We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.
To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!
Our team consists of:
Katrina is our patient care manager. A proud alum of George Washington High School, Katrina has been a member of our practice since 1998. She stays abreast of the latest in patient care services by participating in continuing education through the California Dental Association annually. Katrina is always ready to greet our dental family with a friendly smile and a warm hello. She will thoughtfully and patiently address all of your treatment financing and billing concerns. When not attending to our patients' needs, Katrina enjoys the company of her family, feeding the homeless at Venice Beach and volunteering with both youth and community organizations.
Amber is our operations manager. She graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills with a degree in public relations and a minor in marketing. Amber has been an active member of our practice since the beginning of 2004. She continues to refine her finance and accounting skills by participating in continuing education through California Dental Association programs annually. Amber brings a warm cheerfulness to our accounting and insurance department and is always happy to answer any questions our patients may have in regards to their dental insurance. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, playing golf and relaxing with a good book.
Brittney, a graduate of USC School of Dentistry, has been a member of our practice as a dental hygienist for over two years. She has advanced training in laser dentistry and completes many hours of continuing education annually. Brittney performs oral healthcare assessments, oral cancer screenings and counsels patients on the importance of good oral hygiene. She has several hobbies including outdoor activities like tennis.
Amy has been a member of our practice as a dental hygienist for two years and a practicing hygienist since 2011. A graduate of West Coast University, she has advanced training in laser dentistry and completes many hours of continuing education annually. Her professional associations include the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the California Dental Hygienists' Association. Outside of dental hygiene, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods and spending time with family and friends.
Roxana has worked at Downs Dental as a registered dental assistant since 2007. After high school, she graduated from United Education Institute. Roxana continues to perfect her skills through many hours of continuing education every year. As our Back Office Supervisor, Roxana coordinates our dental implant, Zoom Whitening and Invisalign® treatment programs. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.
Miguel has worked at Downs Dental as a dental assistant since graduating from United Education Institute in 2009. He continues to refine his skills by participating in continuing education courses annually. While under his care, patients can be assured that their comfort and care is his primary concern. Miguel enjoys spending time with family and friends when he is not out on the golf course.