Meet Our Friendly Office Team
We’re here to help you! If you have any dental questions give us a call at (530) 888-1966 or send us an email!
Amber A., Registered Dental Hygienist
Amber works Mondays (by appointment only), Tuesdays, and Thursdays in our office. She has been our main hygienist and has been working with Dr. Kihara for over 8 years. Amber grew up in the Sacramento area and graduated from Sacramento City College with her A.S. in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys building personal relationships with her patients that are centered around motivating and educating them toward an optimum state of oral health. Her bright personality keeps our patients and staff smiling. While not working, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 children, as well as her cat and lizards.
Elena P., Registered Dental Hygienist
Elena works in our office one Wednesday a month. She has been in the dental profession for over 15 years and has been caring for Dr. Kihara's patients for over 10 years. She is committed to caring for our patients and sharing her dental knowledge with them. She provides such a fresh breath of air when we get to see her and we know our patients feel the same! Elena loves to cook, travel, and spend time with her husband, son, and daughter.
Amanda W., Office Manager
Amanda has been working in the dental field since 2007. She graduated with a dental assisting degree and an associate's degree. With over 15 years of dental experience in the front and back office, Amanda leads our team and patients with knowledge in every aspect of the dental field. She loves catering to our patients and making sure they have the best dental experience you can find in the Auburn area. She likes to keep the office atmosphere light and enjoyable while working closely with our team and patients to provide unsurpassed quality care. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors and adventurous. On the calmer side of life, she enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her husband, and son. Feel free to call her with any treatment, financial, insurance, or appointment questions; she is always ready and willing to help!
Melinda W., Dental Assistant
Melinda has been assisting for over 20 years. She has been Dr. Kihara's right hand for over 5 years. Her back office knowledge is extensive. She prides herself in keeping a clean back office that is organized and run efficiently for our patients and team. She is always full of fun facts and smiling. Melinda enjoys working out, loving her cats and spending time with her significant other Joe.