Dental Staff

All professionals at Marvel Dental Carson City, LLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Janna Benger, RDH
    Dental Hygienist


  • Heidi Scorpiniti, RDH
    Dental Hygienist

    Heidi has been with Marvel Dental since 2018. She moved to Carson City in 2009, and attended Truckee Meadows Community College where she graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She was awarded the Golden Scaler Award for her achievements. Patients say that Heidi makes their dental visits enjoyable and describe her as compassionate, knowledgeable, and skilled.

    Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 boys. Her family loves outdoor activities like camping, hiking, biking, hunting, and fishing. She is an avid runner and loves being able to take advantage of the amazing trails our area has to offer. Her favorite passage: I can do all things through Him who gives me strength- Philippians 4:13

  • Carrie Suesmith, RDH
    Dental Hygienist

    Carrie has been practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the State of Nevada since 1993 (27 years). She moved to the Carson Valley in 1993 after growing up in Southern Nevada. Patients have fun at their dental appointments thanks Carrie's joyful personality and caring touch. 

    Carrie is married to a wonderful man with two grown children whom she loves dearly. She especially enjoys time with her family. She loves hiking, gardening, and serving the youth at her church. She is passionate about helping others maintain their overall health and prevention of oral disease.

  • Monica Iza
    Dental Assistant

    Monica has over 6 years experience in the dental field. She is a true asset to the Marvel Dental team with her understanding and compassionate personality.  Monica says that the most enjoyable part of being a dental assistant is interacting with patients and getting to know them. She is happiest when she is able to help give patients a smile that they love to show off! Monica is always on the search for more knowledge and is currently attending paramedic school. 

    When Monica is not in the office, she can be found running around after her two boys, hiking, and cooking delicious Mexican food. She also LOVES llamas! 

  • Karina Lopez
    Dental Assistant

    Karina was born in Mexico but came to the United States at a very young age. She was raised in the small town of Riverdale, CA. After graduating High School, she moved to Carson City in 2007. She loves Nevada!

    Karina attended Milan Institute where she obtained her certificate for Dental Assistant. She has over 8 years of experience as a dental assistant, and has been working with Dr. Marvel for the last 2 years.

    Karina is married to an amazing husband who is also an amazing chef! Together they have 3 handsome boys, ages 13, 6, and 1 year old. In her spare time, Karina can be found at the baseball fields, watching her boys hit home runs!

  • Jan Perry
    Front Office

    Jan is originally from Tennessee, where she worked as an LPN in a family practice office.  She has been in the dental field, here in Nevada, for the past 15 years. She enjoys meeting patients and making their experience in our office a pleasant one. Whether you are a new patient making your first appoint or an old friend that has worked with Jan for years, her quick wit and fun personality is sure to make your visit enjoyable. 

    Jan and her husband enjoy listening to Blues music and being with friends.  She especially loves planning road trips and traveling on their Harley!

  • Shannon Segerer
    Front Office


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