Meet Our Team

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We aim to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient, and we put your child’s needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment.

Our highly trained and skilled staff is committed to making your child’s first dental visit a pleasant one. Each member of our team attends continuing education courses beyond the required standards.

 

Kia.jpgKia – Director of Operations

Kia is committed to making each individual’s experience an exceptional one! His mission in solving any concern or issue is to first place our patients as top priority. He grew up in Northern California, where he received his degree in Engineering and Business Management. This degree is part of the reason why he is so outstanding in his management skills at our practice. He is married to his beautiful wife, Shadi. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his twin nieces, biking, tennis and bowling. He also loves fast, unique cars!

 

Jody.jpgJody – Insurance Administrator

Jody has over 30 years of dental office experience, first as a dental assistant, and now as a Front Office Coordinator. Her welcoming personality is very inviting to new and returning patients. She strives to accommodate everyone's busy schedules! She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Ta'lor, when she is not working. "Rowdie", a German Shepherd mix, is the newest addition to the family, along with “Sissie”, the cat.

 

Rachael.jpgRachael – Front Office Coordinator

Rachael is our newest team member and is part of our Front Office network. She is currently going to school to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Exercise Science. Her favorite vacation destination has been Sri Lanka, and she would like to visit Chile in the future. When she is off work, she enjoys hiking, weightlifting and cooking new recipes.

 

Ashley.jpgAshley – Front Office Coordinator

Ashley has been a great addition to our team. She is married to her husband, Darrik, and has two cats named Kali and Oliver. When she's not working, she is busy at school pursuing a degree in child development. She loves working with children and always has a smile on her face. 

 

Katarina.jpg Katarina – Clinical Coordinator

Katarina has been a great asset to our office. Her love of orthodontics is definitely apparent! In addition to working in our practice, she has been going to school for the past few years to pursue higher education goals. Recently, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She is a huge soccer fan and also loves Crossfit and getting involved in church activities.

 

Danny.jpgDanny – Clinical Team Member

Danny has been part of our team since almost the beginning of our practice. His friendly and gentle ways turns our nervous little patients into happy and confident kids by the end of the appointment. He and his wife, Diana, have raised two grown kids. We can't believe he's already a grandpa!

 

Tracy-Cuesta.jpgTracie – Clinical Team Member

Tracie has a huge passion for kids! Not only does she treat our young patients at our office but she is a kid at heart and is a gigantic fan of Disneyland. She’s married to her husband, Eric, and has a daughter named Harper.

 

Chandler.jpgChandler – Clinical Team Member

Chandler joined our practice recently and we are very privileged to have her on board. She has always worked with children and obtained a certificate in early childhood education. She graduated from OC Dental Academy and her next goal is to become an RDA. She is extremely helpful with our team and treats our patients like gems! Her hobbies include going to the gym, hanging out with friends and family, hiking, going to the beach and baking, to name a few. Chandler has played soccer for over 15 years and ice skated for about 10 years.

Bahar – Clinical Team Member 

Bahar.jpgBahar is a Licensed Registered Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field since 2008. She prides herself on her personable and outgoing personality and is great at making patients feel comfortable when they arrive for their appointment. Bahar is proud to be part of Dr. Tina’s team and she strives to give the highest quality care to every patient. She is married to her husband, Dr. Mo, and has two daughters Monica and Tara. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and travel to different destinations.

Shelley.jpgShelley – Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Shelley loves to get our patients excited about their orthodontic treatment. Her goal is to assist both our children and adult patients from the beginning of their orthodontic treatment until completion. She is married to her husband, Jeff, and they have four grown children together. They spend their free time going to the gym, attending sporting events and concerts and living life to the fullest.