Meet The Team


Whether it is for dental cleaning, periodontal treatment, implants, crowns and bridges, braces or invisalign, our dental team is here for you!

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Dr Sarah Kassam


Dr Sarah Kassam graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1995 and then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Cum Laude, from the highly ranked University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School in 2000. With over 19 years of experience in public and private settings, Dr Kassam is confident in her general dentistry skills. She is a third generation health care provider in her family; taking care of her patients comes naturally. Dr Kassam is well-regarded for her gentle chair-side manner. She has been awarded “Top Dentists” by Albuquerque the Magazine for the past 3 years in a row. In her free time, Dr. Kassam enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters and travelling.

Kyle T Lantz


Dr. Kyle T Lantz is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, class of 2018. While in dental school he was heavily involved with both the American Student Dental Association, serving in multiple positions at the national level. He enjoys staying involved and is an active member in the Academy of General Dentistry and NM Dental Association.

A New Mexican at heart, Dr. Lantz attended and played basketball for the Greyhounds of ENMU, graduating in 2014. He remains active by playing golf, biking, skiing and plenty of travelling. One of his goals is to visit all 50 states, of which he is currently 66% complete!

“Having had many years of braces, a dental implant, and a few fillings myself, I know how stressful a visit to the dentist can be. My goal is to make your visit as comfortable and informative as possible because I want patients to be happy and healthy. I am excited to begin treating patients alongside this great team at Sandia Dental Care!”


Office Manager

Andrea is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque. Her experience in the dental field has expanded over the past nine years. Outside of the office, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and participating in sports and outdoor activities.


Dental Assistant

Champagne has been a dental assistant for over 11 years. She loves her profession as a dental assistant and making people smile. Champagne is a New Mexico native.



Monique grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has worked as a dental assistant for over 10 years She loves helping people and it shows in her dedication to her work. Monique believes everyone deserves to smile!

Jessica Gonales


Jessica was born and raised in Albuquerque. She has been in the dental field for 19 years, starting off as a receptionist. She then trained to become a dental assistant and completed her dental hygiene degree shortly thereafter. Jessica enjoys making people smile and spending time with her family.

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