Kristen – Schedule Coordinator
Born in New York and a native of New Hampshire, Kristen and her husband of 30 years, Michael, moved to Gilroy in 2010 with their two daughters, Spivey and Vayda, to be closer to her parents who moved west in search of warmer weather. Their son, Ryan, is a Staff Sergeant / Medic with the Massachusetts National Guard and lives in Dunstable, Massachusetts with his wife, Chrissy, and their two young children, Kyla and Max. Kristen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education in 1988 and has worked in the music education, special education, and marketing industries. Kristen enjoyed playing her flute with the 39th Army Band in New Hampshire and served on the Board of Directors at her daughters’ school prior to moving to California. Kristen enjoys going for scenic rides with her family, baking, reading, Sudoku, jigsaw puzzles, and playing frisbee with their black Labrador, Max.
Desiree – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Born and raised in Hollister, California, Desiree has been a licensed RDA since 2014. She and her husband, Steve, have two wonderful kids, David and Kobe. Desiree has experience in both general dentistry and orthodontics. She enjoys spending time with her family, vacations, and going to the beach!
Shandy – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Born and raised in Ben Lomond, California, Shandy has been an RDA since 1990. Most of her experience has been in orthodontics, however, she has skills in oral surgery and general dentistry as well. Shandy has two wonderful girls, Macy and Cassidy. They enjoy the outdoors and horseback riding is her family’s passion.
Silvia – Treatment Coordinator
Born in Durango, Mexico, Silvia moved to Watsonville, California in 1973 at the age of four. She currently lives in Hollister with her husband of 34 years, Jose. Silvia has three sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren! She has worked in both the medical and dental fields and is certified in both medical and dental billing. In her spare time, Silvia likes to spend time with her family going camping and on road trips and barbequing!
Destiny – Dental Assistant (DA)
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Destiny moved to Hollister, California in 2001 at the age of eight. She has been a certified Dental Assistant since 2013. Destiny started her career in general dentistry and transitioned to the field of orthodontics in 2017. She currently works in our orthodontic lab fabricating appliances and retainers in addition to assisting chair side. She and her husband have one son, Aiden. In her free time, Destiny enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.