Wendy Hernandez – Registered Dental Hygienist
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.
Summerly De La Torre, Patient Services Representative
Summerly joined our team in 2019. She’s worked as a Registered Dental Assistant in the past and graduated from dental school in 2002. She’s earned special certifications in radiology, coronal polishing, and dental practice accounting. Patients love the personal connection she forms with them, and Summerly looks forward to meeting our patients and helping them achieve improved oral health. When not in the office, Summerly is a Girl Scout Troop Leader and volunteers monthly to help feed the homeless and hand out bagged groceries and blankets with her church. She has five children and is a secret cat lover (she has four cats)! Summerly loves attending cheer and soccer events with her kids, as well camping and jeeping.
Favorite quote: “You will never work a day in your life if you love what you do!”