Dana has an extensive background in the dental field, bringing over 37 years of dental experience. She began her career in Dentistry as an RDA in 1983. After learning front desk administration and working with Couch and Hammond Dentistry since 2002, she became a valuable asset to the office and a great fit in the role of office manager. With professionalism and attention to detail, she is the perfect person to manage the dental office. In her free time, Dana spends her time working out, running, and spending time with her grandkids.
Robin moved here from San Jose, CA in 2018, and has been in the dental field since 1992. She is very passionate about helping patients achieve a beautiful smile and making sure that every patient has an exceptional visit. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 kids, family/friends, and being outdoors.
Kayla has been in the dental field since the age of 17. Immediately following high school she attended and graduated from dental assisting program. Her passion for dentistry did not end with assisting. She quickly adapted to filling in for a front office receptionist. Through that experience, Kayla decided to transition to administration. She enjoys getting to know her patients and working with them to meet all of their dental needs. When Kayla is not at work she enjoys practicing yoga, outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband and two cats.
Melissa has been with Hammond and Proctor Dentistry since May 2019. She loves interacting and keeping a smile on the patient's faces. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 kids, being outdoors, or hanging out with friends.
April moved from San Diego, CA, in 2017. She graduated from Concordia University in Irvine with a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science and an emphasis in Psychology. In her free time, April enjoys skiing, hiking, Rams football, and spending time with her 5-year-old son, family, and two dogs.
Megan has over 22 years of dental experience. She has extensive knowledge of all dental insurances and enjoys helping patients maximize their dental benefits. When she’s not at work, you can find her attending her kids' sporting events or playing outside with her fur babies.
Teresa has been a dental hygienist since 1991 and has worked with our practice since 2006. She continues to love her profession and the relationships she builds with her patients. In her free time, she is on the move! With 2 grandsons that live nearby, she loves to take them snow skiing, kayaking, bicycling, camping, and fishing. Besides playing with them, she likes to do ballroom dance and travel with friends.
Laurie has worked as a hygienist in Cameron Park since 1987 and for Couch and Proctor Dentistry since 2005. She works hard to ensure she provides outstanding hygiene care. She is married and has one daughter who is also a dental hygienist.
Ed has been a registered dental hygienist since 1995 and with Couch and Proctor Dentistry since 1996. He enjoys having the opportunity to build patient relationships. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with family, friends, and everything outdoors.
Shay has been in the dental field for over 10 years and is grateful she got to be part of an office that puts the needs of the patients first. Her mission is to help people overcome their dental anxiety by creating positive dental experiences. Shay prides herself on being thorough, gentle, and attentive to her patient's needs.
Brittany has been with Couch and Proctor Family Dentistry since 2009 and loves being a part of our dental family. Building good patient relationships is what she enjoys most about her job and the dental field. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Kristy has grown up formerly with Couch and Hammond Dentistry and now with Hammond and Proctor. She started in High School as a dental assistant/front office staff. Kristy rejoined us as a dental hygienist in 2005. She works hard to provide excellent care to all of our patients. Outside of our office, she loves spending time with her husband and son camping and traveling.
Kandice Abbott has been in the dental field for 28 years and can't imagine herself anywhere else. The thing Kandice loves most about dental hygiene is the one-on-one personal interaction with patients. That interaction, she says, can change a patient's day, their dental health, and impact their life for the better. When she's not at work, Kandice is busy raising her amazing son, practicing yoga, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Crystal has enjoyed working as a Registered Dental Assistant for the last 11 years. In her free time, she likes to go running, hiking, and spend time with her nieces and nephew.
Crystalle has been a Registered Dental Assistant for more than 12 years. During her downtime, she enjoys baking and spending time with her husband and 6-year-old son.
Kayleen has been a registered Dental Assistant for more than 4 years and enjoys spending time with her family and taking road trips to the ocean.
Nicole is a registered Dental Assistant. She is passionate about helping patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and with their dental health. She loves to be outdoors with her family; camping, fishing and swimming at the lake.