Our Orthodontics Team in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills & Las Vegas
Our patients keep telling us that it's our team that makes the difference.
We pride ourselves on our caring, thoughtful, genuinely friendly team. We take the time to get to know all our patients and to make sure they always feel welcome, secure and relaxed. Everyone on our team takes continuing education courses in order to continue to improve their skills to better serve our trusting and loyal patients.
Our team has many years of experience in providing orthodontic care, and it's our experience that helps make your experience pleasant and comfortable.
Amnery Castañeda, RDA - Treatment Coordinator
Amnery has worked with Dr. David Alpan since 1999 and has more than 25 years experience in general dentistry and orthodontics. Besides making comfortable financial arrangements with new patients as our Treatment Coordinator, Amnery helps as a Receptionist and Chairside Assistant when necessary. Amnery is also our primary liaison with general dentists. When Amnery is not working, she loves spending time with her family, friends, grandson, going to the beach and riding her bicycle.
Jenny Woolfe, RDA, MFC, DD - Administrator
Jenny has been working in dentisrty for over 40 years in every capacity. She oversees the business aspects of the practice. She loves helping people and making sure they are happy with their dental treatment.
A mom of two and grandmother of one she enjoys family fun, movies, reading and traveling.
Raymond Aguilar - Administration/IT & Social Media Director
Raymond began working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2003. He maintains all the computer software and hardware in the Los Angeles and Beverly hills offices. He has his A+ Certification and is also a (MCP) Microsoft Certified Professional. He helps train the rest of the team in the use of the software used to run our offices.
When Raymond is not working he is riding his harley, plays golf or plays online games (PS3). He likes to travel, and spends time with his family and friends.
Lupe Fuentes, RDA - Chairside Assistant, Trainer and Supervisor
Lupe received her Dental Assistant training at Southland College in 1972, passed the test for her X-ray license in March 1999 and passed the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) test in 2003. Lupe worked as Dr. Jack Alpan’s Chairside assistant for 15 years until his retirement in December 1997.
During that time she learned every job – x-rays, records, inventory control, sterilization, insurance billing, receptionist duties and then trained new team members in every position.
Lupe began working with Dr. David Alpan in January 1998. Besides being a chairside assistant, trainer and supervisor, Lupe helps as a receptionist. Her complete cross training enables her to do everything needed in our offices.
Lupe says, "My greatest satisfaction comes from helping patients achieve their goals."
When Lupe is not working, she loves spending time with her family and friends and watching movies and sports events.
Claudia Nuñez - Receptionist
Claudia received her Dental Assistant training at Bryman College in 1998. Following that, she had two years of experience as a Receptionist in three other offices.
Claudia started working with Dr. David Alpan as a Receptionist in 2000. Claudia enjoys greeting our patients as they come and go from our offices and when they call over the phone. In addition, she receives payments and makes appointments and collection calls.
In April 2003, Claudia had her first child and in February 2009, she had her second child. Because of her dedication to helping people, she chose to come back to work one month after her daughter and after her son was born.
When Claudia is not working at Aesthetic Orthodontics she enjoys taking care of her daughter and son, watching movies, dancing, working out at the gym and visiting with her family and friends .
Nellie Siegel - Receptionist
Nellie worked with Dr. Jack Alpan for 22 years as a receptionist and bill collector until 1997 when Dr. Jack retired from general dentistry for health reasons. She continued working for the dentist who purchased his practice until 2003.
In 2004, Nellie began working with Dr. David Alpan in the Los Angeles office as a receptionist.
Nellie works out at the gym, travels, takes care of her grandchildren and spends time with family and friends when not working in our LA office.
Tatiana Sanchez - Receptionist
Tatiana has 5 years experience as a front office receptionist. She attends college in the evenings and is majoring in Dental Technology. When Tatiana is not working she enjoys hiking, camping and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Wendy Camen - Records Technician - Bookkeeping
Wendy earned an AA degree in Liberal Arts from Los Angeles Community College with honors - Cumma Sum Laude. She began working for Dr. David Alpan in 2003 as the Records Technician. She is a certified X-Ray technician and maintians all of our digital imaging. She also helps with multiple office projects including bookkeeping.
When she is not working for Dr. David Alpan, she loves to exercise, read, watch movies, play with her cat, travel and learn more about health. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Bertha DeLoa - Chairside Assistant
Bertha received her training as a dental assistant at United Education Institute in 1998. She received her Registered Dental Assistant Certificate in 2004. She started working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2007 and has nine years experience as an orthodontic assistant. When she is not working, Bertha enjoys spending time with her three teenage children, watching movies and dancing.
Janet Cisneros - Chairside Assistant
Janet received her training as a dental assistant at Bryman College in 2000. She received her (DA) Dental Assistant Certificate in 2001. She started working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2010 and has nine years experience as an orthodontic assistant. When she is not working, Janet enjoys spending time with her three children, watching movies and going to the beach.
George Reyes - Chairside Assistant
Goerge received his training as a dental assistant at United Education Institute in 1998. He received his (RDA) Registered Dental Assistant Certificate in 2004. He started working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2002 and has 12 years experience as an orthodontic assistant. When he is not working, George enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies and working out.
Cindy Cotom - Chairside Assistant
Cindy received her training as a dental assistant at American Career College in 2009. She received her (DA) Dental Assistant Certificate in 2010. She started working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2012 and has 4 years experience as an orthodontic assistant. When she is not working, Cindy enjoys Hiking, dancing, cooking & baking and also enjoys working with reptiles.
Stephanie Vasquez - Flow Director/Sterilization
Stephanie received her training as a dental assistant at United Education Institute in 2010. She received her (DA) Dental Assistant Certificate in 2011. She started working at Aesthetic Orthodontics in 2011. When she is not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies and working out.
Caroline Reyes - Sterilization