OUR REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Meet the dedicated, friendly and professional Registered Dental Assistants of

Yamamoto & Lee, Roseville Family Dentists

Click a name or photo to read about each assistant.

Carla

Registered Dental Assistant, Clinical Dept. Head

JOINED: March 1993

BACKGROUND:

Registered Dental Assistant License

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Carla’s motto is, “LIVE life to the fullest with no regrets!” Her hobbies are many and include knitting, painting, jewelry making, anything crafty. Carla also enjoys running, hiking and skydiving. She says she loves to experience new adventures…such as riding a Segway, climbing a volcano or running a marathon. Carla says she’s always adding something new to her bucket list. “One day your life will flash before your eyes…make sure it’s worth watching!

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

Carla loves the caring atmosphere at Yamamoto & Lee. She says, “Patients and staff are like family.

 

WHY WE’RE UNIQUE:

Carla attributes much of why they are unique to the doctors. “The doctors really listen to the patients wants and needs and specialize a treatment plan just for them. They are never seen as just a number or as money. They take whatever time is needed to put the patients at ease.”

OTHER THOUGHTS:

I truly feel that having a sense of humor is one of life’s most valuable assets. Laugh with me or at me, as long as everyone’s laughing!

FAVORITE THINGS: ACTIVITIES: Avid runner

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: Anything…especially country

PLACE TO SHOP: “Anywhere there is a bargain to be found!

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Open to try anything once!

TRAVEL DESTINATION: “Adventure wherever life takes me!”

Melissa

Registered Dental Assistant

JOINED: August 2011

Melissa explains that her main objective is to make her patients as comfortable as possible in order to make their dental visit as pleasant as possible. She spends a majority of her time assisting Drs. Yamamoto and Lee chairside during restorative procedures.

BACKGROUND:

Melissa completed the Dental Assisting Program at Sacramento City College in 2010 and then took California State Boards to obtain her Dental Assisting License.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Melissa was born and raised in the Sacramento area. She currently lives in Roseville with her husband and their adorable English Bulldog puppy, Chloe.

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

“I love the fun working environment! Anytime you come for a visit to our office you can expect to hear laughter in the halls!“

FAVORITE COMPLIMENT:

“I love when I have worked on a patient and after they leave I learn that they would like to request I work with them again at their next appointment. There is nothing I love more then a satisfied customer.“

FAVORITE THINGS:

ACTIVITIES: Shopping

BOOKS/MAGAZINES: People magazine

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: Justin Timberlake

WEB SITES/BLOGS: Pinterest

PLACE TO SHOP: Roseville

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Anywhere that has pizza

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Hawaii

Stacy

Registered Dental Assistant

JOINED: November 2013

Stacy brings 30+ years of experience as a dental assistant to Yamamoto & Lee. Stacy is experienced in all aspects of assisting, sterilization, as well as in-house lab work. She prides herself on delivering excellent patient relations. Stacy explains, “I love working with my patients and work hard to make their dental experience as pleasant as possible.

BACKGROUND:

Stacy attended school in Southern California and earned her RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) license in 1983. She also has an X-ray license, a Coronal Polish license, and Pit and Fissure Sealant license.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

I am very much a homebody and love making my home welcoming and comforting for myself and family,” explains Stacy. She enjoys reading many genres of literature: murder mysteries, action adventure and suspense are her favorites. “I am teaching myself how to crochet. I have finished a few basic crochet projects and am looking for my next project with new skills to master. As much as I enjoy being home, I do like to get out. I enjoy walking the local trails and have participated in a few 1/2 marathons. I like going up to Tahoe to hike and take photos. I would love to try snow shoeing this winter. I like NASCAR and football. I adore road trips, late night and early morning conversation, laughing and meeting new people.

WHY I LOVE MY WORK:

“I love that the office is focused on patient care.  The staff is always laughing and visiting with each other and the patients, making everyone feel like they are important.  I wanted to be a part of an office that felt like I was going to “fun”, not “work.” I have found that in working here.”

FAVORITE COMPLIMENT:

“I love when a patient thanks me for making their experience at the dentist comfortable, helping to reduce their stress and anxiety of a dental procedure.”

WHY WE’RE UNIQUE:

Stacy explains that care and concern about a patient’s dental health is most important at Yamamoto & Lee, and “Not the”bottom line.”

FAVORITE THINGS:

ACTIVITIES: Reading and walking

BOOKS/MAGAZINES: Eating Well magazine

ARTIST/MUSICIANS: “Pick a genre, I’ll like it.”

WEB SITES/BLOGS: Blog – “Memoirs of a Middle Aged Mom”

PLACE TO SHOP: Thrift stores – you never know what you might find

FOOD/RESTAURANT: Mexican and Japanese

TRAVEL DESTINATION: “Wherever the road leads….”

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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