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Meet the Team

Drs' Nabeta & Salcedo are proud to have a clinical team dedicated to providing you with personalized dental care you deserve. They welcome any questions or concerns you may have during your visit with us.

Our administrative team is here to provide you with excellent, friendly customer service. We want you to always feel comfortable to contact them with any questions or concerns you may have. 

Joanne, Front Office Administrator

Joanne has many years of experience as our Practice Financial Coordinator. She is here to assist you with any financial arrangements, scheduling, and all aspects of your experience here at Peninsula Smiles. Joanne enjoys helping people and is more than happy to answer your questions.

She is a Bay Area native who grew up in Menlo Park and now resides in Cupertino. She enjoys spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.
 

Marilyn, Front Office Administrator

Marilyn is our Practice Scheduling Coordinator, she can assist you with any questions you may have about scheduling your appointments.

Marilyn was a patient of ours for many years before she decided she wanted to be a part of our team. Her kind and caring personality makes her the heart of the office. A Bay Area native from Redwood City, who enjoys being outdoors, caring for animals, and spending time with her family. 

Michaela, Front Office Administrator

Michaela brings years of business and banking experience to her position in our front office. She has been with the practice since 2000. Michaela will assist you with scheduling, insurance matters, financial arrangements and all aspects of your dental visits. Michaela was educated in Capetown, South Africa, and has chosen the Bay Area as her home.

She and her husband enjoy living close to family, and taking advantage of all that San Francisco has to offer. 

Rozz, RDH

Rozz is an exceptional hygienist and makes sure her patients feel at ease and comfortable during their visits. She has worked with us for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in dental hygiene.

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Rozz enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She is also a certified CPR instructor. 

Karen, RDH

Information about Karen is coming soon!

Christine, RDH

Christine, a registered dental hygienist, joined our practice in 2012, bringing over 25 years of dental experience to our team. Christine earned her BS in Health Science from San Francisco State University and completed her Hygiene degree at Carrington College.

She is a Bay Area native and is a devoted Giants and Forty Niner fan. Christine loves to spend time with her husband and young son enjoying all the beauty and fun the Bay Area has to offer. 

Kristne, RDH

Kristine is a wonderful hygienist with a gentle touch. For over 20 years she has educated patients about their oral care and the importance of good dental and body health.

She has many hobbies some of which include ballroom dancing and gardening. She also enjoys spending time with her family, working out, and teaching people about proper posture. 

Tess, RDH

Tess is originally from Northern Maine and has lived in the Bay Area for most of her adult life. She became a hygienist because she enjoys meeting new people and wants to share her knowledge with her patients. We are fortunate to have such a caring and capable hygienist on our team.

Tess enjoys spending time with her family, going on long walks, and meeting with friends for coffee or a bite to eat.
 

Halyna, RDA

Halyna is a wonderful dental assistant from the Ukraine. She has resided in the Bay Area since October 2003 and obtained her license as a Registered Dental Assistant not too long after her arrival. She has some experience in the Biomedical field and has provided help with Lung Cancer Research. You should feel assured that she is detail oriented, caring, and likes to help others achieve optimum dental health.

Halyna is a talented at embroidery, cooking and enjoys traveling. She is also an avid ping pong player. 

Aaron, RDA

Information about Aaron is coming soon!

Breann, RDA

Breann is a caring registered dental assistant with a special gift of putting patients at ease as our patient care coordinator. She has been assisting alongside Dr. Braun since 2007, and is an excellent source of information about all of our dental procedures. Breann is a dedicated student working hard toward her educational goals.

She has been raised in the Bay Area and enjoys spending time with her friends and family, hiking and exploring the outdoors, lakes and hills. 

Melissa, RDAEF

Melissa has over 25 years of chairside experience and has worked along side Dr. Braun since 1999. She is dedicated to always doing her personal best and brings a new level of professionalism to dentistry that is rare to find.

As a Registered Dental Assistant with expanded responsibilities, she provides a level of care you can always trust. Melissa is a Bay Area native who enjoys boating and camping with her family and friends.