Meet the Staff
Jeanne Temple rdh
A native New Yorker, Jeanne graduated from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York in 1983 and received her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist.
She married her college sweetheart in 1984 and they have 2 sons. After moving to California in 2003 she became a member of the team at Vista Robles Dental Group and has enjoyed developing long lasting relationships with her patients, caring for their dental needs, while getting to know them on a personal level.
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, and spending time with her two granddaughters.
Cynthia Souza RDH
Cynthia Sousa is the newest member of our dental team! Cynthia grew up in San Francisco and moved to the Central Coast in 2016 with her husband and family. She has worked as a hygienist for 17 years and enjoys spending time with her son and twin daughters. Her time away from the office is spent with her family, going to the mountains, beach and aquarium. Cynthia loves crafting, sewing and making fun things for her children.
Sami Estassi rdh
Sam grew up in the Napa Valley. He started working at Vista Robles Dental Group in 2008 after earning his dental hygiene degree in 2007 from Fresno City College. He is very happy to be working for a practice that truly cares about their patients.
In Sam’s free time, he loves to spend time with friends and family. He also enjoys working out and watching sports.
Alejandrina vigil rdh
Alejandrina, also known as Alex, was born & raised in Salinas. She started her dental career over 17 years ago as a dental receptionist, became a dental assistant (with CDA and RDA credentialing) and has been a hygienist since 2015, after graduating Carrington College. She is very dedicated to our local community and volunteers her time at many dental events throughout the year. Alex can be found spending time with her two daughters, son and husband outside of the office. Some of her hobbies include staying active, crafts and watching sporting events. Alex is also fluent in Spanish.
Front Office Coordinator
Thelma has been with our office for over a decade providing our patients with exceptional patient care as our front office coordinator. Thelma’s nurturing and calming demeanor is well received by all that come in contact with her.
Thelma has lived on the Monterey Peninsula since childhood and enjoys spending her time away from work with her family, especially her two granddaughters.
Alyssa was born and raised on the Peninsula and is proud to make it her home. Alyssa has been our financial coordinator since 2010. For any of your financial inquiries please do not hesitate to contact her directly, as she will be more than happy to assist you. She will always serve you with a smile!
Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys traveling, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and spending quality time with her two daughters.
Rachel Smith C.D.A., R.D.A.
Rachel has served the local dental community for over 20 years. She helps restore oral health and provides patients with oral health expertise.
Rachel is a graduate of Monterey Peninsula College, where she obtained her Associates Degree in Science and certification for Dental Assisting. Rachel continuously expands her dental knowledge and skill by obtaining continuing education certification. Rachel is very knowledgeable in dental procedures and is always available to assist in any of your dental inquiries. During her time away from the office, she enjoy’s shopping, travel, and spending time with her daughter and loved ones.
Deserie has been with our dental team for five years. She was born and raised in Watsonville. She acquired her dental assistant training through Santa Cruz R.O.P. Having worked as a dental assistant for over ten years she finds enjoyment in getting to know her patients through conversation and provides service with a smile. During her free time she enjoys watching the latest movies, spending time with her two daughters, and perusing her passion for dance.
A recent graduate of the Monterey Peninsula College Dental Assisting program, Nataly has decided to continue her education at MPC while working here at the office. Nataly is fluent in Spanish and treats all of our patients with a comforting smile. She is very personable and enjoys interacting with our patients and her colleagues. Nataly can be found shopping and relaxing at the beach on her time away from the office.