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 hygienist.
Registered Dental Assistant, Clinical Dept. Head
JOINED: March 1993
Registered Dental Assistant License
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.”
“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!”
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!”
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.
Melissa completed the Dental Assisting Program at Sacramento City College in 2010 and then took California State Boards to obtain her Dental Assisting License.
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!““
“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.“
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
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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