Meet The Team
Shadi has been with Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry family from the very beginning. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and has always had a passion for helping people. She grew up in the Washington DC area and still loves to visit and travel as much as she can. She loves seeing all of our adorable patients and strives to help make each of their visits run smoothly for the child and the parent. In her spare time, she loves to cook/bake and plan parties for her loved ones. She loves to spend time with her husband and two little girls as well as her friends and family from around the world. She is also fluent in Farsi. Shadi looks forward to welcoming you to our office!
Savannah grew up in Southern California and has always had a desire to work with children. She loves animals and has two French Bulldogs that she loves to spend time with. She loves spending time with her husband and baking. Savannah’s dedication and passion for providing patients with optimal care make her a valuable member of our team. She loves laughing and getting to know you and your children during their time at our dental office.
Lena enjoys being around kids and loves helping and educating others about the importance of oral hygiene. She loves playing volleyball, working out and spending time with family and friends. She aspires to travel the world while having a taste of each region’s delicious food. She looks forward to making your children’s visit to Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry a happy one!
As a young child, Vanessa loved going to the dentist and now she strives to give the kids that come through the doors at Growing Smiles the same experience. She loves being at the beach, camping, antique hunting, and spending time with her family.
Kaitlin began her career in the Pediatric Dental field in 2013. At the time, having nine nieces and nephews inspired her to make going to the dentist “fun”. Fast forward to now, she is an Aunt to 12 and has a child of her own. On her free time, she is chasing her baby and two dogs around the house. She loves to spend time with her husband while they watch the latest episode of the real housewives.
Jazmine has been working in the dental field since 2020. She enjoys working with kids, and educating kids in the office about the importance of oral hygiene. Jazmine loves working out, enjoys cooking and finding new recipes to try out, reading books, and going to concerts and music festivals. You can always find her trying out new Boba tea spots as well!
She has always taken care of her younger cousins so when she became a dental assistant she knew she wanted to work with children. Fernanda likes working and educating kids on their oral health as well. In her free time, she likes passing time with family and her dog Noodle. She also loves listening to a variety of music and taking mini trips around the Bay Area.
Jaqueline grew up in the Central Valley and moved to the Bay in 2019. She loves the outdoor activities like camping, swimming, and riding ATV’s. She also enjoys dancing to most Latin music. Jaqueline loves to make everyone smile and wants to make your visit to our office a fun one.
Alyssa a Bay Area native and grew up in San José. At a young age, she had a passion working with kids. This sparked her interest to study child developmental and then later found interest in the dental field where both of her passions could be combined. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes and spending time with friends and family. She looks forward to making it a great dental experience for both the children and their parents!