Meet The Team

Shoreline Dental Studio is represented by a group of warm, caring, intelligent and compassionate individuals. These health professionals work hard to make every experience at Shoreline Dental Studio an exceptional one. You can learn a little more about each of them below.

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Meghan

Registered Dental Hygienist

Meghan graduated with honors at the top of her class from Cypress College. She was awarded a scholarship by the Orange County Dental Hygiene Society for her leadership and commitment to her profession. She was also awarded the Doni Corbin award for exemplary achievement in management and overall dedication to the dental hygiene profession. She graduated with her bachelor’s from Nova Southeastern University with a degree in Public Health. She is now teaching clinical dental hygiene at her alma mater and she is also on the dental hygiene board for Cypress College where she brings students guidance and knowledge to the private practice world. Meghan is a long standing employee at Shoreline and has created great rapport with so many of our patients. Not only is Meghan a great clinician but she is also the team lead for the hygiene department, helping grow hygienists both personally and professionally. Meghan is an Orange County native and was born and raised in Yorba Linda. She enjoys quality time with family, friends and her boyfriend, working out (Orange Theory Fitness), traveling, going to sporting events and enjoying what life throws at her!

Adrienne

Registered Dental Hygienist

Adrienne has been a part of our shoreline team for over 7 years and has over 25 years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated top of her class from Palm Beach State College and went on to finish her Bachelors degree in Biotechnology and microbiology from FAU.

Early in her career, she was involved in developing and performing programs related to dental education for her community and worked closely with outreach programs for underprivileged children such as Headstart in South Florida.

After moving back to California 15 years ago, she continues to be committed to volunteer work in her community that extends beyond the dental community. She prides herself on building meaningful and lasting relationships with her patients and also delivering incredible quality care.

She and her husband enjoy playing and coaching Pickleball locally and she also has a huge passion for Pilates, travel and family.

Austin

Registered Dental Hygienist

Austin graduated top of her class and was awarded the “Congeniality Award” for being the most uplifting and spiritual person in her class. She lives true to that description here, in our office! Outside of work, Austin keeps busy with her new husband and four step kids, spending most weekends at the beach, riding bikes, or kicking back in the backyard of her new home.

Marissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Marissa was born and raised in Orange County and attended Cypress College where she graduated with Honors. She was president of her class, and has been recognized by the state of California with the Dental Hygiene Educators Award. Her happy place is spending quality time with her family outdoors, particularly white water rafting at the river.

Bobbie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bobbie graduated with honors from West Coast University, with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. She grew up locally in San Clemente and currently lives in Vista with her husband and fur babies. In her free time she likes working on art projects and visiting the local beaches. Bobbie has been in the dental field for over 5 years and is excited to share her love for dental hygiene with her patients.

Taylor

Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor graduated from West Coast University where she obtained her B.S in Dental Hygiene. Being in the workforce for several years now, she is looking forward to bringing her experience to the Shoreline Dental Studio team. Taylor grew up in Rancho Cucamonga before moving to Orange County. Outside of work she likes to work out, dine at fun new restaurants and create memories with friends, family, and her boyfriend.

Natalie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie is a native Californian being born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She moved to Southern California for college where she attended West Coast University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Natalie has been in the dental field for over eleven years. Outside of the office you can find her at the gym or practicing her gymnastics flips to see if she’s “Still got it”.

Katie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Katie is an Orange County native who grew up in Tustin, Ca. She recently graduated from West Coast University with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. In her free time you can find her somewhere in nature!

Elizabeth

Registered Dental Hygienist

Elizabeth grew up right here inOrange County. She recently graduated from West Coast University with a bachelor’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has a passion for changing lives by providing the best quality of care for her patients. In her free time, you will find her hiking on scenic trails, relaxing on the beach or playing with her beloved dog, Brady.

Rosalind

Director Of Marketing

Rosalind can be found helping out around the front office, but is usually hard at work increasing our marketing endeavors. She brings several years experience in both the dental and hospitality industries. She is a long time San Clemente local having grown up here all her life. She loves to travel with her husband, and looks forward to sharing her globetrotting ways with her young daughter. Be sure to ask her about her many adventures.

