The quality of our dental practice is built upon a foundation of high-quality care, compassion, and competence, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with each member of our team. They’ll be there for you from your first phone call all the way until you check out of our office with a warm smile and a helpful hand. Every day, they use their experience to give people a smooth and easy dental experience. You can learn more about our fantastic team members below.
Denise has been working in the dental field for over 20 years now, first joining our team around five years ago. Originally from Portland, she attended Portland Community College and is also a CDA. Her favorite part of her job is meeting all of the great patients!
Denise is married with children and grandchildren. When she isn’t busy at the office, she enjoys being outdoors, planning parties, and reading.
Lisa hails from Sunnyvale, and she’s been a member of our practice for over 13 years now. She received her education from De Anza College. She loves being able to help people through her job and also working alongside plenty of wonderful people too.
Lisa has one son, and she enjoys movies, drinking coffee, and shopping in her free time. She has a knack for remembering faces, names, and numbers!
Christy has been working in dentistry for nearly half a century now, having spent the last 35 years as a member of our dental team. She attended Foothill College and UCSC and has advanced training in anesthesia, scaling and root planing, and nitrous oxide. What she enjoys most about her job is the wonderful people she meets!
Christy is from San Jose, and there’s a whole bunch of love in her family. Her interests outside of the office include costuming, gardening, and acting. Her life goal is to challenge her fears whenever possible and make them realistic.
Kirsten is from Ojai, and she came to our practice almost 12 years ago, having spent 44 years overall in the world of dentistry. She earned her BA from George Washington University and pursued dental training at Oxnard College Dental Hygiene School. She also earned her laser certification in 2005. What she enjoys most about her work is knowing that the patients she sees are healthier at the end of the session than when they came in.
Kirsten has three siblings, and her parents are about to celebrate their 60 th wedding anniversary! Outside of the office, she is a first degree Black Belt in Kempo Karate, as well as a certified Diamond Expert and Diamond Grader from the Gemological Institute of America. Her other hobbies include hiking, scuba diving, and cooking (although she does tend to eat out most of the time).
Catie has been a member of our staff for 16 years now, with 20 years of overall experience in dentistry. She attended SJCC and has additional training and certification in several areas, including OSHA & HIPAA, compliance, CEREC, Invisalign, and CPR.
Catie is from Campbell, and she’s married with two daughters and a son. When she has free time, she enjoys martial arts, hiking, calligraphy, jewelry design, and yoga. She is also licensed Esthetician and has been running her own business (Skintuitions) for the past 10 years.
Janelle is a relatively new addition to our team, with three years and counting of overall dental experience. She attended Carrington College. Her favorite part of her job is getting to meet new people and working with an office team that really does feel like family!
Originally from San Jose, Janelle and her husband of 10 years have two daughters. She spends her free time with her family, going to the zoo, adventure parks, and playing soccer.