Arlene SchaefferArlene Schaeffer – Insurance Coordinator

Worked here since 2015. Special Skills: Working in health care since 1971 and loving it! I would someday like to be known as the “crazy dog lady” and have at least 6 dogs. And a donkey named Tequila too! I do my best making sure that my household is a happy place. With a husband (Frank) and 2 doggies (Lolita & Ginger) life is good. We make yearly off road camping trips to Baja California, MX. Baja is our favorite place, we love where the desert meets the sea and in betwee. Si yo hable espanol. I have worked on dental missions over the years on Native American reservations in Nevada to as far as the jungles of Nicaragua. I hope to do more in the future.

Lynette VanDenburgh – Registered Dental Hygienist, BS, Office Manager

Dental hygienist turned office manager. I did hygiene for 22 years and I have been the office manager since 2008. I have worked in this office for since 1977. I have loved getting to know our patients over that span of time. I have a creative side. I do floral arrangements. I have done 2 weddings. I make Swarovski crystal Christmas ornaments. I have an obsession with anything that sparkles. I love music. Going to concerts, singing and playing the piano. I love dogs. We have 3 and I wish I could have more. I am most at peace when I am in or by the water.

Photo of JennJenn Massolo – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenn started working as a registered dental hygientist in 2009 and has been working with Dr. Vandenburgh since 2011. She is certified in laser therapy and has been incorporating it with her patients when she feels it’s necessary. She genuinely enjoys geting to know and care for her patients orgal health. It wouldn’t be uncommon to hear her laughing with her patient throughout the office.

Photo of Liz TamayoLiz Tamayo – Dental Assistant

Been in dentistry for 12 years, experience in ortho as well. Xray certified. Always has a cheerful disposition Likes to ride with hubby on his Harley. Loves to garden and decorate. Member of the moose lodge. “l was using handi wipes long before it was the rage. And taking my own grocery bags long before it was the law”, self proclaimed “recycle queen”. “I just want to know when I get my Tiara”.

ShailaShaila Foye – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hygienist since 2008. I am a new/old employee of Dr. VanDenburgh. I was his assistant for 8.5 years then left and went to hygiene school. Now I am back at his office as a hygienist and I love it. ln my time off I am an avid hiker and back packer. Over the summer 2015 I crossed one of my “bucket list” hikes off and completed the Inca trail to Machu Picchu in Peru. So much fun. Next is Mt. Kilimanjaro! I hope. I am a sushi addict!

Mary Viau – Registered Dental Hygienist

Mary has 20 years of experience in dentistry. She loves creating relationships with patients. She has 2 spunky little girls. Loves the outdoor and camping. She is a big sports fan especially the SF Giants.


Christi Jeffery – Registered Dental Hygienist

Christi has been in dentistry for 41 years. She started working in our office in 2002. She is our patient and scheduling coordinator. Christi has three daughters and 5 grandchildren. She loves to camp with her husband. A big focus in her life is her family and friends. She is our social butterfly and you will appreciate her friendliness.