Meet Our Team

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Brooke MO Fukuoka, DMD, FSCD

Dr. Brooke is the owner, founder and dentist in our practice.  She loves working with people who have disabilities and geriatric patients. She values her team and colleagues loves spreading our information wherever she can.

She also works full time with Family Health Services  where she runs the Advanced Delivery Dental Clinic (a dental clinic for patients who have disabilities).

She delivers CE courses virtually and in person across the country. For details visit our page Dr. Brooke the Speaker  She is active in organized dentistry and believes that membership in professional associations are essential to the professional as well as the profession.

When not practicing dentistry. Dr. Brooke enjoys fishing, golfing, playing board games/cards, and snowmobiling with her family. She and her husband, Hiroshi, live in Jerome, Idaho, with their four turtles, Pokey, Vanette (who you can see featured in some of her SDF courses) Rhody, and Steven.  In 2021 Jingjing nominated Dr. Brooke for a Denobi award and she won! See her acceptance speech click HERE. To learn more about Dr. Brooke check out her CV.  2023DrBrooke CV 

Jingjing Qian

Jingjing Qian RDH, EA

Jingjing Qian is a Registered Dental Hygienist with Extended Access. She has worked with Your Special Smiles, PLLC since 2019. Jingjing graduated from CSI with an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in May 2019. She is a self-motivated, dedicated and hardworking dental hygienist. Education and motivating patients to achieve optimal oral health are her passions.

Jingjing has also worked part time for the South Central Public Health District since 2019. She travels to elementary schools, Heads Start Pre-schools and Varnish Clinics around Southern Idaho, doing oral screenings, sealant application, and fluoride varnish applications for those underserved population.  She is a clinical instructor for the College of Southern Idaho Hygiene program and serves on the board for the Idaho Dental Hygiene Association.  She is also a part time hygienist for the Family Health Services Advanced Delivery Dental Clinic.

Outside of work, Jingjing enjoys swimming, kayaking, skiing and hiking with her husband, two kids and their dog Coco. We are incredibly proud of Jingjing winning a "Tellie"  which is a national award in teledentistry! Click HERE to see her win! She was also nominated for a Denobi award. Click HERE to see her Nomination video.

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Holly Jones RDH, EA

Holly Jones is a Registered Dental Hygienist with Extended Access. She began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant where she discovered a love helping transform patient’s oral health. This inspired her to pursue a career in dental hygiene. After earning her hygiene degree from the College of Southern Idaho, She began working full time for a Federally Qualified Health Center, Family Health Services Idaho.  They provided her opportunities to treat a wide variety of patients consisting of but not limited to, refugee patients, patients who have disabilities, geriatric patients, children, first-time adult dental patients, and of course, her co-workers. After five years with the health center, she took an additional position part-time with Your Special Smiles PLLC. With this practice she has been exploring teledentistry, portable dentistry, and extended access care while treating medically complex and behaviorally complex patients. She enjoys developing lasting relationships with diverse people and she looks forward to sharing her experiences with others.

Outside of work,  she enjoys spending time with her daughter, fur babies, and family friends. Skiing and crafting are also some of her favorite pass times. Holly was nominated for a Denobi Award in 2021. Click HERE to see her nomination video.

Tari Devaney

Tari Devaney RDH-EA, BSDH, MSDH

Tari Devaney is a Registered Dental Hygienist with Extended Access. She graduated from the Idaho State University dental hygiene program and pursued her master’s in dental hygiene from Eastern Washington University.

Over the years, she has practiced for a variety of settings: cosmetic, family, community health and periodontics.  Along with working with us part-time. She currently teaches Clinical Dental Hygiene at the College of Southern Idaho, works part-time as the Dental Coordinator of the Wellness Tree and serves as IDHA President. She advocates for her students to have experiences to expand their education and has played a key role in our student involvement. Tari is a blessing for our team and her patients.

Carolina Lopez

Carolina Lopez, CNA

Carolina joined our team as our very first Caregiver partner. She was joined by two other colleagues from Creekside. We are excited to have her officially as part of our team hired as an employee on our actual team September 2022. She helped us develop the program and learned along side us as we implemented new technology and workflows.  We are very grateful for Carolina and what she has brought to our team as a partner and what she will continue to bring to our team as a part-time employee (while still working with Creekside of course).

Carolina is also employed full time with Creekside Care where she provides compassionate care and improves the lives of their residents. In 2021 Carolina was nominated for a Denobi award. See her Nomination Video HERE. She also presented her work in a fireside chat at that National Mobile and Teledentistry Conference. She is an outstanding member of both the dental community and the caregiver community. She is a key leader in our practice.

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McKenna Ficklin

McKenna is a dental hygiene student in her last year at CSI. She is excited about everything she is learning an loves helping others learn about oral hygiene. She likes baking, anything outdoors, reading and spending time with her family and dog Cooper.

McKenna caught on very quickly and is an became one of our MVPs very quickly. She is such a blessing to both our program and the residents of Desano. She has multiple residents  she has formed bonds with and they love seeing her. When our caregiver Maria took her career in a different direction, McKenna took on the responsibility of Assisted Oral Hygiene for all our Desano patients. We are very blessed to have McKenna and we are excited to see what life and hygiene brings for her future. She will be successful wherever she ends up landing.


Vee Ruiz

Violeta Ruiz helps us with logistics. She goes by Vee. She is originally from Mexico City. She moved to Idaho 24 years ago. She is 'm married to her best friend and love of her life. They have two beautiful daughters. Her oldest Aisha is 15 and her baby Shareeh is 12. (As of 2021) She LOVE working with Dr. Brooke. She loves her passion for dentistry and She is here to help patients understand services as well as help us plan fun things and make sure we are gathering the data we need to.  Vee brings the joy and happiness.  Vee also works full time with Family Health Services in their call center.

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Future Member

We look forward to finding our newest addition to our team

little toy ninja holding a dental bur

Future Member

We look forward to finding our newest addition to our team