Meet the Staff
  • Connie L.
    Office Manager

    Connie has been an integral part our Dental Team since the first day Dr. Shapiro moved to our prior location on Wilson Rd. in 1990. She was instrumental in the successful move to our current location  and we are grateful for her years of dedicated service,  Over those 30 years she has done both dental assisting and clerical aspects of the office. She is currently serving as Office Manager and oversees all front office activities. Connie is very knowledgeable of all aspects of dentistry and insurance and a great asset to both the office and our patients.

  • Anel B.
    Front Office

    Anel has been part of our Dental Team for 12 years. She has both clinical skills in dental assisting as well as front office clerical skills.  Anel is bilingual and a great asset for our Spanish speaking patients.  Anel is often one the first friendly contacts our patients have by telephone in addition to the smiling face you'll find at the conclusion of each visit at the front desk.

  • Paula M.
    Front Office

    Paula joined our dental team in 2018 after many years of loyal service to Dr, Rimmer, our predecessor in the dental space at 201 New Stine. She is our appointment scheduler and receptionist, She is the friendly voice our patients will often hear when their appointments are confirmed or when they call the office to make appointments. A Bakersfield native, we are always amazed how Paula just seems to personally know and remember by sight so many of our patients.

  • Debbie B.
    Front Office

    Debbie joined our team in 2018. She has many years of experience in the workings of dental front office tasks and insurance billing, She is often the first one you will see upon entering the office and checking in. She has a wonderful memory and prides herself on personally getting to know our patients and help them any way she can. We are very proud to have her join us.

  • Marty C.
    Hygienist

    Marty has been a dedicated Dental Hygienist and part of our Dental Team for 24 years. She has over 41 years of experience in dentistry as she was a dental assistant for 17 years prior to earning her RDH degree from Taft College in 1995. Marty is bilingual  and is very caring in her approach  to treating patients.. She is a very experienced clinician as well a joy to meet and work with.

  • Lindsay D.
    Hygienist

    Lindsey joined our team in 2018 and we were very happy and proud to welcome her aboard. She graduated from the Taft College Dental Hygiene Program having earned her RDH in 2011. With 9 years of clinical experience and a very caring and easy going style, Lindsey makes your cleaning visits something to look forward to. She always tries to keep you comfortable and reduce your stress.

  • Sara L.
    Hygienist

    Sara is an excellent clinician. She has been practicing as a dental Hygienist for 9 years. She graduated from Taft College Dental Hygiene Program in 2011. Sara began working with Dr. Shapiro in 2018. She is a Bakersfield native and mom to two beautiful little girls. She has a great following of patients that she has seen for years and they always ask for her by name when it is their recall time.

  • Lisa S.
    Dental Assistant

    Lisa has 31 years of experience in dentistry having earned her RDA from SJVC in 1989. She has been an integral part of our Dental Team for 18 years working daily hand in hand with Dr Shapiro. Our patients love Lisa's bubbly personality.

  • Tiffany G.
    Dental Assistant

    Tiffany has 20 years experience in dentistry. She has been a very dedicated Dental Team member as our Dental Assistant for over 18 years. It is said the assistant is like the Doctor's second pair of hands and Tiffany is no exception. Patients look forward to seeing her at every visit.

Contact Us

Our Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

1:15 PM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

1:15 PM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

1:15 PM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

1:15 PM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Our Location

201 New Stine Rd. #110 | Bakersfield, CA 93309