Meet Our Team

We Love to Make You Smile!


Alyssa Audino - Front Office Specialist

Alyssa is the first warm smile to greet you at River’s End Dental. She has earned her Certified Dental Assistant certificate from IntelliTec College in Grand Junction. In addition to her role on the River’s End Dental team, Alyssa is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. 

When she’s not studying, Alyssa loves going on walks with her German Shepard, Cosmo. Alyssa is originally from the Grand Junction area and loves spending quality time with her family and friends, especially during football season. Go Broncos!


Cassandra Hughes-Lead Dental Assistant

Cassandra has been a dental assistant since 2004. She has a passion for using her skills to boost the confidence and self-esteem of her patients. 

Cassandra is a native of Colorado and moved to the Western Slope in 2016. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She loves four-wheeling, fishing, and camping anywhere she can. Cassandra is proud to be a member of the Fruita community and looks forward to helping you smile brighter!