Meet Our Team
Deni relocated to Anthem from the Seattle, Wa area in April 2016 to be close to her two children and seven grandchildren. Although she retired just before leaving Wa she decided to join our dental team as she missed and she loves serving in the dental field while meeting and greeting patients and helping to make their dental appointments a more enjoyable experience. Deni has been serving in the dental field for 40 years and has worked with many patients helping them to conquer their dental fears. When she is not serving in the dental field you will find her enjoying all the things she loves to do such as power walking, hiking, baking, decorating and cheering on her grandchildren in their activities. She is a big Seahawk fan, she loves the fall and she loves being a Grammie!!
Rebecca Milacek, BS, Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Wisconsin, Becky moved to Arizona in 1991. Soon afterward, she received her Associates Degree and Certification in Dental Assisting. While working as an assistant, she attended Northern Arizona University to receive her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in addition to her Anesthesia Certification. Becky loves being a dental hygienist and has developed many meaningful relationships with her patients for the past 13 years while working with Dr. Baskin's team. She has a wonderful family that includes her husband, daughter and 2 sons. In her spare time, Becky enjoys working out with friends, going to her children's sporting events and traveling with her family.
Tara Wayne, Registered Dental Hygienist
The satisfaction that comes from brightening a smile and helping those in need is what drew Tara to dental hygiene. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Parkland, U of I College in Champaign, IL in 2005 with a degree in Applied Science and Health. Tara moved to Anthem in 2007 and has since fallen in the with the community that she calls home with her three children and Goldendoodle. She gives back to her community by volunteering her skills at local schools, clinics, and other charitable events. As a certified yoga instructor, she brings the holistic health mentality to her hygiene patients. Tara enjoys traveling and cheering on her children in their exciting pursuits.
Tami Palmer, RDA
Tamie is a California native and relocated to Arizona in 2013. Tamie brings years of experience to her patients with her knowledge, kind heart, and enthusiasm Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner helps patients feel relaxed and comfortable. She s excited to be a part of a fantastic team where she can share her gifts with team members while serving her patients Outside the office, Tamie enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, friends and family. On the weekends, you will find her hiking or walking enjoying the outdoors.
Danelle is a California transplant but called Arizona her forever home. She has served extensively in the dental field for 20 years including traveling assistant to esteemed educator Dr. David Hornbrook. She treats her patients with her personal touch with compassion, detail and integrity. She started working for Dr. Baskin 10 years ago and it has been a fruitful and productive relationship. She met her husband in 8th grade and have four beautiful children. Anthem has been her home for 11 years. Her hobbies include crafting and spending time with her family.