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.

Shoreline Dental Team
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Meghan

Meghan

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

Adrienne

Dental Hygienist

Adrienne brings over 25 years of experience to our team of hygienists, having started her career in South Florida before moving back to San Clemente in 2009. She comes with multiple honors in her studies and career including earning her Soft Tissue Laser Fellowship Certificate in 2014. She has created such amazing rapport with her patients over the years working at Shoreline. She and her husband love to play pickleball as often as possible and they also enjoy traveling and being active outdoors. Their favorite place they’ve visited is Barcelona, Spain.

Lori

Lori

Dental Hygienist

Lori graduated as Valedictorian of her hygiene class from Concorde Career College in Garden Grove and was awarded the Pam Hughes Professional Scholarship for exemplifying professionalism, compassion, ethics, and integrity. She has experience in the orthodontic field for 13 years. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and fiance.

Austin

Austin

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.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dental Hygienist

Rebecca graduated with highest honors from Cerritos College. She received an award for outstanding performance for proficiency & knowledge in periodontics. Additionally, Rebecca has a bachelor degree from Michigan State University where she studied communication and public relations. She is a proud Orange County native, being raised in Irvine, but is also well traveled spending a summer studying abroad in Paris. In her free time she enjoys quality time with family and friends, hanging out at the beach, and traveling.

Bobbie

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

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.

Emily

Emily

Executive Director

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.

Rosalind

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.

Javedys

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

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.

Yaneli

Yaneli

Patient Reservations Coordinator

Yaneli’s experience in the dental industry began in pediatric dentistry in 2016. She loves working with children, but is excited to grow her strengths in the field of General Dentistry. As the gatekeeper for our busy schedule, Yaneli works diligently to maximize the time of patients and staff alike to ensure that everyone’s time is valued. Being an Orange County native she is very familiar with the area, in fact one of her favorite places to enjoy a beautiful day is at the San Clemente Pier and beach.

Taryn

Taryn

Patient Care Liaison / Junior Marketing Director

Taryn was born and raised in Seattle, Wa. She moved to Southern California in 2016 with her husband and has over 10 years of customer service experience. She graduated from ASU with a bachelors in Business Management and also has her real estate license. In her free time, she enjoys fun beach days and learning new recipes in the kitchen.

Madi

Patient Care Liaison

Madi is from Oroville, Ca. but has deep ties to our community due to her Native American Heritage in San Juan Capistrano. Her family has frequented the area for many years, and she is thrilled to be back after living as an exchange student in Denmark. When she is not at work she is currently a student at Saddleback College working on obtaining her degree in Psychology. Her role at Shoreline Dental Studio allows her to connect with all sorts of individuals, but she is most excited to work with our younger patients because she has a special place in her heart for children.

Ivy

Ivy

Insurance Coordinator

Ivy is from Riverside, Ca and is looking forward to moving to the San Clemente Area Soon! She has several years experience in the Customer Service industry and has served as a substitute teacher in the past. On weekends, she loves to spend time with her Border Collie “Fig”. You may also find her going on foodie adventures with friends or cooking Chinese cuisine while at home!

Natisha

Natisha

Registered Dental Assistant - Extended Functions

Natisha has over 10 years of chairside experience as a Registered Dental Assistant. She actually worked alongside Dr. Ritzau years ago while working together at a great office in Riverside before they both have since transitioned to Orange County. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and being in the outdoors.

Keri

Keri

Registered Dental Assistant

Keri was born in Los Angeles and currently lives in Oceanside with her Fiancé Michael, her son Tyler and her Dog Boba. 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

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.

Taylor J

Taylor

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.

Veronica

Veronica

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!

Madison

Madison

Hygiene & Sterilization Technician

Madison is originally from Oklahoma, but made the move to Southern California since her husband is in the Marine Corps. She has a background in customer service and is excited to join the dental field while continuing her education as she works alongside our seasoned team members. In her free time, you will most likely find her at the gym, walking her dog or discovering new coffee shops.

Ellyana

Ellyana

Hygiene & Sterilization Technician

Ellyana grew up in South Orange County and has lived here for most of her life. She is new to the dental industry and can not wait to learn more about the field. Her dream is to work towards her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist so that she can bring happy and healthier smiles to people. In her free time, she enjoys surfing, yoga, and hiking!

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.