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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.



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.



Registered Dental Assistant

Elisa has been a Registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She has lived in the desert raising two beautiful children and enjoys being involved in the community and caring for her patients. Elisa’s passion for Dentistry and people is what fosters her connections with patients and the team. Her contagious smile radiates through the office, uplifting everyone she meets!

Perla Salgado


Dental Assistant

After getting into the dental field and working in general dentistry, to now working with a Periodontics. I have grown to love it, and every day is an exciting day. Best part of my career is seeing everyone’s beautiful smiles! On my free time I love spending time with family, going out bowling, golfing and traveling .



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.



Accounting Specialist

Lynn is our Accounting Specialist. She ensures that our accounting needs are taken care of appropriately with her experience working within a medical environment. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and has a lot of experience helping dental practices. Her hobbies include spending time with family, playing golf, volunteering, and traveling.

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36945 Cook St building i suite 101, Palm Desert, CA, 92211

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