Our Team

Our friendly experienced team at SmileMakers will make your visit a pleasant and relaxing experience. Our goal is to help you feel comfortable with every treatment you receive by developing a relationship built on trust. We the SmileMakers Team are dedicated to our patient “Family”. we want your dream smile to come true. We will work with you financially too. SmileMaker offers affordable payment options for those that qualify. Dental emergency and have not met us yet? Give us a chance to show you how we care.

Call our 24 hour dental emergency number at 760-954-7012. We will fit you in and get you out of dental pain!


Highly trained, we constantly are undertaking dental continuing education classes to ensure you have the most up to date treatment available. Both our Apple Valley and Helendale offices are impeccable, abiding strictly to the utmost sterilization programs. We are cutting edge dentistry right in your own back yard! SmileMaker and Joseph E. Eiswert, D.M.D. wants to be your chosen Local Family Dentist.

You don’t have to be afraid of the dentist any more! Just in case you are wondering, we cater to the cowardly! Call for an appointment today and put your trust in our family. We want to make you Smile!

Dr. Hudson

Dr. Scott Cameron Hudson, DDS

I am a graduate of University of Southern Dental School, class of 1981. Having practiced continuously since passing the California State Board in 1982, I have over 30 years continuous experience in General Dentistry. I grew up in Glendale California, my hobbies include fishing, scuba diving and I am an avid golfer.


Diane Reyes, Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Diane. I joined the SmileMakers team in December 2014. I am your scheduling coordinator and am waiting for your call. I enjoy working here at SmileMakers, always ready to meet you with a SMILE! I have been in the dental field for over 15 yrs here in the high desert. Seeing patients leave this office with a smile and no fear of dentistry is what I love about my job. In my free time I love spending time with my family and just enjoying our daily blessings. I am ready to hear from you soon to schedule your first step to a beautiful smile.


Amanda Canady, Financial Coordinator

I joined SmileMakers team in 2015, but have been in the dental field for 15 years. I always enjoy meeting new people and making sure they are comfortable during their visit. It is very rewarding to see someone leave with a smile. When I’m not working, I love spending time with my family. I also enjoy a good movie and shopping with friends. I look forward to seeing you soon.


Kathy Porter, Insurance Coordinator

Hello, my name is Kathy. I have lived in the high desert since 1976 and I have 2 adult children. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. We like to go boating and water sports, motorcycles, and camping. I have worked with Dr. Eiswert at SmileMakers for over 10 years and we look forward to providing you with excellent care.


Rachel Eiswert, Business Administrator


Angela Peters, Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions 2

I joined the Smilemakers team in 2001 as a dental assistant and have been blessed to continue my education in becoming a RDAEF, dentistry is my passion and I absolutely love what I do. My favorite part of my job is when I can gradually see a new patient who is very apprehensive due to bad experiences , grow into a comfortable patient who is no longer afraid to have their dental work done. In my spare time I love , love , love watching a good 49ers game, and spending time with my family. Looking forward to meeting you here at Smilemakers.


Stephanie Reyes, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Hi my name is Stephanie. I have been in the dental field since 2004. I am i single mother of 2 boys. I have a beautiful grandson and another grand baby on the way. I love to cook and love spending time with my family doing just about anything. I have been blessed with an awesome family here at SmileMakers. My goal is to help every patient have a wonderful experience here at SmileMakers and to help them all achieve a beautiful smile. Motto in life…Just keep smiling.


Tina Soto, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Hello my name is Tina and I have been a Registered Dental Assistant for ten years. I enjoy working with patients and try to make their day at the dental office as comfortable as stress free. I always greet you with a smile and am ready to provide you with the best patient service that i can. I work with an amazing team and doctors and hope to see you soon here at SmileMakers.


Izzie Zambrano, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Hi my name is Izzie I started my dental career at SmileMakers and i love what I do and my favorite thing about being a part of SmileMakers is helping change peoples perception about denistry. I spend my free time with friends and family. I enjoy hands on activities ceramics, pool, and hikiing. I love trying new new foods and getting out my confort zone. I look forward to meeting you and making your dental visit a pleasant one.


Karina Drevdahl, Registered Dental Hygienist (BSDH) (RDH)

My name is Karina and I joined the team in 2015. As a Registered Dental Hygenist (RDH), I am dedicated to make your dental cleaning as gentle and relaxing as possible. I have been recognized by Kerr Total Care with an award of commitment to and excellence in research. I was born and raised in the High Desert and love communicating with patients about their oral hygiene needs. In addition, I also work for Waterpik educating dental professionals. I enjoy volunteering my time to animal rescue and spending time with my husband and son Jeffrey.


Lydia Freeman, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

My name is Lydia Freeman and I am one of the Registered Dental Hygienists at SmileMakers. I have been in the dental field for over 20 years and obtained my degree as a Dental Hygienist at Concorde Career College. My goal is to encourage patients to have pristine oral hygiene and provide comprehensive care. Dr. Eiswert and I share the same views on the importance of dental care for our patients. My hobbies include shopping and going to the beach.


Benjamin Pinto, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Benjamin is one of our Dental Hygienists here at SmileMakers. Ben graduated summa cum laude and received the highest honors from the University of Southern California. He is a part-time clinical professor at the USC School of Dentistry. In addition to teaching at USC, Ben travels nationally and internationally to teach non-surgical periodontal techniques to practicing dentist and dental hygienist. Ben is married to his wife Natalia and has two children, Ezra and Mateo.