Scott D. Winter DDS

Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 

lauraLaura

Office Manager

Laura has been a part of the dental field since 1987.  She worked as a Registered Dental Assistant for ten years, and then worked for Delta Dental of California processing insurance claims.  Since then, Laura has been working in private practices helping patients to maximize their insurance benefits.  She started working with Dr. Winter in 2012.  She loves that all of us at Dr. Winter’s have the same goal of ensuring that our patients have a great dental experience.  Laura has three children and two dogs.  She loves the San Francisco Giants and the 49ers!  She also enjoys traveling, camping, and seeing shows at the theater.

 

Hayley

Treatment Coordinator

Hayley has been in the dental field for eleven years.  Her career started in high school as a dental office aide and eventually she became a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been with Dr. Winter since 2012.   One of her favorite parts about her job is getting to know each patient and helping them to feel comfortable from the minute they come into the office!  She is grateful to have found a team who also shares that the same vision of patient comfort and satisfaction.  Hayley, her husband, and their Boston terrier enjoy spending time together.
 

 

Niki

Appointment Coordinator

Niki has been apart of the dental field for over a year and has been enjoying learning all about dentistry.  She is the first person that our patients see when they come through our doors.  As the Appointment Coordinator Niki is responsible for helping meet the scheduling needs of our patients.  When not working, Niki can be found with her horses and barrel racing.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  

 

 

cathleenCathleen

Hygiene Coordinator

Cathleen has been in the dental field for over ten years and has been the Hygiene Coordinator for Dr. Winter since 2010.  As the Hygiene Coordinator Cathleen helps to ensure that patients are scheduled for their cleanings and that their insurance benefits are accurate.  She also helps the Hygienists and Doctor with taking x-rays, impressions and in the sterilization of instruments.  Cathleen enjoys getting to know all of our wonderful patients!  Cathleen has two married sons and three grandchildren and 2 dogs. She loves to spend time with her family and being in her garden.

 

rachelRachel

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel has been a hygienist since 2006.  She started in the dental field in 1994 as a dental assistant.  Rachel started in Dr. Winter’s office in 2010. Aside from helping patients maintain their oral health she enjoys really getting to know each patient.  She thinks of her patients as friends and family.  Rachel strives to make sure that each patient has the best dental experience possible.   
Rachel has been married to her husband for 21 years.  They have two daughters and a dog.  Rachel has been an active member of her church for 24 years and loves to volunteer for church events and activities.  She also enjoys running and has completed three half marathons.  She is a Giants fan!

 

joanneJoAnne

Registered Dental Hygienist

JoAnn has been in the dental field since 1976. She is a hygienist and has been with Dr. Winter since his practice opened.  As a hygienist she not only performs cleanings but also educates patients about their oral health.  Her favorite part of that process is strengthening the provider and patient relationship.  A priority that both she and Dr. Winter share is providing patient’s with quality care that has a personal approach for each individual patient.  JoAnn is married to a retired dentist.  They have a daughter who is a licensed therapist. JoAnn is an active member of Soroptmist and volunteers in the community. She and her husband enjoy traveling and gardening. JoAnn likes to sew and cook.  

 

Heather

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather began her career in the dental field just after high school.  She started as an RDA in both general and orthodontic practices before returning to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist.  She has worked with Dr. Winter since 2012 and has enjoyed every moment working with such a dedicated staff and amazing patients.  Being able to build relationships with patients and to have an impact on so many smiles is a huge reason why she loves her profession. Heather is married and has one son.  She enjoys spending time with her close friends and family.  She likes to attend sporting events! Go Raiders & A’s!!   

 

 

Courtney

Registered Dental Hygienist

Courtney started in our office January 2017.  She has been a hygienist since 2014.  Her decision to join the dental field was influenced by her mother, who is also a hygienist.   One of her favorite parts of  her job is getting to know her patients and creating a bond with them so that they feel more like family.  As a member of Dr. Winter’s team, she has enjoyed working together to make our patients feel comfortable while still putting their best interests first.  When she is not cleaning teeth, Courtney likes to spend time with husband.  They were married in October 2016.  They have two cats and enjoy spending time with their family and friends.   


 

blancaBlanca

Registered Dental Assistant, EF2

As a Registered Dental Aassistant, EF2, Blanca’s license allows her to not only assist with Dr. Winter but to place permanent crowns and fillings.  She has been in the field of dentistry since 1989.  She has been assisting Dr. Winter since his first day in private practice in 2007.  Blanca tries to make each patient feel welcomed and cared for while they are in the office.  “We want our patients to feel like they are a part of our dental family”.  Blanca has been married for 17 years and has two teenage sons.  She enjoys watching them play high school football.  (Go Downey!)  As a family they love to camp, ride quads, and enjoy the outdoors.  

 

claudiaClaudia

Registered Dental Assistant

Claudia has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1998.   She has been in this office since 2003, but with Dr. Winter for five years.  Her favorite part of being an assistant is helping patients to get a healthier and prettier smile.  As one of Dr. Winter’s three assistants, Claudia helps provide patients with the care that they deserve.  Claudia is married and has two children.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She likes to go on hikes and enjoys cooking.   

  

Josie

Registered Dental Assistant

Josie has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1992.  She is passionate about dentistry.  Her favorite part of being an assistant is getting to know patients and helping them make their smile the best it can be.  When she is not in the office Josie enjoys spending time with her family.  She is married and has four children.  

 

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