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Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura Brown Norris

Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura is a Registered Dental Hygienist, and a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.

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Laura Brown Norris

Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura is a Registered Dental Hygienist, and a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Born and raised in Pacific Palisades, it is an absolute dream come true for Laura to be working in her cozy childhood village alongside Dr. Moncayo and her caring staff.  She loves coming to work every day and giving her absolute best to her patients, many of whom have known Laura most of her life growing up in the Palisades.  Her role as your dental hygienist is to provide you with exceptional care and a greater understanding of your oral/systemic health.  She will discuss the best tools and tips for at-home oral management and she’ll customize a dental hygiene treatment plan that works best for you.

One of Laura’s greatest passions is working with children, not only to help them understand the importance of their oral health, but to also feel comfortable with their teeth and their smiles.  She currently lives in Westchester with her wonderful husband Matt and their golden retriever Dodger.  They welcomed their two boys into the world in 2016 and 2019.  She is extremely passionate about her career, and takes great pride in being a part of this team of health care professionals.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca Hakhamian

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca is a proud graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.

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Rebecca Hakhamian

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca is a proud graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California where she followed her family’s footsteps within the field of dentistry. Her father is a dentist as well as two older brothers whom are also USC alumni. She grew up in a dental office and found her passion for excellent patient care from a young age. For Rebecca, education and the preventative aspect of dentistry are the most intriguing and most important in her practice. She loves to keep up with the latest technology and research to provide her patients with the utmost care. Outside of work she loves to travel and cook.  She’s often in the kitchen learning family recipes that have been passed down for generations from her mother. As a great professional with philosophies in line with our other USC-trained providers, she is a great addition to our team!

Registered Dental Hygienist (AP)

Kerri Dornan

Registered Dental Hygienist (AP)

Kerri has been a loyal and longstanding pillar of our practice.

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Kerri Dornan

Registered Dental Hygienist (AP)

Kerri has been a loyal and longstanding pillar of our practice.  She has been taking care of our patients even before we evolved to be ‘The Palisades Dentists.’  With her extensive knowledge, skills, and experience, she truly cares about the oral health and well being of our patients.

Registered Dental Assistant

Lulu Navarro

Registered Dental Assistant

Lulu has been a practicing Registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She was drawn to the dental field at a young age and began her career as an RDA in Santa Monica.

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Lulu Navarro

Registered Dental Assistant

Lulu is the proud mom of two daughters, Denise and Jovie, and two dogs, Perry (a Chihuahua) and Rocky (a Husky-Labrador mix). In her time away from the office, she enjoys being with her daughters and husband doing things such as camping, wakeboarding, and visiting amusement parks.

She has been a practicing Registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She was drawn to the dental field at a young age and began her career as an RDA in Santa Monica. She takes pride, and finds joy, in making patients’ smiles bigger and brighter and providing quality care.

Registered Dental Assistant

Sarai Cornejo

Registered Dental Assistant

Sarai is a Dental Assistant born in Santa Monica, California. She chose this career path because she’s very passionate about helping people feel comfortable and making sure they have the best dental experience.k

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Sarai Cornejo

Registered Dental Assistant

Sarai is a Registered Dental Assistant born in Santa Monica, California. She chose this career path because she’s very passionate about helping people feel comfortable and making sure they have the best dental experience.

She strives to build relationships with her patients and finds their trust very important and rewarding. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family as well as running and singing.

Dental Sedation Assistant

Eddie Cabrera

Dental Sedation Assistant

Eddie has extensive experience in the dental field-- having assisted in thousands of procedures in dental sedation over the last 20 years, he adds an unparalleled level of expertise to our back office.

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Eddie Cabrera

Dental Sedation Assistant

Eddie has extensive experience in the dental field– having assisted in thousands of procedures in dental sedation over the last 20 years, and having taught dental teams throughout the country, he adds an unparalleled level of expertise to our back office.  In addition to dental sedation, he serves our patients in all aspects of general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Front Office Coordinator

Marily Cortez

Front Office Coordinator

When Marily began working in dentistry in 2013, she knew she found her career as she truly enjoys helping others.

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Marily Cortez

Front Office Coordinator

When Marily began working in dentistry in 2013, she knew she found her career as she truly enjoys helping others. She grew up in the valley, and loves spending time with her son and two daughters. When she’s not busy working, commuting, and spending time with her family, she loves to read non-fiction books.

Office Manager

Apple Camacho

Office Manager

Apple has been in the dental field for over ten years, and strives to serve our patients with the utmost compassion and empathy. 

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Apple Camacho

Office Manager

Apple has been in the dental field for over ten years, and strives to serve our patients with the utmost compassion and empathy.  Her passion for dentistry is only surpassed by the love for her son, Isaiah Azul.  When she’s not serving our patients and helping our office run, she’s spending time with her family.  She enjoys cooking, trekking the Santa Monica stairs, and immersing herself in motivational literature and podcasts.

"If loving my dentist's practice is wrong, I don't want to be right. Not only do they offer the latest procedures using sophisticated technology, they bring to bear kindness and ethical conduct."

- Meredith M.

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