Meet The Staff
Once in a great while, an oral surgery office is lucky enough to be comprised of a team full of friendly, helpful people. After meeting our team, you will see we are one of those lucky practices. We are devoted to making your experience a pleasant one and assure you that your needs are paramount to our office. From scheduling and educating you about your treatment to helping get through the insurance maze, we promise to be here for you.
Serena, RDA, Practice Administrator
Serena is the Practice Administrator for Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center. She has been with the practice for over 7 years, first as an assistant and now as the Practice Administrator. Serena has extensive knowledge of practice administration and insurance policies and stays current through continuing education. Serena enjoys working in the oral surgery field and utilizes her vast knowledge of the insurance industry and their policies to make your visit with us as seamless as possible. She is married with a young family. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, goats chickens and dogs.
Jeanette, RDA, Surgical Suite Manager
Jeanette is the Surgical Suite Manager at The Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center. She has been extensively trained in the oral surgery field by doctors, continuing education and life experience with over 20 years in the oral surgery field. Jeanette is a registered dental assistant, an AAOMS certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia Assistant, is certified in ACLS and CPR. She loves working in the dental industry and feels blessed to be part of such an awesome team. Her work, though challenging, gives her purpose and extreme pleasure by helping others each day. She enjoys the patients at Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center and looks forward to seeing you as a new patient. Her specialty is the fearful patient and will work hard to put your fears at ease. Jeanette is married with a college aged child and her four legged children. When not working Jeanette likes to hike, cook, craft and is enjoying her new grandson.
Frances, RDA, Front Office
Frances is the newest member of our team at Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center team. She has worked in the dental field for over 20 years and has great experience in insurance. Frances is always smiling and ready to greet you at the front desk. Frances thinks the best thing about her job is meeting new patients and assisting them in their oral surgery needs. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Sholeh, RDA, Surgical Assistant
Sholeh has been with the Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental implant Center team for over 5 years. She graduated from San Jose City College and is working on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant certification and is ACLS certified. Sholeh is originally from Tehran and move here 9 years ago. She enjoys our Persian patients since she can converse with them in her native language. Sholeh is very pleasant and comforting and is a great addition to our staff. In her free time she loves spending time with friends and family, along with cooking.
Lupe, RDA, Surgical Assisant
Lupe has been with the Almaden Valley Oral Surgery and Dental implant Center team for over 5 years. She is our fluent Spanish speaker and has a very comforting touch. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental profession and is a wonderful asset to our team. She is ACLS and CPR certified. She spends her time with her family and cooking authentic Mexican cuisine.