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We are proud of the experienced and highly trained team we’ve built here at Alborzi Orthodontics. Each of our orthodontic team members are experts in their positions and are committed to giving you world-class care. We have regular staff meetings to keep our orthodontic offices in San Mateo and Half Moon Bay, CA, running like clockwork. Our staff participate in continuing education courses to keep on top of the latest technology.
Diane Dugoni Descalso – Treatment Coordinator
Diane’s vast knowledge and experience in orthodontics make her the perfect Treatment Coordinator for Dr. Alborzi and our patients. She has been with our team since 1989. She grew up in the Bay Area and has worked in orthodontics for over 35 years, first as a registered dental assistant and then as a registered dental hygienist. Diane has 2 amazing children, both in college, she is an avid fan of road biking and traveling and spends her time with her large family and circle of friends!
Jennifer Kelley – Executive Assistant
Jennifer has been with our team since 2016. She brings over 25 years of successful management experience in the non-profit arena to our team. She has a passion for helping our patient and staff and she’s the perfect Executive Assistant allowing Dr. Alborzi to focus on orthodontics technology and the best possible patient care. Jennifer stays busy outside the office with dedicated volunteer work in her community and she loves to spend time with her fiancé and his two lovely daughters.
Kris Durham – Financial Coordinator
Annette Greenough – Front Desk Manager
Annette joined the team in February 2016. She brings with her an extensive healthcare and IT management background. Annette’s caring attitude shows in her interaction with patients. In her spare time, she enjoys being the proud mother of 2 grown boys and spending time with her family and grandchild. Her hobbies include gardening at her country home and working with essential oils.
Maria Murad – Front Desk Coordinator
Maira’s smiling attitude goes a long way. She joined our team in 2017 and has been a cheerful addition to the team. Her specialty is new patient schedule coordination but she also handles all other aspects of patient service from reception. Outside the office Maira is the proud mother of two fabulous children 1 boy and 1 girl, who are her daily inspiration. She spends her free time with her children and family.
Jeanette Tachis – Half Moon Bay Front Desk Coordinator
Jeanette was born in San Mateo and grew up in Belmont. She owned a retail business in San Francisco for 11 years with her husband and two sons before joining our team in 2005. She enjoys her home on Kings Mountain, water aerobics, traveling, movies with her husband and recently she became a very proud grandmother.
Donna Ramirez – Registered Dental Assistant
Donna joined our team in 2014 and came to our office with 18 years of pediatric experience. She has been an RDA for an excess of 25 years. She participated in 2008 in the restructuring of the RDA exam. She enjoys helping people. In her free time, she enjoys folk art painting, doing needle point projects and spending time with her family.
Sierra Ayala – Lead Dental Assistant
Sierra graduated from the College of San Mateo, Dental Assistants Program in 2011. She has been with Dr. Alborzi since 2013 and Dr. Alborzi knows that she can count on Sierra to always act in the best interest of her patients. Sierra prides herself in helping patients make their treatment easy and fun. Her expert skill in the lab creates seamless service for our patients with same day deliveries and perfect fits. She is dedicated to her work and is continually improving her skill and knowledge so she can offer more and more to her patients and her team members. Off duty Sierra likes to travel and especially loves to visit her family in Kansas and El Salvador.
Russet Arguello – Dental Assistant
Having attended dental school in her country, before relocating to the United States, Russet brings priceless knowledge that she uses every day with her patients. She has been working in the field of orthodontics for 1 year and loves helping patients to create beautiful healthy smiles. Her love for people including patients, family, friends and community is geared towards making people smile which fits perfectly with Dr. Alborzi’s practice and our team. Off duty you will find Russet with her family or at the gym leading a healthy, happy life.
Michelle Lee – New Patient Concierge
Michelle is a recent graduate from Chico State, she apprenticed in the medical field and loves the health care industry. Seeking further training in the field of Orthodontics is what lead her to our practice. She is a brilliant, bubbly and an incredibly competent addition to our team. She is warm and friendly and loves our patients and their families. Off duty you will find Michelle enjoying the outdoors, fishing and hiking on local trails with friends and family.