Meet Your Oral Surgery Team


Emilee Harting

Office Manager

Emilee was raised in Southern California until she was 14 years old, she moved to Utah where she began working in the dental field in 1996.  Emilee has been married for 12 years and has two beautiful daughters.  She loves working in dentistry so oral surgery was a natural transition for her!  Outside of the office, Emilee enjoys golf, softball, hanging out with family and  attending Ute football games! 

Stephanie Walkenhorst

Billing Manager

Born and raised in Utah, Stephanie is one of six siblings, one older brother and four younger sisters. She is married with 7 children and 13 grandchildren. Her hobbies include riding her Harley Davidson, playing softball, water-skiing, camping, and scuba diving. Stephanie loves dolphins, sunshine and horses and spent 18 years offering horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Salt Lake City to Utah tourists and residents alike! 

Whitney Anson

Benefits Coordinator

 Whitney was born in Utah county as the 4th of 5 kids and loves spending time with her family.  She is the proud mother of 4 amazing kids and loves seeing how they grow and develop into their own personalities.  The oldest is fourteen years old and the youngest 1 year old that serves as the perfect little caboose.  Whitney is a wonderful and important part of our team, helping patients to understand and navigate through their insurance benefits, which can be daunting at times!  She loves her line of work and wouldn't want to be anywhere else!  We are so glad to have her on our team at Hopkin Oral Surgery! 

Stacia Shehee

Implant Coordinator/ Surgical Assistant 

 Stacia has over 13 years of experience under her belt, Stacia works as one of our surgical assistants.  She is from central California but has resided here in Utah for the last 10 years.  Stacia has amazing energy, and loves to spend it on her favorite things which include hiking, boating, running, and training at the gym.  When she’s not working toward her own fitness goals, she is helping others to achieve theirs as a personal trainer.   Regardless of her healthy lifestyle, her favorite food is still pizza!   Ultimately, Stacia is working toward being the best version of herself and it shows through her positive and engaging personality!  It’s not often that you don’t see her smiling or laughing and helping the rest of us to do the same.

Yvette Gunter

Surgical Assistant

Yvette has landed on our team at Hopkin Oral Surgery and we are thrilled for our new addition!  She was trained at Dixie college with an Associate degree in Science and has recently transitioned from general dentistry into oral surgery. Like many of our staff, she loves spending time with her 4 kids and traveling the world.  Even though her favorite food is Mexican, her favorite place is Paris, France, with New York City trailing close behind.  When she's not working hard at the office, you can find Yvette at the gym or on the golf course.

Alison Laguna

Surgical Assistant

Alison was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She graduated from Skyline High School and is fluent in 3 languages, English, Spanish and ASL. Alison started in Pediatric Dentistry and recently moved into Oral Surgery and she is really enjoying the transition. She is going to school to get her associates and continue her education. When not busy with school or work she loves to go dancing and hiking. Her favorite place is Zion and tries to go as often as she can.

Chelci Nuzman

Surgical Assistant

Chelci was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She graduated from West High School. She has been in dentistry as an assistant for 13 years and loves it! She is also a licensed esthetician. Chelci has a 14 year old son and is getting married in the fall. When she is not working she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family.

Dustin J. Hopkin, DDS

Hopkin Oral Surgery Dustin J. Hopkin, DDS

Dr. Dustin J. Hopkin is a highly trained oral surgeon in Salt Lake City, UT. He is proud to be board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. At Hopkin Oral Surgery, Dr. Hopkin and his team provide excellent care with state-of-the-art technology and advanced treatment methods. Our most popular services include:

You can request a consultation with Dr. Hopkin by filling out our online form or calling (801) 277-3942.

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