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Essenmacher Family Dental

Our team at Essenmacher Family Dental is truly special. Not only have we gathered the best and brightest in the dental field, but we also pride ourselves in taking exceptional care of our patients. Our core values include treating our patients the way they want to be treated without guilt or pressure along with gentle and compassionate care, providing the highest quality dentistry, and always being honest with our patients.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our Albuquerque dental office. If you would like to learn more about our team, you can read about each of us below. 


Meet Our Team

Dr. Lindsay Essenmacher

Dr. Lindsay Essenmacher

Dr. Lindsay Essenmacher earned her dental degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA, where she graduated with honors. She then achieved advanced education in a residency with the University of New Mexico. She is a certified provider in both Inman Aligner and ClearSmile orthodontics for adults.

Dr. Essenmacher holds active memberships in the American Dental Association, the New Mexico Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Team for Implantology (ITI).

Being able to utilize her gentle and caring spirit to benefit the health of her community is important to Dr. Essenmacher. She enjoys developing life-long relationships with patients and their families. The artistry of dentistry and the ever-changing technology allows her to engage as a life-long learner.

Dr. Essenmacher and her husband, Jesse, have enjoyed ten years of marriage and have two children, Evan and Adalyn, and a dog named Beau. She enjoys running, baking, pilates, and spending time outdoors with her family.

Angela - Office Administrator


Angela came to Albuquerque in 1997 from the San Francisco Bay Area. She attended CNM and studied accounting and business. Before joining the practice, Angela was the Client Relations Manager for 11 years at a software company that focused on business management solutions. She has many years of administrative and client relations experience in corporate and small business. Angela strives for excellence and endeavors to make your experience here very pleasant.

When Angela has time away, she enjoys reading, watching movies, going for walks, dining out, and spending time with her loved ones.

Cindy - Front Office Coordinator


An Albuquerque resident for the last 45 years, Cindy brings a large amount of dental experience to our office both from an assisting and a front office perspective. She has forty years of experience in dentistry and joined our team in 2010 as our front office coordinator.

Taking care of people is what Cindy enjoys most. She loves to help patients feel comfortable, see their smile transformations, and get to know each of our patients on a personal level.

Cindy enjoys reading, scrapbooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband enjoy going to concerts and listening to local bands around the East Mountains.

Alissa - Dental Hygienist

 Alissa - Dental Hygienist

Alissa, originally from Grants, NM, joined our practice in 2012. She was the class president at Dona Ana Community College, where she received her hygiene degree.

Meeting new people is one of her favorite parts of her job. Alissa enjoys helping people get excited about a healthy smile as well as helping them to achieve optimal dental health and maintain beautiful smiles. Educating patients about oral health is rewarding to Alissa, especially when patients get excited about learning something new.

In her free time, you will find Alissa reading, running, playing with her dog, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her family.

Jackie - Dental Hygienist


As an Albuquerque native, Jackie finds herself right at home at Essenmacher Family Dental. We have been lucky to have her as a part of our team in 2010. She earned her BS in dental hygiene since 2010, graduating cum laude and as class president.

Jacqueline enjoys teaching patients the importance of good oral hygiene to their overall health. Each patient is different and has unique needs, and she approaches treatment from that perspective.

When she is away from the office, you will find Jacqueline doing anything athletic: weight lifting, running, spinning classes, and even watching sports. She likes participating in local events such as fairs and festivals and values her quality time with family.

Andrea - Dental Assistant


Andrea is originally from Moriarty, NM and attended Apollo Community College where she graduated with honors. She has been with us since 2014! She enjoys developing relationships with our patients and helping them to feel comfortable. She also loves to see patients' smiles transform under the skilled hand of Dr. Essenmacher.

A lover of the outdoors, you will find Andrea camping, hiking, hanging out by the pool, and snowboarding on weekends. She also cherishes quality time with her family and friends.

Myra Calderon - Dental Assistant

 Myra Calderon

Myra is a native to Albuquerque. She attended Apollo Community College where she held perfect attendance and was on the Deans list. She's been a dental assistant for over 16 years, and she joined our office in April 2016. Myra enjoys giving confidence to her patients to help them smile again. 
In her spare time, Myra enjoys volunteering for her community. She also loves football, the outdoors, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.