Dental Team – Newbury Park, CA

Meet Our Trusted,
Caring Team Members

Our wonderful staff at Paraiso Family Dental & Orthodontics is one of our most important features. All of our team members go out of their way to make everyone that walks through our front door feel like part of the family, and they will always answer your questions and listen attentively to your concerns. The brief biographies below will help you get to know our team members better before you call to set up your first appointment.

Debbie, Office Administrator

Dental office administrator Debbie

Debbie's responsibilities include everything from accounting and billing to advertising and insurance. A native Californian, she and Dr. Chaffee opened Paraiso Family Dental and Orthodontics in 2008. Patients appreciate Debbie’s easy-going nature and personal touch, as well as her ability to keep our dental office working so efficiently. Debbie is married to Dr. Chaffee, and together they have two sons, Darryn and Bennett. When she’s not at the dental office, you’ll find her swimming, traveling, watching a movie, or spending quality time with her family.

Wendy, Co-Office Administrator

Dental office co-administrator Wendy

When you visit the dental office, you’ll likely encounter Wendy’s smiling face first. As our resident people person, she enjoys getting to know our patients personally and providing exceptional service. What does she like about our dental office? The level of honesty provided to both patients and staff. Wendy is married with two wonderful boys. Her hobbies include reading, camping, a good game of Bunco, and spending time with her friends and family.

Kim, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Kim

Kim graduated from Loma Linda University with a BS in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing for 24 years and still loves her job! She enjoys helping her patients attain and maintain a healthy smile. Kim says that the best part of her job is meeting and getting to know so many wonderful people. She has been married to her husband David for 23 years and they have 4 amazing children. In her free time, she loves attending her children's sporting events, spending time with her family, cooking and baking, reading, and serving in her church.

Julie, Registered Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Julie

Julie acquired her RDA license and training from UCLA and is fluent in French. She has been an RDA for more than 20 years and feels that it has been a wonderful career choice for her. She enjoys being helpful, nurturing, and getting to socialize with our patients. Julie joined our dental office just over a year ago and says she feels fortunate to be part of our dental family. In her spare time, Julie loves being a mom to her two daughters and spending time with her family and husband of 18 years, Tom. When not with her work family, she loves to travel, hike, read, and attend her daughters' sporting events and activities.