Dr. Chris Ballew

Dr Chris Ballew grew up in Mesa, Arizona, and is an Arizona native. He graduated from UOP in San Francisco and has been practicing dentistry ever since. Dr. Ballew has been an artist his whole life, and teeth are just his latest canvas. Apart from Dentistry, he’s a family man with a wife and 3 amazing boys. He‘s got a beautiful singing voice (wink), so you should definitely ask him to sing you a song the next time you’re in the chair. He has a commitment that every tooth he works on be better than the last, so every tooth comes out looking gorgeous.

About Us

Dr. David Robillard

Tricia Conrad

Stephanie Calles

Paloma Vásquez

Melanie Leslie

Kristine Hipshire

Anna Hight

Tori Anderson

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Dr. David Robillard was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. As a young and avid Wildcat fan, he was excited to attend the University of Arizona. He graduated with a BS in Biology from the University of Arizona. He continued his education at the University of Southern California, where he earned his doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2014. In addition to dentistry he has an amazing wife and young son and remains active as a scout leader, and is also an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He continues to support his Wildcats, while also cheering on the USC Trojans.

Tricia Conrad RDH been practicing as Dental Hygienist for over twenty-six years. She is from Southern Michigan a graduated from Ferris State University with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science from Siena Heights University. She is currently a Delegate serving on the Board of Directors for AzDHA and is Membership Chair for the Southern Arizona Dental Hygienist’s Association and loves Volunteering with the flying Samaritans. Tricia became a Dental Hygiene Instructor at Pima Community College in Jan 2020. “I get joy from watching students and new hygienists grow and develop”.

Outside of the office you may find Tricia with her husband riding road bicycle, attending U of A Softball Games, travel, trying out a new Restaurant in Tucson, attending a local concert, or having a backyard BBQ with friends. They have a Desert Tortoise named Sherman that is eighteen years old. Tricia and her husband moved to Tucson ten years ago and have been enjoying the Desert life.

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others”

I was born in Los Angeles, CA but have been here in Vail most of
my life. I graduated from Cienega High School in 2015, completed
an internship at this office and have been a dental assistant here for
5 years. I am currently a student at the University of Arizona
majoring in Nutritional Sciences with plans of becoming a pediatric
dentist in the future. I love working with kids. Their energy and
laugher makes my days! My goal is to always make them feel as
comfortable as possible especially in this environment so I try my
best to give them a fun experience each visit!

Hello, My name is Paloma Vazquez and I have been a Dental Assistant for 12 years, I graduated from Pima Medical Institute i n June for 2010 and i nitially worked with kids. I was originally born and raised i n Tucson, Az and have now been i n Vail for the l ast 3 years. I stay pretty busy spending time with my 3 wonderful boys, Dj (10), Brody (6), Greyson (3) and my amazing husband Angel. On my spare time I enjoy time with my friends or crafting and doing at home projects with my husband.


Tanya began her dental career in 2009. She began as a dental assistant but realized dental hygiene was her love and passion for dentistry. She has been with our practice since December of 2018 and has been instrumental to the success of this practice. Tanya loves to educate our patients and provide them with top notch care to better their oral health. If you are nervous about your appointment, don’t worry… she will calm you with her laughter and her kind words. She has a genuine desire in helping our patients maintain healthy teeth and gums and provides custom treatment options and preventative measures to fit ones needs. Tanya is involved in many affiliations which includes continued learning, education and philanthropy which involve both art and science. Tanya’s daily practice is to provide and ensure optimal
dental health and personal well-being. Tanya is married and has one child they love to try cultural foods love to travel, and hike (pretty much anything outdoors).

Im Originally from San Diego California But mostly raised here i n tucson, I’m Married To a wonderful man and Have 2 Boys, I went to School to be an Oral Surgeon Assistant At Pima Medical Institute and did that for 3 years before We moved to Vail 5 Years ago. My Family And I have Dogs, Horses, and Goats. Our Favorite things to Do as a family Is Camp, Hunt, Fish And go to the Lake!. I have been the Office Manager Of Vail Family Dentistry for 4 years now and absolutely Love It. I Love this Community and Love Helping Others, I have met some of the most amazing people working i n this office and In this field of Work.

I am originally from Dayton, Ohio, bu have lived in Tucson, Arizona 2011. I graduated from Concorde Career institude in Jacksonville, Florida for Expanded functions Dental Assisting in 2009. I have been a dental assistant for 12 years. I spent a year in an endodontic office, then went into pediatric dentistry and eventually found my way into general dentistry. I have assisted with specialties like ortho and TMJ / sleep apnea appliance therapy. Although I have experience in several aspects of the dental field I most enjoy the restorative treatments that bring smiles back to patients’ faces. In my spare time, I enjoy taking part in my beloved hobbies of painting and photography, however, You may also find me cheering on my beautiful daughter at the softball field.

I was Born and raised here i n Tucson Az. I have been In the Vail Area My whole l ife and Love it. I am a proud Mother to a son and Dog. I went to Acacia, Old Vail and graduated from Cienega and from there went to Pima Medical To get My education on Billing and Coding And Have been doing i t ever since. I have Been the Insurance Coordinator Here at Vail family dentistry for 4 years now. When Im not working Im watching Sports and eating food!

I’m Originally From WI, My Husband and I Moved to Arizona Back In 2015. I have Been A dental Hygienist Since 2002 and Love i t! . My Husband And I Live here In Vail As
well as Flagstaff. We are 2 Proud Parents to 2 Dogs and we are the 2 biggest Packer Fans
around who doesn’t l ike a good Cheese Head.