The quality of our dental practice is built upon a foundation of high-quality care, compassion, and competence, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with each member of our team. They’ll be there for you from your first phone call all the way until you check out of our office with a warm smile and a helpful hand. Every day, they use their experience to give people a smooth and easy dental experience. You can learn more about our fantastic team members below.
Meet Janelle, who is both the face of our practice and a registered dental assistant (RDA)! Janelle attended Carrington College and is a San Jose native. Her favorite part of her job is getting to meet new people and working with an office team that really does feel like family!
Janelle and her husband have two daughters. She spends her free time with her family, going to the zoo, adventure parks, and coaching the South Valley Grizzles - a national champion cheer squad!
Lisa hails from Sunnyvale, and she’s been a member of our practice for over 16 years now. She received her education from De Anza College. She loves being able to help people through her job and also working alongside plenty of wonderful people too.
Lisa has one son, and she enjoys movies, drinking coffee, and shopping in her free time. She has a knack for remembering faces, names, and numbers!
Kirsten is from Ojai, and she came to our practice almost 15 years ago, having spent 44 years overall in the world of dentistry. She earned her BA from George Washington University and pursued dental training at Oxnard College Dental Hygiene School. She also earned her laser certification in 2005. What she enjoys most about her work is knowing that the patients she sees are healthier at the end of the session than when they came in.
Kirsten has three siblings, and her parents are about to celebrate their 60 th wedding anniversary! Outside of the office, she is a first degree Black Belt in Kempo Karate, as well as a certified Diamond Expert and Diamond Grader from the Gemological Institute of America. Her other hobbies include hiking, scuba diving, and cooking (although she does tend to eat out most of the time).
Sara joined us recently after moving from Oklahoma. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. She is an active alumni member in her sorority and enjoys attending Oklahoma State football games when she can. In 2018 she received her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from the University of Oklahoma. She graduated with academic honors, earned the Golden Scaler Award, and was inducted as a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Sara still volunteers at Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental clinic. Sara enjoys educating patients on the importance of optimal oral hygiene, and the effect it has on the general health of her patients. Outside of the office, she enjoys exploring California, hiking, swimming, cooking, and shopping.
Catie has been a member of our team for 17 years now, with 20 years of overall experience in dentistry. She attended SJCC and has additional training and certification in several areas, including OSHA & HIPAA, compliance, CEREC, Invisalign, and CPR.
Catie resides in Campbell with her husband, two daughters, and son. In her free time, she enjoys martial arts, hiking, calligraphy, jewelry design, and yoga. She is also licensed Esthetician and currently runs her own business, Skintuitions, on the weekends.
Rose brings more than twenty years of dental experience to the table and has a background in pediatrics, periodontal surgery, and family practice. She is studying to become an extended function RDA - the highest level of training and ability that a dental assistant can obtain.
In her free time, Rose is an avid bowler. She and Dr. Piccione have been competing in events across the state and country for several years now. She is also a talented baker and a devoted mom!