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.
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.