Dental Treatment Team Elk Grove CA

Meet the Team

A Friendly and Competent Team

You will feel comfortable in our care because not only do we provide high-quality dental services, we administer our treatments with understanding for every patient's needs. We took the time to build a team that has both top-notch skills and a friendly manner, and you will love the effect this has on your comfort and confidence level during every visit.

Dental Team - ErinErin Smith, RDA
Scheduling Coordinator


Erin has had the privilege of working as an RDA for 10 years and for the past 5 years she has been Dr. Ionescu's scheduling coordinator. She believes her experience, knowing all aspects of a dental practice, allows her to help people both with their treatment and with the best schedule arrangements possible. She enjoys coming to work every day, knowing we are helping people by giving them healthy teeth they can be proud of.

Dental Team AlyssaAlyssa Blandford
Hygiene Coordinator/RDA


Alyssa grew up in Elk Grove and has been working in the dental field since 2010 as both an RDA and hygiene coordinator. This experience has given her a great background in all aspects of the dental office. She enjoys working with people and being a part of such an amazing practice that helps our patients leave with happy and healthy smiles each and every day.


Dental Team Sarah JohnsonSarah Johnson
RDAEF2


Sarah was raised in Rio Vista, CA. She has lived in Elk Grove since 2013 and immediately fell in love with the community. She attended Diablo Valley College for Dental Assisting and became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2006. Sarah received additional training and obtained her Registered Dental Assistant Extended Functions 2 license in 2013. She enjoys working with all of our wonderful patients.


Dental Team DanielleDanielle


Danielle is an Elk Grove native and graduated from Laguna Creek High School. After high school, she attended High Tech Institute for dental assisting and graduated in 2004. Danielle joined our team in April 2017. Danielle has 3 amazing children that keep her busy with dance performances, softball games and baseball games. She is very passionate about helping others and enjoys traveling to volunteer with CDA cares dental clinic, a non-profit organization that provides free dental care to those in need. Danielle also enjoys the outdoors, working out and spending as much time with her family as possible. She is such a great addition to our team.

Dental Team LeticiaLeticia Mays
Registered Dental Assistant


Leticia has always had an interest in dentistry and has had the pleasure of being an RDA for 16 years. It is an incredibly rewarding experience providing patients with quality dentistry, comfort, and education about dental health. She enjoys being in a profession that is continuously evolving and takes every opportunity to continue to educate herself in the latest developments dentistry has to offer. She believes an individual's life can be changed through a positive dental experience and strives to change the world one smile at a time. She feels very fortunate to work with Dr. Ionescu and our outstanding team of dental professionals here at Dentistry by Design, who also believe in quality dentistry.

Dental Team LaineyLainey Cortez
Registered Dental Hygienist


Lainey has been a dental hygienist since 2010 and feels privileged to have a career she is so passionate about. Her eagerness to learn has led her to continue her education to complete her BS degree in dental hygiene. Patient care is her priority, and she takes pride in her ability to help maintain the overall health of patients. She enjoys working with a dentist and team who share her passion for dentistry and says she is lucky to have found that at Dentistry by Design.

Dental Team - NavNav
Registered Dental Hygienist


Nav has been a hygienist since 2009. She attended Eastern Washington University. Nav finds it exceptionally gratifying to help and witness patients improve from gum disease to optimal oral health. Outside of work, she spends as much time as she can with family, enjoys traveling, and enjoys great food. She feels very fortunate to be working with a team that creates a warm, comforting atmosphere, while remaining passionate and sensitive to their patients' needs.

Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (916) 685-4662 to experience our team first hand.