Meet The Staff
Get to Know the Staff of Ajay R. Patel, DDS, ABOMS
Helen is the office manager for both of our offices. She has been with the practice since 1990. She has over 30 years of experience in the dental industry. Helen understands our patient’s needs. She makes every effort to ease their concerns regarding oral surgery. She recognizes that it can be a stressful time for patients and tries to find ways to make them feel more comfortable. Helen speaks fluent Spanish and is able to effectively communicate treatment plans to our Spanish-speaking patients. Helen enjoys bike riding and spending time with her young grand-daughters.
Linda is the treatment coordinator and financial assistant for both of our offices. She has been with the practice since 1997. Linda always greets our patient’s with a warm and welcoming smile. She verifies your dental benefits and coverage. She has over 25 years of experience in the dental field having started as a registered dental assistant after graduating with honors from San Joaquin Valley College. Prior to entering the dental industry, Linda spent sixteen years in the Chowchilla Elementary School District. She enjoys quilting and is a member of the Gateway Quilt Guild.
Lourdes is one of our highly qualified surgical assistants. She assists at both of our offices. As an RDA, she began her career in general dentistry and soon realized her passion was in oral surgery, especially dental implant surgery. Lourdes is highly trained in procedures under anesthesia and continually keeps up with the latest technology. She enjoys working with patients and educating them on dental implant procedures. Lourdes is bi-lingual and fluent in Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially baking with her young daughter.