Meet The Team

All professionals at Center for Pediatric Dentistry maintain the highest levels of licensure and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in our Specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.



Liseth

Pediatric Patient Coordinator-Chino Hills

Liseth is a true local Southern California girl, growing up in Chino Hills. She has a certification in medical and dental billing and has been working in the dental field for more than 6 years. Liseth helps to coordinate appointments at the Chino Hills office and is always ready to help out whenever she is needed.



Jane

Dental Hygienist

Jane is a Registered Dental Hygienist in our La Habra office.  She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and loves pediatrics. She enjoys traveling - ask her about her latest trip when you come in for a cleaning! When she's not at work she enjoys spending time with family, doing crafts and baking treats for everyone!



Valerie

Lead Dental Assistant


Valerie was born and raised in California. She went to school at John Glenn High School in Norwalk, CA, then on to Cerritos College to complete her studies in the Dental Program. Valerie has been working as a specialty Dental Assistant in pediatrics for the past 12 years.  She is also dual trained in orthodontics and pediatric anesthesia.  In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and go bargain shopping.  She is a mom to a 13-year old Maine Coon kitty named Bella.  She also looks forward to Autumn, anything with pumpkin spice, and Halloween.  You can find Valerie in both offices as well as the Surgery Center.


Liz

Registered Dental Assistant

Liz is a California native.  She graduated from Tracy High School in Artesia in 2006.  In her spare time, she loves being around her friends and family.  Trained in advanced pediatric sedation techniques, Liz manages our sedation and anesthesia rooms in the La Habra office.  She holds a license as a Registered Dental Assistant and has been working in Pediatrics for over 10 years.



Hortencia

Practice Administrator

Hortencia has been in the dental field for more than 20 years.  She has a great work ethic and does whatever she can to accommodate the patients to make them happy.  Hortencia truly loves what she does!  She lives in Whittier, is married to her husband Jimmy, they have a 10 year old son named Jaime, a 7 year old son named Felix and a 3 year old dog named King.  They also have a turtle named Charlie. Hortencia loves to cook, bake, crochet, and knit.  She is the third of four sisters and likes to go dirt-bike riding with family and friends.


Jasmin

Scheduling Coordinator-La Habra

Jasmin is our Scheduling Coordinator in the La Habra office.


Alexis

Patient Coordinator-La Habra

Alexis is our Pediatric Patient Coordinator at the La Habra office.  She is bilingual in English and Spanish, and helps schedule appointments and coordinate the multitude of front office protocols at the office.  She truly enjoys giving great hospitality to our patients and parents.  She is currently pursuing her education and plans to earn her Master's Degree in Education.  Her motto is, "the best accessory to wear is a Smile!"


Cheryl

Dental Hygienist

Cheryl is a Registered Dental Hygienist and works in our La Habra office on Fridays.  She has been with our office for more than 5 years, but has been working in Dentistry for over 10+ years.  She loves meeting new families and working with kids. 


May

Registered Dental Assistant

May was born and raised in the L.A area and recently has moved to the Inland Empire.  She is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field for over 10 years, specializing in pediatrics and orthodontics.  She truly enjoys working with children and loves building relationships with our patients that go beyond a dental visit.  In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her family.   


Casey

Intern

Casey has been working this summer as an intern in the Chino Hills office.  She is from Chino Hills and is studying for her Bachelor's degree.  She enjoys meeting new people and building relationships with our patients.  


Mary

Dental Assistant-Pediatrics

Mary joined our Team in July 2019.  She currently works in the La Habra office during the weekdays, and in the Chino Hills office on the weekends.  She brings previous experience in general dentistry but loves working with kids.  She is super friendly and always ready to help.  Please welcome Mary to our office.


Yesenia

Dental Assistant-Pediatrics

Yesenia joined our Team in July 2019.  She holds a Dental Assistant certificate and is currently pursuing her degree in Dental Hygiene.