Meet Our Team
At the core of our dental practice is an experienced team of professionals that are dedicated to providing dental heath care for you in a clean, comfortable, friendly atmosphere. We take time to assess your dental health, provide you with dental health information customized to your needs, and then spend time to talk about different options - giving you the information you need to make decisions on care that is right for you. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
From left to right: Ginger Clark, Sarah Ivins, Lariane Castro, Amber Soares, Kristen Bolin, Dr. Nathan Loeffler, Mayra Gaeta Reyes, Jennifer Byma, Alexis Phillips, Becky Gray, Kristin Huffman.
Becky Gray, Registered Dental Hygienist
Becky is the "OG" of the office and has been practicing here since 2001. She graduated from San Joaquin Valley College Dental Hygiene Program where she also enjoyed being a dental hygiene instructor for 6 years. Born and raised in Lindsay, Becky attended College of Sequoias and worked in the healthcare industry before pursuing her dream of becoming a hygienist. Becky has one daughter, Tori, and she enjoys being a great-grandmother in her husband Joe's growing family.
Ginger Clark, Registered Dental Hygienist
Ginger joined the team in 2002. Originally from Idaho, Ginger moved to California at a young age and lived in Tulare most of her life. She graduated from Fresno City College in 2002 with an A.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene. Always seeking ways to improve her skills as a clinician, Ginger enjoys traveling for continuing education classes to ensure her patients receive the best care possible. All of Ginger's kids have wet noses and four paws!
Jennifer Byma, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jennifer came to our practice in 2006 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She returned to school at San Joaquin Valley College and graduated in 2017 with her degree in dental hygiene. We are so fortunate to have her back with her experience and work ethic as a dental hygienist! Jennifer and husband, Thomas, have three children, Payton and Holly, and daughter, Priya, who was adopted from India in 2019.
Amber Soares, Registered Dental Hygienist
Amber began working for Dr. Loeffler in 2021. Originally from Turlock, CA, Amber and her husband Bryan moved to Visalia in 2010. Amber and Bryan have two daughters, Brylee and Baylee. Amber graduated with her dental assisting license in 2008 and continued her education to graduate with her dental hygiene license in 2014. Amber brings her energy and enthusiasm to our office while providing outstanding hygiene services for our patients.
Kristen Bolin, Patient Coordinator
Kristen started at our practice in 2003 as a business assistant while attending Redwood High School. After graduation, she became our full time Patient Coordinator where she is dedicated to making sure our patients' overall dental experience is positive. She also uses her extensive computer knowledge to keep our office technology up to date. Kristen married husband, Chris, in December 2012, and they have a busy life with two children, Logan and Marlie, who keep them on their toes!
Sarah Ivins, Patient Coordinator
Sarah is the happy voice you hear when making your dental appointment. Sarah was born and raised in Visalia and graduated from Redwood High School in 1985. She joined our team in January 2009 as Account Executive, transitioning to her current position as Patient Coordinator in 2012. She is experienced in treatment planning, insurance coordination and scheduling. Sarah and her husband Mark love camping, fishing and spending time with their four adorable granddaughters!
Alexis Phillips, Account Executive
Alexis has been our Account Executive since 2013. She previously spent 15 years as a Veterinary Assistant and Office Manager. She was born and raised in Visalia, and graduated from Mt. Whitney High School in 2006. Alexis has her own photography business and spends her free time with her husband, Zach, and their sons Dax and Jace who love baseball and motorsports!
Lariane Castro, Registered Dental Assistant
Lariane joined us in 2016 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She attended Kaplan College in Clovis, graduating as an honors student in 2010. Born and raised in Visalia, Lariane was in the class of 2005 at Golden West High School. She would describe herself as an avid reader and someone who has a wealth of fun facts!
Kristin Huffman-Szovati, Registered Dental Assistant
Kristin attended San Joaquin Valley College Visalia Campus and after graduation in 2007 became a Registered Dental Assistant. Born and raised in Hanford, Kristin attended Hanford High School. When not working you can usually find her at Disneyland -- her second home! Kristin and husband, Dallas, married in a sweet little ceremony at Madonna Inn in 2021.
Mayra Gaeta Reyes, Registered Dental Assistant
Mayra is a Visalia native and has been working in the dental field since 2014. She is the the newest member to our team -- coming aboard in 2023. She is a busy mother of three children while continuing her education to pursue a degree in dental hygiene. We are fortunate to have her here to share her Spanish speaking skills and bring her professionalism and gentle approach to our patients.