Everyone is very friendly, warm, and helpful at Summit Dental of La Mesa, and our team members are no exception. With ample experience and a Spanish-speaking staff, we are comfortable caring for our patients in a manner that helps to soothe any anxiety or nervousness. Drs. Evans, Russell, Allen, and Hsu depend on our team, and we trust in each other as we have the same goals for their patients’ dental care in La Mesa, California.
Our front office staff is here to help make sure that your visit with us runs smoothly. From scheduling appointments to answering insurance questions, we are here to help!
Sara is a patient coordinator for Summit Dental of La Mesa and has been a member of our team for almost six years. Sara loves working with our wonderful patients and making them feel like they are a part of the family. She works hard to give excellent customer service and make sure that each patient is comfortable and happy during their visit. Sara has two young children and loves working with her family. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and spending time with her family.
Jessica joined our team in mid-2017 and works as one of our patient coordinators. She completed her dental assistant certification in nine months from Kaplan College and has been working in the dental field for six years. Jessica enjoys being a part of our team because it is like family. She has great knowledge in several different areas of dentistry, so she can help answer our patients’ questions. Jessica is married with two boys; one is 8 years old, and the other is 1 year old. Jessica loves being outdoors and going to the desert in her spare time.
Our hygienists are here to help keep your teeth clean and healthy. During your visits with us, our hygienists will perform your routine cleaning and assist our dentist with any treatments you may need.
Patty graduated from hygiene school in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1992. She moved with her daughters to San Diego in 2003. She loves living here but still visits family in Minnesota often. Patty really enjoys her career in dentistry and working with her family.
Katrina is a registered dental hygienist and U.S. Navy Vet with a passion for clean teeth and establishing good home health care. She believes in good oral care that benefits the body as a whole and promotes good health from the inside out. Patient education is a must so that together with her patients, they can achieve optimal results.
Our dental assistants help to keep our office running smoothly. This includes making sure that everything in the treatment room is ready for your visit, and that our office remains clean and sanitized for your safety.
Kim is a dental assistant who left the retail world after 14 years, and she could not be happier. She loves being a part of such a close-knit office. She is very family-oriented, which makes being a part of the office such an amazing place. Kim joined the Summit Dental family in December 2018. She is constantly learning and growing.
In her free time, Kim loves to be with her two kids, a daughter and son. Her daughter is a girly girl who loves to get her nails done and go shopping with her mom. Kim’s son is an active athlete, and she loves watching him play baseball. If she’s not at work or at home, you can always find her at a baseball field.
Alkiarys, known to everyone as Kiary, is a dental assistant from upstate New York. She is a Navy Vet as well as a hardworking mother and wife. She loves going on hikes and random road trips with her family. Kiary is sassy with a big heart and proud to be a part of the Summit Dental family.