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Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Michelle Sanchez

Office Manager

Hello my name is Michelle; I am the office manager here at Monterey Park Dental. I have been in the dental field for 14 years. I currently attend Azusa Pacific University for my associate degree. On my free time, I love to spend it with my family and go to theme parks. I love to travel, dance and just enjoy life.

Karla Andrade

Regional Office Manager

My name is Karla I am the oldest of 4, I have 2 kids of my own, a 1 year old and an 18 year old. 

I was working at Bakers Burgers when I decided I wanted more with my life than serving burgers. I knew I wouldn’t be good at giving injections and I knew I wanted something quick so I picked Dental Assistant. I graduated class of 2007 from Concorde Career College and was super excited when I immediately got hired by my internship. Since then I have almost done it all. I have been a pediatric dental assistant, X-ray technician, appointment coordinator, receptionist, Dental biller and tracer,  insurance coordinator, general treatment coordinator, specialty coordinator, assistant office manager, and last but not least my most recent goal Dental Office Manager. My ambition has been my drive, loving and conquering every aspect of the Dental world! and my passion for dentistry and customer service has been my fuel! I aspire one day to be a regional district manager but before I get there I love the challenge of this industry that even in my 10 years experience still teaches me something new everyday and the satisfaction that I carry in my heart every time I can make my patients smile.

Vivian Escobedo

Regional Ortho Manager

Hello my name is Vivian, I’ve been in the Ortho field since 2008. I love being able to see the progress of our ortho patients. My ultimately goal is to educate our patients and parents on the importance of their monthly visitations with our Orthodontist, in order for our team to give our patients the results desired. Besides my amazing job as an ortho supervisor assistant/coordinator on my spare time I love working out, running and to travel with my husband.

Faviola Silva

Billing Regional Manager

My name is Favi, my experience began in 1999. I have had the pleasure of working in several different departments in the dental field. I'm always happy to share my experience and knowledge and I take pride in my attention to detail. I hold a degree in massage therapy as well as physical therapy. I have a daughter and a son whom I enjoy taking on adventures. We love the outdoors: camping, fishing, off-roading, etc.  Any chance to get out of the city is not taken for granted. 

I strive to provide the best quality patient care and look forward to being of service to you. Your smile is my priority! 

Amy Cruz


I've been in the dental field since 2013. I am a certified dental assistant and receptionist. I was born and raised in the Boyle Heights area. It's my honor to serve my community with the best dental care.

Fabian Hernandez

Front Office Administrator

Hello everyone, my name is Fabian Hernandez. I’m the Admin here at Monterey Park Dental, and I am extremely humbled to be apart of this amazing and diligent team. This is my first foray in the dental field, but I am dedicated to provide substantial service to the best of my abilities. I’ve recently graduated with a Bachelors in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in business management. With the knowledge gained from my experiences here, I plan to not only expand my horizons, but give every patient that walks through our doors courtesy and help then attain the smile they deserve.

Henry Molina

Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Henry I am a dental assistant here at Monterey Park Dental. I love coming to work seeing the smile we bring to patients it’s well worth it. The team we have here at Monterey Park Dental are well experience and very good with our patient care. I have been working in this field since 2007 and I love what I do.

Melissa Guzman

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Melissa Guzman I been a registered dental assistant since 2002 . I love working In the dental field and helping patients to have a great smile. On my spare time I love being with my family.

David Santos

Registered Dental Assistant

My name is David, and I've been a registered dental assistant since the year 2000. My motivation in the dental field is to help the community achieve bright and healthy smiles. 
My motto in this field is to help 'change the world one smile at a time', and to help educate the importance of oral health.
Outside of dental I am a huge fan of movies, music, and cooking for family and friends.

Cindy Gaspar

Registered Dental Hygienist

My goal as a dental hygienist is to provide the highest quality care in order to maintain and achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. I am passionate about oral health education and creating an enjoyable atmosphere. Outside of the office, I enjoy watching movies and sharing meals with family and friends.

Yohany Lara

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi my name is Yohany I earned a B.A in Psychology from La Sierra University in 2005 and graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry with her B.S. in Science in 2009. I have been a practicing dental hygienist for over a decade and am very thankful for being able to work in a field I enjoy. I strive to build rapport with my patients and coworkers daily. When not working, I enjoy quiet activities like running, reading, and buying new plants at nurseries. I hate to cook, but am constantly cleaning my home. I live in Orange County with my two daughters and husband. I look forward to meeting you!

Billing Team

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