Office Staff

Eli Family Dentistry is a practice devoted to quality and meaningful patient care. Staff members for this office are carefully selected based on experience, professionalism, and personal interaction with patients and office staff. We work as a team in our practice, each member working towards the same goal: quality care, along with patient comfort and satisfaction.

“B”

Appointment Coordinator

B” brings over 35 years of dental assisting, insurance billing, and front office experience to our office. She has been an integral part of the practice since we opened in 2012 and is the friendly voice or smile to greet you on the phone or when you come into the office. “B” takes great interest in learning about you or your family and has enjoyed watching our patient families grow. She enjoys attending live jazz music concerts and has been converted to a country music fan in the last few years. As an animal lover at heart, she enjoys spoiling her cats at home or volunteering for animal rescue efforts.

Jolee P.

Insurance and Billing Coordinator

Jolee brings over 25 years of dental billing experience as an insurance and accounts coordinator. She spent the majority of her career in an oral surgery office before joining our team in 2018. She is dedicated to helping maximize your insurance benefits through her attention to detail and quality control.  Honesty, dedication, integrity and loyalty to our patients and the office are her top priority. 

Jolee, her husband and their three boys enjoy time with family, friends, sports and outdoor fun. When she’s not at home she’s either at the baseball field, football field or basketball court cheering for her boys. She loves capturing life moments with her camera and most importantly her French Bulldog Milo.

 

 

 

Gina Faustina-Rodriguez

Registered Dental Hygienist

Gina has been practicing dental hygiene in South Orange County for 30 years, and has developed a loyal following. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Cerritos College. In order to keep current on hygiene practices, she has continued her education in dentistry through numerous courses in periodontal therapy, laser dentistry, implant care, and preventative care. Gina enjoys the relationships and trust she builds with her patients while providing excellent care through years of experience.

Gina and her husband live in Mission Viejo. Together, they have two daughters, Lexi and Tori along with their two rescue pups Roscoe and Stella. With both daughters graduated from college and working in their trained professions, Gina has found extra time to enjoy hiking, beach visits, and traveling. Gina’s gentle but comprehensive approach to her patient’s care will make you feel comfortable and confident in your dental needs.

Lisa Ferguson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa received her Bachelor’s degree in 2010 from Loma Linda University-Dental Hygiene program, where she graduated with honors. Her favorite part of hygiene is motivating patients by giving them the tools and education to be successful in improving their oral hygiene. When not working, you can find her playing with her son and husband on the beach or on the baseball field. She has a passion for writing and in her spare time, enjoys working on her novel writing magical realism. Lisa also loves to cook and is always up to exchange good recipes for anything from cake to super smoky chili

Aerin Freniere

Registered Dental Hygienist

Aerin graduated from Cerritos College in 2016 as a registered dental hygienist. She grew up in Pensacola, Florida and moved to CA in 2012 to pursue a career in hygiene and soak in the CA sun. Her favorite part of hygiene is establishing patient relationships and motivating them to achieve optimal oral health. She is the current President of the local Dental Hygiene Society of Long Beach, CA and is passionate about keeping up on continuing education. Aerin spends her free time hiking, traveling, enjoying the beach, time with family and friends, and trying new restaurants vs. cooking at home.

 

 

 

 

Stephanie

Dental Assistant

Stephanie joined us in 2018 after graduating from the dental assisting program at Orange Coast Community College. She was awarded “Student of the Year” while in her program. Stephanie is a diligent worker, who takes great pride to making sure patients feel comfortable and well attended to. She is always striving to improve her assisting skills, which ultimately results in your appointment running more smoothly and efficiently. As the youngest member of our team, she is technically saavy and a quick learner. Stephanie loves music and watching movies, baking, is a Disney and Harry Potter expert, a Costco fanatic, and a self-proclaimed homebody. She enjoys taking care of her family and two “children”…. a Malti-poo named Cash, and her Rottweiler, Draco.

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