Santa Barbara Pediatric Dentists Blog

Sierra Hohimer

Sierra is the newest member of the team. She joined us in May of 2022 after graduating from Allan Hancock college. In Sierra’s free time, She enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her fiance and going on hikes.

Arianna Flores

Ari has been a member of our team for a year now. She has been a great help in backing up the front office duties.In her spare time, she enjoys going on hikes, trying new restaurants, and taking care of her newly adopted kitten.

Dr. Bryce Kinard

Dr. Kinard was raised in Iowa where he received his bachelor’s degree from Briar Cliff University. He continued his studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine where he was awarded his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kinard completed his post-doctoral training in pediatric dentistry at NYU Langone in Tucson, Arizona…. Read more »

Yennifer Hernandez

Yennifer is the newest member of the team, she joined in May of 2021. Through the course of her 12 year career, she discovered her love for working with children and decided to pursue working in a pediatric specialty office. Yennifer enjoys being active with her dogs and spending time with her husband and her… Read more »

Dianna Rios

Dianna has been a member of our team for a few years now, she joined in February of 2018. It was her first introduction to the dental field, and first time working with kids. She now is an expert as our patient coordinator greeting families, explaining treatment plans and insurance. Dianna was born and raised… Read more »

Sheila Mireles

Sheila has been a pediatric assistant for over 30 years and has her RDA & EF certification. She loves working with children and making their visit fun! Sheila spends her free time volunteering and has been on several missions in the remote areas of Guatemala. She most recently volunteered her time at CDA cares in… Read more »

Dr. Christine Quinn

Dr. Quinn is a full-time faculty member of the UCLA School of Dentistry and provides in-office anesthesia services as part of her faculty responsibilities. She received her DDS degree in 1987 from the USC School of Dentistry and obtained her MS and training in dental anesthesiology in 1989 from The Ohio State University College of… Read more »

Samantha Naputi

Samantha is one of the veterans on our team. She has been with us for seven years. Samantha’s main responsibilities include assisting in delivering patient care and helping to maintain the back office area. She enjoys working with children and couldn’t imagine a life without them. Samantha is very family oriented, enjoys the outdoors and… Read more »

Suzy Zamora

Suzy is a valuable part of the dental team who always performs her duties with a positive and caring attitude. Suzy recently changed roles within our team.  Suzy has moved from  assisting with direct patient care to helping take care of our families as a business manager.  Among Suzy’s new duties are coordinating the office… Read more »