Meet Our Office Family
As a graduate of Shasta College, Brooke has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 9 years. Her favorite part about having a career in Dentistry? Being able to utilize her passion for educating and to build stronger relationships with her patients because of it. Brooke was born and raised in Paradise, CA, but has since made Chico her Home. Outside of the office, Brooke enjoys baking delicious sweets, cooking new recipes, watching sports games and above all, spending time with her husband, Nathan, her daughters Hazel and Abigail, and their family dog, Sawyer.
Kelly- Registered Dental Hygienist
After high school, Kelly graduated from the Butte County ROP Dental Assisting Program. She quickly gained experience in various Chico offices that eventually encouraged her to go to Dental Hygiene School at Carrington College in Sacramento. Kelly has since been a Hygienist for over 8 years and says her favorite part about her job is building personal relationships with her patients while providing quality care. Originally from Gridley, Kelly is married to her husband, Steven, and together, they have 3 dogs, 1 cat, and 6 chickens. Outside the office, they love to spend time with family and friends, whether it be bike riding, gardening, scrapbooking, or traveling to their favorite places.
Hannah- Registered Dental Hygienist
Mary- Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions 2
Mary has a been a member of our team for over 25 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 providing modern, gentle dentistry. Mary values our dedication to providing outstanding care and enjoys getting to know our patients. Married to her husband, Scott, for almost three decades, Mary likes to spend time with her family, be outdoors, garden, cook, fly fish, hike, and read.
Tawyna- Registered Dental Assistant
Tawnya has been a dental assistant since 2011. She lived in Tennessee for over 13 years and in 2014, decided to move to California and call Paradise home. Tawnya has 2 children, David and Audrina. When she is not busy cheering her kids on in their various school activities, she loves to cook, bake, play bingo, camp and go bowling. Tawyna also has a knack for Genealogy and has successfully tracked her ancestry back to the 1400s!
Nora- Registered Dental Assistant
Nora has been a Dental Assistant since July 2009 and became a Registered Dental Assistant after graduating from Western Career College in 2011. Since then, she has worked for Dr. Beckett and Dr. Robles for over eight years. Nora and her husband Jorge, have been married since 2010 and have a son, Jairo. Like Dr. Robles, Nora is also fluent in both Spanish and English. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, singing karaoke and horseback riding with her son.
Bella has been with our office since the summer of 2016. As an aspiring dentist, her role here has evolved over the years. You may see her working at the front desk, helping the hygienists, or catch her in the back office assisting Mary and Dr. Robles! Bella loves being able to work in all realms of our dental practice. She has since earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at St. Mary’s College, and, has recently completed a Dentistry Post-Baccalaureate at UCSF School of Dentistry- her next stop is dental school! When she is not focusing on dentistry and becoming future “Dr. Bella,” Bella loves to indoor cycle, buy new plants, go on long walks with her dog, Emma, and spend time with her friends and family.
Briana graduated from the ROP Dental Assisting Program in May of 2017. Upon graduating, she worked for a local Endodontist and has since transitioned to the Fabulous Team Robles as our new Hygiene Assistant- so catch her working hard on our Hygiene Wing! Originally born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Briana has come to love all that Chico has to offer. She currently lives in Corning with her husband, Gabriel, and their son, Ulices. Briana is unique to our Team as she is fluent in both Spanish and English. When she is not at work, Briana loves to go shopping, travel, cook new dishes, and spend time with her family and friends.
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. Most recently, Shari started and is, the Chapter President of Northern CA, AADOM and was recently awarded AADOM’s 2017 Practice Administrator of Distinction Award for her outstanding commitment to exceptional patient care. When not at work, her primary focus is her family: her kids Tyler and Chloe, and her husband, Ed. Shari also loves to be outdoors gardening, traveling and reading.
Carolyn- Financial & Insurance Coordinator, Dental Assistant
Carolyn graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Bryman College in San Jose, CA in 1997. She shifted her focus to the business side of the practice 22 years ago, where she now fully utilizes her administrative experience and professional knowledge with patients. Having moved to Chico in 2007, Carolyn has since set roots and is happy to call Chico home. Outside of work, Carolyn spends her free time with her two children Jacob & Lucy, visiting with friends and extended family, and working on DIY projects for her new house.
Megan graduated from the ROP Dental Assisting Program in 2009 and has loved the caring atmosphere of dentistry ever since. As a new member of Team Robles, Megan is excited to work with an all female crew- talk about girl power! Originally from Paradise, Megan moved to Chico in 2010 where she met her husband of ten years, Brandon. Together, they have three beautiful children, Ethan, Eli, and Leah. Outside the office, Megan loves to plan a big beach trip with her family every year, and is easily, the office’s biggest Disney fan! Be sure to tell her your favorite Disney character the next time you see her at the front desk!
Jennifer has been in dentistry for over 20 years! She loves the artistry of what we do and how such a small change in a person’s smile can make such a big difference in their life. As an experienced Registered Dental Assistant, Jennifer has since transitioned to the front office, where she utilizes her vast knowledge of procedures to help patients better understand their appointments, and hopefully, make their experience a positive one. When she is not at the office, Jennifer loves to cook new dishes, go camping, practice her golf swing, and spend time with her sweet dog, Fiona, and her family and friends.
Debbie- Registered Nurse & International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Debbie graduated from CSU Chico in 1990 with her Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree. From 1990-2004, Debbie worked as a nurse at Enloe Medical Center, Oroville Hospital and for the Butte County Public Health Department, specializing in Maternal-Child-Adolescent Health. In 1986, she became the first IBCLC in Butte County and has been working in private practice ever since. Debbie was a founding member of the California Breastfeeding Promotion Advisory Committee and has been a faculty member for lactation courses and speaking events since 1987. In addition to providing services and support to new parents, Debbie was the owner of the Chico specialty store, Mother Nurture. Debbie, a widow, was married for over 30 years to her best friend, Lowell. Now she especially enjoys her 3 adult sons and daughters-in-law and 7 grandchildren! Debbie enjoys pet cats, gardening, crocheting, and crossword puzzles. She is passionate about breastfeeding and is excited to continue to protect and support young families!