Meet the Team
Laurie, Dental Assistant
With more than 26 years of experience as a dental assistant, your smile is in good hands with Laurie. She enjoys working with Dr. Schaffeld to give patients the thoroughly personalized dental care they need. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, and golfing.
Jessie, Dental Assistant
Jessie brings more than six years of experience to her work as a dental assistant. Every day she works side-by-side with Dr. Schaffeld to ensure patients get the gentle, compassionate service they deserve. Away from the office, Jessie enjoys spending time with her loving, caring, and supportive husband, as well as the other wonderful members of her family. She also loves music and outdoor activities like hunting and hiking. Look for Jessie at local music events.
Kathy, Dental Hygienist
Kathy has been working in the dental field for more than 44 years, with 39 of those years spent as a dental hygienist. In that time, she’s developed many personal and professional relationships with patients. On her road to becoming a hygienist she studied at both California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and the University of the Pacific’s Cabrillo College. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her loving and supportive family. Her other interests include traveling, reading, and carpentry.
Melody, Front Desk
A member of our front desk team, Melody has 21 years of experience. She enjoys having the opportunity to meet new patients and catch up with returning patients. Melody has been married for 37 years and has three grown sons. Away from the office, her interests include hiking, socializing, and going to the beach.