Lexie – Clinical Team Brentwood native Lexie enjoys chainsaw sculptures, singing in the car, and working out. She is the proud owner of the cutest fat little dog ever, Parker. When she is not spending time with family and friends, she is indispensable as Dr. Hockel’s “right hand woman” at the dental office.


Stacey – Clinical Team Serving as our Clinical Team Leader, Stacey has a true passion for helping people to improve their smiles and dental health. Her dental background spans twenty years and features advanced training in assisting. A Concord native, Stacey enjoys hiking and spending time on the beach with her three children.


Nicole – Clinical Team Nicole enjoys sharing with our patients her talents as a Registered Dental Assistant. She has lived in the Bay Area her entire life and has been working in the dental field since 2016. Nicole enjoys art, especially drawing, going to the beach, and relaxing with her husband and her son Jackson.


Karen – Clinical Team Karen started dental assisting back in 2018. She is originally from a small town named Huron in the Central Valley of California, close to Fresno. She is a very hands-on person and enjoys the fast pace of dental assisting. When Karen is not at work, she loves spending time with her boyfriend, going out on long walks, cooking new foods, and learning new recipes.

Alba – Clinical Team Alba loves her job as a Registered Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field since 2018. She has lived in the Bay Area for over 22 years and has three fur babies: two cats (a Flame-point Siamese named Casper and a Bombay named Marceline) and a dog, Bella, who is a terrier/Maltese mix. When she is not at our office, Alba enjoys hiking, working out at the gym, and trying new restaurants with friends.


Chloe – Clinical Team Our Dental Assistant Chloe helps the doctors in the treatment areas and behind the scenes with our digital imaging scans. Her attention to detail and technological expertise is a key element in helping our patients’ appointments run smoothly. A UK native, Chloe enjoys crafting, archery, gardening, hiking, and playing the harp.

Mark – Clinical Team Mark serves behind the scenes helping maintain our patient records and fabricating some of our orthodontic appliances. Mark enjoys swimming, waterpolo, and spikeball, and he recently earned his private pilot’s license, which will help with his possible future career as a pilot. Fun fact: he is the ninth of Dr. Hockel’s and Beth’s eleven children!

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