Meet the Team

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best possible results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal: providing your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns. We invite you to contact our office today for more information and to set up your next visit with Dr. Andrew C. Dreyer and Dr. Michael Ha, our periodontists in Bakersfield, California.

Our Staff:

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Lori – Administrative Assistant   

Lori was born in Eugene, Oregon and raised in Salem, Oregon. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1996 with a degree in Biology. She also earned a master’s degree in 2004 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Lori has several years of experience working in the medical field and started working in the dental field in 2010. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling, home decorating, watching sports, cooking, and volunteering at her kids’ school. Her favorite part of working at Dr. Dreyer’s office is watching him interact with his patients and seeing him collaborate with other dental professionals to provide his patients with the best possible care.

   

Anna – Office Manager

Anna was born and raised in Bakersfield. She graduated from Cal State Bakersfield with a BA in Liberal Arts Studies and a concentration in Theater. She has been in the dental field for several years starting as a front office specialist, then trained as one of Dr. Dreyer’s surgical dental assistants, and is now the office manager. Anna brings a caring personality that shows when she is speaking with our patients. She loves being a part of the transformation that patients experience when visiting and having treatment in our office.

Anna aspires to make sure every individual who arrives in our office, has a positive and pleasant experience. Her favorite part of her job is the people she works with every day. She says her co-workers are amazing and Dr. Dreyer is an extraordinary employer. Anna adores her kitties at home; playing with and snuggling them as much as possible. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and aspires to always be bettering herself by doing things that challenge her mentally, physically, and creatively.

   

Tiffany – Hygienist/Treatment Coordinator  

Tiffany was born and raised in Bakersfield. She has been working as a hygienist since 2006 after completing the Taft College Dental Hygiene program in 2005. She is a hard worker and strives to provide excellent care to our patients. Tiffany loves having the available skills and knowledge of so many options to offer patients in helping them create a healthy and beautiful smile. Her favorite part of her job is that her co-workers can always brighten her day. When she is not at work, she loves to go boating, camping, on off-road adventures, and spend time with her family and friends.

   

Stacy – Hygienist/Treatment Coordinator

Stacy was born and raised in Bakersfield. She graduated from Taft College Dental Hygiene Program in 2003. Prior to starting in periodontics, she had experience in orthodontics and general dentistry. Stacy works hard to make sure patients receive the best care possible and is very thorough in answering any questions patients may have. Her favorite part of her job is that she enjoys helping people achieve good oral health. She enjoys spending time with her family, children, grandchildren, and church family. She also appreciates her coworkers and says they are like her family.

Delia – Hygienist/Treatment Coordinator

Delia grew up in El Paso, Tx. But has lived in Bakersfield for the past 30 years. She graduated in 1987 from El Paso Community College with her AAS in Dental Hygiene.

Her favorite part of her job is helping patients reclaim and maintain their periodontal health. She appreciates how welcoming and kind Dr. Dreyer and all his staff are. She has been married for 32 years and has one daughter. Delia loves to cook delicious food and bake yummy treats, and enjoys trying out new recipes. She especially loves going to vintage shops in search of unique treasures.

Alex – Registered Dental Assistant

Alex grew up in Fresno and now resides in Bakersfield, CA. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College for Dental Assisting in 2018 as well as receiving her Oral Surgery Assistant Certificate. Then went on to get her B.A. in Psychology from Cal State Bakersfield, of which she completed in 2022.

Alex enjoys the positive atmosphere this office exudes, along with the amazing team work each staff member contributes. Her favorite activities outside of the office is running, biking, spending time with her family, playing with her fur-babies, reading and writing.

 

Angie – Registered Dental Assistant

Angie was born and raised in Antelope Valley, CA, and moved to Bakersfield in 2013. She graduated as a Dental Assistant from the Antelope Valley Regional Occupational Program in 2012. She became certified as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant in 2016 and then a Registered Dental Assistant in 2017. Her favorite part of her job is working with an amazing team of dedicated and caring individuals. She loves making sure all patients have a great experience with every visit they have to our office. Angie enjoys spending time with her family and friends at any chance she gets. She gets the most joy and reward from raising her son.

   

Kelly – Dental Assistant   

Kelly was born in Bakersfield and grew up in Lamont, CA. She graduated from the dental assisting program at San Joaquin Valley College. She worked in the dental field from 1984-1987, took a break to focus on family life, and returned in 2009. Her favorite part of her job is assisting with interesting periodontal procedures. She also loves her coworkers and enjoys coming to work every day. Kelly is extremely friendly, with a bubbly personality that makes you feel like she is a long-time friend. She enjoys short road trips with her friends and family, camping, good books, and a great cup of coffee. She is married with 2 kids, 4 grandkids, 3 dogs, and a cat.

   

Georgia – Dental Assistant   

Georgia was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. She completed the dental assisting program at San Joaquin Valley College and has worked in the dental field for over 15 years. She is great at making sure our patients feel comfortable during procedures and throughout their time in our office. Her favorite part of her job is how her coworkers feel like family. She also appreciates making a difference in her patients’ lives by giving them a positive dental experience. Georgia is married and has 3 handsome boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, running, camping, and football (Go Raiders!)

Tammy – Dental Assistant

Tammy was born in Bakersfield but grew up in Arvin, CA. She graduated from Arvin High School. Tammy worked with Bank of America for 15 years before transitioning to the medical field where she stayed for the following 6 years. She has now been working in dental for 3 years. Her favorite part of her job is working side by side with an amazing group of coworkers who have become an extended family to her. Tammy is married with 2 handsome sons and 4 awesome grandkids. Outside of work, the thing she loves the most is spending time with her family and friends vacationing, going to concerts, and sporting events, and shopping.

Thaimyra - Front Office Specialist

Thaimyra was born in Anaheim but grew up in Bakersfield, CA. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College with an Associate's Degree in Medical Billing and Coding.

Her favorite part of her job is the close relationship she has with her co-workers and how she feels like they are an extension of her family. She enjoys creating a welcoming atmosphere for the patients and making the experience less overwhelming for them. Thaimyra enjoys reading, camping, boating, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ashley - Front Office Specialist

Ashley was raised in Orange County, CA with her grandparents. She and her husband moved to Bakersfield when they got married.

She graduated from Fullerton College with AA Degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Behavior and Social Development, and Interdisciplinary Studies with an Emphasis on Math and Science. Her favorite part of her job is how much fun her coworkers are to work with every day and having positive interactions with the patients. Ashley loves spending time with her daughter and husband. She also really enjoys playing on her family’s softball team.