Meet Our Team

Your Comfort is Our First Concern

You want gentle dentistry that is comfortable, convenient and totally focused on you and your smile. You’ll find it at Temple City Dental Care in the heart of Temple City, CA. At Temple City Dental Care, we focus on you.

That beautiful smile you have been dreaming about is here. Everyone at Temple City Dental Care believes that healthy teeth and gums are important in life. People with great smiles are thought to be more attractive and more successful. And we want all of our patients to have that feeling – along with a fabulous dental experience.


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Dani Williams, Team Leader, Registered Dental Assistant

Team Leader and Registered Dental Assistant Dani Williams has been a key part of Temple City Dental Care (TCDC) since 2002. Dani was awarded the national “Dental Assistant of the Year” by the super-respected Crown Council. Dani, who was raised in Duarte, has also led multiple community projects in Temple City and was a volunteer for Haven House of Pasadena, the first shelter for
victims of domestic violence established in the U.S. Dani is truly motivated to make a difference for others; she finds much reward in regularly volunteering her time to feed the homeless in downtown LA. and Dani is a mom to a beautiful daughter.


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Denise Williams-Jones, Treatment Coordinator, Registered Dental Assistant

Denise has been a major part of Temple City Dental Care (TCDC) since 2010, after working in pediatric dentistry for the previous 17 years. Denise is one of our treatment coordinators and has brought us her energy, imagination, and a real commitment to the organization. She represents our office in the community and sat on the board of Arcadia Chamber of Commerce for one year. Denise currently consults and trains other dental offices in implementing the art and science of Five Star customer service (Next Level to Success). Denise loves music, reading, and hiking in her spare time.


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Claudia Haro, Office Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant

Claudia grew up in nearby Duarte and has been a great addition to our office. Her willingness to take on any task, whether it is learning something new in the front office or helping when needed in the clinical setting, is a win-win for patients and our team. She received her RDA in 2017 from Citrus College and will soon be completing her B.S. in Marketing Management (with an emphasis in Promotion). Outside the office, Claudia loves spending time with her boyfriend Armando and their corgi Luna, as well as traveling, spending time with friends, and trying new experiences.


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Matthew Alexander, Office Assistant

Matt grew up in nearby Arcadia and has been a great addition to our office. His infectious smile may be one of the first things you see when you enter our office, and he aims to provide a warm and inviting experience to each patient. He will be completing his Registered Dental Assistant degree from Citrus College in June 2021. Outside the office, he loves cooking up delicious recipes and collecting retro videogames.


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Lupe Bracamontes, Registered Dental Assistant

Registered Dental Assistant Lupe is an amazing dental assistant who joined TCDC in 2019. Lupe grew up in the nearby San Fernando Valley and has been a dental assistant since 2011; she brings an amazing work ethic, awesome sense of humor and infectious laugh, and a warm welcoming personality. Lupe spends quality leisure time with her husband, Henry, hiking the trails in Southern California and camping out in their ambulance-converted RV.


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Emily Do, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Emily joined TCDC in 2021, after loving this office as a patient herself. She has a warm, welcoming, and gentle personality, and she always seeks to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease. In her free time, Emily loves to cook & bake; her cheesecakes are out of this world! She and her husband, Jack, have a Golden Retriever named Cookie. And, she is also an amazing artist, dancer, and loves all things K-Pop.


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Marie Kato, Registered Dental Hygienist

Marie was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and later secured an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from the Pasadena City College. Marie has earned a certificate to perform laser care and administer local anesthesia. Marie brings with her business knowledge & leadership skills gained from her retail corporate background and her experience as a dental office manager.


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Alexandra Henriquez, Registered Dental Hygienist

Alex grew up in Highland Park and currently lives in nearby San Gabriel; she obtained her dental hygiene degree at Pasadena City College in 2018 and also holds a B.S. Degree in Biology. She is dedicated to educating each of her patients to achieve their optimum oral health, and she provides gentle and thorough care. She is certified to perform laser therapy and administer local anesthesia. Alex and her husband Raphael love the outdoors, including gardening, hiking, and playing their favorite sport, soccer (in fact, that’s how they met!). They have an adorable baby boy who they cherish.