“I love interacting with all the patients and making them feel comfortable” -Melanie
Melanie grew up in San Mateo. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years. As the office manager, she is the person who greets people on the phone, schedules appointments, coordinates treatment and deals with insurance companies. Her friendly, warm personality makes her an indispensable part of Coastside Dentistry.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, going to concerts and hanging out with her dog and family.
“I love working and living on the coast.” -Mary Jane
Mary Jane grew up on the Coastside. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. As the office manager, she is the person who greets people on the phone, schedules appointments, coordinates treatment and deals with insurance companies. Her friendly, warm personality makes her an indispensable part of Coastside Dentistry.
In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike, snowboarding, hiking and spending time with her husband Scott and her four kids.
“I love my patients young & old. I especially love seeing some of the patients I saw as little kids bring in their kids now.” -Denise
Denise has been at Coastside Dentistry for over 20 years. Having three children of her own, she is very skilled at communicating with our pediatric patients and making them feel comfortable. Having been an integral part of the office team for so many years, she can easily lend her expertise with many facets of the practice.
An avid Giants fan, Denise loves going to country music concerts, reading, gardening and spending time with her three sons, two toy poodles and husband Ron.
“I love helping patients feel comfortable during dental treatment and having them leave with a smile.” -Katie
Katie joined Coastside Dentistry in 2013 but is not a new face. As a child, she was a patient at Coastside Dentistry. She completed her dental assistant training at CSM and has quickly become a essential member of our team.
Raised in Pacifica, Katie has 3 siblings and loves playing volleyball. She also enjoys traveling to new places.
“The best thing about my job has been the relationships I have built with patients over the years both working as an assistant and now as a dental hygienist.” -Shannon
Shannon has been working at Coastside Dentistry since 2019. Through her experience of working as a dental assistant before becoming a hygienist she has a very high level of clinical competency. Her warm and caring demeanor make her an integral part of our team.
She enjoys hiking, camping and hanging out with friends.
“I feel most happy when a patient says, ‘I love getting my teeth cleaned!” -Lindsay
Lindsay joined Coastside Dentistry in 2014. She brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge from having worked as a dental hygienist for over 10 years. Many of our patients already know her since she grew up here in Half Moon Bay and has lived in the community all her life.
She likes spending time with her husband and two daughters, bike riding, shooting hoops, and developing her culinary skills (especially baking).