Meet The Team

We as a Team take pride in caring for our patients with genuine concern, professionalism and workdays filled with laughter.


Our Mission Statement  

Our mission as a professional, fun and happy team is to provide you with optimal dental care.

Our purpose is to guide you in making the best decisions for your health in a positive, safe and caring environment.                                                    

The continued success of our practice depends on mutual trust and respect.  Thank you for being part of our dental family! 

 

                                                                    

From left to right 

Michaela, Amanda, Katherine, Lourdes, Dr. Yang, Dr. Henry, Mary, Lauren, Maria, Iris 


 

 


 


Mary

Office Manager

 

Mary welcomes patients to our office with her warm smile and always makes them feel at ease during their visits. With over 15 years of experience working in dental offices, she is skilled and efficient in responding to inquiries from patients and scheduling timely and convenient appointments for them. Mary is always willing and able to work with your unique circumstances to ensure affordability and maximization of your insurance benefits on needed treatment.

Mary was born and raised in Orange County. She enjoys spending her free time with her son "DJ". Before she became a mom she was a professional boxer and fought in Orange County including the "Honda Center" known as the "Arrowhead Pond" at the time.  Her new found passion is weight lifting and staying active and she enjoys traveling and visiting Disneyland and going on adventures with her son. 




Lourdes

Front Office/RDA

 

Lourdes has been in the  dental field for 12 years. She started as a dental assistant and currently you will find her in the front office  helping patients with anything they need. Lourdes  has been a a great asset to our team. 

 Lourdes enjoys going on family vacations with her husband and her children Jason and Aubree. 


Iris

Dental Assistant

 

Iris is a dental assistant, she received her dental assistant certification from Regional Occupational Program (ROP) in Santa Ana, CA in 2006. She is also CPR certified, and is bilingual. She has over 15 years of experience in the dental field. Iris has been a great addition to our dental family to help our Spanish speaking patients.

Iris is a bubbly, outgoing, and energetic person. She enjoys working out, hiking, bike riding and dancing.  She is very family oriented and spends her free time with her kids Aileen (16) and Isaac (9) both of them keep her very busy with sports. She enjoys family game nights and movie nights and exploring new places. 

 


Katherine

R.D.H

Katherine obtained her dental hygiene degree from Cerritos College in 2012. She has been in the dental field since 2004 and has previously worked as a registered dental assistant and front office coordinator.

She was first attracted to the dental field as a teenager when the change braces made to her smile improved her confidence and self esteem. Her experience made her want to help others achieve the same level of happiness with their smile. She is very passionate about helping people to understand the importance of their oral health and enjoys working with patients to meet their individual needs. Her calm chair-side manner and kind demeanor, in addition to being fluent in English and Spanish, will make you feel very comfortable.

Katherine is married and has two boys named Gavin and Matias.  She enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and spending time with her family.


Lauren

RDA

Lauren is our RDA & has been with the practice since 2014. She graduated from Kaplan Career College in Riverside in 2010 & has had a passion for dentistry ever since. She first got her experience while working at a private practice in Mammoth Lakes where there are only 2 dental offices in the area. During that time she wanted to further her dental assisting certification & became a Registered Dental Assistant of California where she can now perform Child prophylaxis, place Sealants as a preventative measure to decay & fabricate temporary crowns. Our patients have always informed us that her temporaries have felt like there normal tooth & will forget they are there while waiting for the permanent crown to be made.

She enjoys educating patients & always making them feel comfortable in the dental chair. Lauren is a huge movie buff & can recommend the best choices while you're here for your appointment or discuss the newest releases.

Her favorite time of year is Fall/Halloween & looks forward to going to all of the SoCal Haunts with her Boyfriend Mario.


Maria

Dental Assistant

Maria is a dental assistant and now works in the front office too.  She received her dental assistant certification from Orange Coast College. She is also CPR certified, and is bilingual. She has over 10 years of experience in the dental field. Maria has been a great addition to our dental family/team and is always willing to help everyone get the necessary dental treatment needed and help work with fear, anxiety and does her best to help make financial arrangements that work with every individual's specific needs.

Maria enjoys spending her free time with her husband Omar and her 2 fur babies, Miloh (Sharpie terrier) and Sophie (dachshund terrier). She enjoys hiking, traveling, going to new restaurants or having family game nights.



Amanda

R.D.H

Amanda  has been part of our team  since 2016. She's been in the dental field for 11 years. Prior to being a hygienist  she worked as an orthodontic  assistant. While working  as an assistant  she decided to further her career in the dental field.

Amanda  pursued her degree in hygiene  and graduated  from  Concorde College in  2016. Amanda enjoys educating  her patients oral hygiene. She does her absolute best in making her patients  feel comfortable and cared for. 

Amanda is happily married with 4 kids and a dog. When she is not at the office she enjoys her family and  friends. she loves  to camp, off road in her Canam, bake and decorate. 


Elena

R.D.H

As a young girl Elena became fascinated with dentistry and dreamed of a career in the field. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University in 2009. She has since practiced in a range of offices with a focus on both general dentistry and Periodontics.

She is passionate about educating individuals about oral health, encouraging the development and maintenance of good dental health habits, and establishing goals to reach desired results.

 Elena is married and has three sons. She enjoys volunteering in her children's classrooms and watching their soccer games. Elena’s passions include reading, traveling, cooking, sourdough, and investing in friendships.


Tery

R.D.H

Tery grew up in Palm Springs, and currently resides in Tustin.

She attendedCal State San Bernardino where she was drawn to the dental field. Tery then attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and received her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is known to be extremely thorough and gentle, always staying up-to-date with the latest trends in dental hygiene and educating her patients on the necessary dental hygiene practices. Tery is passionate about encouraging her patients to achieve their best oral health environment. Her greatest desire is to make patients feel welcomed and encouraged to continue great oral health at home.

 

With her free time it is usually spent with family, friends, or her Goldendoodle Lola. She enjoys playing board games, going shopping, and loves traveling overseas.

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