From the moment you leave the waiting room you’ll be under the direct care of one of our caring and talented assistants.

In keeping with our goal as an office for excellence in dental treatment, each of our dental assistants are highly skilled technicians with a mind for your ease and comfort.

We want you comfortable and satisfied with your dental stay and that is exactly what these phenomenal ladies strive for daily.

They are the convergence point of enthusiasm, knowledge and concern for you.



Maryam has been with Dr. Rush’s office since 2002 and serves as his Lead Dental Assistant.  Her favorite part of the job is working on full mouth reconstruction cases.

She is a Certified Surgical Technician and was fortunate to work with the best plastic surgeon for 8 years.

In addition, she has a diploma in Micro Circuit Mask Design and is certified in Dental Radiology and Radiation Health and Safety.

Maryam has been married for 21 years and has two beautiful children. In her spare time she likes to travel and see different cultures. 



Lorena is a charming dental assistant who graduated from Apollo College in 2000. Upholding our philosophy of staying current on all dental innovations and best practices, Lorena has completed many hours of continuing education. Lorena’s future goals include a degree in Dental Hygiene.

Lorena cherishes and adores her son, Marcos who is the highlight of her life.  She is not shy to share stories of him whenever she can.



Doris grew up in Lima Peru where she worked in a special needs school.  In 2008 she moved to Arizona with her husband.  Doris was given an opportunity to volunteer in Dr. Rush’s office which led her to a career in Dental Assisting.  She has been with Dr. Rush for 5 years.

Doris enjoys spending time with her husband cooking, camping, going to movies, and is heavily involved with the youth at her church.  She also has a passion for Peruvian Cultural Dances and traveling.