MEET THE TEAM!
Melany R.- RDA, Office Manager
Melany has been in the dental field since 2008 and has been with Dr. Ban since early 2011. Not only is she excellent in chair-side assisting, but she is also well-versed with patient care, dental insurances, treatment plans and finances. Melany enjoys working with our patients to help them better understand their insurance benefits and helps them feel at ease before any dental treatment. She loves dentistry and takes pride in taking care of our patients with the highest level of integrity and strives to build a life time relationship with them.
Elaine C.- Front Office Coordinator, DA
Elaine joined our team in 2005. She is outstanding in the front with scheduling patients and verifying insurance as well as the 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.
Tanya A.- RDH
Tanya began dental assisting in 2014. In 2022, she has pursued her dream of becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist. Although, Tanya just turned 18 when she first joined our team, she is mature beyond her age in every way. Tanya is excellent in all areas of patient care, including back office dental hygiene, dental assisting, and front office duties such as 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 2 children and going on hikes with her dogs.
Yawen S.- B.S., RDH
Yawen completed her dental hygiene education at Carrington College in 2016. She has a strong commitment to uphold by providing comfortable and quality dental hygiene care to our patients. Yawen is very detailed in her work, she takes her time in making sure that each patient is given a perfect cleaning best for them. She is one who greets every individual with a warm welcome as she seats them in the chair. Showing love towards her patients is felt through Yawens communication, she enjoys getting to know each patient that she works with. When it comes to providing education on how to maintain a healthy smile, Yawen is there! Her positive spirit helps patients stay on top of their routine cleanings and treatment. During her time off, Yawen is soaking up her 2 handsome boys and her most favorite, gaming.
Adelynn K.- B.S., RDH
Adelynn began her dental career in Orange County in 2013 and has joined our office in 09/2023. Adelynn is a compassionate, empathetic and gentle hygienist. It’s her mission to help patients overcome their fears of dentistry. Adelynn also enjoys participating in overseas medical missions, meditation retreats and continuous learning.
Marlen H.- Front Office/Insurance Coordinator, DA
Caz V.- RDA
Meet our amazing registered dental assistant, Caz. She is a Bay Area native and has truly loved her journey in dentistry. Growing up, Caz had a passion for teeth and after becoming a mother of 3 she went back to school to become an RDA. Her skills have truly grown since starting with the team in 2022, her love for dentistry grows deeper everyday. Caz provides a warm comfort for patients when sitting chair side. During her time off, she is quick to head to Disneyland, spend time with her children and enjoy nature.
Sharleene A. -Front Office Coordinator
Angelica P.- DA