As a practice, we want to make every patient feel comfortable. Therefore, we would like to introduce our friendly staff who you will meet during your visits and who would be more than happy to answer your questions as they arise – whether it is during your visit, on your way home, or even minutes before a procedure.
Office Manager / Registered Dental AssistantI began my career in dentistry with Dr. Cruz in 2004. After 11 years of assisting in the back office I transitioned to Office Manager. It’s been such an amazing journey and I am so lucky to be able to do what I love. We truly have the most wonderful patients and staff which makes coming to work such a joy.
Registered Dental AssistantI began my dental journey in 1996 after completing my Expanded Functions Dental Assisting course at LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. I have over 24 years of experience in the field and absolutely love working with Dr. Cruz. We share the same passion in helping and educating our patients.
Dental AssistantI began my journey in the dental field 6 years ago, and am grateful to have chosen a path with such purpose. I strive to provide the highest level of support and care for each patient. I view every patient as if they are family which makes coming to work each day fulfilling and meaningful. I love being of service, and being able to offer care to our community. During my off time, you can find me in the water, surfing the beautiful breaks in San Clemente, and spending quality time with my daughter, Ryder.
Registered Dental HygienistDebbie obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental hygiene in 1990 at the University Southern California School of Dentistry. She first began her career in Dentistry by earning a RDA license 1985, which inspired her to become a hygienist. She has enjoyed practicing dental hygiene in Orange County for 25 years. She takes great pride in continuing to help patients obtain optimum health. Her hobbies include; swing dancing, softball, DIY projects and spending time with family/friends.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Linda Baird earned her dental hygiene degree in 2002 from Cerritos College. She has been in dentistry since 1995 working both in the front office and in the back as an assistant so she understands all aspects of dentistry. Her passion is to educate, inspire, and help others become the healthiest version of themself. She takes great pride in patient care and continuing education.
Linda resides in San Juan Capistrano with her husband. Together they have 3 wonderful adult children and a golden retriever. She loves hiking, traveling, cooking, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.