Dr. Godinez

     After 27 years in private practice I feel as a doctor, it is important for one to connect with their patients and to understand their dental needs and concerns along with developing a relationship of honesty and trust.  

     I want to focus more on patient care and deal less with the business aspect of Dentistry. Therefore, I decided to close my office and merge my practice with the Smile Zone and Dr. Lee. We share the same philosophy and strive to provide the best patient care possible. 

     Aside from Dentistry, I have a passion for animals and for the outdoors, I can often be found hiking or biking the trails around the Coachella Valley and enjoying the beauty of the desert that surrounds us. 

Diana helps at the Smile Zone with the both the front and the back office. She answers phone calls, schedule appointments, answers any questions the patients may have, and assists in the back with patient care. When she is not in the office, Diana enjoys acrylic painting, baking and decorating cookies.


Hi my name is Natalya and I'm a dental assistant at The Smile Zone. From my time being here I have enjoyed every moment. In my free time I enjoy going on hikes or spending time with my friends and family. Here at The Smile Zone we treat every patient with the top care and always love seeing new faces. We hope to see you soon! 


My name is Laura and I'm a part of The Smile Zone Team. I look forward to treating our patients with the best care available while in a comfortable environment. Getting to know our patients while fulfilling your needs is what we do best. In my free time some of my interests are going to the gym, hiking, and spending time with family. 


Kendra is 13 years old and in training at the dental office at this time to be the future DDS at the Smile Zone. Following in her mothers (Dr. Lee-McDaniel) footsteps, Kendra strives to become a dental doctor here at The Smile Zone. On her free time Kendra enjoys riding horses and attending her church activities. 


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My name is Brenda and I am a financial assistant here at The Smile Zone. I love working here and getting to know all of our great patients. Here at The Smile Zone we always strive to give the best possible dental experience!


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Diego, graduated from Brightwood College in 2017. Holds a certificate in CDA (certified dental assistant) currently in school, where his goals are to become a future dentist. I strive to make patients dental visits the most comfortable they have ever been. I love spending time with my family and friends, playing tennis and other outdoor activities.