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Meet The Team

Our Team 




At the core of Chino Family Dental is a friendly team of dental professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us. 

Erika Lazo

Office Manager

My name is Erika I am and only child of a single mother and a proud mother 2, 21, and 24 my world. I became a mother at a young age, working graveyard as a teller at a gas station an struggling to support my kids. And then one day I asked my kids. And then one day I asked myself if I wanted to be one of bunch or one of a kind, So I decided to be one of a kind. I applied for a receptionist position not knowing anything about dentistry and I was blessed to find honest people willing to mentor me, they seen my drive and hunger of a fuller future for myself. I have done it all from receptions, clerk, biller and achieved the manager position. I didn't only find a career in dentistry, but the most important part is that dentistry allows me to what I love to do and that is to help people. I have completed 3 years in business management . I have 1 more year to finish and cannot be more proud of what I have accomplished. I am a firm believer of "Don't let no one tell you can't do it", there 's always a way and good people willing to help.


Karla Andrade

Regional Office Manager

My name is Karla I am the oldest of 4, I have 2 kids of my own, a 1 year old and an 18 year old.

I was working at Bakers Burgers when I decided I wanted more with my life than serving burgers. I knew I wouldn’t be good at giving injections and I knew I wanted something quick so I picked Dental Assistant. I graduated class of 2007 from Concorde Career College and was super excited when I immediately got hired by my internship. Since then I have almost done it all. I have been a pediatric dental assistant, X-ray technician, appointment coordinator, receptionist, Dental biller and tracer,  insurance coordinator, general treatment coordinator, specialty coordinator, assistant office manager, and last but not least my most recent goal Dental Office Manager. My ambition has been my drive, loving and conquering every aspect of the Dental world! and my passion for dentistry and customer service has been my fuel! I aspire one day to be a regional district manager but before I get there I love the challenge of this industry that even in my 10 years experience still teaches me something new everyday and the satisfaction that I carry in my heart every time I can make my patients smile.


Vivian Escobedo

Regional Ortho Manager

Hello my name is Vivian, I’ve been in the Ortho field since 2008. I love being able to see the progress of our ortho patients. My ultimately goal is to educate our patients and parents on the importance of their monthly visitations with our Orthodontist, in order for our team to give our patients the results desired. Besides my amazing job as an ortho supervisor assistant/coordinator on my spare time I love working out, running and to travel with my husband.


Faviola Silva

Billing Regional Manager

My name is Favi, my experience began in 1999. I have had the pleasure of working in several different departments in the dental field. I'm always happy to share my experience and knowledge and I take pride in my attention to detail. I hold a degree in massage therapy as well as physical therapy. I have a daughter and a son whom I enjoy taking on adventures. We love the outdoors: camping, fishing, off-roading, etc.  Any chance to get out of the city is not taken for granted. 

I strive to provide the best quality patient care and look forward to being of service to you. Your smile is my priority! 



Yerling Ruiz

Receptionist

My name is Yerling Ruiz, I’m a second child, I love to spend my free time with animals, I have a very easy going personality, I love to help others. I am currently a receptionist and looking forward to learning all I could.



Maria Rivera

Front Office Administrator

My name is Mari i'm 25 year's old, i'm a proud mommy of a 3 yr old little girl named Naya and 2 Cats Sam and Luna. I like to read, hike and travel. i love dedicating my time to our patients,making sure everyone has the best experience with us. 
 


Evelyn Molina

Registered Dental Assistant

My name  is Evelyn I am a registered dental assistant. I love to help my patients as well as educate them as much as possible. Love being a mom and wife. 


Kerry Portillo

Dental Assistant

Adventurous hardworking Latina. Love to go on hikes and dancing.  Gemini.  Favorite hobby is doing my makeup and watching scary movies.  Good trait is helping others when most needed. Fanatic to designer bags.


Ianina (Yana) Cheung

Registered Dental Hygienist

My name is Yana. I’ve been in the dental field for a long, looong time. I studied dental hygiene at Pasadena City College. I passionately love the Chino Family Dental team and our patients. I have a very good sense of humor. I like to read, ride my motorcycle and play with my two adorable boys.


Jenafier Mora

Registered Dental Hygienist

I’ve been a hygienist since 2011 and I absolutely love what I do. I’m passionate about educating my patients when it comes to their oral health and helping them achieve a beautiful healthy smile!


Billing Team


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