Meet the team!
Melany- Office Manager/Financial Insurance Coordinator
Melany has been with Dr. Ban since early 2011. Not only is she excellent in assisting Dr. Ban at chair side, but she is also well-versed with patient care, your dental insurance, your treatment plan and finances. Melany will be the first team member who will greet you in person with a pleasant and professional smile. She has been Dr. Ban’s office manager and an essential member of the team. She loves dentistry and takes pride in taking care of our patients with the most highest level of integrity and strives to build a life time relationship with them.
During the weekend, Melany loves to spend time with her family, travel to tropical places, binge watch Netflix TV shows and try new restaurants.
Tanya- Assistant Manager/Dental Assistant
Tanya is currently in school to pursue her dream of becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist.
Although, Tanya just turned 18 when she first joined Dr. Ban’s team, she is mature beyond her age in every way. One can count on her whenever in need. Tanya is excellent in all areas of patient care, including back office dental assisting, patient insurance benefits, insurance billing and coordinating financial plans. Tanya loves interacting with our patients and always greets our patients with a bright big smile.
She enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter and going on hikes with her dogs.
Elaine- Front Office Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Elaine joined the team in 2005. She is proficient in the front with scheduling patients and verifying insurance and back of the office with assisting Dr. Ban. Before joining Dr. Ban’s team, Elaine worked in the accounting department for 11 years. She always comes in with a heartwarming smile and is very attentive with our patients.
On her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and three handsome boys.
Celina- Registered Dental Hygienist
Celina has been in the dental field since 2002 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from Carrington College and joined our team as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She truly enjoys being a part of our dental team and is passionate about educating her patients on not only how to maintain their oral health, but also in ways to improve their overall health and well-being. Celina has adapted to all types of patients and is very accommodating to all their needs. Her goal is to provide the best quality of care and a pleasurable dental experience.
Keerthana- Dental Assistant
Keerthana is an internationally trained dentist and is passionate about modern dentistry. She is currently studying to obtain a California dental license as a dentist.
She met Dr. Ban through a family friend and shadowed our office during treatment while she was on vacation from India. Keerthana then became an integral part of Dr. Ban’s team as a dental assistant because she admired Dr. Ban’s patient care philosophy and office’s cutting-edge technology.
She enjoys working with children and spends her free time dancing professionally and hiking!
Cinthia- Dental Assistant
Cinthia comes to work every day with the most positive attitude, greeting each patient with the warmest smile. She has been a dental assistant since 2013. She has a very kind heart, always ready to listen and loves to talk to our patients.
On her free time, she likes to watch movies, eat and try new things!