Meet The Team

Our Team 

Here at Long Beach Dental & Orthodontics we have a staff that is trained to provide optimal care to every patient that walks through our doors. Offering all aspects of dentistry we take pride in providing convenient and quality care all in one place. Our staff has multiple years of experience under their belts and we are constantly working to improve so that our patients feel heard, cared for, and satisfied in any work needed while in our care. Meet our amazing team!

Cristina Perez

Regional Manager

Hello, my name is Cristina Perez. I’m the middle child of the family and I like to brag that I’m my fathers favorite. I’m married to my high school sweetheart and we have a beautiful daughter named Citlalli. 

I have been a part of the dental field since 2000, obtaining a Registered Dental Assistant certification in 2002. Always eager for growth and professional development, I obtained my first supervisory position in 2005. Patient care has always been my number one priority. Making sure a trusting environment is created by understanding the patients needs, answering all questions and ultimately becoming a Dental Home for all of our patients, is our daily goal.

Faviola Silva

Billing Regional Manager

My name is Faviola Silva and I was raised in Downey, California. I moved to Glendale, AZ for six years, only to return to my hometown of Southern California in 2011. I have over 10 years experience in several aspects of the dental field. I hold a degree in massage therapy, as well as physical therapy. I have two children who I enjoy taking on adventures. We love camping, hiking, fishing & traveling.

I strive to provide the best quality patient care & look forward to providing the best service to you. Your smile is my priority!

Claudia Martinez

Office Manager

My name is Claudia Martinez. I was born in Colombia and raised in St. Louis,MO. After High School, I moved to Irvine, CA and completed 2 years of Hotel and Tourism administration. Single mother to an 11 year old daughter whose goal is to become a Dentist. 

My career path changed by fate and great mentors that saw potential in me to achieve bigger things by sharing my passion to put a smile on everyone that crosses my path. I started working in dentistry in 2000 and have not looked back. 

My heart is full with every patient I get the chance to help achieve a healthy and confident smile. The gratitude our patient have when they leave the office after a possitive experience, I measure it by the size of the big smile they give us on their way out. 

Outside of work, I enjoy traveling and getting my child exposed to many diferent cultures and involved in community service, specially any charity that involves kids fighting cancer

Rosa Herrera

Assistant Office Manager

Hi, I am Rosa Herrera. I have been in the dental field for over 20 years. I have enjoyed every aspect of dentistry since day one. The thing that I enjoy most is the reward of creating a confident smile for our patients and the long lasting relationships we build with our dental family. 

I am a mom to three beautiful children that mean the world to me. I love cooking and I enjoy the outdoors. The beach is my favorite. 

I welcome you to visit me here at Long Beach Dental & Orthodontics, and look forward to build a lasting relationship with you.

Brittany Brown


I have been in some form of dentistry since about 2011. I make it a 
point to ensure each patient receives optimal patient care.  
When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my family and our two 

Nicole Mendez

Front Office Administrator

My name is Nicole. I've been a dental assistant since 2014. My goal is to make patients feel more confident than when they first walked into a dental office. I plan on furthering my dental knowledge in Southern California . In my spare time I love being around my family. My twin brother is my best friend. I love to watch sports, travel and work out.

Henry Molina

Lead Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Henry I am a dental assistant here at  Long Beach Dental & Orthodontics. I love coming to work seeing the smile we bring to patients it’s well worth it. The team we have here at Long Beach Dental & Orthodontics are well experience and very good with our patient care. I have been working in this field since 2007 and I love what I do.

Vivian Escobedo

Lead Ortho Assistant

Hello my name is Vivian, I’ve been in the Ortho field since 2008. I love being able to see the progress of

our ortho patients. My ultimately goal is to educate our patients and parents on the importance of their monthly visitations

with our Orthodontist, in order for our team to give our patients the results desired. Besides my amazing job as an ortho supervisor assistant/coordinator on my spare time I love working out, running and to travel with my husband.

Billing Team

Ortho Team

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