ABOUT OUR STAFF
KATHLEEN – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Kathleen is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has been with us since 2000. She has an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Cypress College. In addition to her warm and caring manner, Kathleen brings over 15 years of experience in dental hygiene and preventive care to our patients. She is very involved in patient education in the areas of nutrition and in Dental Fitness, and she is proud of the progress many of our patients have made since its introduction. Kathleen and her husband live in the South Bay. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and power walks on the beach.
DAWN – REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Dawn is our Registered Dental Assistant who holds an Associates Degree from El Camino College. Before joining our staff in 2001, she worked as a lead assistant for a top endodontic practice in the South Bay. Her 11 years of experience make Dawn an essential part of our team as she helps guide each patient through the course of treatment. Dawn also acts as our lab assistant and is expanding her role in patient care through her training in Bioesthetic Dentistry training. Dawn loves interior decorating and lives in Playa Del Rey where she spends her free time with friends and family.
KRISTINA – REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kristina joined the dental profession 2 years ago and works as our Dental Assistant. Demonstrating a natural ability to comfort, she enjoys her relationships with each of our patients. Kristina enjoys watching the progress patients make as they move toward a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile. Kristina spends her free time reading and going to the movies, spending time with friends discussing books and Hollywood. Recently Kristina learned to knit and the team is looking forward to new scarves!
CONNIE – OFFICE MANAGER
Connie, our Office Manager, joined our staff in 1999. She is the warm voice on the phone and first smile you see when you walk in the door. Connie attained her B.A. from Cal State Long Beach after raising her family and has held multiple positions in the field of dentistry for 34 years. She brings with her a variety of talents that complete those of our team. Her commitment and enthusiasm in facilitating patient care make her a valuable liaison. With a passion for walking, Connie also enjoys reading and nurturing friendships. A seasoned globetrotter, Connie and her husband live in Manhattan Beach and enjoy taking trips across the country in their RV.