Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Julie

Business Manager / Dental Assistant

What would you do if I didn’t get paid to do it?
Work at Rogers Garden or HomeGoods

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Retire

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Gardening and taking walks

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Vacation to Scotland, Sweden, and Ireland

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
Eat breakfast and drink coffee

What is your personal motto?
“Life’s short. Drink wine.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Hawaii and Back Bay Inn in Los Osos

Patty

Business Manager

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Be an attendant/greeter at the Anaheim Stadium just because I love the team and interacting with people.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Just to continue to see my grandkids grow and thrive and love on them forever cause that’s what us granny’s do.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Travel more

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower, and brushing your teeth).
I’m naturally an early riser so I enjoy sitting in my favorite reading chair and reflect on the people and circumstances (good or bad) that I am blessed to have in my life.

What is your personal motto?
“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Anywhere with a downtown and an interesting experience. Good restaurants are a plus too!

Katy

Dental Hygienist

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Play the piano and exercise.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
German was my first language. Public speaking (LOL!)

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Visit Scotland and Germany, which is where our families are from.

What is your personal motto?
“Pray, Listen, and be Kind.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Maui and Cambria

Bertha

Dental Assistant

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Pay off my house.

What powers would you want if you were a super hero?
Be invisible.

What is your favorite holiday?
Thanksgiving and Christmas

What do you like doing the least?
Driving

What is your personal motto?
Don’t have one but want one on my bucket list!

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Would love to go to Greece or Hawaii.

Becky

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Be a professional taste tester.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Start a family.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I am conversational in American Sign Language.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Some day visit all of the Disney parks around the world.

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower, and brushing your teeth).
I start every morning with a cup of coffee.

What is your personal motto?
“Love bears all thins, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all things.”, 1 Corintians 13:7

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
I love visiting Lake Tahoe, especially in the summertime.

Cindy

Dental Assistant

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Work with animals all day. Especially puppies!

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Finish RDA school.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Love to play soccer.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Visit the Barca Soccer Stadium

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower, and brushing your teeth).
Check social media and make sure I don’t have anything in my braces.

What is your personal motto?
Lo Que Sera, Sera!

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
I’ve always wanted to vacation where the movie “Twilight” was filmed (Oregon).

Diane

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid for it?
I love doing the free clinics that we have every year.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Pay off the house.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Cooking

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Travel to England, Ireland, and Scotland.

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower, and brushing your teeth).
Clean my house.

What is your personal motto?
“Be Kind and Humble.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Hawaii and Europe

Florilyn

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid for it?
Bake and decorate pastries, cookies, cupcakes…Diabetics Beware!

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
To continue to make sure my girls are healthy, happy, and well educated, and my husband and I are still somewhat sane!

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I can play a mean game of Wheel of Fortune.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
To go to Paris, buy the best croissants and coffee, then sit at a café outside and people watch.

What is your personal motto?
The Golden Rule

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Any tropical place where you can dip your feet in the water and see your toes and not see sharks nibbling on them.

Mary

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Activities coordinator at a senior home.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Volunteer as a family.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I enjoy crafting or anything that allows me to be detailed and creative.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Santorini, Greece Vacation

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
A glass of wine when my kids are in bed.

What is your personal motto?
Do everything with love.

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
I loved visiting Italy. I would love to vacation to Greece, Croatia, Thailand, and Japan…Just to name a few!

Melissa

Front Office

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity or some type of rehab projects for families.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Purchase another investment property.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I am very good at painting distressed, shabby chic furniture. I have taught classes and worked with celebrity stylists.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Bali

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
I collect eggs from my backyard chickens every day.

What is your personal motto?
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams….Live the life you’ve imagined.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
I love Costa Rica.

Michelle

Front Office

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Travel the world as a food critic.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Remain healthy and happy.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I don’t brag.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Costa Rica

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower, and brushing your teeth).
Make a fresh pot of iced tea.

What is your personal motto?
“Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
My favorite place is next to my husband.

Sandy

Registered Dental Assistant

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
I would work with the elderly.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
I would love to go back to school and get my extended functions degree.

What is your favorite time of year?
Love the fall season because I enjoy wearing jeans and sweaters.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Backpacking through Europe

What is your favorite movie?
“Steele Magnolias” and “Twilight Saga”

What do you like to do outside of work?
Spending time with my kids. They are very involved in sports so naturally I’m their #1 fan.

What is your personal motto?
“Don’t cry over spilt milk.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Love, Love Peru! My family and I visited recently and fell in love with everything Peru.

Sara

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Being a detective. I love cracking cases while watching those detective shows. It seems very fun and interesting.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Run another half marathon and possible full marathon.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I enjoy party planning and decorating.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Pay off my house.

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
I’m kind of obsessive/compulsive about cleaning so I can’t go to bed without cleaning my house.

What is your personal motto?
“Be Kind and Honest.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Would love to visit Croatia and Europe and I love Hawaii.

Star

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Love being Grandma!

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
You don’t want to know! Ha! Ha!

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Sports girl. NASCAR. Love college USC football. Fight On!

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
Ask God every morning to give me the strength to do His will.

What is your personal motto?
Pray, Hope, and don’t Worry. Breathe!

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
High Sierras. Spring fishing, camping, and relaxing.

Tammy

Registered Dental Assistant

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Volunteer at a mini horse sanctuary.

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
Hopefully to retire together with my husband and never having to set my alarm again.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
Enjoy a little sketching and drawing and I love nature and photography.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Be healthy and visit all the national parks in the U.S.

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
Morning prayer of gratitude, then my coffee and Words with Friends.

What is your personal motto?
Because I love hiking, I will quote John Muir, “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Anywhere in nature away from the city.

Wendy

Hygienist

What would you do if you didn’t get paid to do it?
Impart wisdom on the benefits of a healthy smile. Yes! The floss lecture is FREE!

What is a goal for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next five years?
To remember my goal from five years ago.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I break dishes and then re-purpose them into beautiful mosaics.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Popcorn

Name a unique daily habit (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).
Morning meditation

What is your personal motto?
“What if the Hokey Pokey really is what it’s all about?”

What is your favorite place to vacation or want to vacation?
Anywhere with my family.

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