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Garth B. Riopelle, DDS has a wonderful team of staff members that are dedicated to making sure all patients are comfortable and relaxed while in the office. We have dental experts who are here to make you feel welcomed and we cannot wait for you to meet the Garth B. Riopelle, DDS team below.
Heather is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been in dentistry for over 20 years. With her experience in the back office assisting patients as well as front office management, she understands the flow of a dental practice. Her goal is for patients to feel cared for and comfortable from start to finish.Read More
Having her own smile transformation as a teenager with braces and whitening, she can relate to how a beautiful, healthy smile can make patients feel more confident, and she enjoys being a part of that transformation.
Heather is also Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition and the owner of Solid Nutrition, seeing clients privately in the Brentwood and San Ramon community. She teaches people how to eat clean, remove toxins, and live a healthy balanced lifestyle. Her overall passion for health blends well with dentistry and nutrition. In her free time, she enjoys taking her kids to the ocean, reading, spin classes, and yoga.
A native of San Francisco, Lupe has 20 years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant and received her dental education from Bryman College in 1996. She trained in the latest technology in dentistry such as CERAC, VITA (custom shade), and Implant Dentistry. Her gentle and caring nature makes her patients comfortable and at ease during dental procedures. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her boys play sports. She also volunteers at her son’s school and her church.
Edith joined Dr. Garth Riopelle’s office in 2006. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, summa cum laude and Postgraduate Certificate in Oral Health for People with Complex Needs from University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry. She recently completed her Master of Science in Data Science at Pacific’s School of Engineering and Computer Science in San Francisco.Read More
Edith is dedicated in providing optimal preventive dental care while developing lasting relationships through health and total well-being of her patients. Aside from clinical care, she provides business operations support by generating data analysis of the dental practice, automating the monthly financial report, and developing several marketing and operational processes for the practice.
She gives back to the community by volunteering at Give Kids a Smile Day and has spent time in Jamaica and Kenya providing dental care to school-aged children in remote areas. She is an active member of the American Dental Education Association, American Dental Hygiene Association, California Dental Hygiene Association, and Mt. Diablo Dental Hygiene Society. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, scuba diving, and traveling with her husband.
Raeceen is the newest member of our team, joining the office in early 2019. She was born and raised on the island on Maui and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Hawaii where she graduated as one of the top students in her class. She is dually licensed in Hawaii and California. Having worked in a periodontal, pediatric and family dentistry offices, Raeceen is comfortable working with various conditions of the mouth in patients of all ages. She strongly believes in educating patients on proper oral hygiene to benefit their oral health and their whole health.