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Friendly & Caring Team

Our team has received Advanced Training in , Neuromuscular Dentistry, TMJ Disorders and Sleep Breathing Disorders at LVI. The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the world’s premier learning center for neuromuscular dentistry is recognized by dentists around the world as the premier post-graduate institution for continuing education in Neuromuscular Dentistry.

Our goal is to provide complete dental care for the entire family in a comfortable and relaxing setting. Our office provides a professional and friendly atmosphere. You can rest assured that you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve.

Earning your trust is the most important thing we can accomplish. Taking the time on the first appointment to get to know you and your priorities helps create open honest communications about your dental health. Our team of dental professionals is always here to serve you. You’ll enjoy our friendly, caring team.

Meet The Team & See Our Office
Meet The Team & See Our Office
DAWN – Office Manager

Dawn has over 20 years of Business Management experience, and has been at Smiles by Dr. Cook since 2006. She keeps the day-to-day office operations running smoothly, and always has an open door and a smile for the patients to come to.  Dawn likes to spend her free time on home improvement projects.

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MARIA – New Patient/Treatment Coordinator

Maria joined our team in 2012 and has been in the dental field for over 12 years.  She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2002 as a Dental Assistant.  Maria started out as an Assistant in the back office but her passion for dentistry inspired her to learn everything dentistry has to offer. She enjoys helping and interacting with Patients.  Maria loves to travel and spend time with Family and Friends. She values quality time with her Husband and Son.

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KATELYN – Registered Dental Assistant

Katelyn graduated from Grossmont in 2011 with her Dental Assisting degree and went on to further her education as a Registered Dental Assistant.  She joined our team in 2012 and is our Lead Assistant.  She loves helping patients obtain their perfect smiles and a healthy mouth.  In her free time she enjoys hiking and cooking.

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CAROLINA – Registered Dental Assistant

Carolina graduated from Grossmont in 2009 and joined our team in 2011. Carolina is bilingual (speaks Spanish) and she takes pride in providing her patients a relaxed and comfortable environment, so they always have a positive dental experience. She was raised in San Diego. She enjoys spending her spare time with her Family and dogs.

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CORA – Registered Dental Hygienist

Cora got her degree at Southwestern College.  She has over 10 years of experience in Dentistry.  Cora was attracted to dentistry for the opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles.  Cora enjoys spending her free time with her family.

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LUPITA – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lupita was born and raised in San Diego.  She has been a Dental Hygienist for over a decade and has a true passion for dentistry.  She is devoted to taking continuing education courses to keep her updated on current technology.  Lupita has 4 kids and enjoys going to the beach with her dog.  She also loves traveling, Zumba, Yoga and the Chargers.