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Our Team

Reception Team

Kimberly

Kimberly loves to be surrounded by warm, sandy beaches and the sound of the ocean. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors exploring new adventures with her 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter. She considers our office her second home and gets great joy out of interacting with the team and our patients. She is here to help, motivate, encourage, and inspire!

Kathy

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.

Tracy

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!

Treatment Coordinators

Desiree

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.

Mari

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.

Dental Hygienists

Kellie

Kellie was born and raised in San Diego, and attended college at UC Berkeley. She has a passion for patient care and provides a unique, tailored approach to oral wellness and beautiful smiles. She is dedicated to the overall patient experience making sure everyone feels comfortable and at home in our office. Outside of the office Kellie can be found hiking mountains with her dog, traveling the world with her husband, loving on her family, and counting her blessings from her farmhouse in Ramona!

Denise

Denise, a San Diego native, attended San Joaquin Valley College for dental hygiene school. Her hope is to bring laughter and fun to each appointment while providing the highest level of care to her patients. She loves her career and strives to share the values behind maintaining outstanding oral health. She is grateful to work with an amazing team that includes her older sister, Kellie. You can find Denise out of the office spending time with her family, her two cats, and all that beautiful San Diego has to offer!

Karen

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.

Dental Assistants

Lisa

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!

Christine

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!

Gianna

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.

Leiloa

Leiloa is a valuable member of our dental assistant team. Making her way to San Diego by way of North Carolina, she loves working in the office on cosmetic cases and enjoys seeing the final results and how they change people’s lives. During her free time, you’ll see her snorkeling near La Jolla Cove, climbing at Mesa Rim, or biking along the Pacific Beach boardwalk. She is always looking forward to the next adventure, and hopes one day she can adopt a puppy to accompany her during her travels.

Emma

Emma is a Minnesota native who decided that a surfboard was better than a snow shovel ten years ago when she and her husband moved to San Diego by way of Vancouver, British Columbia. She has always had a passion for helping and healing others as evidenced by attending St. Cloud State University where she majored in psychology, and made the transition to dentistry through the PIMA Medical Institute. In her spare time Emma enjoys spending time outdoors gardening with her son, making organic soap and camping throughout the country in a teardrop camper.
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