Meet Our Office Family
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. Luciana’s goal is to improve her patient’s health through treatment and education. She is also 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.
Sonya- Registered Dental Hygienist
Sonya graduated from Shasta College in 2008 and has been happily working in the dental field ever since! After all these years of experience, you may ask her what she loves most about dentistry and her answer is simple: Sonya enjoys seeing how changing a patient’s smile truly transforms their life! As a hygienist, she ispassionate about providing calm and caring dentistry, where a patient’s comfort and wellbeing is the main concern. When Sonya isn’t at work, she has an itch to travel, loves good food, is very fond of chocolate, and enjoys exploring Butte County with her husband and son.
Mary- Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Function 2
Mary has a been a member of our team for over 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 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 over two decades, Mary likes to spend time with her family, be outdoors, garden, cook, fly fish, hike, and read.
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.
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.
After graduating from the ROP Dental Assisting Program in May of 2018, Martha happily joined Team Robles! She was drawn to our office’s mission statement and has adopted it as her own: to give genuine, empathetic care to all her patients. Originally born and raised in Massachusetts, Martha met her fiancé, Joakim, in San Francisco and has called California home for the past 7 years. They eventually moved to Chico to start a family and have a son named, Per. Outside of the office, Martha loves being at home with her boys, playing cards and chess. She also enjoys making linocut block prints! If you’re like us, and didn’t know what that was, ask Martha about it at your next visit with us!
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.
Chrystal- Insurance & Financial Coordinator, Registered Dental Assistant
Chrystal brings over 20 years of dental experience to our office having been a Registered Dental Assistant and an Oral Surgery Assistant before transitioning to the front desk. She thrives in being personable and professional while valuing a strong work ethic, providing compassionate care to our patients. Chrystal loves spending time with her husband, Josh, and their children: Eric, Taylor, Megan, Ryan and Kylee, while also enjoying time outdoors with her dogs, listening to podcasts and reading interesting biographies.
Carolyn- Hygiene Retention 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 20 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.
Jane- Business & Administrative Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant
Jane brings over 15 years of dental experience to the Robles Team! Having been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2003, Jane is passionate about making people feel comfortable and welcome in the dental office. It is her compassionate and friendly nature that made her transition to the front desk so seamless. Jane loves spending time with her husband, Tommy, and her 4 boys, Jordan, Jeremiah, Jerred, and Carter. Together, they enjoy sports, being outdoors whenever possible, and working on their garden.