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Luz Lizardi RDAEF2

Luz Lizardi RDAEF2
Luz Lizardi, also known as “Lucy”, is a Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions. She was born in Zacatecas, Mexico and moved to Fort Bragg in 2003. She is married and blessed with two children a daughter and a son.

Lucy graduated Fort Bragg High School in June of 2006 and her dental career started in September of 2007.

After working for Dr. Hooper the required year and a half, she started taking classes at Sacramento City College where she acquired her licensing in the following.

  • X-Ray License
  • Coronal Polish Certificate
  • RDA License

Next, she earned her Pit and Fissure Certificate in June of 2016, allowing her to place pit and Fissure sealants.

In 2018 Lucy started taking classes at the University Of the Pacific (UOP) in San Francisco studying and practicing for her Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions License. She graduated in May 2019, took the board exam and passed with flying colors! Lucy is very proud of her accomplishments which of course she couldn’t have done without the unconditional support of her wonderful husband and her very supportive boss, Dr. Limbird!


Jennifer de’Lavigne, RDH

Jenn de Lavigne, Dental HygienistJennifer de’Lavigne, also known as “Jenn”, is a Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice. She is originally from Southern California. Jenn has lived in Mendocino County for the past 25 years. She is married and has two children. Her dental career started in 2013 and has plans of incorporating her love of dental hygiene and travel by working abroad for small periods of time.

Jenn is passionate about her work and the patients she provides service to. Her work is not limited to dental cleanings, but patient education and overall health. Jenn believes in delivering the highest standard in care with compassion and respect.


Andrea “Michelle” Viramontes, RDA

Michelle was raised in Fort Bragg, a local town known for its beautiful coastline, redwood trees, and wildlife. She chose Dental Assisting as her topic for the acclaimed Senior Project in order to better understand the ins and outs of the dental field. Upon completion of the project, with Carmen Alcala, an RDAEF (Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions), as her mentor, she received a job offer in 2016 to work as a Dental Assistant and receive the job training to eventually become an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant). Throughout the years, she has reached her goal and acquired the following licenses:

  • RDA License
  • X-Ray License
  • Coronal Polishing Certificate
  • Pit and Fissure Sealants Certificate

She is enthusiastic about her job and strives to provide the highest standard of care with kindness and compassion. Michelle is excited to continue expanding her knowledge, and will be entering the RDAEF2 program at the University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco this Fall 2022. While proud of her accomplishments, she could not have achieved her goals without the support and guidance of the wonderful team at Fort Bragg Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, her friends, and her family.


Monica E. Rodriguez RDA

Monica E. RodriguezMonica was born in Guadalajara, Mexico raised in Fort Bragg since the age of three. She completed all of her education here and graduated from High School in 2005. She’s been happily married for 15 years, has two beautiful kids, Vanessa and Cesar, and a lovely dog, Lua. Monica loves going for walks in our beautiful coastal trails. She also enjoys spending time with her family and traveling when possible. Monica’s dental carrier started in 2017. Although her dental career started five years ago, Monica has come a long way. She is crossed trained and always willing to help her team as needed. Monica is currently our office manager and is assisting the dentist. She received her RDA licensee in 2018 and is looking forward into extending her license. She enjoys working with people and helping others in her community.


Yisel Barrientos

Yisel BarrientosYisel joined our team in the pursuit of dental assisting and becoming a future dental hygienist. She graduated high school in 2016 and then attended Mendocino College for two years. She then transferred to Butte College in Oroville, Butte County. Her main interest is human biology studies. There is something about preventative care of one’s overall health that has fascinated her. This fascination piqued her curiosity and became her philosophy in the way she pursues her quality of life. Working alongside an amazing team and being able to live in a town surrounded by nature is a gratifying and fulfilling feeling. Yisel enjoys providing dental care services in the beautiful north coast town of Fort Bragg.


Leticia Flores

Leticia FloresLeticia Flores also known as “Lety” was born and raised in Fort Bragg. Graduating high school in 2010 she relocated to San Luis Obispo where she attended Cuesta Community College, after a few years living on the beautiful central coast Lety moved back to Fort Bragg where she attended Mendocino College receiving her AA degree in Allied Health Sciences with emphasis in Kinesiology in 2019. Currently she is working on receiving her Dental Radiology Certification and potentially becoming an RDA.

In her spare time Lety likes to make jewelry, play soccer, and play with her two dogs Bullet and Penny.

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