Our Team

Tawny – Office Manager

Roseville Dentist

Tawny Michelle is a Kentucky native. She has over 25 years of experience in both dental and health care management as well as consulting. Tawny offers an expertise in insurance billing, patient treatment planning and putting smiles on the patients faces.

When not at the office, Tawny enjoys spending time with her daughters as well as cooking, hiking, biking and being at the gym.

Nga “Gigi” – Dental Assistant, RDA

Roseville Cosmetic Dentist

After getting certified in the Bay Area to work as a dental assistant in 2004, Gigi received her license as a registered dental assistant in 2006. Gigi is extremely proud to have gotten the opportunity to work with Dr. Bandala for over 12 years now. Nothing makes her happier than seeing patients day after day leave not only with improved dental health, but with big smiles on their faces.

When not in the office, Gigi enjoys time with her family, singing, cooking and reading.

Kathy - Dental Assistant, RDA

Lead Hill Dentist

Kathy is from the Bay Area and has been an RDA for 28 years. Her primary goal is to put a smile on all of our patient’s faces. She enjoys the family atmosphere in the office and is proud to witness Dr. Bandala’s successful patient care every week.

Kathy likes to get involved in the Roseville community through church, feeding the homeless, and fostering rescue animals.

Riba - Dental Assistant (Photo coming soon)

Riba is a seasoned dental assistant with over 30 years of experience. You will always catch Riba with a smile, and she always treats her patients with kindness and compassion.

Family and her Persian culture (including the food, celebrations and music) are at the core of Riba's life. She enjoys hiking, biking, sewing and relaxing with loved ones.

Ann – Dental Hygienist, RDH

Olympus Pointe Dentist

Ann graduated from UCSF in 1973 and has been a practicing hygienist ever since. She has also been a periodontal therapist since 1987. It’s safe to say she is a seasoned pro! She loves working with such an experienced and capable team and feels confident referring patients to the office.

She is a Grass Valley resident and is extremely active. Some of her interests include kayaking, power walking, skiing, hiking and fishing.

Alexa – Marketing Director

Lead Hill Dentist

Alexa is a recent graduate from UNR, with a B.A. in Journalism and an emphasis in Strategic Communications. Her interest in strat comm was sparked by working at Dr. Bandala’s office during high school. She saw how happy Dr. Bandala’s patients were with their results and wanted to spread the word about his high quality, expert dental work. She got her B.A. to be fully equipped to promote his services and now has the job of her dreams!

Alexa has a passion for music and singing. She likes to swim and spends a lot of her time with her fur babies, Brandie and Cocoa.

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