Meet The Staff
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Lynn has been involved in dental management and consulting since 1984. She started working with Dr. Chen in 1994 and has seen the practice grow over the years.” I love working for Dr. Chen and I cannot think of another person I would want to work for. His genuine sincerity, exceptional dentistry and the way he truly cares about his patients and staff makes it very easy to work here. I tell everyone I know what a great dentist and person he is.” “My goal when I go to work every day is to make each of our patient’s experience special. I want our office to be a place people enjoy coming to.” Lynn is married and has two wonderful children. She is very active in the community where she volunteers at local schools, sports groups and charitable organizations. Her passion is coaching basketball, working out, traveling and spending time with her family.
Kitty Albright, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kitty has been practicing dental hygiene since 1996. Kitty feels blessed that she is in a profession that feels more like a hobby than “a job.” Her main focus is on patient education and delivering the best care in the most gentle, thorough manner. She also enjoys the interpersonal interactions with her patients and getting to know them on a personal level. In her free time, Kitty enjoys traveling, working out, jogging, the Arts, scrap-booking and spending time with her family and friends.
Debbie is a dental hygienist that grew up in the Orangevale area where she is still residing. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science and Dental Hygiene degree. Debbie has been practicing dental hygiene for 35 years. She loves educating patients in order to help them have a healthy mouth and great smile. She has been married over 35 years and has 3 children. When not here, she is very busy gardening, sewing, singing in choir and enjoying her grandchildren.
Danielle is our Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions. Danielle has been working in the dental field since 2004. Because of her love for dentistry and always wanting to further her knowledge and career, Danielle graduated from Sacramento City College in 2011 with her Expanded Functions License. Helping patients get their dream smiles and achieve dental health in a comfortable setting is her daily goal. “I am very excited to be working with Dr. Chen. He is a great leader and mentor. His dentistry is flawless.” Outside of work, Danielle loves to spend time with her husband, son and baby daughter. Her hobby is staying active with working out and weight training.
Riley has worked in the dental field as an RDA since 2009 and has worked at offices that have allowed her to learn many different ways of assisting. “I enjoy the dental field because of the constantly changing scene and fast pace environment. With so many facets, there is always something new to be learned! Dr. Chen’s office has really given me an enjoyable challenge and I am so grateful to work with the patients I’ve met here. I feel as though each and every day is an opportunity to do better than the one before and there is always room to improve no matter how much experience one has” Riley enjoys outdoor activities like snorkeling and climbing and always enjoys time out with friends. “My most cherished time though is with my family and two dogs as well as doing regular volunteer work throughout the week”.
Anna studied dental assisting in Washington State and while there, she met her husband. She moved to Sacramento 4 years ago and has continued to work in the dental field. “I started working for Dr. Chen in August. 2016. I feel blessed to be here and could not imagine a better or more positive working environment. I respect the knowledge, kindness and excellent skill of our doctors which enables me to provide the best dental care possible to our patients. The teamwork and upbeat attitudes shown from all of the staff makes for a great day”. When away from the office, Anna enjoys working out, biking, hiking, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Marina Garbuzova, Registered Dental Assistant
Marina is new to the dental field and has been working as a Dental Assistant in our office since May of 2017. “It feels great to get my foot in the door. I’m grateful to be able to learn from such amazing doctors and team on a daily basis. Coming to this office as a new face, I felt so welcomed to be a part of this team. Working here makes me love my job because everyone truly cares about each other and our patients.” Outside of work, Marina loves being outdoors. She loves hiking, exploring our city, and spending time with family and friends.
Hailey Kilpatrick, Scheduling Coordinator
Hailey’s dental experience is just beginning. As of May 2017, Hailey found her passion residing in the dental field. She has always wanted to help people in the medical field and loves providing excellent patient care. She went to Consumers Rover College and studied in the allied health program for medical billing and coding. Her goals are always to help patients feel comfortable and happy with their experience. When she is not greeting you with a smile, you can find her with her daughter exploring and having fun. She loves to cook, spend time with family, watch football, and travel. She excited to see you at the office and build a connection with you!
Chelsea Walker – Financial Coordinator
Chelsea has been working for over 7 years as a dental assistant and front office administrator. She is now bringing that experience to the position of Financial Coordinator. “After working in various dental offices I appreciate the high standards and quality of care that Dr. Chen and his staff provide our patients. It inspires me to bring my best every day.” Although born in Hawaii, Chelsea was primarily raised in Northern California and is a major fan of bay area sports teams. In her spare time she enjoys cheering on her daughter at her swim meets.