Meet the Team

Our team of dental professionals are here to assist our patients in learning more about their oral health.

Erika Rodriguez

Erika

Treatment Coordinator

Erika received her training via the Navy at Camp Pendleton and is currently pursuing her degree in medical administration.  She has 23 years of of experience in front and back office operations.

Erika loves to see people smile and works hard to help our patients be proud to show their smile.  In her off time, Erika loves to travel to big cities, make use of public transportation and blend with the locals.

 

Faith Bayt

Faith

Registered Dental Assistant

Faith graduated with a Registered Dental Assistant Certification in 2003 from UEI. She specializes in periodontics assisting.

Faith truly cares about her patients' oral health and loves making people smile with confidence. She loves camping, hiking, riding, being outdoors and especially spending time with her family and all of the things they love.

Priscilla Kimble

Priscilla

Billing Coordinator

Priscilla began working part-time in a dental front office during her senior year of high school, obtaining additional training as dental assistant and x-ray technician.  This inspired her to love all things dental.

Priscilla enjoys going the extra mile for her patients and doctors, battling the insurance companies for payment for all services rendered. When not at the office, Priscilla enjoys time with her family, crafting, reading and hiking.

 

Nik Foley

Nik

Registered Dental Hygienist

Nik holds a BA in Exercise Science and an AA in Dental Hygiene. He has been assisting patients as a RDH for fourteen years.

Nik enjoys helping patients realize the importance of oral hygiene especially as it relates to their overall health. Nik loves family time, playing basketball and working on his car.

Emily Serna

Emily

Patient Care Coordinator

Emily holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management and has over twelve years of customer service, seven in the dental field.

Emily loves providing quality care and customer service with a smile to our patients. She is the mother of two amazing children, a self-professed fitness addict and a Spartan race enthusiast.

Lori Chenault

Lori

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori graduated in 2001 from Loma Linda University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is trained to administer local anesthetic and perform soft tissue curettage.

Lori was inspired by her own hygienist to enter the field. She truly cares about her patients, making it her highest priority to help them receive optimum dental care. She enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and daughters.  She also enjoys reading and scrap-booking.

Natalie Lies

Natalie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie completed her dental assisting program in 2001 and her dental hygienist program in 2008. She takes pride in explaining treatments to her patients thoroughly.

Natalie is passionate in her role as your Personal Trainer for Clean Teeth. She loves engaging with her family and the "Scouts of America" in activities such as hiking and camping.

 

Our Approach

The oral health of your entire family is our top priority. We understand many of our patients have fear about visiting a dentist so our staff is here to provide you and your family with the caring, gentle care that you deserve in a comfortable environment.

We offer convenient appointment times, the latest in dental technology and lots of patient education for you and the family. Our office is proud to accept most dental insurances and will work with you to make treatment affordable, easy and effective.

Dr. Scola is dedicated to making your dental visit a positive experience. She is well aware of the fears and hesitations many patients have about dentistry. With her very gentle touch and calm, reassuring manner, she is able to help many patients overcome their anxiety. She is always happy to discuss any concerns or answer any questions you might have.

It is Dr. Scola's firm belief that knowledge empowers us to achieve our goals. In order to serve her patients to the best of her ability, she continues to enhance her education and that of her staff by participating in dental study groups and attending continuing education courses. Dr. Scola is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Tri-County Dental Society.

The oral health of your entire family is our top priority. We understand many of our patients have fear about visiting a dentist so our staff is here to provide you and your family with the caring, gentle care that you deserve in a comfortable environment.

We offer convenient appointment times, the latest in dental technology and lots of patient education for you and the family. Our office is proud to accept most dental insurances and will work with you to make treatment affordable, easy and effective.

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Cleanings & Exams
  • Sealants & Fluoride
  • Periodontal Treatments
  • Dental Implants
  • 3D Imaging
  • Crowns & Bridges
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth Colored Fillings
  • Porcelain Veneers

This website is a resource we hope you'll find useful in making more informed decisions about your dental care. Please browse through our site to learn more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, payments & insurance and more.

Check out our Current Promotions page to see information about our latest community involvement campaigns, along with any special discounts we are currently offering. It's our little way of giving to worthy causes and offering our patients some great deals.

If you have any questions or concerns be sure to give us a call or contact us through this website. If you would like to schedule an appointment you can reach us by phone or you may also use our online appointment request form.

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Ready for Your New Smile?

Murrieta CA Dentist, Dr. Valerie Scola, DDS is dedicated to General, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry with services including Dental Exams, Dental Makeovers, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Crowns, X-rays, Fluoride, Cleanings, & more.

Schedule your appointment by contacting us today!