Meet The Team
Kristin has more than 20 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. She has been a part of Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions for two years as our Office Manager. Kris has many certifications in advanced dentistry. In particular, she enjoys dental photography, advanced imaging, and fabricating in-house crowns. Kris is a California native and she grew up in San Gabriel Valley. She enjoys spending quality family time with her son, Jacob. She attended North West College and completed the Dental Assisting Program in 2001. She became a registered dental assistant in 2006. Some of her hobbies include dancing, karaoke, fishing, and hiking.
Kris has high energy and a positive personality that is contagious. Patients love her chairside demeanor and sense of humor.
“I am passionate about my work; I take great pride in educating patients on their dental needs and providing excellent service.”
Deana has more than 30 years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant and front office staff. She can answer any questions you might have regarding treatment and insurance. She has been a part of Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions since February 2020. Deana grew up in the San Fernando Valley and now lives in the South Bay. She enjoys spending time by the beach and a hot cup of coffee every morning. She attended Bryman College where she completed the Dental Assisting Program and graduated with honors. Some of her favorite hobbies include camping, walking on the beach, and attending concerts.
Deana has such a welcoming and positive energy. She will make you feel at ease.
“I want to make sure our patients understand the ins and outs of their insurance and make sure they leave with a smile”
Lesley became part of the Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions family about 3 months ago. She has 4 years in the dental field and loves every bit of it. She will help you schedule your next appointment and will answer any of your dental related questions. Not only that, but she is very welcoming, and her enthusiastic energy brightens any room she walks into. Lesley grew up in the South Bay and attended El Camino College for 3 years while raising her 3 sons. She loves spending time with her family. Some of her hobbies include hiking, reading, traveling, and enjoying the warm sun at the beach.
“Nothing makes me happier than knowing I can help someone maintain a beautiful smile. Be well, be safe.”
Hello MB! You can call me Roxxi, I’ve been an assistant since 2008. Patient comfort and trust are my goals and I work diligently on making sure that our patients have a comfortable experience. I’m passionate about helping our patients receive the healthy smile they deserve and the quality customer care they expect.
I was born and raised in South Bay, so you can imagine how much I love being at the beach. I enjoy gardening, walking my dog, and most importantly, spending my time with my family and friends.
Marie is a registered dental hygienist at Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions. She has worked at this office for 27 years. Her specialty is treating gum and bone disease. She is part of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Marie was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and now resides in Manhattan Beach, CA. She has been married for 37 years and is very proud of her son and daughter.
Her hobbies include tennis, snow skiing, biking, water skiing, traveling, and reading.
“I love having the freedom to recommend the most up to date scientific information for each individual regarding their gum and bone maintenance and all other patient needs.”
Valerie has been with the Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions team since December of 2019. She is a registered dental hygienist who loves helping patients keep their teeth and gums healthy. Valerie has been in the dental field for about 10 years and she became a registered dental hygienist around 2 years ago. She was born in Van Nuys, CA and was raised in Riverside, CA. She moved to Los Angeles to be closer to her family.
Her hobbies include hiking and spending time at the beach in the summer time. She also likes to travel and go camping.
“I enjoy building a connection with patients and ensuring that they are healthy. I love my co-workers and the warmth everyone brings to the office.”
Lorena is a registered dental hygienist at Manhattan Beach Dental Solutions. She has been in the dental field since 2008 and became a registered dental hygienist two years ago. Even though she has only been with us for a short while, she feels like she has been with us for years. Lorena currently resides in Hermosa Beach, CA. She has been married for 9 years and has 3 Maltese dogs.
During her free time, she loves jumping in the ocean at early hours of the morning. She loves watching sports, meditating, taking beach walks, exercising, reading, learning new thing, trying different cuisines, visiting new places, and creating new adventures.
“I love the ability to help my patients achieve the smile they desire but most importantly helping them gain the confidence to smile as big as they want. I love working at this office because every single staff member is 100% dedicated on providing the best dental care for each single patient.”