Meet Our Team

At Norby Dental, our team cares about your visit. Our main priority is to make sure that our patients are comfortable and stress-free. Learn more about our team below.

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Dr. Darren Norby

Darren Norby is a specialist in Prosthodontics, the dental specialty that focuses on restoring optimum appearance and function to your smile. A three year residency in an approved program is required to obtain this special training pertaining to procedures including dental implants, dentures, complete dentures, partial dentures, crowns and bridges.

Dr. Norby received his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Brigham Young University in Zoology 2004 and then received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in 2008.

Dr. Norby studied for 3 additional years at Louisiana State University where he specialized in prosthodontics in 2011.  In addition to this training, he also became a certified dental technician (CDT) in the specialties of Complete Dentures and Ceramics, making him one of only a handful of dentists in the country with that training.

Additionally, Dr. Norby currently owns and operates a private practice limited to advanced prosthodontics in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He belongs to numerous professional associations and he lectures locally and throughout the country on topics related to prosthodontics. He is originally from Northern Nevada. Dr. Norby is married and he and his wife Amy have 4 children.


Awesome Team of Professionals

Iris Reyes

Dental Assistant

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Charisma Gonzales

Dental Assistant

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Teryn Torrez

Front Coordinator

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Teryn was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She graduated from Carrington College in 2016 from the Medical Assisting Program. She is our office coordinator and loves making our patients feel welcomed and has great compassion and concern for the well-being of others. In her free time, she loves traveling, spending time with her family and watching football. She has a boyfriend of over seven years and a pug puppy.

Cindy Lovato

Office Manager

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Cindy is our office manager and guest advocate here at Norby Dental. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She enjoys working with the best doctor and a wonderful staff. She is here to help our guests achieve a healthy and beautiful smile they can be proud of and any questions they may have regarding their treatment plan, insurance or financing needs. She is also bilingual! Outside of the office she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, including her son and her granddaughters. She has been married to her wonderful husband for over 27 years now, and can’t wait to meet you!

Alicia Baca-Salazar

Dental Hygienist

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Alicia is originally from New Mexico, she has been in the dental field for over 25 years and a practicing dental hygienist for over 20 years. She graduated from UNM with her Bachelors of Science. She is always excited to meet new faces and to continue expanding her career in learning the newest and greatest technology that dentistry has to offer. Together with Dr. Norby and the staff, she is a team player and willing to learn what it takes to keep the team moving forward. Alicia is excited to continue her career in dentistry and looks forward to the next chapter. When she is not practicing, she enjoys raising and traveling the world with her two daughters, spending quality time with her family, keeping healthy and enjoying her two dogs.

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