Our dentist in Newhall, California, is happy to have a team who strives to fulfill all of your dental needs with quality care. Patients find that our team members are friendly and kind when providing the expert treatments and procedures that improve oral health. Take a look at the biographies below to learn more about our dental team.

Christy Dunkel—RDH
Christy has enjoyed creating healthy smiles for over 18 years and she has been a hygienist in our office since 2013. She has an extensive history in the field of dentistry. Before becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist, Christy worked as a Registered Dental Assistant. She received her training in dental hygiene from West L.A. College, graduating in 1998. Christy is certified for the use of a soft-tissue laser in treating non-surgical periodontal conditions.

Besides loving her career, Christy is a wife and proud mom, of four beautiful kids. Christy loves spending time with family, going to the beach, reading and watching her kids play sports. Christy is excited to be a part of our team providing compassionate and exceptional patient care. She loves people, is open to change and improvement, and has a passion for dental health.


Rose Bentley – RDA
Rose’s favorite part of her job is meeting and getting to know amazing patients. She loves to see the progress of large cases and how happy and confident the patients are after a smile transformation. Growing up in Southern California she needed a change of scenery and decided to go to Dental Assisting school in Rochester Minnesota. She completed all of her schooling and training at an ADA accredited school and graduated in May of 2015 as a registered dental assistant. After 4 years of braving the cold she decided to come back to sunny California. She has been in our office for over a year.Besides enjoying her career as an RDA, Rose is a happy mom of a beautiful little girl. Rose spends most of her time going to the beach, hiking and volunteering at her daughters’ school. She is happy to be apart of our team and strives to do the best for our patients and their comfort.She hopes to retire as a mermaid. 😉


Kelli has been in the field of dentistry since she was 19 years old. She was a dental assistant for fourteen years and then transitioned to the front office where she really shines! She is reliable, friendly and knowledgeable, and creates an “at home” atmosphere that helps our patients to feel comfortable in our office.
Kelli has been happily married for almost three decades to her husband Danny. They enjoy spending time at home with their dogs, going for walks and gardening. One item on their bucket list that they would like to accomplish is visiting Italy.


Elly has been practicing dental hygiene since 2012 after attending West Coast University. She graduated magna cum laude and valedictorian with her bachelor’s degree. Elly loves the dental world and continues to educate herself with new techniques and research as much as possible. Getting to know her patients is the highlight of her career. She strives to make each and every patient feel comfortable while tending to their dental needs.
Elly grew up and resides in Santa Clarita. She lives an active lifestyle going to the gym, doing yoga and taking walks. Elly and her husband Sean welcomed a baby boy named Landon in June 2017.


Jen was born and raised in the Santa Clarita Valley. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University in 2012. She worked as a dental assistant before entering hygiene school at San Joaquin Valley College the following year. Jen graduated valedictorian of her hygiene class and began working in the SCV immediately after getting her license.Jen loves her work as a dental hygienist. Her favorite part about her job is getting to meet so many different people from all walks of life and having the opportunity to establish trusting relationships with them. Jen loves to educate herself and to keep up to date with the latest technology, protocol and techniques in the hygiene profession to better care for her patient’s needs.Jen is happily married, and she and her spouse welcomed their first child, Colton, in June 2017. In her down time, Jen loves to spend time with her family and friends and loves to take trips to the beach and the mountains. Her family loves anything outdoors!