Tanya grew up in Sacramento and earned her dental hygiene degree from West LA College. She chose dental hygiene as a career to make a difference in her patient’s oral and overall health. In her free time, Tanya and her husband enjoy discovering great places to eat in Southern California. They are also big travelers and usually travel to 2-3 new countries per year.
Patti grew up in Anaheim, Calif. and has over 9 years of experience in the dental field. After completing her Dental Assisting training at the ROP Dental Assisting Program, she received her license as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2008 and sealant certificate in 2015. Patti has a passion for assisting Dr. Nguyen during cosmetic dentistry cases and seeing the impact a rejuvenated smile has on patients. Her other passion in life is spending time with her family and hiking.
Ivette grew up in Orange County. She has been a dental assistant since 2013 and has been working as an RDA since 2017. She received her AA in liberal arts; emphasis in humanities and communications. The main reasons she chose to go into dentistry are so she could have the ability to comfort and interact with people while teaching them about the importance of oral health and helping patients build self-confidence. When not in the dental office, she enjoys spending my free time at the happiest place on earth “Disneyland”, working out, and, of course, spending time with her family and friends.
Patricia grew up in Orange County. She received her Associate’s Degree in Health Science from Santa Ana College in 2009 and graduated from the RDA program at American Career College in 2013. She loves being an RDA because it allows her to have rewarding moments like being a part of giving someone the smile they’ve always wanted. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family, go hiking, and she recently got into power lifting.
Tish has been in the dental field since 2006. She graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Business Administration. Her experience in patient care, insurance, and customer service is an asset to our office. Her passion for helping patients shows in her willingness to go above and beyond.
She lives in Huntington Beach. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and hiking with her dog, Reid.
Tish is available during office hours to help or answer any questions or concerns you may have. Consider her your personal concierge at OC Healthy Smiles.
Monse has been in the dental industry since 2010. She started as a file clerk and since then she has held several positions within a dental office, and has been a treatment coordinator for the last two years. She loves to find solutions for patients to complete their recommended treatment. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching the food channel for recipes, and studying 1940s fashion.
Katelynn grew up in Orange County and has been in the healthcare industry since 2015. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in Business Marketing. Her love of problem solving and passion for helping others brought her into the dental industry. You can find her organizing community events and assisting patients over the phone. In her free time, she enjoys reading comic books, watching superhero tv shows, and podcasting about both.
Alexis graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry with a BS in Dental Hygiene and received her RDH license in 2018. She chose dental hygiene because she wanted to help bring awareness to the importance of dentistry in whole body health, as well as bridge the gap between dentistry and medicine. She has a passion for participating in dental volunteer work, rock climbing, and spending my time outdoors.