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Dr. Ramzi Sawabini - San Dimas Dentist

Dr. Ramzi Sawabini

Managing Dentist 

Dr. Ramzi Sawabini earned his Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences as well has his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Southern California, in 1997 and 2001, respectively. Dr. Sawabini is a member of the American Dental Association and the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, and is a past member of the USC Sports Dental Team. He has been practicing dentistry in the San Gabriel Valley for the past 13 years, and believes in providing his patients with the most up to date and painless dentistry possible. In addition, he has advanced training in Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry, and Endodontics (root canals).

Dr. Sawabini was raised in San Marino, California and has lived in the San Dimas area for the past 10 years. He is married and has three children.

When Dr. Sawabini is not treating patients, he enjoys running, playing basketball, traveling, spending time outdoors, and most of all enjoys spending quality time with his family. Dr. Sawabini also is a huge sports fan. His favorite teams are the Los Angeles Lakers, San Francisco 49ers, and USC Trojans Football.

Dr. Toan Nguyen - San Dimas Dentist

Dr. Toan Nguyen

Associate Dentist 

Dr. Nguyen grew up in Southern California most of his life. He graduated in 1998 from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He joined San Dimas Dentistry in 2011 and practices as an associate for the dental office. He really enjoys working with his patients and the seasoned staff. He is passionate about working with his patients to maintain their dental health, as well as, enhancing their smile when the need arises. He believes in delivering the most advanced technologies to his patients and participates in implant placements and restorations, as well as, smile makeovers. In his spare time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with his wife and kids enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. He also has a passion for flying when he can find the time to get away.

Catta Croland

Catta Croland

Dental Assistant 

Catta has been working as a dental assistant for over 20 years. She is a native of Sweden and travels back there when she gets a chance to visit her family that still lives there. She is married and lives in Rancho Cucamonga with her husband and her cat. In her spare time, she loves riding dressage on her horse, Valente. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, knitting, and spending time with her husband. What she finds most satisfying is to see the transformation in our patients after they have completed treatment that they didn’t know could be done or the options even existed.

Karol Pozzebon

Karol Pozzebon

Registered Dental Assistant 

Karol has been in the dental industry for the past 46 years and she has loved every minute of it. Helping patients feel at ease in the dental chair has been her priority. Working at San Dimas Family Dentistry with Dr. Sawabini and Dr. Nguyen has been a real pleasure. She is very proud and blessed with three sons and five grandchildren.

Hygienist in San Dimas - Shareen Soto

Shareen Soto

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Shareen has been a hygienist for over 40 years. She loves what she does and has met many wonderful patients and co-workers that have become her friends. She received her RDH degree from Pasadena City College. She has two children and six grandchildren. Her family enjoys spending time together including camping in the Sierras, at the beach and across the United States. She enjoys photography and gardening (mostly plants and flowers, not many vegetables). She came to California when she was 17 with her family from Iowa, and she still tries to include the small farming community life into this busy, hectic life in California.

 

 

Jodee Porter - Hygienist in San Dimas

Jodee Porter

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Jodee is the newest member of our team. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College in 2013 with her degree in dental hygiene. She enjoys educating patients on oral hygiene and improving their overall health. In her spare time, she loves going to Disneyland with her husband and son.

Pamela Heath

Pamela Heath

Front Desk Administrator  

Pamela has been our Front Office Coordinator since 2013. She comes from a dental family and has worked off and on in the dental field for over 40 years. When she is not working here at San Dimas Family Dentistry, you will probably find her on set as a commercial print & model actor. She was a horsewoman most of her childhood where she showed 3-gaited saddlebreds nationally. In the 90s, she bred and raised Arabian horses, one of which was exported to the United Arab Emirates by a sheik for endurance racing. She loves designing and fabricating jewelry and has four beautiful grandchildren.

 

Julianne Souza

 Julianne Souza

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Julianne graduated from the dental hygiene program at Loma Linda University in 2012. She has been practicing as a hygienist for 5 years and has been a part of the team since 2013. Julianne is from New York but is enjoying all California has to offer. She enjoys outdoor activities such as running, hiking, and exploring the West Coast. She loves teeth and using her skills to help others. When not working, making trips down to an orphanage in Mexico to provide dental care, is a trip she enjoys. Seeing people comfortable and happy to visit the office is a goal.

Jessica Helgedalen

Jessica Helgedalen

Registered Dental Assistant 

Jessica has been a dental assistant since 2012, and she loves her job. She became a part of the team here at San Dimas Family Dentistry in 2015, and recently became an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant). Her main goal here is to help patients feel at ease in the dental chair. She knows that receiving dental treatment can be difficult; however, she believes that her bright and warm personality will cheer up the patients. She grew up in a small town of Lucerne Valley California, and she often visits her family there. She enjoys spending her spare time with good food, friends, and family.

Maureen Wilson

Maureen Wilson

Front Desk Administrator 

Maureen has been an RDA for over 35 years and with our office for the past 5 years. She enjoys helping our patients understand the insurance industry and how their benefits can be utilized to maximize their treatment. Her hobbies are stain glass fabrication, cooking (especially making tamales), and enjoying her 6 grandchildren that keep her life very interesting.

Here When You Need Us

At San Dimas Family Dentistry we understand that you and your family have a busy schedule. We have flexiable office hours to provide you with the services you need. We even have emergency hours for after hour care.

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