Meet the Staff

Ocean Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryTeam Santa Barbara & Lompoc CA

Get to know our helpful and knowledgeable Staff by viewing the information below. For assistance, please contact us or call our office: Santa Barbara Office Phone Number 805-682-0933.


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!

Photo of Cande, Certified Oral Surgery Assistant


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!

Photo of Jana, Oral Surgery Insurance Supervisor


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.

Photo of Meghan, Santa Barbara Oral Surgery Front Office Supervisor


Meghan is our Front Office Supervisor. She is our Ambassador of Good Will who loves taking care of our patients. Everything she does makes our patients’ experience great from start to finish. She is also our liaison with Cottage Hospital and helps schedule our more advanced procedures. A native of Santa Barbara, she loves being a mother to her two darling kiddos.


Alyssa is a member of our Surgical Team as well as Community Outreach in Lompoc and 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.


Paige is our Lead Surgical Assistant in Lompoc. She is also a Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant and has excelled in her role.  She is closely involved with all things pertaining to your surgical procedure, and will help guide you through your experience to make it as comfortable and relaxing as possible.