Meet The Staff
Front Office Vision:
Our department Goal is to provide our patients with a friendly, caring attitude in order to give them the tools and information they need to achieve their dental needs. We aim to go beyond their expectations and embrace change as an essential component to improving the way we do business
Petra Bergman--Insurance/Billing Coordinator
Petra has been in the dental field for over 30 years. She has been a long time resident of Paso Robles. A graduate of Paso Robles High, she has been serving the community in this practice for over 20 years. Petra not only brings a wealth of clinical experience from her years of chairside assisting, but constantly strives to help our patients maximize their dental insurance benefits with her knowledge of insurance coding and working with insurance companies.
Petra enjoys traveling to Germany, her native country, and taking beach trips to the Virgin Islands. She is also legendary in our office for the unbelievable birthday cakes she makes for each staff member.
Jody White--Scheduling Coordinator
Jody has enjoyed working in the dental industry for over 30 years. She spent years working as a dental assistant and an office manager in the Sacramento area before moving down to the Central Coast. Jody acts as our unofficial concierge and works constantly to provide outstanding customer service to all of our patients. Whether its getting the patients their complimentary coffee, calling a cab, or walking the elderly out to their car, Jody goes above and beyond to put the needs of our patients first.
Jody is also our party planner for each staff member's birthday. Everyone gets their birthday flowers and a great lunch thanks to Jody. She enjoys hiking and biking and gardening on her free time.
The Lansford Dental Hygiene department is committed to excellence in all areas of patient care, periodontal health and patient education (as it relates to their systemic health). Everyone will be treated in a gentle, thorough manner, while building rapport and trust in a non judgemental atmosphere. It is our highest goal to provide exceptional, quality care while utilizing state of the art resources to become the best dental hygiene department in all of California.
Lisa Hanson--Registered Dental Hygienist
Lisa has been in the field of dental hygiene for 20+ years. She joined us almost 6 years ago after practicing in the Salinas and Carmel Valley areas for years. Lisa decided to move to Paso Robles in order to be close to her family who have been long time Paso Robles residents. Lisa is an extremely talented hygienist that is dedicated to preventative care and patient education.
Lisa is passionate about leadership. She has taken multiple John Maxwell courses in leadership and mentorship and is a huge asset to the practice in these areas. Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband Craig and camping with "Getaway RV rentals" on the central coast.
Barbara Rowan--Registered Dental Hygienist
Barb has had over 25 years experience in the dental field. First as a dental assistant working in both the back and front office and currently, for the last 12 years, as a Dental hygienist. She enjoys working with patients and teaching them about better oral health care.
She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College with her degree in Dental Hygiene and studied at the University of Pacific for alternative practice in dental hygiene. Barb has worked for the California Dental Hygiene board for the past 5 years.
On her time off, Barb enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, being outdoors, walking, hiking, traveling and learning about others.
Cydney Hurst--Registered Dental Hygienist
Cydney is our newest team members and she is passionate about patient care and dental hygiene. She lives in Morro Bay and enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband
Dental Assistant team vision:
We will work to develop excellent interpersonal skills in order to understand and care for our patients. Our aim is to enhance their confidence in the dental environment and ensure their comfort. We will strive to be detail oriented and value and grow in our continuing education. We will work to take high quality x-rays and impressions and be prepared so we can efficiently work in concert with the Doctors to meet our patient's needs.
Shyla Proper--Dental Assistant
Shyla has been with us for over 10 years as a dental assistant after receiving her certificate in dental assisting from Central Coast school of Dental Assisting. She has become very knowledgeable in the field of restorative dentistry and is a talented multitasker.
Shyla loves spending time at the beach, hiking and spending time with her family.
Ashley Troy--Dental Assistant
Ashley has been in the dental field for nearly 6 years and has recently come back after a 2 year hiatus. She brings a great deal of knowledge from her years of experience and is always willing to help our patients in any way she can.
Ashley is a native of Pozo and was born, raised and went to school here in the North County. She has 2 daughters and enjoys roping, riding horses and shooting in her free time.
Veronica Meissner--Dental Assistant
Veronica has worked at Lansford Dental as a chairside assistant for over a year now. She strives to make all dental procedures she assists on as comfortable and easy for the patient as possible. She takes pride in her work and enjoys learning all her patient’s names to ensure not only a professional but also friendly environment. Veronica is passionate about infection control and watching individuals fall in love with their smiles through restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
In her free time she loves taking her daughter to the beach, traveling to new places and going to country music concerts.