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Lagos Periodontics & Dental Implants

Call our office in Palm Desert, CA at 760-568-3421



Registered Dental Hygienist

Cheri is a graduate of the West Los Angeles/UCLA Dental Hygiene Program. She has been a familiar face with Dr. Lagos for the past 6 years. Her calm and friendly demeanor makes patients feel comfortable and at ease

Cheri worked for three years in Switzerland as a Hygienist, which inspired her love of travel and adventure.


Shelley Diemer

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelley is from Ottawa Ontario Canada, where she got her undergrad in Science, and when she moved to Michigan went to school to become a dental hygienist and has been licensed since 1993. When not at work she enjoys water aerobics, book clubs and is very involved in the Indio Women’s Club.

After all these years in dental hygiene she still loves to come to work, and inspire all her patients to improve there oral health and in turn their over all health.



Registered Dental Assistant

I enjoy going to work with a great group of people. I love Periodontics because I can educate patients and help them understand why having good oral hygiene and healthy gums is very important. The most rewarding part of my day is when patients leave the office with a smile and they call me by my name.



Office Manager

Magda is a committed Office Manager who takes pride in her work. She is always prepared to help and answer any questions that arise. She is the center of the office and keeps everyone smiling.



Front Office Receptionist

Claudia came into the dental field with an ambition to learn job skills that would last her a lifetime. She enjoys helping and interacting with the patients.

In her free time, Claudia enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and road trips.



Front Office Coordinator

Lorie Miller has been in the medical/dental field for over 20 years, and she finds it continually rewarding. Problem-solving is one of her specialties. She is a people person who loves to make sure her patients are taking care of their oral health. Lorie feels Dr. Lagos is amazing and finds it wonderful to work with the team at Lagos Periodontics that enjoys spending time together.

Lorie, who is originally from Washington, considers Coachella Valley her home for 15+ years. She is in the process of improving her golf skills.



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