Jennifer is our Practice Administrator. She has been a part of our practice since 2013 and absolutely loves what she does. She has worked in practice/account management since 2007 (right after the birth of her son) and brings years of experience with her. Jennifer loves working with all of our fantastic patients and strives to help every patient get the care they need and deserve by working with each patient on an individual level.
When she’s not hard at work, her favorite thing to do is spend time with her son Aiden. They love doing anything outdoors and on water – swimming, boating, lakes, beaches & camping to name a few.
Gemma graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dental Hygiene in 1988. After living down in San Diego for a few years, she moved back up to Loma Linda and started working with the original practice owner, Dr. Shrader in 2003 and has been here since. Gemma also works for a non-profit organization in which she goes to low-income schools, and provides dental screenings and dental sealants for elementary students.
“Gemma is an empty nester now as her two children, Garrison and Jaclyn are both taking nursing in college. Since being an empty nester, Gemma and her husband have started golfing again. She also enjoys watching professional sports like NBA, NFL, NCAA basketball, softball and always roots for the USA! She runs 1 half marathon yearly and walks regularly to keep healthy. She also enjoys being part of the booster club at Loma Linda Academy where her husband coaches basketball and softball.
Gemma has been a hygienist for over 30 years and strives to be gentle and thorough. She also is committed to learning more and more about the relationship between nutrition and medical and dental health, and enjoys sharing any helpful information. She really enjoys the relationships she has made throughout the years with her patients, and feels that she can reach a patient’s outcome through customized and gentle means. Gemma looks forward to meeting you!
Brenda graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2004 with a bachelor of science in dental hygiene. Brenda chose dental hygiene as her career to provide better health for individuals, as well as, help them regain the confidence that they may lack with their smile. Biological dentistry is in alignment with her beliefs as a health care professional. As a dental hygienist, treating the total body is essential when it comes to maintaining oral health. It is an exciting time in dentistry as research reveals that there is a link between oral health and systemic health. Practicing dental hygiene with a biological approach allows her to provide the very best of care to her patients. Brenda enjoys helping her patients transform their health and well-being. She also treasures the relationships that she builds with each patient. Outside of dentistry, Brenda spends time with her family, and enjoys all aspects of exercise, including yoga, pilates and running. During the summer months she enjoy’s boating at the river.
Linda was born and raised in Northeastern Arkansas. In 1980 she had the opportunity to work and be trained by Dr. Joe Littlejohn. He was a leading Pioneer in implant dentistry in the state of Arkansas. She worked with him as a Certified Dental assistant until she moved to California in 1989.
Upon arriving in California she took the California State board exams to receive her California RDA license. She lived and worked for thirteen years in Downey , CA. She moved to Riverside in 2002. She worked three years for Dr. Shrader and joined the practice in 2008.
Linda and her husband, Eric live in Riverside and are very active in the Classic Car Club of America.
Lenora joined our team in 2012 bringing her 21 years of experience to the team as a Registered dental assistant. Prior to working with Dr. Tomazin she had the opportunity to work in Upland for 17 years with Dr. Domb (one of the leading Doctors in Ozone Therapy).
Lenora and her husband live in the Riverside area and have a daughter Emma and 2 sons Josh and Leiland. They are very active with their children and within the community. Her husband coaches little league for their sons team and Lenora enjoys volunteering with her daughters girl scouts troop.
Crystal Ferrusquias is a Registered Dental Assistant, born and raised in Riverside CA. Crystal decided to become an assistant for the satisfaction and joy of making patients happy with their smile. When she’s not at work Crystal enjoys spending time with her family and young son.