Meet The Staff


Melissa is our Receptionist. With over 15 years of experience working with children, she has a real passion and commitment to caring for children and loves the joy they bring to her life. Melissa first moved to San Luis Obispo to attend college at Cal Poly, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Melissa quickly fell in love with the Central Coast and has been fortunate enough to call it home for over 10 years now. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, loving on her 2 cats, hiking, relaxing at the beach, and exploring the many fun local events that the Central Coast has to offer.


Traci F.-
Traci is our Financial Coordinator and has over 30 years of medical and dental experience. She was born in the Central Valley, but is now enjoying life here on the Central Coast. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her grandchildren, long walks, and paddle boarding.

 Traci M

Traci M. –
Traci is our Treatment Coordinator. Traci graduated from Metropolitan Community College in Omaha in 2014 with a degree in Medical Office Management. After graduation, she moved to the Central Coast with her mother and son. Traci loves the laidback Central Coast lifestyle. When not working or bingeing Netflix, Traci enjoys beach days and attending fun local events.


Carla is our newest Dental Assistant to join the team. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 30 years now and loves pediatric dentistry. She feels it is such a blessing working with your children. Carla has 3 beautiful daughters that are all grown up, as well as 1 grandson who is 3 years old. Carla is originally from the Central Valley. She recently moved to Pismo Beach and has been loving every minute of it! When she is not working, you can find her at the beach having fun in the sun, enjoying time with family and friends, or getting some rest and relaxation enjoying God’s beauty.


Margaret has been with Pacific Pediatric Dentistry for over 35 years as a Registered Dental Assistant and has been working in pediatric dentistry for over 45 years. Margaret was born and raised on the Central Coast. She is married with two beautiful girls. In her free time, she enjoys collecting cactus and succulents and hiking with her husband.


Diana has been a Registered Dental Assistant with Pacific Pediatric Dentistry for 30 years and has resided in Arroyo Grande for over 50 years. Outside of the office, Diana enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her grandchildren, and having fun at the lake.