OUR FRONT OFFICE STAFF

Meet the dedicated, friendly and professional front office staff of

Yamamoto & Lee, Roseville Family Dentists

Click a name or photo to read about each front office staff member.

Sandra

Front Office Dept Head, Financial Coordinator & Register Dental Assistant

JOINED: August 1995

Sandra has served Yamamoto & Lee as a Registered Dental Assistant and department head for the back office for nearly 20 years. She currently is the Department Head for the Front Office and also serves in the the Financial Coordinator position. She oversees the front office and all of the billing, insurance and claims related issues and tasks. She also provides patient scheduling and patient check-in/check-out services.  

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Sandra is the second of six kids in her family. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her four children. She has three sons and one daughter. Besides spending time with her family, Sandra says, “I enjoy spending time with friends and photography.

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

“I appreciate the work values and family values of both Dr. Yamamoto and Lee.  They provide excellent dental care to our patients as well as my own family.”

WHY WE’RE UNIQUE:

“The doctors are very down to earth and very conservative.  They recommend for their patients what they would recommend to their own family.

FAVORITE COMPLIMENT:

“I have been told that I am a good listener and that I am very helpful in problem solving.”

OTHER THOUGHTS:

“The team at Yamamoto and Lee is a family in itself . We enjoy working with each other as well as spending time together outside the office.

FAVORITE THINGS:

ACTIVITIES: Spending time with my kids, friends, family, photography, reading, knitting

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Mexican

BOOKS/MAGAZINES: The Bend in the Road, The Rescue, Fifty Shades of Grey

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: A wide variety of music

AUTHOR: Nicholas Sparks

PLACE TO SHOP: Macys, Hobby Lobby and Home Goods

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Hawaii and Newport Beach

Debbie

Patient Coordinator

JOINED: July 1988

Debbie is responsible for scheduling patients, reviewing patient treatment plans and financials, reactivation of patients back into the practice, preparing insurance claims, as well as taking care of communications regarding patients from dental specialist offices, and several other clerical aspects of a dental front office.

BACKGROUND:

Debbie’s dental training was obtained through an outside work experience while in high school and then continued through on the job training.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

I belong to several groups associated with my church St. Rose of Lima in Roseville. They include Mass Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Communion and Choir. I belong and help with various activities for the ACTS Retreat movement ( where I have been on Team, was Spiritual Director and I Co-Chair the Annual Multi Vendor event. I also help yearly the Knights of Columbus with our Christmas program to assist the needy.

Bre

Patient Coordinator

JOINED: November 2010

 

BACKGROUND:

Bre has worked at Yamamoto and Lee since she was a senior in high school. She joined the practice in November 2010, starting in the back office. Later she became a sterilization assistant for three and a half years. In January 2014, Bre moved to front office. 

Bre’s responsibilities at Yamamoto & Lee include checking patients in and out, scheduling and confirming appointments, scheduling treatment, dealing with insurance, entering insurance/ personal payments, checking our hygiene/ doctors charts, checking charts for the next day, Straine Reports, filing and pulling charts, doing whatever she can to help patients, and helping the back office when needed.  

 

PERSONAL HISTORY:

Bre is an only child, but the oldest grandchild of fifteen grandchildren. When not at work, she loves to be around her family and friends. She has a Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix named Sassy. In addition, Bre is going to Sierra College, majoring in nursing. “I would like to become a Registered Nurse.”

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Bre has received all of her training on the job at Yamamoto and Lee.

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

“I love working with the patients. Also, I love that our staff works as a team together and we are more of a family than only co-workers.”

FAVORITE COMPLIMENT:

“I always love to hear patients express how thankful they are to have found such an excellent office.”  

WHY WE’RE UNIQUE:

“Our staff delivers a family environment for our patients. In addition, our doctors and entire staff provide excellent care and they make you feel as comfortable as possible.

 

OTHER THOUGHTS:

“Yamamoto and Lee was my very first dental visit when I was four years old. Even though I have never been anywhere else, I could not imagine going to any other dental office. In my eyes, we truly are the best. This office has always felt like a part of my family.

FAVORITE THINGS:

ACTIVITIES: Spending time with my family and friends, trying new things, soccer, and being active outside

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Sushi, Mexican food, Orchid Thai, Chinese food, and Hawaiian BBQ

BOOKS/MAGAZINES: Suspense/ Murder Novels

WEBSITES/BLOGS: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: Country and today’s music

CELEBRITIES: Melanie Elizabeth Bownds

PLACE TO SHOP: Target, Hobby Lobby, TJ Maxx, Ross, Home Goods, and Tillys

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Newport, Hawaii, Italy, Brazil, Ireland, Paris, and many more

Corina

Patient Coordinator

JOINED: December 2013

Corina started with Yamamoto and Lee in December of 2013 as a Sterilization Assistant. In February of 2015 she moved to the front office as a Patient Coordinator. Her role involves scheduling patients, calling insurance for patients, taking payments, confirming appointments, and pulling and checking charts. However, when needed, you will find her helping the Dental Assistants with patients. 

BACKGROUND:

Corina employs all she learns here at Yamamoto and Lee to her duties every day.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Corina is a mother to a beautiful little girl named Trinity. Corina says she loves being a mother to her daughter because it brightens up her day with everything she does for Trinity. “Watching her grow is truly a blessing,” Corina explains. And Corina has been in a relationship with her boyfriend, Anthony, since 2009.

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

“It’s like a big family here they welcome you with open arms and make you feel like you’ve been her for years.”

WHY WE’RE UNIQUE:

Corina uses herself as the example as to what makes us unique. She says that even she is afraid of having work done on her teeth. “I tend to freak out,” she adds. But she says as a patient herself, “They make me feel safe secure. They deliver warmth and they always make patients feel welcomed.”

OTHER THOUGHTS:

I can honestly say I love my job and everyone I work with!

FAVORITE THINGS:

ACTIVITIES: Spending time with my family and friend, camping, playing sports

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: “I like all types of music”

WEB SITES/BLOGS: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram

PLACE TO SHOP: TJ Maxx, Ross, Target, Wal-mart

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Orchard Thai, Taco Bell, Olive garden

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Italy, Spain, Brazil, Hawaii 

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Yamamoto & Lee Family Dentistry  |  916-783-5241  |  2416 Professional Dr., Roseville, CA 95661

Serving Roseville, Granite Bay, Rocklin, Citrus Heights, Lincoln, & the Greater Sacramento Area

 

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