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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make John M. Purdy, DDS the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in El Paso.

John M. Purdy, DDS

Dr. Purdy Dr. John Martin Purdy is one of El Paso’s most experienced dentists. He has been in the industry for many years and has been privileged to work with many of El Paso’s residents. Both of Dr. Purdy’s offices are family friendly establishments and are conveniently located with one office on the East side and one on the West side. His level of expertise combined with his passion for caring for others make him stand out from the rest. Dr. Purdy and his staff understand and acknowledge the ever-increasing emphasis on oral health care. He strives to provide the most comprehensive knowledge, basic tools and fundamental resources to his clients so that they can achieve the ultimate success, a confident and healthy smile! Taking a few extra minutes out of one’s day and being proactive in your oral health can go along way. Please use this site as a resource for oral health information. Call or email us today with questions or to schedule an appointment! We look forward to hearing from you!

Jeannette – Dental Assistant, Treatment Coordinator, Insurance Specialist


Jeannette has been part of our dental team since 2004 when she started as the Doctor’s Dental Assistant. After four years, she migrated to the front office to work as a Treatment Coordinator and Insurance Specialist. What Jeannette enjoys most about her job is building relationships with our patients and helping them with their insurance needs.  Our patients have become accustomed to having her greet them at the front desk and ask, “Where’s Jeannette?”, when they don’t immediately see her.
When not in the practice she enjoys spending time with her husband and family.

Alicia – Dental Hygienist

Alicia picAlicia joined Dr. Purdy’s team in 2009. After two years as the Doctor’s Dental Assistant, she became an Appointment Coordinator and also returned to college to finish her pre-requisite courses for the Dental Hygiene Program. Once accepted to the program, she remained as a part time member of our team. In 2015, she graduated from El Paso Community College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She returned as our full time Dental Hygienist and now has the opportunity to care for our patients and educate them on maintaining good oral health. Outside the practice she enjoys spending time with her son and daughter, exercising, and traveling.

Domanik Alexes – Dental Assistant

DOM pic copyDomanik joined Dr. Purdy’s dental team in 2014. Besides being Doctor’s  Dental Assistant and X-ray Technician, her duties include maintaining our dental supplies inventory. She enjoys giving our patients the best care that we can as a team and having the opportunity to educate them about their treatment options. Outside of work, what she looks forward to is spending time with her family, friends, and being outdoors. She is also fond of reading books, listening to a variety of music, and training at the gym.

Valeria – Dental Assistant

Valeria picValeria joined Dr. Purdy’s dental team in the spring of 2015. Her experience as Dr. Purdy’s dental assistant has been a truly positive one. in 2015 She became passionate about caring for our patients. She enjoys listening to, educating and serving our patients and finds their earned trust to be a very rewarding part of her day. Valeria values that Dr. Purdy’s team encourages continuing education and utilizing individual strengths to constantly better the office.  After hours, she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, Isa, and being active at the gym and living a healthy life.

Zenaida – Dental Assistant, Appointment Coordinator

Zenaida picZenaida has been part of Dr. Purdy’s team for almost a year, starting with her Kaplan College Dental Assisting Externship. Upon graduating, she joined us as an Appointment Coordinator and greets patients, schedules appointments and handles patient’s charts. She is currently expanding her knowledge of insurance benefits to better serve our patients.  Zenaida’s favorite part of her job is attending to the patients and working with Dr. Purdy’s team. Outside of work Zenaida loves spending time with her daughter Jade and being outdoors.