Meet Our Team

Our team of dental experts is dedicated to making every patients' experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. 

Batool - Registered Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Batool. I am a registered dental hygienist here at Santa Teresa Dental. I am here Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. I hold a bachelor degree in Psychology from University of California, Riverside. As a licensed dental hygienist, I am certified to administer local anesthesia, provide nitrous oxide inhalation analgesic, perform laser assisted periodontal (gum) therapy and all other functions allowed. During your appointment with me as my patient, I hope to establish trust by listening to your concerns and providing the best possible tips for your overall oral health. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family.  I am also an avid cook and baker. 

Rebecca - Registered Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

I am Santa Teresa Dental’s very first dental hygienist since September 2011. I have been a dental hygienist for over 25 years. Additionally, I have a Bachelor degree in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University and an Associate’s degree in Laser Technology. My patients are my priority. I am here to help my patients achieve optimal oral health, but I’m also here to listen, to help them relax and help them to enjoy their dental visit.

I am here Fridays.

Marie - Registered Dental Hygienist

Marie Marinda-Ison

Registered Dental Hygienist

I would like to introduce myself. My name is Marie and I am a dental hygienist for Santa Teresa Dental. I am here on Mondays. I love my job, specially building relationships with my patients. I want my patients to know that I and the entire team at Santa Teresa Dental truly care about their oral health. In addition to my dental hygienist license, I hold a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pacific. I am also a part-time instructor at Carrington College Dental Hygiene Department. I am laser certified and am familiar with nitrous oxide analgesic operation. When I am not working, I love spending time with my 5 children and travelling with my family. I look forward to meeting you.

Susan - Registered Dental Hygienist


Registered Dental Hygienist

I am Santa Teresa Dental’s hygienist since April 2019. I am here on Fridays when our entire office is dedicated to taking care of our re-care patients. I have been in dental field for over 30 years and a dental hygienist for last 20 years. I am especially proud of my Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) certification. I had worked in a local periodontist office so I am confident in treating advanced gum disease patients. Patient comfort is my priority and I look forward to meeting you. 


Kimanh (Annie) Murphy, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Coming Soon!

Neyda - care coordinator


Care Coordinator

Santa Teresa Dental team has been my work family since 2013. The best part of my job is the patients! I enjoy working with people and strive to make patients feel welcome. Part of my job involves preparing and going over financial plans with you to make sure you are comfortable with the proposed treatment plan. I promise to listen to your needs and try my best to accommodate them.

Goldie - Receptionist



Hi, I am Goldie. I am the friendly receptionist who welcomes you and your family into the office. Although I am new to the dental field, I am eager to learn and very excited to join an exceptional dental office and team. I hope my 20 years of corporate managerial experience gives you the confidence that I will ensure that your care is organized and timely. I will be your bridge for your care between you and the clinical staff. I love working at Santa Teresa dental because of its relaxing atmosphere and its knowledgeable doctors. I will see you soon at your next appointment with us. I’m a big fan of cooking, food adventures, exploring, music and family time!

Mercedes - Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Mercedes and I have been a dental assistant for over 20 years. I also have a medical assisting background. I feel privileged to be working at Santa Teresa Dental. It is a great working environment with excellent team members and happy patients. As a team, we strive to bring the highest quality care and the most gentle experience to the patients. I am passionate about my work and I hope that it shows in my daily interaction with you, my patient.

Elizabeth - Office Assistant


Dental Assistant

I am on maternity leave