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Meet the Team

Five Cities Pediatric Dental Group and Orthodontics-11.jpgBea Romero – Office Manager

Bea graduated the Dental Assisting Program at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria and has been in pediatric dentistry ever since. As an RDA, she has extensive chairside experience, but has found a niche for helping our patients and parents in the front office. In her spare time she loves to laugh with her family and friends.

 

             Amy Koning – Treatment Coordinator

 Amy was born and raised in Southern California. She moved to the Central Coast in 2017. Amy has 27 years under her belt as an RDA. Her extensive knowledge as an RDA aided in her transition to front office. In her spare time she loves going to the beach and enjoys the fresh air and friendly faces here on the Central Coast.

 

 

 

         Denise Navarro – Scheduling Coordinator

Denise moved from Kern County 2 years ago. She is in the process of furthering her dental career as an RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist). In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking and photography.
 

 

 

 

Five Cities Pediatric Dental Group and Orthodontics-11.jpgTetyana Krichevsky – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Tetyana, or Tanya as we know her, is an amazing RDA that was born and raised in the Ukraine. In her spare time she loves to travel the world and see new places. She moved to the United States 20 years ago and has been in pediatric dentistry for 18 of those years. Unfortunately, Tanya had negative dental experiences while in her youth, but these experiences motivate her to help give our patients the most positive dental experience possible!  Pediatric dentistry is her passion and is an amazing asset to our team.

 

Five Cities Pediatric Dental Group and Orthodontics-1.jpgDiana Valencia – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Diana is a small town girl from the Cuyama Valley. In 2016 she graduated from SJVC as the spring Valedictorian. Diana has always been cool, calm and collected which aided in the decision to pursue her career in dentistry for children. She is an RDA and loves her job so much she drives over an hour to get here. In her spare time she loves taking long walks with her husband.

 

Five Cities Pediatric Dental Group and Orthodontics-1.jpgYerixa Montero – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Yerixa recently graduated from the Allan Hancock College dental assisting program. She has a 5 year old son that is her pride and joy. In her spare time she enjoys bonding with her son, playing soccer, karate and skateboarding. Her favorite thing about pediatric dentistry is having a positive impact on a child’s oral health and educating about the importance of good oral hygiene.