LORENEOffice Manager, RDA
Lorene is a graduate of City College with an Associate Science Degree in Dental Laboratory Technology. She has had an opportunity to work in Dental Laboratories and has had experience in fabricating crowns, bridges and dentures. She then went on to graduate from National Education Center for Dental Assisting and received her Registered Dental Assistant licensing. Lorene feels very fortunate to have worked for Dr. Davidson for many years as well as a Chairside Assistant for 12 years. With that knowledge, she has gained a better understanding in coordinating patient treatment to best meet their needs and concerns. Lorene's hobbies include fishing, hunting, and home remodeling with her husband. She looks forward to assisting you in coordinating and scheduling your dental care.
DORAChairside Assistant, RDA
Dora graduated from a dental assisting program in 1994 and received her Registered Dental Assistant license one year later. She feels very fortunate to have worked for Dr. Davidson for many years. Dora is very dedicated and a hard working assistant. She takes pleasure in helping people and seeing them become healthy. Dora adds warmth and charm to our office and we feel very lucky to have her.
LAURAHygienist, RDH, BS
Laura started in dentistry as a Registered Dental Assistant. She has worked in a general, a periodontic and a pediatric office, gaining experience with a wide range of patients. She then attended the University of Southern California Dental School graduating in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Working only for Dr. Davidson's office, she is very committed to her patients.
CHRYSTALHygienist, RDH, BS
Chrystal graduated with a B.A. in Liberal studies and a minor in Ethnic studies from California Poly Technical University at San Luis Obispo in 2001. She tried several different career paths in sales and education but ultimately decided to continue her education in dental hygiene with a degree from Santa Rosa Junior college in 2007.
Chrystal has honed her hygiene skills by working in several different general dentistry offices and one Periodontal specialty office. She has been with Dr. Daniel Davidson for almost two years and feels very fortunate to be in such a wonderful practice for both patients and staff. She enjoys educating patients and promoting health and wellness.
In addition to her work as a dental hygienist she is an avid rock climber, an aspiring surfer, a student of metal jewelry fabrication and a beginning student of the Russian language. She is also an enthusiastic and outgoing mother of one son, age seven.
RENEEHygienist, RDH, BS, MS
Renee graduated form Ohio State University where she received degrees in Education and Dental Hygiene and earned a MS in Health Sciences at San Francisco State University. She was an Associate Clinical Professor for twenty years at University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and (concurrently) at Foothill College Dental Hygiene Program where she taught several courses including beginning and advanced clinics, local anesthesia, periodontology, dental health education and ethics and jurisprudence. In recognition of her talents as a teacher and mentor, her students presented her with numerous Excellence in Teaching Awards. She also has served as a faculty member for the Summer Institute program on 'Communication Technology and Information Management' sponsored by the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research and a consultant for the DHNet, an electronic communications system and dental hygiene knowledge base. Additionally, Renee practiced in a public health clinic in Boston and was co-owner and VP of Marketing of Apogee, a continuing education company for dental professionals. She has published and presented in many areas both nationally and internationally and authored a chapter on local anesthesia in Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. She continues to teach courses for graduate dental hygienists and educators. Throughout her career she has worked in both general and periodontal practices where she enjoys becoming acquainted with patients and providing dental hygiene care. Renee lives on the peninsula with her husband, Dave, two children, Ashley and Andrew, and two long haired miniature dachshunds. She enjoys hiking, biking, reading and volunteering at her children's schools.
MarilouHygienist, RDH, BS
Marilou earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan. She served as the Honor Council Representative upholding the honor code system as well as a Clinic Student Teacher and a Tutor Assisting Fellow of Dental Hygiene Students. In addition, she participated in various internship programs as a student dental hygienist in Michigan and North Dakota. Throughout her curriculum in Michigan, her academic achievement was recognized with a number of honors such as the University Honors, a James B. Angell Scholar, a National Society of Collegiate Scholar , and the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society, (Nu Chapter Member). Besides her comittment to her profession, Marilou believes in living a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating organic and well-balanced meals, taking Barre3 classes, practicing yoga, tending to her yard, singing and dancing to different music genres, and learning the latest pop songs and dance moves. In addition, she discovered her talent in event planning as she helped her best friends with their wedding, bridal shower, and baby shower. She also aspires to be more active in community service and able to give back to the Dental Profession, In the near future, she hopes that she will be able to become a mother and have a family with her husband.
Kayla graduated from MCed Career College Dental Assisting Program. She has worked for Dr. Davidson for 8 years helping the back office and front office. Kayla's hobbies include hiking with her dog and crafts such as Wood Burn Designs.