Melissa – Registered Dental Hygienist

melissaMelissa graduated from Carrington College in 2012 and is a laser certified dental hygienist. She has been with the dental practice of Garth Collins, DDS for three years now, and she loves the friendly and compassionate atmosphere of the office. Her goal is to keep her patients as happy and comfortable as possible during their dental visit. Melissa enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her 1 and a half year old son.

Rachel – Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel grew up in a small mountain town in Northern California before graduating from Shasta College in 2013.  Rachel enjoys the family-friendly atmosphere of the office and treating every patient with gentle care. Rachel is a member of the CDHA and is the Immediate Past President and current Treasurer of the Sacramento Valley Dental Hygienists’ Association. She also volunteers for Giving Kids a Smile, Children’s Dental Health Fairs, and CDA Cares, and is on the CDHA Public Health Council. When not at work she enjoys time with her husband and their french bulldog, Odie.

Cynthia – Registered Dental Assistant

Cynthia, a graduate of West Valley College and a dental assistant with over 30 years of experience, has been with Dr. Garth Collins for eight years. Along with assisting Dr. Garth Collins, she maintains the dental inventory and makes sure patients are treated on schedule. She is happily married to a physical therapist and has two sons: one is a captain in the US Army, and one is a hospital corpsman with the US Navy.

Haley – Office Manager
Haley has been with the dental practice for eight years, 3 of those in management and plays a large role in the success of the practice. She helps to maintain the positive atmosphere of the office and provides clear communication between the staff and patients. Haley comes from a big family, and enjoys spending her free time hiking.


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