Meet Our Team


 

We have team members to assist you in appointment scheduling, financial and insurance concerns as well as all the clinical aspects of periodontal and implant treatment.

Appointment Coordinator - Scheduling of appointments.

Treatment Coordinator - Treatment planing, financial arrangements and insurance issues.

Periodontal Hygienist - Provides initial therapy (scaling/root planing), guidance in home disease control techniques and regular long term periodontal maintenance visits.

Clinical Assistants - They help with any clinical questions, oral hygiene instruction and assist the Doctor.

Dr. Fuentes' commitment to patient care is shared by the entire team. Our dental hygienists and assistants have special training for the needs of periodontal and implant patients. Our administrative team members will make sure you are fully informed of what to expect at each visit.

Our entired team is focused on making you feel comfortable and well treated from your first vist.

 

 

Norma Gonzales

Appointment Coordinator / Insurance Billing

Norma has been in the dental field for 30 years with extensive experience in maxillofacial surgery. She is a dedicated Raiders football fan. She has been married for 34 years and has two children. During her leisure time Norma enjoys vacationing with her husband, dinners with family and friends and shopping with her daughter.

 

 

Vivian Proctor, DA

Hygiene Coordinator / Professional Relations Coordinator

Vivian has been in the dental profession for 15 years and has been happy with Dr. Fuentes and her co-workers for 10 years now. She facilitates appointments for our patients and is the office professional liaison between Dr. Fuentes and our fellow colleagues. She has been blessed with 3 children that are absolutely amazing and healthy. During her leisure time Vivian enjoys outdoor activities, cooking and outings with her family.

 

 

Berti Murillo, RDA

Surgical Assistant / Oral Hygiene Instructor

Berti has been in the dental profession for 30 years and has been assisting Dr. Fuentes for 21 years. She appreciates the continuing education that is provided by Dr. Fuentes; with this knowledge provided Berti is understanding and compassionate with her patients. She has been happily married for 31 years with two children. During her leisure time she enjoys reading and attending bible studies.

 

 

Loni Remley, RDA

Surgical Assistant / Oral Hygiene Instructor

Loni Remley has been in the field of dentistry for over 30 years and has been assisting Dr. Fuentes for twenty years. Her commitment to excellence in the field of dentistry will always be her number one goal. She has a beautiful family with three boys; Lonie and her family are instructors in martial arts (Amerian Kenpo Concepts). Her past time includes taking care of her percious granddaughter, yoga, and she volunteers and travels with Dr. Fuentes to help treat the impoverished people of South America for International Medical Alliance.

 

 

Valerie Kwong, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Valerie was born and raised in San Francisco. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene from USC in1984. Prior to practicing as a hygienist, she worked as a dental assistant and insurance processor. She has been working in the dental field for over 38 years; 23 years with Dr. Fuentes. She is certified in Laser Periodontal Therapy and Periscope Microscopic Therapy. She enjoys getting to know her patients as well as providing their dental care. Valerie resides in South Pasadena with her husband and two kids. Her hobbies include traveling, scrap booking and cooking.

 

 

Luis Diaz, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Luis is a hygienist who has been practicing and specializing in periodontics for nearly 22 years. He is certified in Laser Periodontal Therapy and Periscope Microscopic Therapy. He is a graduate of Loma Linda University, and has been married to his beautiful wife Lynda for 21 years. He also has three wonderful children. Luis and his wife are very involved with their church and serve as Sunday school teachers for 3-5 year olds. His hobbies include swimming and hiking.

 

 

Yolanda Oritz, DA

Appointment Coordinator / Hygiene Assistant

Yolanda has been with Dr. Fuentes for 5 years and enjoys working with the office. She works hard to make sure patients have the best experience when visiting the office. She has 2 beautiful children and one on the way. During her leisure time she enjoys shopping, watching movies and of course, spending time with her family.

Location
J. Paul Fuentes, DDS, DABP
301 West Huntington Drive, #507
Arcadia, CA 91007
Phone: 626-600-2009
Fax: 626-447-4659
Office Hours

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626-600-2009