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.

Surgical Staff

Kathleen

Kathleen has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field and is our registered nurse on staff. She has been active in oral surgery patient care since 1999. Kathleen assists in surgery and is involved in insurance and financial coordination for our patients. She is also licensed to perform superficial chemical peels and is involved in the cosmetic surgery part of our practice.

Kathleen and her husband Bill have three daughters, one dog, and two cats. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys running, therapy dog training, and watching movies.

Bobbie

Bobbie has been a surgical assistant with our office since 1999. She is our back-office surgical coordinator and is responsible for all aspects of our surgical team and supply orders. Bobbie enjoys making our patients feel comfortable cared for while working with our excellent doctors and team.

Bobbie is married with two children and one dog. She spends her free time playing tennis, gardening, shopping, and traveling.

Danielle

Danielle joined VC Oral & Facial Surgery in February 2011 as a member of our surgical staff. She is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and is currently working toward a degree in nursing. Danielle always tries to keep things humorous and uplifting while providing compassionate care.

Danielle has lived on the east coast nearly all her life, from Maryland to North Carolina. Most of her free time is dedicated to going to school at night.

Administrative Staff

Meghan

Meghan joined the staff in January 2011 as our practice manager. She is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with degrees in both marketing and English. Meghan enjoys balancing her wide array of office responsibilities, as well as interacting with the patients. She is also our cosmetic consultant and directs all cosmetic surgery and procedures at VC Oral & Facial Surgery.

Meghan leads the practice through the process of becoming an accredited surgical center in terms of making policy and procedure changes that were in line with that of a major surgical center. She is very knowledgeable on the accreditation process and consults other practices on what it takes to become surveyed and accredited in the state of California.

Rachel

Rachel is our delightful front-office receptionist and has been with us since 2003. She checks in all surgery patients and answers any questions they may have about their procedure. She also schedules appointments to be as convenient as possible.

Rachel and her husband Frank have four children — Yvonne, Frankie, Candi, and Katrina — and five grandchildren. She enjoys riding her bike to the beach and reading when she’s not with her family.

Beth

Beth has been with our office since 2001 and is experienced in both surgical assisting and financial coordination. She is also very knowledgeable about insurance issues and will be happy to assist you in utilizing your benefits, as well as answering financial or insurance questions with regard to our office policies. Beth loves to learn and enjoys the diversity of our practice.

At home, Beth’s free time is spent with her husband, three daughters, dog, and cat. She also enjoys paddling outrigger canoes, watching her kids’ sports, and visiting the ocean.