Our Team


Kathy is a San Diego native raised in beautiful Point Loma. She has been with our practice for almost two decades and is the voice you hear when you call and the beautiful smile at the front that greets you. Kathy is an expert in patient communication. She is committed to working with our patients and their schedules to provide them appointments at their convenience and will always find time for emergencies. In her free time, Kathy loves spending time with her family, running with her dogs, and oil painting.


Julianne graduated cum laude from Loma Linda University with a BS degree in Dental Hygiene. Julianne enjoys educating our patients on the science behind modern dental procedures and ensuring that they are informed and knowledgeable about their oral hygiene. She understands that many patients can be apprehensive or nervous about dental procedures and strives to make patient comfort her number one priority. Julianne studied French and spent a year living and studying in Paris where she discovered her unrequited love of pastries and reading. It was this love of pastries that eventually led her to start participating in triathlons.


Mari, a San Diego native began her dental career in 1997 in Boston, Massachusetts. Mari, her husband John and son Johnny relocated to San Diego in 2005, and she started working for Dr. D’Angelo as his office manager. In her spare time Mari and her family enjoy being outdoors and attending sporting events.


Tracy, a San Diego native has enjoyed being an RDA since 1998 and we welcomed her to our practice in 2007. She is a dedicated, caring employee who takes the time to communicate with patients and answer any of their dental related questions. She is wonderful at scheduling patients for an appointment time and date that meets their needs. Outside of work, Tracy enjoys pilates and hiking around beautiful San Diego. She is working on becoming a pilates instructor and when she gets certified, our entire team will be there taking her classes!


Lexi was born and raised in San Diego. She attended Kaplan College in 2012 where she received her DA. She is a valued member of our team and really enjoys assisting Dr. D’Angelo and Dr. Olson. She is very grateful to work for two doctors who truly care for their patients and staff and says she “loves giving patients a great dental experience as well as helping them fall in love with their smiles.” Lexi is the mother of one beautiful daughter, Lilliana. They love taking trips to Disneyland, “It’s our favorite place on earth!” She also helps her mom breed teacup Pomeranians.


Desiree grew up in a little country town in Northern, California. In 1996, she began her dental career and since then has been given the opportunity to work and learn in various areas of dentistry. She takes pride in her work and caring for each patient’s health. She enjoys being part of Dr. D’Angelo and Dr. Olson’s enthusiastic team. Outside of work, she values spending time with her family, arts and crafts, and running around with her dogs. She is very prideful of her son who is serving in our military and her daughter who enjoys volunteering in their community.


Lisa joined our practice in 2012 and has been a leader ever sense. She enjoys being a part of such an energetic team and working with state of the art technology. Patient care and comfort are her top priorities and she consistently lives up to that standard. Lisa is married and has one son at San Diego State, three beautiful stepdaughters, and one cute granddaughter! Lisa is involved with volunteering in the Eastlake Community. She is a phenomenal baker and our team sure appreciates it when she brings in her delicious baked goods!


Gianna, a native San Diegan was encouraged to go to dental assisting school right after she graduated from high school. She made the right decision and is a valued member of our team. Gianna is proud to be part of such a successful practice with loyal patients and a team the feels like family to her. She takes pride in her work and appreciates that everyone always puts the patients needs first to achieve optimal oral health. Outside of dentistry, Gianna enjoys quality time with her son and her family and friends.


Karen grew up in a suburb just north of New York City. She attended the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Karen has been a loyal member of our team since 1999. It’s been a perfect fit! She says and she believes overall health begins with a healthy mouth. Karen is now a Certified Nutritional Consultant and in the process of obtaining her Personal Trainer Certification. She enjoys being outdoors and is a big animal lover. Aside from that, her son Stephen is her greatest accomplishment.


Christine is a San Diego native and grew up in the east county area. We were fortunate enough to have her as an intern during dental assisting school. We immediately saw her talents and offered her a full time position upon graduation. We call her “Tigger” because she brings so much positive, fun energy to our practice and is always smiling! She is a dog lover with three dauchshunds. On the weekends, you may find her at the Colorado River in the summer and snowboarding in Big Bear in the winter!
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