Jean Ranney, Front Office Manager
Jean is our indispensable front office manager. She has been with the practice for 18 years. Our patients love her warm and friendly manner. As our resident insurance expert, she helps our patients to navigate and make the most of their dental benefits. We count on her to keep us running smoothly. On the rare day when she gets a break from the office, she enjoys watching football and spending time motorcycling.
Dina Fuentes, Licensed Dental Assistant
Dina is our caring, talented dental assistant. She has been with the practice since 1998. Given her 19 years with the office, Dina wears many hats from amazing chairside assistant to go-to consultant for equipment troubleshooting. Her favorite part of dentistry is with working with our awesome patients and making them feel welcome to our office. Dina is fluent in Spanish and acts as an interpreter for our Spanish-speaking patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Linda Tessar, Licensed Dental Hygienist
Linda has enjoyed a wonderful and accomplished career in dentistry spanning over 42 years. We are blessed to have her on our team for the last 15 years as a hygienist. She brings a wealth of dental knowledge to every patient encounter. Her favorite part of dentistry is educating the patients on their oral health and hygiene. Laughter can often be heard from Linda’s hygiene room because she keeps it fun. If you’re laughing at the dentist, we must be doing something right. In our office, Linda is well known for her love of coffee and chocolate!
Sarah Sakara, Licensed Dental Hygienist
At 1 ½ years with our office, Sarah is the newest member of our dental team but is no stranger to dental hygiene. With over 8 years of dental hygiene experience, she is an integral asset to our mission of helping patients to live healthier and happier lives with quality dental care. Sarah is gentle and caring. Patient comfort is a priority for Sarah and it shows in how she accommodates our patients’ needs all the while delivering outstanding service. Outside the office, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.