Meet our team

Office Manager 

Rita Brikina 

Rita Brikina has been part of the Thousand Oaks Smile Design team since the practice opened. With a warm and welcoming personality, Rita enjoys helping our patients and getting to know them. She views our clients as more than just patients, but friends as well. Rita is happily married with two beautiful children. In addition to spending time with her family, Rita enjoys working out at the local Pilates studio.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel Jackson

Rachel Jackson completed her degree in Registered Dental Hygiene in Southern California, and joined our team in the beginning of 2015. Patients consider Rachel very gentle and caring, while at the same time very thorough. Rachel is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. She enjoys spending her down time with her family and friends. Rachel's hobbies include reading science fiction books, spending time at her kids school, and enjoying a good family dinner.

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Yvette Antrum

Yvette Antrum is one of our Registered Dental Hygienist. As a dental hygienist she strives to provide excellent care while building lasting relationships with our patients. She enjoys helping her patients achieve a healthy cavity free smile. Her goals are to educate patients on their oral-health as it relates to their overall health and relieving their dental anxiety so they can enjoy coming to our office.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Joanne Salter

Joanne brings 24 years of experience to our practice as a dental hygienist. Joanne strives to provide a comfortable treatment experience for patients, while educating and delivering thorough care. She enjoys working with and meeting new patients and loves to hear about favorite local spots to visit. Originally from Seattle, she is currently living in Agoura Hills with her husband and two daughters. 

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer Nugent

 Jennifer is originally from Ontario, Canada and obtained her license in 2007. In the summer of 2017, she moved to the United States and received her certification to be a registered dental hygienist. Jennifer has an extensive background in periodontics.  On her spare time Jennifer enjoys traveling with her family. She has two kids who play baseball and soccer. 

Registered Dental Assistant 

Stephaine Trejo

Stephanie Trejo is one of our Registered Dental Assistants.  She completed her RDA at the Valley School for Dental Assisting. She is kind, caring, and compassionate about her patients. It is important to her to ensure that they are getting the best dental care possible. In her spare time Stephanie enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time with family.

Dental Assistant 

Natalie Tumamait

Natalie Tumamait is one of our Dental Assistants.  She completed her RDA at the Valley School for Dental Assisting. She wants to bring the best dental experience to the patients she works with. Natalie pays close attention to her patients concerns and makes them comfortable with procedures. In her free time Natalie spends time with her family and loves to be with her niece and nephew 

Hygiene Coordinator

Vanessa Murcia

Vanessa Murcia is our Hygiene Coordinator and has over 4 years of experience, she also has her dental assisting certificate. She works hard to provide the best and most accurate information possible to our patients and is a smiling face that greets you in our front office. Vanessa loves watching soccer and is an LA Galaxy fan.

Insurance Coordinator 

Alicia Tobon

Alicia Tobon is our Insurance Coordinator. She has over 15 years experience working with dental insurance benefits and reimbursement. Alicia has experience in Orthodontics, Pediatrics and General dentistry. She enjoys working with patients and helping them achieve a perfect healthy smile. She currently resides in Ventura, with her husband and son. When not in the office Alicia enjoys spending her free time with her family and living so close to the beach.

Billing Coordinator

Marla Daley

Marla Daley is our billing coordinator and has over 30 years of experience in the dental health industry. She currently works in our front office and makes it a priority to explain to patients the need for dental health so they can be educated and make an informed decision about their health. When Marla is not working, she enjoys spending time with her two sons and four grandsons.

Treatment Coordinator

Sara Young 

Sara Young is our Treatment Coordinator with over 12 years of dental experience. Sara enjoys helping our patients at Thousand Oaks Smile Design by creating the best possible treatment plans. She is kind, caring and passionate about patient care. When Sara is not working, she is spending time with her family and can be seen frequently taking her two children to the beach. 

Thousand Oaks Smile Design 

Phone: 805-492-3553

Fax: 805-435-1857

Email: drelbert@oakssmiledesign.com

430 E. Avenida De Los Arboles #102

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: By Appointment Only

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