Our friendly team is excited to meet you! We have extensive experience in all aspects of dentistry, from our front office to surgical assistance during your procedure. We have completed extensive training in order to meet your oral health needs. We invite you to call us today if you have any questions, or to schedule your appointment with our oral surgeons in Santa Barbara, California.
A veteran with Dr. Kiken, Angela heads the surgical assisting team. She is certified as an oral surgery assistant for hospital and surgical suite surgeries. Her warm nature always makes our patients and teammates feel well taken care of. She has been invaluable to the practice for over 25 years!
Cande has been with Dr. Kiken for over 13 years as his surgical assistant. As a certified oral surgery assistant, she assists in hospital and surgical suite surgeries. Cande has over 12 years of prior experience in dental assisting and management. Her wonderful, positive nature always makes everyone’s day better. She has a smile and a joke for everyone! Her husband and two sons keep her busy!
Our Insurance Supervisor, Jana, has been with Dr. Kiken for over five years and expertly manages our patient insurance coordination. Native to Santa Barbara and a graduate of UCSB in Environmental Studies, Jana helps keep our whole office green and environmentally friendly.
Alyssa is a member of our Surgical Team as well as Community Outreach in Santa Barbara. Alyssa is a jack of all trades, including a Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant. Always the spark of energy in the office, Alyssa lends her humor and wit to every situation, helping to make our patients feel at ease.
Donna joined our team in 2017. She completed her training as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant IUNW in 1987, and currently works as our Patient Coordinator, education our patients with regards to their insurance benefits and treatment needs. She loves working with a long-term staff and learning the newest procedures available to our patients.
Donna has 1 son, Steven. Outside of the office, her hobbies include hiking, boating, and pottery.
Yadira joined our team near the end of 2017 as our implant coordinator. She is a Dos Pueblos High School graduate and a local to Santa Barbara. Yadira has 5 years of dental experience and is also bilingual in Spanish which increases our outreach to a wider demographic. She likes that we are a smaller practice and that quality of care for our patients is the number one focus in our team/family environment. Yadira is a new mom to her young daughter and her hobbies include bike riding, walking her dog, spending time with her daughter, traveling, and attending sporting events.