Our amazing staff is the backbone of Jenkins Dental. Whether it be supporting Dr. Damon Jenkins, answering any questions you may have, or giving you warm smiles and happy hugs, our team ensures you experience nothing less than a stellar experience. We look forward to meeting and getting to know you and your family!
Born and raised in New Jersey, Sharixza graduated in 1994 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey as a certified and registered dental assistant. After working as a dental assistant for several years she continued her studies in science. Sharixza went on to obtain her Associates in Science and Dental Hygiene from the University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene in Bridgeport, CT, she graduated in 2000.
She has been in the dental field for over 24 years, and is bilingual in spanish and is CPR certified. She is now the Chief Financial Officer at Jenkins Dental at Byne’s Falls.
Sharixza lives in Glastonbury with her Husband Dr. Jenkins and their two children Xavier and Sariah.
Ashlee has been with our practice since 2017 when she took over billing and insurance. She had previously worked in a specialty practice for several years with Esther before being lured away to join the Jenkins Dental Team. She has loved working here since the first day she stepped through the door and saw the spectacular view. She couldn’t ask for a more calm working environment. It also helps working with great staff, good friends and an awesome doctor. The front desk is constantly in stitches over each others stories and they love sharing it with patients. There’s nothing better than seeing a patient leave with a smile. That is one of Ashlee’s favorite things about dentistry; witnessing patient transformations and seeing them gain confidence in their smile.
Ashlee grew up a few towns over in Vernon. After graduating in 2005, she studied Fine Arts. Ashlee enjoys painting, drawing and crafting. Also, anyone will tell you she loves to dance! She enjoys spending time with close and extended family, including her beautiful daughter Veda.
Esther grew up in Simsbury, CT. She has been in dentistry since 1982. Esther has worked in all aspects of dentistry and really has a passion for her patients. She loves meeting them for their first visit then watching their smiles transform; in the process becoming extended family. She has always enjoyed working with patients and helping them. She feels very blessed to be working with such a truly dedicated, smart, caring doctor.
Esther has been married to her best friend for twenty-seven years. She is so very proud of her three awesome sons whom she loves to spend time with. Her hobbies include combing the beach for sea glass with her husband, making jewelry, traveling, dancing, laughter and is most grateful for her faith in God.
Ginette has lived in Coventry since she was five years old. She graduated from Coventry High in 1975 and graduated from Windham Tech in 1976 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She worked as an assistant for five years. In 1983 she graduated from Springfield Tech Community College with an associates in Science and degree in Dental Hygiene. She became certified in local anesthesia in 2012.
She has been happily married for thirty-four years and is also the proud mom of two wonderful adult children, whom are both married. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and friends. She also enjoys sewing, gardening and taking long walks.
Ginette has been blessed with working at Bynes Falls for thirty years. She works in one of the most beautiful settings you could ask for with only a six minute commute. She has always enjoyed working with people one on one; helping them achieve optimum dental health.
Kim graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2005 with a certification in Dental Assisting. Since graduating, she has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of specialties including endodontics, periodontics, pediatrics, oral surgery and prosthodontics.
For the past ten years, she has worked with Dr. Jenkins at Bynes Falls as a Lead Dental Assistant. Kim is very dedicated in making sure the office runs smooth and efficient. The most satisfaction she gets from her work is seeing how happy our patients are after their treatment. Seeing them with their big smiles is uplifting and motivating.
Kim is very close with her family. She especially enjoys spending time with her five nephews and two nieces. She has two adorable dogs that she spoils rotten. She loves to watch all kinds of movies, but her favorites are long drama series.
Sarah has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2014. Sarah studied Dental Assisting at Kaplan College in El Paso, TX. Sarah has always had a passion for helping people feel beautiful and giving people the confidence to show off their smile. She takes pride in what she does and it shows in her performance at work. She aspires to go back to school for Dental Hygiene in the future to further her education in the dental field. In her spare time she enjoys all outdoor activities with her daughter, Nova and her poodle-terrier named Tank.