Director of Front Office and Treatment coordinator.
Janice was born in the Philippines and moved to the US when she was 4 years old. She is fluent in Tagalog and loves speaking her native tongue.
“Halika at sumali kayo sa aming pamilia, salamat po at mabuhay!”
Janice joined Mira Mesa Dental Office as a dental assistant in 2005, and shortly after graduated as an RDA and continued her education in dentistry.
Mira Mesa Dental has allowed her to grow and expand her expertise in our front office, and Janice has been handling the administrative side of the practice since 2013. With over 14 years experience in healthcare and 6 years of administrative duties, Janice is committed to assure our patients and their families have a positive experience during each and every visit.
Janice loves to travel with her husband and two children. Outside of Mira Mesa Dental you’ll find her with her family around the Mira Mesa community.
Front office and Treatment coordinator.
Priscilla has been in the dental field for 18 years. She graduated from dental assisting school in 2001, and became a licensed registered dental assistant at USC.
In 2012, Priscilla started working for Mira Mesa Dental Office as an RDA. In 2018, she expanded her knowledge and now helps our patients with their financial and treatment planning needs.
When Priscilla not at work, she is spending time with her family and friends. She recently fell in love with horseback riding, but most of all she enjoys time with her two amazing kids.
Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function Level II & back office leader.
Tessa has been in the dental field for almost 20 years! She graduated dental assisting school right here in San Diego in the year 2000, and has been furthering her education in the dental community ever since.
In 2009, Tessa earned an advanced license from the UCLA School of Dentistry, graduating in the top 5 of her class. There, she gained extensive knowledge as a Restorative Assistant (RDAEF II) and is able to help the patients and doctors here at Mira Mesa Dental Office with her specialty!
Outside of her passion for dentistry, Tessa enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. She adores her 3 daughters and cheers on her partner in his role as a First Responder for CAL FIRE. Tessa is a Yoga Instructor and loves music and the outdoors. She also volunteers her time as a Board Member for a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to families of children diagnosed with cancer.
Registered Dental Assistant
Melissa was born and raised in Oklahoma. She obtained a Teacher’s Aid Degree and has worked in early childhood and education for for eight years prior to joining the dental field. She has been serving patients in the area since she graduated from UEI College of San Diego in 2010.
Melissa has years of experience in many aspects of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, sedation, orthodontics, endodontics, pediatric, and CAD/CAM dentistry. She has also participated in dental public health efforts by volunteering dental services for The Monarch School, a school for homeless children in SD. Also passionate about health, Melissa loves to share her knowledge of complete dental health with the patients so that they can make the best decisions for the overall health of their mouth and body.
When she’s not caring for patients, Melissa enjoys raising her 16 year old daughter, attending live music events, exploring the outdoors, traveling, and quality time with friends. She is also an animal lover who often does pet sitting for friends.