935 Blanco Circle, Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 422-7838
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Meet our Staff

Genevieve, Registered Dental Hygienist

Genny has been with our practice for 35 years, and she says her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is helping people learn to take better care of themselves. She is also a CERT (certified emergency responder). Genny is originally from Chicago, IL and she attended Southern Illinois University and UCLA postgrad. When she’s not working, Genny enjoys coaching, volunteering, and helping other people achieve their own goals. And one other cool thing about Genny? She’s also a certified race car driver!

Rosie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Rosie has been working in dentistry since 2003, and she has 3 years of experience at our practice. She loves working with people! Rosie attended Carrington College and is a member of the California Dental Hygienists Association. In her free time she enjoys traveling, going to the beach, and caring for her birds. She owns 4 parakeets.

Candy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Candy has been with our practice for 17 years. She has one quote to live by in the dental office, "Treat every patient as if they were your own wonderful parent or relative". She attended CSUMB & University of Colorado majoring in Dental Hygiene, Health sciences, & computers. Her certifications are in sedation, laser, nitrous oxide, local anesthesia, x-rays, CPR, & first aid.

Antonio, Lead Dental Assistant

With 4 years of experience in dentistry, Antonio says he most enjoys seeing the smile on a person’s face after they have their smile restored. He is originally from Greenfield, CA, and attended Mission Trails ROP Dental Careers. Antonio has two brothers and one sister, and in his spare time he enjoys painting, cooking, and hiking. Ask him about his portrait tattoos of his family sometime!

Veronica, Registered Dental Assistant

With 15 years experience in dentistry, Veronica says the best part of being a dental assistant is making patients smile. She’s a registered dental assistant and is originally from Salinas. Married with three children, Veronica enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and spending time with her family when she’s not at the office.

Priscilla, Dental Assistant

Priscilla has 2 years of experience in dentistry and she says the best thing about her job is working alongside her wonderful colleagues and patients. Priscilla is originally from Salinas, and she attended Mission Trails ROP Dental Careers. She is certified in coronal polishing, infection control, and radiography. In her free time, Priscilla enjoys going to the gym, the beach, and spending time with her friends and family. And anyone who knows Priscilla will notice she’s always smiling!

Vanessa, Dental Assistant

Vanessa has 4 years of experience in dentistry, and she says she loves how close our team is at Blanco Circle Dental Care -- like family! Originally from Salinas, Vanessa attended  Mission Trails ROP as well as Hartnell College. She is specially certified in CPR, Radiogrophy, and has experience across the dental field. Vanessa is married and has a young son, Joseph. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys football, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Sandra, Office Manager

With 5 years of experience in dentistry, Sandra says she most appreciates the level of care we strive to give our patients at Blanco Circle Dental Care. She attended Central Coast College, Hartnell College, and San Jose State. She has her associate’s degree in applied science as well as an advanced certification in accounting and office management. Sandra says her family is everything to her, and they enjoy seeking out nature’s beauty together. A regular practicer of meditation, Sandra believes “real communication happens in silence.”

Vanessa, Assistant Office Manager

Vanessa has been at our office for almost three years, and she says she loves our fun atmosphere and making friends with our patients. Originally from Bakersfield, Vanessa has a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with minors in both public health and communication. Vanessa loves to sing (and dance!) and is known for doing both around the office. When she’s not at work, you can find Vanessa traveling, shopping for baby Zoe, and making memories with loved ones.

 

Monica, Scheduling Coordinator

Monica says she loves the atmosphere at Blanco Circle Dental Care, and she’s passionate about making sure everyone leaves with a smile. Originally from Salinas, Monica attended MPC. She describes her family as loving, fun, and traditional, and she loves photography and is very passionate about helping others.

Sara, Patient Care Coordinator

Sara has 13 years of experience in dentistry, and she says her favorite aspect of working at our office is being surrounded by sincere, wonderful people -- including our staff and patients. Originally from Salinas, CA, she has two kids who mean the world to her! Sara enjoys cooking, swimming, and bowling.

Christina, Insurance Biller

In her six years of work in dentistry, Christina says she has most enjoyed being part of making great smiles happen. She loves the wonderful team at Blanco Circle Dental Care. Originally from Salinas, Christina attended Fresno State and is married to her high school sweetheart. When she’s not working, Christina enjoys running outdoors, shopping, and trying new restaurants with her husband. She’s also ran two marathons to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Samantha, Scheduling Coordinator

Samantha has been at Blanco Circle Dental Care for two years, and she says she enjoys catering to our wonderful patients’ needs. Samantha is from Salinas, CA and is currently attending college. When she’s not at the office or studying, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to concerts, traveling, and experiencing new places. She also knows how to play the trumpet!

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