About the Breeze Dental Team
We love what we do. And what we love best is making all our patients feel right at home! You’ll find a warm, fun-loving dental family who always puts your needs first.
Every member of our dental team is focused on treating patients with the highest level of care. We stay abreast of the latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars. When you have specific needs that would benefit from new technology, we offer you options so you can make the best decision that’s right for you.
Meet the Breeze Dental Specialists
Carin has worked with the Breeze Dental for the past 20 years. She enjoys making her patients feel comfortable while in the dental chair. Carin specializes in procurement for the office and provides quality control for everything ordered in the office. In her spare time Carin travels, watches movies and spends time with her grandchildren.
Audrey is a graduate from Old Dominion University Dental Assisting School. She has been with Breeze Dental for the past 27 years. Audrey is our expert whitening and sleep apnea liason. In her spare time she enjoys boating with her family.
Rachel has been an assistant since 2006. She enjoys making the patients comfortable while in the office. She enjoys spending time with her family bowling and going to the beach.
Vanessa has been in the dental field for 6 years. She was born and raised in Northern Virginia, recently moving to the Suffolk area. She loves to watch the Washington Nationals and in her spare time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, and relaxing with her fiance and dog, Rebel.
Alisa is a registered Dental Hygienist. She earned her Dental Hygiene degree at the University of North Carolina . She grew up in Elizabeth City, NC where her father, Dr Riggs, was a dentist. In 1992 she started to work with Dr Ishom in Chesapeake, then moved to Breeze Dental with Dr Ishom during the merge with Breeze Dental in January 2018. Alisa enjoys helping and using her extensive knowledge to educate her patients on their dental needs. When she is not at working she enjoys time with her grandchildren.
Nancy is a registered Dental Hygienist. Nancy earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Cabrillo College in California. She has worked with Breeze Dental for the past 37 years. In addition to being a hygienist, Nancy is the OSHA and infection control manager for the office. The most rewarding part of her job is providing her patients a positive and pleasant experience.
Amber was born and raised in Hampton, Va. She graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. In July 2019, she began her career with Breeze Dental and is already making a positive impact. Amber has a huge love for Dentistry and getting to know her patients. Amber currently lives in Smithfield with her husband, son, and fur baby. She keeps busy with traveling as often as possible, spending time with friends and family, and staying active outside.
Patient Wellness Team
Jennifer has been in the dental field for about 10 years. Jennifer is the insurance specialist for Breeze Dental. She enjoys problem solving insurance issues for patients, and is always here to answer any questions our patients may have about their personal insurance plans. In her spare time she is getting her Bachelors degree in Accounting.
Tachiqua (Tosh) Ward is friendly and patient. She is here to help with all your scheduling dental needs. She is willing to go above and beyond for our patients. She was born and raised in California and resides in Norfolk, Va. She has two children and a fur a baby. She enjoys family time and sunny skies.
Michelle has lived in the Western Branch ares her whole life. She has a sunny personality and been a part of our amazing team for 10 years. Michelle is our patient experience liason. She enjoys greeting our patients at check in with a smile and helping them schedule for their dental needs. When she is not at Breeze Dental she enjoys spending time with her children.
Salina is Breeze Dental’s Office Administrator. She has been in the dental field for over 23 years. Salina has worked in general dentistry as well as in the endodontic field. In her spare time she enjoys the warm weather with friends and family at the beach, poolside, or cooking out in her backyard.