Meet Our Office Family


Jen- Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen has been in the dental field since 1995 and graduated from Shasta College Hygiene program in 2002.  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.”  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.  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.




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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.

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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 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 seven 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.


Front Office

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. 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.