Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our young patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our dental assistants are here to make your child’s experience at Duke City Pediatric Dentistry as easy and stress-free as possible.

Usually found working alongside Dr. Coffman, our assistants help with many of the procedures and treatments your little one will receive at our office. They are dedicated individuals who look forward to building a relationship with you and your child


Amantha - Office Manager

Amantha began her dental career about 12 years ago starting as a registered dental assistant. She passionately has worked with a private practice, endodontist, and the corporate dental field. Within her years of dentistry, she has had many opportunities in working all positions but her favorite is office managing. Amantha always goes above and beyond not only for the patients but for the staff as well. 

Amantha was raised in Southern California and moved to New Mexico January 2021. She loves spending time her family. Amantha also has a passion for dance, she teaches the Lindy Hop locally in Albuquerque. So if you don't see her in the office, I am sure you will find her on the dance floor! 


Dental Assistant

Deneen graduated from TVI In 2004 with a certificate in dental assisting along with her expanded function certifications in several procedures. Prior to joining Dr. Coffman’s team in 2017, she worked in general dentistry and periodontics. Deneen stated, "working at DCPD is like spending the day with my second family." She loves working with a doctor who has strong ethics and a passion for providing the best dentistry to her patients.

Deneen is a wife and mother to two children who are active in dance, music, sports, and scouting. She enjoys baking, crafting, and reading. If she gets the chance to read in the mountains with a good cup of coffee, then Deneen is in heaven.


Dental Assistant

Jennifer started in the dental industry in 2011. She went to Oxnard high school in California and Pima for dental assisting. She assisted the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures, helped patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatments, but her favorite part of the job is working with kids!

Jennifer also loves spending her spare time with her son Jude, reading and shopping.


Dental Assistant

Shannon was very eager to join Dr. Coffman's awesome team at the end of 2022. She loves working with kids and showing them how important dental hygiene is, even as infants. Education is everything.  

Shannon and her family enjoy cattle grouping so much, they compete in rodeos. Shannon also has a couple of dogs she cares so much about, those are her babies.. 


Pre-dental Intern 

Aaliyah is currently going to school to become a dentist. She is enrolled in the same pre-dental society club Dr. Coffman started years ago. Aaliyah helps out throughout the office by answering phones, seating a patient, taking thier oral history inforamtion, and overall having extra set of hands. 

Aaliyah enjoys her family. She traves to different states with her mom. She also enjoys spending time with her friends while they all study about dental insight. 


Treatment Coordinator

Paula has been in the dental field since 1993. She went to school for dental assisting and got her DANB CDA certification with expanded functions. Paula has used her many years of experience as a dental assistant to transition to a front-office position. She enjoyes giving patients an estimate from insurance along with scheduling the patients recare.

Paula has been married for over 30 years and has two amazing children and two awesome dogs!




(505) 433-3366
8220 Louisiana Blvd NE suite a
Albuquerque, NM 87113