a combined seven years.

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Meet The Team

Cherie Hillis

Office Manager

Cherie began her career in Dentistry in 2012 after graduating from Arizona College of Allied Health. She is cross-trained for both back-office assistant and front-office management. While working in the back office she also taught the Dental Assistant Program at a few local trade schools. She loves seeing her former students progress and grow in their careers. As the office manager, she strives to make sure your visit will not just meet your expectations, but exceed them. “Dentistry has always been an interest to me. I always got excited to go to the dentist as a kid. I truly enjoy seeing patients find their smiles. It makes my heart happy.” She likes to spend her free time with her husband and kids. She loves all outdoor activities including hiking, paddle boarding, rock climbing, running, and competing in triathlons and half marathons. Her goal is to hike the Grand Canyon rim to rim and complete at least one marathon!

Cindy-Lee Dale


Cindy has been a dental hygienist since graduating from Temple University in 1976. Originally from New Jersey, she moved to Arizona in 1980 where she met her husband. She has three grown children and four grandchildren. She loves to ride and show Arabian horses and enjoys hiking, yoga, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Katrina C Garrity


Katrina Garrity started her dental hygiene journey 7 years ago in hopes of making a difference in people’s lives. She attended Phoenix College, where she graduated with honors and learned the newest dental techniques and technology. She is passionate about educating her patients on the importance of the oral-systemic link and believes good health starts in the mouth. She prides herself in delivering the best care possible and building lasting relationships with her patients. In her free time, Katrina enjoys spending time with her two children and husband.