All our professionals at Jennifer Ridgeway, D.D.S. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Jennifer Ridgeway, D.D.S.
Dr. Ridgeway is a graduate of University of Missouri, Kansas City dental school. She has been practicing dentistry in New Mexico since she moved here in 1994 with her husband. She opened a dental practice in Santa Fe in 1995 and commuted to Marcy Street for 10 years until the demands of her growing family needed her closer to home. She has three kids; Lucas, Gracie and Calvin.
She has advanced dental continuing education at the Pankey Institute, Dawson Center for the Advancement of Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Christina - Dental Assistant
Christina is a graduate of the Dental Assisting Program from Carrington College. A new addition to Dr Ridgeway’s team, she has five previous years of experience working in pediatric dentistry, making her an essential and invaluable addition to our practice. Christina’s highly organized and direct approach enables an informative and stress free visit, allowing our staff the time to provide a truly unique and personal connection, embodying the essence of our small family practice. Christina is here to aid in the prevention of any kind of dental anxiety for our patients, everything from x-ray inquiries to dental implant placement, she will be sure to make your transition to our practice an enjoyable one.
Melissa - RDH
Hi I’m Mellissa, I am one of two dental hygienists’ in Dr. Ridgeways practice, another new addition. I am a graduate of the Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene program at UNM, which I completed with Maya, our other Dental Hygienist. I love my career and look forward to continuing education in pursuit of a Master’s degree. When I’m not working I’m very busy with my two beautiful children. I have an eight year old boy and a two year old little girl. We enjoy hiking, cooking, and yoga as a family.