about our dental office  Ruidoso, NM
Here at Summit Dental, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (575) 257-5179!


Kendal Trujillo, DDS

Dr. Trujillo is a native New Mexican. She graduated from New Mexico State University and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where she was awarded the Excellence in Operative Dentistry Award by Academy of Operative Dentistry. Currently living and practicing in Ruidoso, Dr. Trujillo strives to provide quality care, by listening and understanding her patient’s needs. Dr. Kendal Trujillo is passionate about continuing her education to bring her patients the most advanced techniques and knowledge for their dental health. Dr. Trujillo is also President of the Eastern District Dental Society of the New Mexico Dental Association.

Away from the office Dr. Trujillo enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys skiing, hiking, biking and other outdoor adventures.

Jaclyn – Office Manager

Jaclyn is native to Texas but couldn’t wait to move to the mountains of New Mexico in 2018.She joined our dental team in 2018 and is a current member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, AADOM. She had 17 years of experience in the medical field, 10 in a trauma hospital and 7 with a private surgical oncologist. She loves being part of a dental family that cares about our patients as well as each other. Jaclyn works hard to provide compassionate care and takes a genuine interest in the health of our patients. She is married with five beautiful grandchildren. Jaclyn loves being outdoors and can often be found hiking, hunting, camping or fishing.

Natalie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie joined our office in early 2021 but has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2013. She was born and raised in Northern California and worked as a Dental Assistant before graduating Dental Hygiene program from Carrington College California in Sacramento. Natalie loves to educate patients on oral hygiene and takes great care in providing each patient with the best personalized treatment she can. She really enjoys working with our team and has found her dental home! Outside of work, Natalie and her husband have a small cattle operation and love to spend time on the ranch with their families and working with the animals. She also runs a small leather company out of their home!

Renee - Dental Hygienist

Renee was born and raised in Las Cruces New Mexico where she worked as a dental receptionist for 11 years. She later received her degrees in Public Health and Applied Science of Dental Hygiene from New Mexico State University/Dona Ana Community College in 2019. Renee is extremely devoted to educating her patients on their individual dental needs while creating a comfortable and friendly experience. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and crocheting.

Isabel – Lead Dental Assistant

Isabel earned her dental assisting diploma in 2015 from Penn Foster College and then joined the Summit Dental family in 2019. Isabel truly enjoys being able to help each patient feel informed and comfortable throughout their dental visit. Isabel finds such joy when she is able to see the happiness in a patient’s smile after their dental procedure. When not at work, Isabel enjoys spending time with her husband, especially finding new adventures outdoors. Family time is very important to Isabel and loves making memories shopping, baking, crafting or just watching movies with the family. Isabel’s favorite saying is “You don’t have to floss all of your teeth, just the ones you want to keep!”

Kady – Certified Dental Assistant

Kady is a native to the area, born in Alamogordo and lives in Bent. She graduated from Donna Ana Community College in 2011. After graduation, she made the move to the Albuquerque area where she started her dental career, quickly making a name for herself. She has worked in all areas in the dental field and enjoys oral surgery the most. Kady was offered a one year contract with the Air Force in 2017 as a Surgery Tech and enjoyed filling her days with wisdom teeth surgeries. In 2020, she moved back home to the area and then started her position with Summit Dental. She takes great pride in being a part of a team who truly enjoys taking care of patients and exceeding their expectations. Her outgoing personality and warm nature, Kady welcomes patients in her chair with ease. On Kady’s free time she can be found doing anything outdoors like visiting the horse race track, hunting, fishing, and hiking are only a few to be named. Kady loves to compete in Team Roping as a Header and her two little boys compete in rodeo as well!

Jules - Dental Patient Coordinator

Jules is native to the area growing up in Ruidoso. New to dentistry, she appreciates the opportunity it gives to meet and communicate with a variety of wonderful people every day. Jules enjoys enhancing her learning with dentistry, giving her an aspect of how oral health is important. In her free time, Jules loves going on new adventures with her son, trying new foods, and spending time outdoors.

Victoria - Dental Patient Coordinator

Victoria has many years of experience in healthcare but is new to the dental field. She is enjoying learning about all aspects of dentistry and dental health. But what she likes most is helping patients achieve their best health.

In her free time she is an avid reader and consumer of all types of media and music. She is a lifelong learner.