Meet The Team

 

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.


BRENDA

Registered Dental Hygienist

I have 20 years of experience in the food industry, 15 of which was decorating novelty and wedding cakes.  I have been a hygienist for nearly 13 years, 12 of which have been at Vaca Valley Dental.  My two canine companions take up much of my free time along with weight training and home improvements.  
I enjoy the day to day unique and individual personalities that enter my dental chair.  It’s like Vegas every day – I love my profession!!


MICHELLE

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi my name is Michelle. I started working at Vaca Valley Dental in 1989 and then graduated from West Los Angeles College Dental Hygiene program in 1994. In my time off I enjoy swimming, biking, running and skiing.


SHERRY

Hygienist

Hello my name is Sherry. I have worked in the dental field for 28 years and have been a dental hygienist for the last 10 years. I have 2 grown children, a daughter and a son in the air force. I enjoy staying fit, hiking, fishing, snow skiing, volunteering, and reading a good book! I love building relationships and helping people care for their health. 


LIS

Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Function

My education started in 1981 at the Regional Occupation Program in Fairfield where I earned a certificate in Dental Assisting.  I worked in England for a private practice from 1983-1984 and then became an RDA in 1986.  I went to the University of California San Francisco in 1996 to earn my Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions License and I also earned a certificate for Dental Laboratory Technician in 2001 from Diablo Valley College.

I started working at Vaca Valley Dental in 1988; I enjoy Camping every summer with my family in Bodega bay and spending my off time with my Husband and three daughters.


SHERRI

Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Function

I attended Point Loma University for 3 years, Sacramento City College for my RDA, and UCSF for my RDAEF license. I have worked for the family dentistry of Vaca Valley dental for 19 years and love coaching my children in multiple sports.


ANDREA

Patient Care Coordinator

Hi my name is Andrea. I joined Vaca Valley Dental back in 1998. I love spending time with my family, watching movies or just relaxing with a good book.


KERRI

Financial Coordinator

My name is Kerri and I have been a part of the Vaca Valley Dental team for the last 12 years. I really enjoy what I do and enjoy having the opportunity to meet so many nice people and help them in understanding their insurance better.
I have two children who keep me very busy and besides spending time with my family I also enjoy working out, playing softball, swimming and traveling in my spare time.

 


MARY

Personnel Manager/Book Keeper

Although I may not be a familiar face, I have been lucky to be part of the Vaca Valley Dental Team for 18 years.  I enjoy spending my time away from the office entertaining family and friends.  We all cook together and cherish the time we spend in the backyard. 


SARA

Patient Care Coordinator

Hello, my name is Sara. Vacaville is my hometown and I have loved being here my whole life. I was introduced to the dental field during my senior year in high school and have been working in dental offices for over 10 years! I love helping our patients and have worked both chair side and administratively. When I'm not helping our patients, I love spending time with my family, friends, and my dog and cat. I also enjoy traveling and finding new places to eat and hang out. 


LUANN

Financial Coordinator

Hi, my name is LuAnn and I was born in raised in California. I earned my Dental Assisting Diploma in 1992 along with my X-Ray Certification. I have worked in the dental field for over 18 years! I am thankful to be a part of the Vaca Valley Dental Team. With My dental experience I have had the opportunity to fulfill two positions with Vaca Valley Dental as Patient Care Coordinator & currently Financial/Treatment Plan Coordinator. I am a very proud mother of 3 amazing and beautiful children (2 boys & 1 girl). When I am not working, I love spending time with my children, family & friends as well as escaping to the beach.


KRISTIN

RDA-EF2 (Assistant)

Hi, my name is Kristin. I have been a dental assistant since 2010 and an RDAEF2 since 2012. I truly enjoy the artistry in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. It’s so rewarding when patients gain confidence in their smile. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.


MELISSA

Patient Care Coordinator

Hi my name is Melissa and I have been in the dental field since 2013. I like to think of myself as a down to earth individual who loves to laugh and have a good time. I enjoy watching sports, horror movies and spending time with my friends and family. What I enjoy the most about my job is being able to bring about healthy smiles to all of our patients. There is always something to smile about. :)


ANA

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Ana Maldonado I attended Western Career College in 2009 and have been a Dental Asst. since 2010. I love working and getting to know my patients. I am married and enjoy spending time with my Family and Friends.