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"I'm very happy to be a part of Dr. Coe's staff, and to know our staff is very professional, friendly, compassionate and caring. My favorite part of my job is meeting our patients, getting to know them, as well as helping them get through fears related to dentistry." ~Mayra
Mayra is a licensed Registered Dental Assistant. She joined Dr. Coe's Family Dental Team in 2002, and has over 24 years of experience in the dental field. Mayra was born in Puerto Rico. After she married her high school sweetheart, her husband enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. They moved to California, where the Navy trained her as a Dental Assistant. After completing her licensing course, she took the California Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) board test. In 1994, Mayra's husband got stationed in Rota, Spain, where the Dental Clinic at the Naval Station hired her as their Dental Assistants' supervisor and trainer. In her spare time, Mayra, enjoys walking, cooking, hiking and spending quality time with her husband and grandkids.
Irene has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1983. She joined Dr. Coe's practice in 2013 and is passionate about providing excellent care in a gentle, caring environment. She and her husband have two adult sons. They like to ski and enjoy sporting events.
Michelle grew up in Riverside, California and attended Loma Linda University where she received a bachelor's of science degree, major in dental hygiene in 1977. Upon graduation, Michelle worked for her periodontal professors in their private practice in San Bernardino and Redlands, California. She joined the periodontal and dental hygiene faculty at LLU until she moved to Escondido in 1986. She continued her hygiene career in periodontal practices and eventually transitioned into general dentistry, where she continues to increase her interest and skill level participating in a broad range of continuing education classes.
Michelle has involved herself in professional associations throughout the years, including the presidency of the Alumni Association of LLU in 1984, and the Boys & Girls Club of Escondido.
Michelle lives with her husband, John, in Escondido. On weekends, she tends to their one-acre grove of avocado and citrus trees. Her hobbies include a book club, music, cycling, running, flower arranging and the theater.