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Our team

All our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice in La Jolla.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family to Dr. Paul J. Styrt, Specialists in Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, and we look forward to working with you.

 

Patty

Patty

Practice Administrator/Treatment Coordinator, RDA, OAP

Patty is a San Diego native and has worked in the orthodontic field as a Registered Dental Assistant since 1987. After working many years as a clinical assistant, she transitioned into the role of Treatment Coordinator and is now our Practice Administrator. Patty provides quality care to each and every patient and believes that patience and caring go a long way in keeping our team and patients happy.

I love how a beautiful smile can make a difference in the confidence of a child.

My own two children have gone through treatment with Dr. Styrt and now they both have beautiful healthy smiles!

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Financial/Insurance Specialist

Elizabeth was born and raised in San Diego, California. Elizabeth moved to Fort Hood, Texas in 2009 where she entered the orthodontic field and she fell in love with helping patients achieve self-confidence. After moving back to San Diego in 2012, her background in insurance, finance and customer service has brought her to the wonderful team of Dr. Styrt.

I love witnessing the positive changes in our patients every day. It is an honor to be sharing this amazing experience with them as we strive to be the best part of their day

Alex

Alex

Clinical Coordinator Specialist, RDA, OAP

Alex has been in the dental field since 1997. He completed his training at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. After working many years as a clinical assistant, he has transitioned into the role of Clinical Coordinator. When not taking care of patients, Alex enjoys sports and time with his family. Alex is happily married to his wife and they are both appreciating life as parents of two beautiful boys.

I enjoy being in the dental field because it’s very rewarding when I see patient benefit from a new smile.

Colette

Colette

Clinical Specialist, RDA, OAP

Colette, originally from Chicago, has lived in San Diego for many years. She has worked in the orthodontic field since 1994 and now works on our team as a clinical specialist. Colette adores working for Dr. Styrt and his amazing team who are always striving to set the orthodontic bar high. Colette enjoys living in the Bay Park Community with her husband and two children.

Dina

Dina

Clinical Specialist, RDA, OAP

Dina moved here from Culver City and has been in the dental field since 1987. She works as a Clinical Specialist and enjoys enhancing lives every day. Dina loves being an RDA and feels blessed to live here and work with such fun-loving people. Dina enjoys cooking, canning, and sharing her homemade salsa!

Joann

Joann

Pediatric Clinical Specialist, RDA

Joann is originally from Puerto Rico, and has lived in San Diego for over a decade. She has been in the dental field since 2007 and works as an orthodontic and pediatric clinical specialist. She is bilingual and loves to have fun with all the children. Joann does a wonderful job providing education at school visits on dental health and teaching about proper dental care. Joann is a proud mom of 3 children; an airman, a cosmetologist and a full time college student. She loves traveling and you will see her buzzing around, working as hard in our office as she trains in the gym!

Gina

Gina

Treatment Coordinator

Gina began her orthodontic career in Sacramento in 1984 working as a clinical specialist, treatment coordinator and front office administrator before coming to San Diego and joining our team in 2017. She shines in treatment coordinating, and especially loves being able to educate and connect with our new patients, creating a comfortable environment. Gina is a motivated mother of two beautiful adult daughters and fills her time with music, eating right, working out and staying healthy. She loves working for Dr. Styrt because of the quality of his team members, being surrounded by their positivity is the perfect thing to create a great day!

Sheri

Sheri

Pediatric Clinical Specialist, RDA

Sheri is one of our pediatric assistants and has been in the dental field since 1997. She loves getting to know the patients and parents at every appointment and works hard to make sure they have an enjoyable experience. Sheri is married with two sons and a dog, and they like to spend their free time going to the river, or relaxing by the pool at home. You can also find Sheri and her husband watching their son’s basketball and baseball games, as they are a family that loves sports!

Mackenzie

Mackenzie

Clinical Specialist, RDA

Mackenzie is a San Diego native and has been in the dental field since 2016. She found her true love and passion for dental assisting when she became a sterilization technician working part time while attending Grossmont community college. She is so happy to have joined Team Styrt in 2018 where she can expand on her skills and knowledge. What Mackenzie enjoys to do the most is spend time with her family and explore San Diego. Mackenzie likes drawing and doodling to show her creativity and also loves dogs. She loves the positive and loving environment of her co-workers who always make the days entertaining and also enjoys creating beautiful healthy smiles for all of her patients.