Jessica

Digital Storyteller

Jessica is a people person by nature with an extensive marketing and social media management career. Her expertise in consumer behavior has driven “Jess” to find meaningful work with companies whose purpose is connecting with their community.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she relocated to Orange County after a 4 year stint living abroad in New Zealand. In her free time, you can find Jess traveling the world or out on the ocean with her family and friends. Something people love learning about Jess is that she is a certified Marine Mammal Naturalist in Dana Point, CA with the American Cetacean Society of Orange County.

Lauren

Patient Care Coordinator

Lauren has joined Shoreline Dental Studio with over 10 years of experience in customer service and the hospitality industry. She prides herself on making genuine connections with patients, loves helping others, and finding ways for patients to achieve their dental goals. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her boyfriend offshore fishing, working out, and playing with her cats Dixie and Janet.

Javedys

Patient Care Coordinator

Javedys joins our team as our Patient Care Coordinator after spending several years in retail management. She is a graduate from Orange Coast College with credentials as a dental assistant and has experience in orthodontics as well as pediatrics. She is a veteran with the US Air Force where she found her passion in working closely with people to build lasting relationships. Javedys was born and raised on the East Coast, but enjoys living in South Orange County with her husband especially because it is conducive to their outdoor active lifestyle.

Ashley

Patient Care Coordinator

Ashley was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ where she graduated from Northern Arizona University. She moved to Mission Viejo in 2019 with her husband and son and has over 7 years of experience in the dental field, as well as customer service and education. She spends her free time traveling with her family and has been to over 8 countries. When she’s not abroad, you will most likely find her working on a puzzle at home.

Emily

Patient Care Coordinator

Emily is from Oceanside, California but currently resides in San Marcos where she attended Mira Cosa College. She has over a year of dental experience under her belt, but has also worked with social media platforms and as a preschool teacher. In her free time she loves cooking, pilates and taking her dogs on hikes.

Piper

Patient Care Coordinator/ Junior Insurance Coordinator

Piper is passionate about people and has worked in the service industry all her life. She graduated from Point Loma University with an associates degree in French, Psychology and business. Piper loves learning and establishing meaningful connections with others. In her free time, she practices her French and likes to go to the beach to soak up some sunshine.

Michelle

Patient Care Liaison

Michelle was born and raised in Southern Oregon. She moved to San Clemente with her husband, kids and dog when her husband was assigned to be stationed at Camp Pendleton in the US Marine Corps. She has experience as a certified pharmacy technician, but was drawn to Shoreline Dental Studio after learning about our office culture. She is excited to provide excellent customer service to our patients as she loves meeting new people. In her free time she enjoys crafting, sewing and gardening.

Sara

Patient Care Liaison

Sara found herself moving to San Clemente from Cleveland, Ohio with over 10 years experience in Hospitality Management. She received her degree from John Carroll University, and decided that Shoreline would be the perfect fit for her to be connected and empowered by an amazing work culture. Being that she studied Biology and environmental science, on weekends you might find her going on nature walks and looking for fossils.

Mayci

Patient Reservations Coordinator

Mayci facilitates the majority of our patient reservations for both of our locations maintaining and directing the hygiene schedule as well as for the doctors. Having worked in sales in the senior living industry, she uses her experience to work seamlessly and compassionately with our team and families. In her free time she likes to hike and is excited about providing excellent customer service to our patients at Shoreline.

Ivy

Insurance Coordinator

Ivy was born in Orange County, but raised in the Inland Empire. She graduated from University of California Riverside in 2016 with a double major in Business Economics and Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature. She speaks three languages and has a background in the Customer Service Industry and has also had a background in education. She is passionate about educating and advocating for our patient’s insurance needs. In her free time, she enjoys spin, working out, and relaxing days with her friends and her dog, Fig.

Keri

Registered Dental Assistant

Keri was born in Los Angeles and currently lives in Oceanside with her Husband Michael, her son Tyler and her 2 dogs. She comes to us with over 17 years of dental experience as a Registered Dental Assistant. Keri is very outdoor-sy and loves hiking. She spends her weekends exploring new recipes in the kitchen and enjoying home cooked meals with her family and friends.

