Our Team

We have a full team of skilled and talented dental professionals, ready to help you from the moment you step into our office.

Chiaki Hoodwillis, RDA-EF

Chiaki joined our team in 2016 as a Registered Dental Assistant, and graduated from UNH Kanatogakuin University in Japan 2004. She received her degree as a Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions from Howard Healthcare Academy. Chiaki has earned certifications on CPR and ultrasonic scaling, and loves getting to know our patients and helping them with their dental needs. Her hobbies include football, snowboarding, and attending concerts.

Favorite Quote: “Life is beautiful.”

Tammi Yoro, RDH

Tammi joined our team in 2010 as a Registered Dental Hygienist, and graduated from San Joaquin in 2009. She’s obtained certifications in CPR and the use of diode dental lasers. She’s also won an award as part of the Thousand Smiles Program. Tammi loves helping patients understand the importance of their oral health, and looks forward to bonding with them and building trust. Her hobbies include gardening and pickleball.

Favorite Quote: “Follow your dreams.”

Chi Lee, RDH

Chi is a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined our team in 2020. She graduated from Allegany College of Maryland, 2002 and is certified in laser dentistry. Chi loves the rewarding feeling of helping patients improve their oral health and becoming their friends. Her hobbies include traveling and jogging.

Favorite Quote: “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

Jasmin Gil, RDH

Jasmin is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined our team in 2021. She is a graduate of Southwestern College and has earned certifications in laser dentistry, anesthetics, and nitrous oxide. Jasmin has also volunteered for the Team Smile program. She loves connecting with patients and making changes to their oral hygiene. Jasmin looks forward to getting to know them and their stories. Her hobbies include exercising and spending time with family.

Favorite Quote: “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”

Christina Demers, RDH

Cristina joined our team in 2023 as a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated from Southwestern College in 2016. She is certified in laser dentistry and is a member of the California Dental Hygiene Association (CDHA). She is also vice-president of the Sigma Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Cristina has won the SWC Dental Hygiene Commitment to Excellence award and the Leadership Award from the California Dental Hygiene Association. She believes in a commitment to service patients with the highest professionalism and compassion, so she can improve their oral health. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to her life. Cristina’s hobbies include dancing the tango, hiking, and painting.

Favorite Quote: “Victory comes from never giving up.”

Chelsie Simkin, RDH

Chelsie joined our team in 2023 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from West Coast University and has earned certifications in laser dentistry and NOMAD. Chelsie loves meeting new people and being able to make a difference. When not in the office, she loves travelling!

Liz Chavez, Front Office Coordinator

Liz joined our team in 2018 and is a graduate of Montgomery High School. She is our Patient and Front Officer Coordinator, and has earned certifications in CPR, OSHA, and HIPPA. She loves explaining patient care needs and helping them understand their coverage. Liz looks forward to seeing our patients’ excitement after receiving good dental care. When not in the office, Liz enjoys gardening!

Favorite Quote: “Don’t take life too seriously, you won’t get out of it alive.”

Schedule a Visit with Our Team Today

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are ready to help you. To schedule an appointment or if you have questions, please call our office in San Diego, CA, at (619) 544-1745. We proudly serve the residents of San Diego and surrounding communities.