Meet the Center for Oral Reconstruction & Education Team

Orange Oral Surgery

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Jenette Colvin, Office Manager

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Jenette has dedicated most of her career to C.O.R.E. as a front office administrator and office manager. She is knowledgeable on all elements of the practice, as well as kind, trustworthy, and attentive. Jenette takes great pride in representing C.O.R.E. and strives to make each patient’s experience comfortable and informative. Jenette graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts and is also a BLS Instructor certified through the American Heart Association.

Jenette is married and a proud mother to three young children. She enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and, above all, spending time with her family.

Weslie Lewis, Lead Surgical Assistant

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With extensive experience in oral surgery, Weslie is passionate about assisting with surgeries and helping patients achieve their desired oral health results.  The greatest joy for Weslie is to see a patient improve his or her quality of life through oral surgery.  Weslie is licensed as a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant (COMSA), has completed her dental assisting training, and will be eligible to sit for the Registered Dental Assistant exam and licensure.

When not at work, Weslie enjoys playing in a professional bowling league, a co-ed softball league, and spending time with her husband and family.

Amanda Bathke, Treatment Coordinator & Surgical Assistant

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Amanda’s enthusiastic personality is contagious. A previous patient now greatly enjoys her role surgically assisting and getting to know each patient. She has a warm personality and excels at helping patients feel comfortable and at ease. Amanda is a graduate of Concorde’s dental assisting program.

Amanda enjoys time with her family and friends.

Love Lemus, Surgical Assistant

full mouth dental reconstruction orange countyLove is cross-trained as one of our surgical assistants and also a scheduling coordinator. Her kind and caring manner help put our patients at ease during treatment. She ensures our patients receive a comprehensive understanding of their goals of care. Her laugh is contagious. On the weekends and outside of work, you can find her playing with her dogs at the beach and spending time with her family and friends.

Francisca Garcia, Treatment Coordinator & Surgical Assistant

oral surgery and dental implants orange countyFrancisca has been in the dental and oral surgery community for many years, and her extensive experience in the field enhances patient care. Francisca is licensed as both a Registered Dental Assistant and Dental Surgical Assistant, and in continuing with her dedication to best serve our patients, also completed her certification as an Oral Surgery Assistant. Her hard work, attention to detail, and calm demeanor allow patients to feel at ease and comfortable. She is also bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the Disney theme parks and going to the beach. She is an avid reader and loves exploring new cooking recipes.

Dreena Ponder,  Front Office, Scheduling Coordinator

wisdom tooth removal oc coreDreena is likely the first voice you hear when calling our office. She takes pride in providing for patient’s needs and strives to develop optimal timing in scheduling patients and coordination between referring offices. She is a native of Orange and while not at work, is an avid baker of delectable cheesecakes and also finds joy in spending time with her family and friends.

Bao-Anh Nguyen, Insurance Coordinator

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Bao-Anh is our insurance and billing coordinator and a resource to patients with billing and insurance concerns. She has over 15 years in the dental field. She is currently completing her education to become a registered nurse, RN.

Bao-Anh enjoys outdoor activities and Muay Thai.

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