Meet the Team

Our Team

Left to Right:
Sandy Brewer, Accounting Specialist Victoria Price, Operations Support Manager René Carbajal, CFO Donna Dahlen, Executive Administrative Assistant Cathy Bailey, AR Manager

Carol Carol Barreto

Carol started working at Riverside Dental Group in 2003 as a pediatric treatment coordinator and recently transitioned to the Woodcrest office as a manager. When Carol first got into the dental field she started as a dental assistant but has since been helping patients with their scheduling and insurance needs, specifically in pediatrics and orthodontics. Carol loves helping patients with their needs and ensuring that they are happy with the care they receive from their dentist.

In her spare time Carol enjoys reading, crocheting, sewing and serving at church. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

Wendy Escutia, HygienistWendy Escutia

Wendy joined our team in 2007 and has completed her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. She’s earned special certifications in the use of dental lasers and is a member of the America Dental Hygienists Association. Our patients find her to be friendly, approachable, and focused on their care and comfort. She enjoys connecting with them and becoming a family friend. Wendy is married with one daughter, Chloe. When not in the office, Wendy enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family, and mountain biking.

Favorite quote: “The world is full of good people. If you can’t find one, be one.” -Saint Mother Teresa

Mindy Bates, Registered Dental Hygienist

Mindy joined our team in 2017. She graduated with her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from San Joaquin Valley College, and then completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Foothill College. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, the Tri-County Dental Hygienists Society, and the California Dental Hygienists Association. While in college, she made the Dean’s List and was awarded the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award. Mindy also volunteers with CDA Cares. Our patients appreciate her thorough approach to dental care and the steps she takes to educate and help them with their homecare. Mindy always looks forward to learning about her patients and seeing them become motivated about their homecare.