Meet Our Office Family


Jen, Registered Dental Hygienist

Although a graduate of the 2002 Shasta College Hygiene program, Jen has been in the dental field since 1995.  With a passion for training, Jen frequently attends specialty courses to learn the most current techniques.  She is delighted to provide the best patient care possible, making her a wonderful addition to our office.  Her philosophy is   “Keeping my patients comfortable and educating them about their oral health is very important to me.”  Outside of the office, Jen enjoys the outdoors with her husband, Jeff, and their two dogs. 



Luciana , Registered Dental Hygienist

A graduate of Shasta College, Luciana has been a registered dental hygienist for 9 years.  She is originally from Brazil but has lived in Chico for over 20 years.  She is passionate about her job and her patients.  Her goal is to improve her patient’s health through treatment and education.  She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.  Luciana enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband, Dave, sons Kevin and Daniel and her dog Jack.  Luciana is proud to be a part of our professional dental team.


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Mary has a been a member of our team for 20 years. In 2013 she reached the highest level of specialized training as a Registered Dental Assistant with ‘Extended Functions.’ She  enjoys working with our talented staff and appreciates Dr. Robles’ enthusiasm and commitment to provide modern, gentle dentistry. Mary values our dedication to providing outstanding care and enjoys getting to know our patients. Married to her husband, Scott, for over two decades, Mary likes to spend time with her family, be outdoors, garden, cook, fly fish, hike, and read.  

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Tawnya, Registered Dental Assistant

Tawnya has been a dental assistant since 2011.  She has recently moved to Paradise from Tennessee.  Tawnya has 2 children David and Audrina.  Tawnya spends her time away from work with family and friends.  She loves to cook, bake, play bingo, camp and go bowling. 




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Nora, Registered Dental Assistant

Nora has been a dental assistant for 9 years and has worked in our office for the past 8. Nora and her husband Jorge have been married for 8 years and have a  baby boy, Jairo. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family and friends and horseback riding




Front Desk

Shari, Office Manager/Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Function

Shari has worked with Dr. Beckett and Dr. Robles since 1992.  Starting as a Dental Assistant, she became a Registered Dental Assistant in 1993.  Following training at UCSF School of Dentistry, she obtained certification as a Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Function in 1995.  Shari has transitioned into our front office as our Office Manager.  A true embodiment of our office mission statement – Shari strongly believes in providing the best service possible with enthusiasm, warmth and a commitment to quality.  When not at work, her primary focus are her kids, Tyler & Chloe, and her husband, Ed.  She also loves to be outdoors gardening, traveling and reading.


Chrystal, Administrative Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant

Chrystal brings over 18 years of dentistry experience to our office.  She thrives in being personable and professional while valuing a strong work ethic and believes in providing compassionate care to our patients.  Chrystal enjoys spending time with her Husband, Josh, and their children:  Eric, Taylor, Megan, Ryan and Kylee, while also enjoying baking and reading.