Cathy

Registered Dental Assistant - Extended Functions

Originally from Portugal, Cathy first came to California as a teenager. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental field, recently extending her talents to “Extended Functions”. This means that she is qualified and trained to do even more for our patients! In her spare time, she enjoys quality time with her husband and 3 kids keeping busy with their various activities.

Adrianna

Registered Dental Assistant - Extended Functions

Adrianna is a dentist in her home country of Venezuela, and has been working in the dental field for more than 20 years. She grew up in a family of dentists and would say that it is “In her blood”. She moved to California in 2018 and because of her love of dentistry worked herself back up again and became a Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions. She is grateful to have worked with some amazing dentists who have influenced her growth in the field.

Denise

Registered Dental Assistant

Denise is originally from Oceanside being part of a military family that was stationed at Camp Pendleton. She has over 16 years’ experience in the dental field and is a part time dental instructor at UEI College. Her hobbies include gardening and cooking for her daughter, Olivia. She also loves playing with her 4-year-old Maltipoo, Nelly.

Veronica

Registered Dental Assistant

Veronica is originally from Jurupa Valley, located in the northwest corner of Riverside County. She has over a year of experience of assisting in the dental field and is excited to bring her skills to the Shoreline Dental Studio Team. She graduated in 2020 from the OP dental assisting program in Anaheim hills. She is a lover of all things Angels baseball, Disneyland and animals of all kinds. She has plans to relocate to Orange County with her fiancé, where she can take advantage of the beach community as much as possible!

Daisy

Registered Dental Assistant

Daisy is a California native originating from San Jose, Ca. She started her career in dentistry as a dental assistant in 2007, obtaining her Registered Dental Assistant credentials in 2016. Her favorite part about working as a dental assistant is building relationships that have a positive impact in her patient’s lives. When she isn’t at work, she can usually be found enjoying outdoor activities with her family such as hiking.

Taylor

Registered Dental Assistant

Taylor was born and raised in San Clemente and has grown up in the area her whole life. She joined the dental field in 2020 with a background in Orthodontics and is now excited to grow and expand her education as a Dental Assistant. Before going into the dental field she lived in Vietnam for 6 months! She has two cats named Nanners and Lina. In her free time you will likely find her at the beach or enjoying the outdoors.

Sandra

Dental Assistant

Sandra grew up in Orange County and lived in North Carolina for 2.5 years while her husband was on his first enlistment with the Marine Corps. She has now returned to California, and is excited to build on her customer service experience by pursuing an education in the dental field. She looks forward to observing her peers to help her decide if she would like to become a dental hygienist or dental assistant. In her free time you will find her hiking new trails, hanging out with her dogs or trying new food. Sandra loves to explore new cities as well as national parks.

Jacob

Hygiene & Sterilization Technician

Jacob grew up on the east coast living in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York and moved out to California when he was 14. He is very excited to start a new profession in the dental industry. In his free time, he likes to stay active and takes his little brother skateboarding.

Felicitas

Hygiene & Sterilization Technician

Felicitas is known around the office as “Feli”. She is from San Clemente and currently lives in Mission Viejo. She is interested in a career as Dental Hygienist, so this position was a natural first step in the right direction for her professionally. In her free time she enjoys going to concerts, being social with her friends, cooking and traveling.

Emily

Chief Operations Officer

Emily joined us with over a decade of experience in the dental field, having a variety of roles in both general and specialty dental practices. She was born and raised in south Orange County, where she currently resides with her husband and daughter. When she’s not at work, you can find Emily enjoying our beautiful beaches, exploring local hiking trails, refinishing furniture, or playing her acoustic guitar.

Cory

Cory

Chief Executive Officer

Cory Ritzau now serves as Chief Executive Officer of Shoreline Dental Studio Studio, but has worn many administrative hats since launching the company with his wife in 2011. Throughout the work week, you may catch him coaching his dental team, giving a new patient tour, solving I.T. challenges, or even serving as the office “handy-man.” Cory’s main goal is to ensure that everyone receives a five-star experience at Shoreline and he loves getting to know the many patients that visit the practice. In his spare time, Cory enjoys golf, surfing, and snowboarding with his wife and two children.