Our Staff

At Lakefront Family Dentistry, we spend months interviewing and selecting the perfect candidates to fit into our tight-knit family. This means you will experience more than just an accredited staff member who knows and implements the latest technology, it means you also experience a fun, happy atmosphere where everyone gets along well and is excited to meet new and current patients each and every day. We pride ourselves with a brand new facility that has the latest, cutting edge dental technology and a family of staff who enjoys serving you with a smile!

Patti, Registered Dental Assistant
Patti - Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Function, Expanded Duties Level II

Patti has been a highly skilled dental assistant since 1993. By 1997 she was licensed in Dental Radiography, Coronal Polishing, and finally as a Registered Dental Assistant.

She has been a key member of Dr. Hauser’s team since 2002. Already an exceptional Chair- side Dental Assistant, Patti challenged herself to achieve more. She completed an extensive two year program at UCLA School of Dentistry to become a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions Level 2. She is one of a select few in Southern California to have this license. She is qualified to perform procedures that would normally be completed by the Doctor only. Patti is the “Dental version of a Physicians Assistant”.

When she’s not expertly treating patients in Dr. Hauser’s office, she is probably spending time with her two teenage boys, friends, or other staff members. It is truly a family atmosphere at Dr. Hauser’s office. Not only does the staff treat each other like sisters, but our patients are our “extended family”.

Suzi, Dental Assistant
Suzi - aka "The Mama" - Dental Assistant

Suzi has been working in the customer service industry for over 20 years. She has an amazing personality and energy and “brings it” to work every day! She has an uncanny ability to relate to people. Dentistry can be a source of anxiety for some patients, but rest assured that Suzi can lighten up any mood.

Suzi has completed all required coursework to become a Dental Assistant, including Dental Radiography, CPR, and Hands-on Dental Assistant Training, and Dental Terminology.

Since 2007, Suzi’s assisting skills, personality, laughter, singing and dancing have been a tremendous asset to the practice. Don’t be surprised if you catch her dancing up and down the hallway during your visit.

Our patients are our family. Married for 25 years with three grown children, Suzi knows how to treat family.

Shanin, Registered Dental Assistant at Lakefront Family Dentistry
Shanin - Registered Dental Assistant

Shanin has been a dental assistant for the past 9 years. She has worked chair side with a prosthodontist, who specialized in placing implants, as well as a general dentist who specialized in orthodontics. She has received extensive training in both areas which will bring more knowledge to our practice. Shanin loves talking and seeing our patient’s confidence grow as their smiles improve. She was a patient in our office prior to becoming a member of our team, and understands that our number one goal is for our patients to be comfortable and confident in their dental treatment they receive.

Outside of the office, she is a mother of an amazing daughter. She is raising a responsible and respectable adult. They both enjoy any outside activity and being in the Southern California sun!

Carla, Insurance Coordinator
Carla - Patient Coordinator

Carla and her family have been patients of Dr. Hauser for many years. She has worked the dental field for over 10 years. She has experience in general dentistry and orthodontics. We were thrilled when we had the opportunity to add her to our staff. She was at the top of our “employee wish list”! Carla is likely to be the friendly voice you hear when you call our office. With dental insurance changing daily, Carla is our “go to person” for coordinating your family’s insurance benefits.

A wife and mother of three, Carla certainly understands the time and financial challenges of a modern family. She will do everything at her disposal to make the most of your time and insurance benefits. I assure you, Carla will make you feel like you belong here.

Kelsey - Patient Coordinator

Kelsey has been in customer service for over 12 years.  She decided 4 years ago that the dental field is where she wanted to be.  She completed her dental assistant training in 2011 and became a Registered Dental Assistant.  She excels not only on the clinical side, but also in coordinating patient care.

Kelsey will be the point of contact to make sure your first experience at our office is an amazing one.  She will be the friendly voice that will answer any questions you may have and help take care of any dental needs.  She takes pleasure in guiding patients through every step of their dental care.

Kelsey enjoys casual weekends at the Temecula wineries with her amazing husband and their fur baby, Maddy.  Kelsey is a huge animal lover and believes that her little rescued Chihuahua is the best thing ever!

Tracy - Patient Coordinator at Lakefront Family Dentistry
Tracy - Patient Coordinator

Tracy has over 18 years of experience, specializing in customer care.  She will be the team member who greets you with a smile when you arrive for your appointment at our private practice. You may have “homework” to do, but rest assured, Tracy will help you with any questions you may have to help complete some simple paperwork–so we can provide you with the best treatment. We even have reading glasses here for you to use in case you need them!

