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 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 son Jackson and her boyfriend.


Megan – Clinical Team Megan, our Dental Assistant Extraordinaire, assists the doctors chairside in the treatment areas and helps with maintaining our sparkling clean treatment rooms and instruments. When she is not at work, she enjoys all kinds of dance (from ballet to jazz to hiphop), coloring, and working with rhinestones. She has lived in the Bay Area since she was four years old and has a brother, a sister, and a gray and white cat named Toboggan.

Chloe and Yurendi – Clinical Team Chloe and Yurendi, our primary Records, Sterilization, and Safety Coordinators, assist the doctors in the treatment areas and behind the scenes with our state-of-the-art sterilization area, keeping the schedule running smoothly and ensuring that every patient’s room, instruments, and supplies are impeccably clean. Chloe is originally from the UK, and Yurendi grew up in eastern Oregon.

Mark – Clinical Team Mark serves behind the scenes as one of our Records, Sterilization, and Safety Coordinators. You may see him when you arrive for an appointment while he screens patients on our front porch. He also maintains patient charts and our beautiful facilities. Mark enjoys swimming, waterpolo, and spikeball and envisions a 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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