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Staff Directory

We realize how important of a decision it is in choosing the right pediatric dental office for your child. We are confident that you will be more than satisfied with choosing our office for all your child’s dental needs. We take pride in the high standard of dental care we provide for infants, children, teens and special needs patients in an environment especially created with them in mind!

Back Office

 

Mary

Mary is a Registered Dental Assistant with her Expanded Functions license. She graduated from the Bakersfield College Dental Assisting Program in 1984 and received her expanded functions license in 2004 from UCLA. Mary started her employment with our office in 1984.

Mary and her husband David have two sons, Tomas and Nicklaus. In her spare time, Mary enjoys kayaking, playing tennis, and being outdoors. 

Jennifer

Jennifer is a Registered Dental Assistant in Expanded Functions with Extended Dutes. She received her additional licenses in 2004 and 2010 from UCLA, allowing her to now place final restorations.

Jennifer started her employment with our office in 2001 and is currently the Hospital Case Coordinator. She loves working with children and enjoys spending time with her son and playing Roller Derby.

Tina

Tina is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College in 1994 and received her RDA in 2005. She also received her Pit and Fissure Sealant Certificate in 2006. 

Tina has four children, Adrian Jr., Jonathan, Nathan and Meyah.

Carol

Carol began her Orthodontic Assisting Career in 1974, and received her Registered Dental Assisting license in 1980. She has been employed with our office since 2011. Carol works front and back office with our Orthodontist, Dr. Kim.

Carol and her husband Jeff have three children, 2 son-in-laws and two awesome grandsons!

Margie

Margie is a Registered Dental Assistant with her Orthodontic Permit. She graduated from the Simi Valley Dental Assisting Program in 1982.

She and her husband Shawn have two children, Madison and Parker. Margie’s interests include spending time with family, doing crafts, and going to the beach.

Francesca

Francesca has been in the dental field for 13 years.  She became an RDA in 2007.

Francesca and her husband Cruz, have 7 children.  They love spending time with their children and traveling. 

Alicia

Alicia was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA.  She has worked in the dental field since 2006 and became and RDA in 2008. 

Alicia enjoys going to live San Francisco Giants and San Francisco 49'ers games.  She has 2 amazing children. 

Amanda

Amanda was a Dental Assistant until becoming an RDA in 2015.  She graduated from SJVC in 2013.

Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing softball, going fishing, and bowling.

 

 

Hygiene

 

Charisse

Charisse is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the Taft College Dental Hygiene Program in 2003 and was awarded the coveted "Golden Scaler Award" for clinical excellence during that time. Charisse was a Registered Dental Assistant for many years prior to getting her Dental Hygiene license. She has been employed with our office since 1995. 

Charisse and her husband Trey have two sons, Aidan and Cooper. In her spare time she enjoys staying active, watching her boys play baseball and soccer, and spending time with her family, friends, and beloved animals.

Alison

Alison is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the Taft College Dental Hygiene Program in 2007. In 2014, she gradated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry for Dental Hygiene in Alternative Practice. Alison has been employed with our office since 2009.  She is also our office OSHA Coordinator.

Alison and her husband Mark have three children, Nathan, Madison, and Joshua.

Lyndsay

Lyndsay has been a part of our office since 2007.  She started in our office as an RDA, but continued her education and became and RDH in 2014.  Lyndsay aquired the coveted "Golden Scaler Award" for clinical excellence while at the Taft College Dental Hygiene Program. 

Lyndsay loves spending time with her Husband and 2 children.  She also enjoys working our and encouraging others to be healthy.

 

Front Office

 

Lori

Lori has been employed with our office since 1989. In addition to being a Registered Dental Assistant, she is also one of our front office Receptionists. 

Lori enjoys spending time with her husband Tony.

Chanda

Chanda is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College in 1982. Chanda has been employed with our office since 1994. She is a front office receptionist who schedules appointments and makes financial arrangements. 

Chanda and her husband Jim have a daughter named Stephanie.  She enjoys spending time with her two Golden Retrievers, Lily and Daisey.
 

Tammy

Tammy is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from the Bakersfield College Dental Assisting Program in 1988 and became an RDA in 1989. She does staff schedules and all of the supply ordering in our office. Tammy started her employment in our office in 1989.

Tammy and her husband, Mark, have three daughters, Makenzie and twins, Emily and Allison.

Jennifer H.

Jennifer has been a dental professional since 1995. She was a Dental Assistant until 2000 when she moved to a Front Office Position. Jennifer schedules appointments, makes financial arrangements and accounting. She has been employed with our office since 2008.

Nancy

Nancy has worked in the dental field for 30 years. She was employed in our office from 2000-2006 before moving out of the area. In April 2012, she rejoined our office. Nancy is a front office receptionist and is also our Orthodontic Patient Coordinator.

Teresa

Teresa has been a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant since 2002 and has been employed in our office since 2012. You will usually see her smiling face at our check-in desk, but she also assists our Oral Surgeon when he is in our office.

Teresa and her husband, John, have four children, Monique, Chassy, JP and Ian.  She loves spending time with family and watching her children play football, soccer, & softball.  Teresa also loves to camp.

Wendy

Wendy was given a great opportunity to switch careers in August 2012, when she was hired to do finances and billing in our office. Prior to this, she worked in retail for 26 years. 

Wendy and her husband, Rick, have two sons, Josh and Bronson. They enjoy camping, dirt biking, and jet skiing.

Sterilization

 

Adrian

Adrian has been a Sterilization Technician in our office since 2012 and he loves his job.  He also attends college and is pursuing a career in the dental field.

Adrian enjoys miniature golf, bowling, and listening to music.  He loves everyone at work and sees them as family.