Our Staff

Dental Office Team in San Diego, CA


Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal; your utmost comfort! We feel it's important that you understand the treatment that you'll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is happy to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.


Front Desk:

janieJanie
Janie began her dental career in 1996. She has worked with Dr. Gallipeau since 2001. Janie reviews patient's treatment needs and expedites insurance benefits to assist patients in achieving their optimal oral health. She enjoys meeting all new patients as well as catching up with our long time patients. She will do everything to address any concerns you may have and answer any of your questions.

Janie is a San Diego native. She is married with two sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 4 beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling.

lindaLinda
Linda is our patient coordinator. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years. Her goal is to make sure patient experiences exceed their expectations. It brings her great joy knowing our patients receive exceptional care and are confident with their smile.


Linda is originally from the San Francisco area. She has been in San Diego since 1981. She enjoys gardening, shopping, sewing, home renovation/design, gourmet cooking and spending time with her 3 daughters and 2 granddaughters.


Hygienists:

kimKim, R.D.H.
Kim is a friendly, dedicated dental hygienist with over 30 years experience in the dental field. She attended SDSU for 3 years and transferred to San Diego Mesa College for her degree in dental hygiene. She has been working with Dr. Gallipeau since 2001. Our patients appreciate the special treatment they receive and long-term relationship they have with Kim.

Kim is originally from Los Angeles but has lived in beautiful San Diego since 1972. She enjoys the beach, shopping, sports, facebooking, and spending time with her husband, 3 sons, and daughter.

Nicole, R.D.H.
Nicole is a native Californian who attended Cal-State Sacramento on a full gymnastics scholarship. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, she went on to attend San Joaquin Valley College to achieve her degree in dental hygiene. Nicole has been in the dental field since 2000 and has been an RDH for over 10 years. She also provides periodontal treatment; including soft tissue laser therapy as needed, being sure patients in her care are comfortable through local anesthetic.

You will find Nicole to be friendly, kind, funny and very knowledgeable about the proper care and maintenance of your teeth and gums.

Nicole is originally from Riverside and has lived in San diego since 1989. She is married and the mother of two children, a daughter and a son. She loves to run, shop, travel, and spend time with her beautiful family.

Thea, R.D.H.
Thea is a cheerful dental hygienist whose goal is to leave patients smiling after every appointment. She’s a San Diego native who graduated from the Academy of Our Lady of Peace, earned a Bachelor of Business Management Degree from the University of Phoenix, and completed her education for Dental Assisting, as well as Dental Hygiene, at Concorde Career College. Through her experience in the dental field since 2006, and 3 years experience as an RDH, she has been passionate about treating patients with gentle yet effective periodontal care.
 
Thea is also an avid fan of all things Disney and Star Wars. She also loves doing barre, running, and spending quality time with her husband through their hobby of photography. 

Ashlyn, R.D.H.
Ashlyn is a hygienist who's curiosity for the dental field sprouted in her early teens. After 2 years of studying business, she decided to make her dream a reality and moved not far from home to sunny San Diego to attend Concorde Career College, where she received her degree in dental hygiene. Her outgoing, friendly, and sometimes goofy personality makes being in the chair with her a mutually rewarding experience. Her goal as a hygienist is for her patients to not only feel as if they received the most effective and gentle care but to also walk out confidently with a clean, radiantly bright smile.

When not in the office, Ashlyn likes to spend her free time enjoying the beach, hiking, practicing yoga, and discovering new places to socialize with friends. 

 


Assistants:

Gustavo Tirado, R.D.A.Jeneva, R.D.A.
Jeneva has been in the dental field for over 7 years. She loves the interaction she has with her patients, and enjoys putting them at ease during their visit. She receives great satisfaction seeing her patients leave with a smile on their face.

On her days off, Jeneva spends time with her husband and 2 kids. She loves softball, and you can either find her coaching on the field or playing for her team. 

 

Gustavo Tirado, R.D.A.Gustavo, R.D.A.
Gustavo is a certified dental assistant and has been in the dental field for over ten years. He is fluent in Spanish. Gustavo strives to give quality care and make sure patients are comfortable during their dental visits.

Gustavo grew up in Imperial Beach. He is married and has a young son. He likes learning about nutrition, going to the gym, spending time with his family, and listening to music.