Tracy and her husband celebrate 19 years together and have two beautiful daughters, as well as a gorgeous Newfoundland dog. They live right here in sunny Lake Elsinore and she loves spending quality time with her family.

Erin, Dental Hygienist
Erin - Registered Dental Hygienist

Erin has been involved in Dentistry since 1993 when she became a Registered Dental Assistant at Loma Linda University. She worked along side the examiners for the Dental board of California and realized she wanted to continue her education. Erin earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda School of Dentistry in 2000. Erin joined Dr. Hauser’s team in 2001. She has dedicated herself to her patients’ dental health, education, and comfort. You can count on Erin to treat you like family. She is truly committed to your lifelong care.

With two young sons, Erin stays busy! She also has developed a Dental Health Program for children. She travels to elementary schools every February educating kids about proper brushing, flossing, and how our overall health begins with a healthy mouth.

Tawnya, Dental Hygienist
Tawnya - Registered Dental Hygienist
Tawnya has been involved in the dental field since 1999 working first as a dental technician fabricating crowns and bridges. In 2002 she became a registered dental assistant and worked for an orthodontic office. She worked full time while earning her degree in dental hygiene from RCC in 2009. She graduated with honors and was the recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler award. She is dedicated to educating patients and working with them to improve their oral health which is why she was excited to join our team in 2012 sharing the same passion.She has been able to improve the health of so many of our patients. She loves the fact that our entire team has the same commitment to ideal dental health for every patient. She will insure that every visit is a positive experience.When Tawnya is away from the office she keeps busy with her husband and toddler enjoying camping and the outdoors. We are happy to have her as a part of our family.
Brynee Dental Hygienist Lakefront Family Dentistry
Brynne - Registered Dental Hygienist

Brynne started in dentistry as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2007. She worked in a public health clinic as an RDA for four years where she assisted multiple clinic doctors chairside for many different dental procedures, including: extractions; crown and bridge preparations; implant placement; endodontic treatments; periodontal scaling and root planing; and prosthodontics. She also worked in the front office for a year helping patients with scheduling, insurance, and treatment planning.

Brynne loved working in the dental field so much she decided to go back to school to get her degree and her dental hygiene license.  She attended West Coast University in Orange County and graduated valedictorian of her class with her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.

She has been involved with many community outreach programs and also went on a Mission trip to Moldova in 2013 to perform various dental hygiene procedures for low income/at-need children and adults. She loves interacting with and getting to know her patients, and working with them to develop personalized plans for optimal oral health.

Brynne loves spending her time off with her husband of eight years and her amazing young son.

Amber, Dental Hygienist at Lakefront Family Dentistry
Amber - Registered Dental Hygienist

Amber began her dental career as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2008, after graduating from San Joaquin Valley College. Having experienced some major dental work and procedures herself throughout her teen years, Amber fully appreciates the value of great dental care and a beautiful smile. This helped motivate her to choose a career as a Dental Hygienist. It is important to Amber that her patients receive outstanding dental care with a personal touch. She has a passion for educating her patients, keeping them comfortable, and treating them like family. When Amber is away from the office, she loves being with her two beautiful girls and wonderful husband. They are avid campers who enjoy the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Sandee, Dental Hygienist at Lakefront Family Dentistry
Sandee - Registered Dental Hygienist

Sandee has been involved in the dental field since 2007. While taking a dental assisting course, she realized she wanted to become a hygienist. Sandee enjoyed learning about the dental profession as she was beginning her path to becoming a dental hygienist. She especially loved learning about how a person’s dental health directly affects their body. She graduated dental hygiene school at San Joaquin valley college in 2012 with an award for perfect attendance and was on the Dean’s list for her high GPA scores. Since graduating, she enjoys getting to know her patients and sees them as family members while improving their oral health. Sandee has been involved in various community dental projects and sponsored dental education events at schools and the YMCA. When Sandee is not working, she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband, sweet baby boy and her little Toy Fox Terrier.

Call (951) 244-9495 to Schedule Your Appointment Today, or You Can Make an Appointment Online and We’ll Call You Right Back During Regular Business Hours. We Look Forward to Giving You the Best Recommendations for Your Smile and Health.