Dental Staff

All professionals at Pomona Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


MARIA (GABBY) SANTAMARIA - FRONT OFFICE COORDINATOR

Gabby is the voice and face of Pomona Family Dental. Her caring voice is what you hear when you call our office. Her smiling face is the first thing you see when you enter our office. Previous to working at Pomona Family Dental, Gabby worked at Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. Gabby brought with her the high level of customer service from Disney and strives to create a warm and friendly environment at Pomona Family Dental.


GONZALO ROMERO - OFFICE MANAGER

Gonzalo is in his 10th year at Pomona Family Dental. He began his career in dentistry as a dental assistant intern at Pomona Family Dental. Gonzalo's commitment to excellence in patient care, coupled with his extensive experience has made him able to manage all aspects of the dental practice.


LUIS ANGULO - DENTAL ASSISTANT

Luis has been with Pomona Family Dental since 2004. Luis began his career at Pomona Family Dental shortly after finishing his dental assistant schooling. Luis has assisted Dr. Choi in the most complex dental procedures and is instrumental in keeping patients comfortable throughout all dental treatments. Luis also maintains day-to-day operations of the dental facility.


NANCY MORAN - DENTAL ASSISTANT

Nancy began her dental career at Pomona Family Dental in 2010. She is currently attending My Dentist, School for Dental Assistants for her RDA. Nancy began her work career in the service industry, including Cold Stone Creamery and the UPS Store. Caring for patients comes naturally for Nancy. You will typically find Nancy working chairside with Dr. David.


SUSAN CHOI - OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Susan is Dr. David Choi's only sibling. Susan graduated from UC Davis in 2001 with a BS in comprehensive design and graphic design. After several years in the design industry, she chose to move closer to home and settle down close to her family. She works with Dr. David Choi in maintaining a healthy, sustainable dental practice with a focus on quality patient care and increased access to dental care for our patients.


JACKIE ORNELAS - DENTAL HYGENIST

Jackie is a registered dental hygienist. She graduated in 2005 from St. Mary's College with a BS in pyschology and a minor in Spanish. She received her certificate in dental hygiene in May 2012 from Diablo Valley College. She received her hygiene license in August 2012. Although Jackie may be new to dental hygiene, she is a veteran of the dental field. She has worked in various dental offices since 1999 in all the different positions within a dental office. Jackie understands the most important aspect of any dental practice is the quality of care patients receive.