Dental Clinic

Meet Your Team

Our department features a team of pediatric dentists, endodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, periodontists, speech and language pathologists, oral surgery nurses, dental assistants and support staff members who have expertise in treating the dental health needs of patients with complex medical conditions, developmental delays or behavioral problems.

The clinic also serves as a training site for pediatric dental and oral surgery residents.

Providers in the Dental Clinic include:



Oral surgery nurse

  • Shanna Salas, BSN, RN, CPN

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Care coordinator

  • Kristine Gardner

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Dental assistants

  • Sheree Brayton

  • Kehau Calivo

  • Teresa Connor

  • Rebecca Llarenas

  • Jamela Phillips

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Dental surgery coordinator

  • Isabel Badillo

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Family service coordinators

  • Melanie Basler

  • Lael Oldfin

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Speech and language pathologist

  • Kaylee Paulsgrove, MS, CCC-SLP

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Support staff

  • Tarah Hedman

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