Dr. James R. Knochel and his team have a mission to provide the highest quality periodontal care in Tucson, Arizona. We achieve this by informing our patients about their treatment options and understanding their concerns and anxiety. At our office, we value our relationship with each and every patient. To get to know our team better, we invite you to read through our biographies. We want you to feel as comfortable and as possible during your visit at our office.

Amanda: Office Manager

Being up front, Amanda reviews treatment plans, goes over any financial concerns and aims to serve the needs of all our patients. She graduated from Pima Community College with her Associates degree and received her Certificate and State Certification in Dental Assisting. Amanda is a Tucson native who loves spending time with her family and Husky, Paco.

Victoria: Front Office Coordinator

Victoria was born in Bellflower, California, but was raised here in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Pima Medical Institute. She is absolutely amazing with patients and is a total natural running the back office. Due to new aspirations, she has moved from the back office to the front office and will be starting school in December of 2018 to become a Radiologic Technologist through the Radiography Program at Pima Medical Institute. In her spare time, Victoria loves listening to music, baking and cooking, going to the gym and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Cynthia: Lead Surgical Assistant

Cynthia is Dr. Knochel’s lead surgical assistant. She graduated from the JTED Dental Assisting Program through her high school at Mountain View. She has excellent patient care and has such a calming and empathetic approach with our patients. Being born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, she is an avid hiker and enjoys being outdoors. She also loves spending time with her family, friends and dog, Tinkerbell.