Meet the Team

We recognize that all 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.

 

 

CathieCathie

Registered Dental Assistant

We welcomed Cathie with open arms in 2001 after she had spent seven years in the field. In addition to chairside patient care, Cathie promotes optimal oral health in our community by visiting local preschools with our doctors and spearheading our public relations efforts. Married since 1986, Cathie has two daughters and counts herself lucky to work in our office because she loves children!

 

CeceCeCe

Registered Dental Assistant

CeCe joined our team after 19 years of service in the dental field.  Her favorite part of any given day is having the opportunity to use her skills and expertise while working with children. For CeCe, it is very rewarding to go home knowing she has helped so many kids throughout the day. CeCe lives in Mountain House with her husband, two daughters and a son, and loves outdoor activities, running, hiking, biking, and playing with her dog Phoenix.

 

CindyCindy

Front Desk

Cindy, who has been with us since 1999, works at our front desk, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, coordinating individual treatments, and helping patients and parents feel comfortable with the treatment options we provide. She enjoys developing friendships with all the families who walk through our door! In her spare time, Cindy likes spending time with her husband and two children, as well as playing with her dogs, Kira and Kali. She also enjoys gardening, being with family and friends, and hosting parties at her Livermore home.

 

HeatherHeather

Dental Assistant

Heather has been a part of our team since 2003 and has a total of 22 years of experience working in dentistry. As one of our exceptional assistants, she works hard to ensure that each child leaves with a smile after his or her dental visit. Heather lives in Tracy with her husband, three children, and two dogs. The family loves the outdoors, swimming, Tae Kwon Do, and gymnastics. Heather’s other passion is kickboxing!

 

JennJenn

Registered Dental Assistant

Jenn, who joined us after a 17-year career, loves being chairside during our young patients’ visits and helping them understand how to take great care of their teeth to keep their smile for a lifetime. At home, she loves spending time with her husband and daughter.

 

KarinKarin

Front Desk and Registered Dental Assistant

We welcomed Karin and her positive attitude to our team in 2007. Since then, she has served as our surgery center coordinator, and has helped us tremendously with scheduling patient appointments and assisting with billing matters. Her favorite part of her job is welcoming patients to our practice and helping them feel comfortable, as well as continually learning from our doctors’ expertise. Karin lives in Livermore with her husband, son, and dog named Gunner. She enjoys spending time outdoors camping, dirt bike riding, and cheering for her son, who is a Sprint Car racer.

 

KjerstinKjerstin

Registered Dental Assistant

Kjerstin originally joined our team in 2009, and after a hiatus, re-joined the office in 2012! She loves working with children and making sure they are comfortable and happy. She is very proud to work with such awesome dentists as Drs. Josh and Hazel, and trusts in their commitment to making each trip to the dentist as pleasant as possible. At home, Kjerstin has three energetic children who keep her very busy with sports and activities. When she finds time, she enjoys arts and crafts, as well as outdoor activities like hiking and jogging.

 

LianneLianne

Registered Dental Assistant

Lianne brought her extensive experience as a clinical coordinator to our team in 2006. She loves making a difference in children’s lives and spreading proper dental care knowledge. Born and raised in Hawaii, Lianne is happily married with one son and two dogs. Her family enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including biking, boating, and backpacking.

 

LindseyLindsey

Front Desk

Patients will usually see Lindsey’s face upon entering our office. She makes sure our doctors and team are doing everything possible to exceed patients’ expectations and provides a comfortable and friendly environment for anyone who walks through our doors! Besides answering phones, her duties include processing insurance claims, scheduling patient visits, and leading our marketing efforts. A resident of Livermore with her wonderful husband and two daughters, Lindsey loves crafting and baking, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.

 

NatalieNatalie

Sterilization

Natalie is here to make sure all our instruments are shiny and clean for each patient. She has many years of experience in several aspects of the dental field, starting out in the lab and transferring to the front office before settling into her current role. Like Drs. Josh and Hazel, Natalie is committed to making sure each child has a positive experience. Natalie lives with her daughter and boyfriend, along with a slew of animals including a dog, cat, snake, and mice!

 

NickiNicki

Registered Dental Assistant

Nicki is the newest member of our patient-care team, joining us in 2015. She’s worked in the dental field since 2011, so she’s no newcomer to creating positive dental experiences. Nicki excels at teaching children about keeping their teeth healthy and helping them overcome any fears of dentistry they may have. At home, Nicki spends most of her free time with her boyfriend at their two sons. If you hear someone singing or making people laugh, it’s probably Nicki!

 

NoraNora

Registered Dental Assistant

Nora’s qualifications as a Level II Expanded Functions assistant allow her to provide pediatric restorative care to our young patients. As a mother of two young children, she understands how important it is to be kind, caring, and compassionate at all times. She loves spending her free time enjoying the sun at the beach or water park!

 

SarahSarah

Registered Dental Assistant

Sarah has enjoyed treating patients at our office since 2009. Besides assisting during orthodontic appointments, she is our Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) coordinator, which means she conducts yearly training for our office and maintains our records. While Sarah loves working with our young patients, she greatly enjoys working with our doctors, who teach her something new every day. An outdoor enthusiast, Sarah loves dirt bike riding, camping, swimming, bike riding, and gardening.

 
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