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Meet The Staff


Jennifer M

Office Manager

Jennifer M has lived in Prunedale for the past 40 years. She has been active in the dental field for 20 plus years working all positions in the dental practice. She is married with no children. Jennifer enjoys running away on weekends kayaking, fishing and taking the travel trailer out for a tour of California's interesting places to see with her husband, family and friends.

Jennifer has received her dental assisting certificate and registered dental hygiene license. She also continued her education getting her Real Estate License in California. Jennifer was vice president of her dental hygiene class.

She enjoys meeting new people and being part of a team. 


Jennifer V

Receptionist and Financial Coordinator

Jennifer V received her CDA and RDA from Mission Trails ROP center in 2002. Working in the dental field for over 16 years in various aspects of dentistry both as a Chairside Dental Assistant and a Front Office Dental Assistant. Jenn enjoys the Frost Office side of Dentistry the most. With her experience and knowledge, she enjoys being able to explain to patients their treatment, how it will be accomplished clinically as well as being able to understand their insurance and how to maximize their benefits to meet their financial needs so that our patients are comfortable all the way around in our office. Jenn is able to help the patient understand their treatment and work with them to maximize their insurance benefits while also meeting their financial needs.

Jenn also enjoys continuing education courses to expand her knowledge in the dental field

Jennifer grew up in Prunedale and has lived in the area her entire life. While not working Jenn enjoys spending time with her teenage son and daughter. Jenn and her husband enjoy cooking for their friends and family as well as building classic cars in their spare time.


Angie C

 

 

Angie graduated from the Dental program in 2013 and received her dental license the same year. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is being able to connect with patients and help them achieving their dental goals. From fear issues to helping them whiten their smile, every part of dental she enjoys. Working in the front and helping patients schedule appointment and going over the reason of treatment is where you will find her these days.

She was born and raised in Monterey County. She went to MPC and graduated from their dental program. On her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family and going off-roading with friends and riding quads. 


Jeanilyn , RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeanilyn started working in the dental field in 2012 as a dental assistant and later received her dental hygiene degree at Cabrillo College class of 2016. As a Cabrillo graduate, she was presented with the only Colgate S.T.A.R. award for her class from exhibiting extraordinary compassion and dedication in patient care. She joined Prunedale Dental in 2017 and loves working with our great staff all while promoting healthy, beautiful smiles. Away from work, she enjoys hanging out with family, trying new restaurants, sightseeing, and tennis.


Janet

Leed RDA

Janet has been working in the dental world since High School. She graduated from the ROP dental assisting program in  Santa Cruz in 2009 and received her RDA license in 2011. What she enjoys most is being able to communicate with patients and helping them understand why treatment is needed. She has been working in general dentistry for years and what she enjoys most is the variety and every case and patient being different. Janet is bilingual in Spanish.

In January of last year, Janet joined Prunedale Dental with Dr Lalinde before she retired, so she will be a familiar face. Since then,  she has expanded her knowledge in digital dentistry.

 When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. On her weekends, she spends most of here time supporting her children in sports and spending most time outdoors.


Odalis R

DA

Odalis has been working as a dental assistant for 3 years.  She enjoys the opportunity of being a change to a patient's life in aspects of their smile. Odalis is a very outgoing and caring person. Currently, Odalis is going to school and aspiring to one day becoming a Dentist, herself. She has experience in various environments of dentistry and enjoys  assisting and providing the best care for her patients. 

 In her down time, Odalis walks on the beach, picnics at the park with family and late night school sessions. She is adventurous and like to seek new knowledge so she can grow in her upcoming profession.