Meet Our Team
Treatment Coordination Team
Julie Williams (Office Manager)
Julie joined our practice in 1999 with a background in dental office management for over 25 years. Julie is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of our dental practice. As a liaison between the doctors, patients, and staff, Julie is instrumental in making our office run smoothly and efficiently. When not in the office, Julie enjoys wine tasting and spending time with her friends and family.
Claudia has been an integral part of our office for the past 15 years as a treatment coordinator, financial coordinator and insurance specialist. Her professional and responsible work ethic has been greatly appreciated by patients throughout the years. When not in the office, Claudia enjoys spending time with her son, Matthew and daughter Arianna.
Nancy has over 13 years of experience in several capacities in dental office management. We are fortunate that she decided to join our team in 2019. Nancy is responsible for managing patient appointments and coordinating our restorative and hygiene recall systems. When not in the office, Nancy loves spending time and going for long walks with her dog “Achilles”.
Clinical Care Team
Mireya Martinez (Registered Dental Assistant)
Mireya is our back office supervisor having joined us in 2007. As a registered dental assistant, she is the leader of our hard working, skilled, and responsible assistant group who provide critical help to the doctors caring for their patients. Mireya organizes the daily work regimen for all staff members while performing many critical tasks alongside the doctors. In her spare time, Mireya loves spending time with her beautiful young daughter Victoria, and her four dogs.
Janeth Torres (Registered Dental Assistant)
Janeth has been a dental assistant for 21 years. She has extensive experience in prosthodontics and has been at Oral Construx since 2016. Janeth’s calm and caring personality has been a great asset to our practice. Janeth is a mother of two adult daughters and enjoys being with her extended family. Knitting and reading are her most favorite things to do in her spare time.
Carolina (Carol) Huerta (Registered Dental Assistant)
Carol has been a dental assistant for 7 years and has been at our office since 2016. Carol is skilled in performing many laboratory tasks and her responsible, friendly and cheerful personality has been well received by patients. In her spare time, Carol stays busy with her daughter and son’s school work and spending time with her husband.
Melissa Tovar (Registered Dental Assistant)
Melissa has been a dental assistant since 2017 and is the newest member of our team. Melissa performs multiple tasks in our office. She is responsible for taking x-rays, assisting the doctors, disinfection and set up of treatment rooms and sterilization of all instrumentation. Melissa is an avid sports fan who closely follows her beloved Dodgers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Hygiene Care Team
Sherry has been a dental hygienist for 25 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA and subsequently attended West Los Angeles School of Dental Hygiene. Sherry is our veteran hygienist having been at Oral Construx for 15 years. In her free time, she enjoys camping, visiting museums and “do it yourself” projects.
Natasha has been a dental hygienist since 2005 having completed her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene at West Los Angeles College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from St Petersburg College and Master’s degree in Psychology. Natasha has extensive experience as a dental hygienist in private practice and hospital settings. She has served as a clinical instructor of dental hygiene both at UCLA Periodontics and at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration. In her free time, Natasha enjoys hiking, boot camp training, playing board games, and spending time with her cats.
Anita is a native Angelino who has been practicing as a dental hygienist for over 20 years. Anita has practiced exclusively in the specialty of periodontics in her long career until she joined Oral Construx. Anita’s interests range from being a diehard Dodger fan to cars, music, art and science.
Leslie has been a dental hygienist for over 25 years. She graduated from USC School of Dental Hygiene in 1993 and has practiced as a dental hygienist primarily in the specialty of periodontics. Leslie enjoys spending time with her family in the mountains skiing.
Baharak received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCSD in 1997 and subsequently graduated and received a Bachelor degree from the USC School of Dental Hygiene in 2001. She was a part time faculty at the USC School of Dentistry from 2001 to 2004. Baharak enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking, and traveling.
Maddie received her Bachelor of Science degree from USC School of Dental Hygiene in 1988. She practiced as a dental hygienist for several years before returning to USC to teach in the advanced instrumentation clinic for twelve years. Maddie is certified as a dental hygienist in alternative practice (RDHAP) where she cares for elderly and disabled patients in their home setting. Maddie loves all things Italian. She has traveled to Italy extensively and is currently learning the language in her spare time.
Doug has been a dental hygienist for 24 years. As an experienced hygienist, he finds long term relationships built through trust between patients and providers extremely rewarding. Doug enjoys hiking, playing the piano and is a master knitter in his spare time.