Meet The Team


Toni, Dental Hygienist

Toni graduated from Chabot College with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene, CSU Stanislaus with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences, Regis University with a Master’s Degree in Education, and holds an Associate Fellowship Certificate in Laser Therapy. She has worked as a clinical hygienist and dental hygiene educator. Toni has been a member of her professional organizations since 1993 and has held several leadership positions in her local component. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, gardening, and entertaining. She is proud to work with a group of professionals who have integrity, ethics and place patient care first.

Jocelyn, BA, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jocelyn graduated in 1993 from UCSD with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She earned her dental hygiene degree from Cerritos College in 1999. Jocelyn has been a member of her profession’s American Dental Hygiene Association since 1997, and has been an officer in the association. Jocelyn is a certified Perioaroma Therapist. Jocelyn is a Girl Scout leader for her daughter, and is an avid reader, and quilter.

Robin, Scheduling Coordinator

Robin was born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. She began dental assisting in 1975. She originally worked with Dr. Yemoto for 5 years, starting in 1980. Robin then took an 8 year leave from the dental world to focus her energies on raising her son and daughter. She was again hired back, and is now working as scheduling coordinator. Robin has been with the practice for over 25 years. Her hobbies include reading, photography, and scrap booking.

Mischelle, RDA, Clinical Assistant

Mischelle was born and raised here in San Jose. She received her RDA degree from Clayton College in 1987. She is happily married and has two grown daughters. Mischelle enjoys good food and great champagne! She also enjoys cuddling with her three dogs.

Sophia, RDA, Clinical Assistant

Sophia is one of the newest members of the Team. She recently moved to the Bay area in 2011 from Southern California. Sophia earned her Dental Assisting certificate during her senior year of high school and her RDA license in 2008. Sophia loves to cook and was recently introduces to the fabulous world of quilting

Kimberly, RDH, Dental Hygiene

After graduating from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in Boston, Kimberly began her dental career at Dr. Yemoto’s office in San Jose. After taking some time off to raise her children, she eventually returned to work for him again. Kimberly is a native Californian and can be found on the weekends cooking, gardening, training for her next half or full marathon or spending time with her family. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and has an Associate Fellowship Certification in Laser Dentistry. She takes great pride in the fact that she works in an office with a team that holds to the highest standards of service and ethics.

Melinda, Financial Coordinator

Melinda is a native Califorian and was raised here in San Jose. She has worked in the dental world for over 15 years with extensive knowldge in dental insurance.

Melinda enjoys the outdoors – including kayaking, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family.