Meet Our Team

Our incredible Sonoma Smiles team.

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Sonoma Smiles Dental Team

Linda S. - Office Manager

Linda has been in the dental field for many years as an office manager. Her passion for dentistry helped her to launch her own dental consulting business. Linda keeps the office on track with the financial portion of dentistry. As a courtesy, Linda works very closely with our patient’s insurance plans, and explains to our patients the details involved with their insurance plans.

Linda currently resides in Rohnert Park. She is a mom to two grown children, her son Nicholas and daughter Samantha. When she is not busy working, she spends her time exercising, biking, walking, dancing and spending time with her friends and family and of course her dog Bodie.

Brenda P. - Registered Dental Hygienist

Brenda Perez has been with Sonoma Smiles since August 2018. She received her Associate in Dental Hygiene from Santa Rosa Junior College. Brenda enjoys talking to her patients about dental care or oral hygiene. She does her absolute best in helping her patients improve their dental education and experience. She is also truly thankful for having found a great team to work with every day.

When she is not at the office, she enjoys her time with her husband, family and friends. She enjoys hiking and exploring Sonoma County.

Suzy G. - Registered Dental Hygienist

Suzy was born and raised in Sonoma County, and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Santa Cruz in 2003 and later attended dental hygiene school at the Santa Rosa Junior College. She enjoys her work as a dental hygienist and truly looks forward to going to work each day.

When she is not assisting patients at the practice, she likes eating at new restaurants, traveling, relaxing in the sun, or reading a good book. She also invests in quality time with her family and friends, especially her children.

Shannon - Registered Dental Hygienist

Shannon is a dental hygienist on Dr. Wayne Suttons’ team. She obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara. While attending UCSB, she interned at a dental office where she quickly became zealous about dentistry. She further explored the interest and earned a degree in Dental Hygiene with high honors from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Shannon is passionate about dental health. She makes it a priority to educate and encourage patients on how to maintain good oral health. Shannon enjoys, cooking and drinking wine with friends and family.

Carrie F. - Registered Dental Assistant

Carrie has been in the Dental filed as a registered dental assistant for over 14 years. She has recently joined Sonoma Smiles and will be working as an assistant and treatment plan coordinator.

She really loves helping others smile and when she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her adult kids, friend, 3 dogs and bunny.

Sara G. - Registered Dental Assistant

After studying dental assisting at Blake Austin College in Vacaville CA., Sara received her RDA license in 2016. For the first 4 years in her career she specialized in pediatrics and children with special needs. Sara recently joined our team and is eager to get to know her patients and assist them will all their dental needs.

When Sara is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family, usually pool side. She enjoys he outdoors and is a total foodie. You can usually find her exploring the menu at the newest local restaurants!

Kyrsten - Registered Dental Assistant

She started in sterilization about 4 ½ years ago learned everything on the job. She flew to San Diego to get her x-ray license and Infection control certifications. She began assisting as a DA in huge Implant Sedation Surgeries. Just this year she passed her RDA exam and is certified. After receiving all her other certifications.

On her days off you can find her on an outdoor adventure usually at the river lake or beach soaking up the rays, listening to country music. She also loves hanging out with her friends and loves camping.

Sam D. - Treatment Plan Coordinator

Before getting into the dental field Sam went to school to become an Esthetician which she believes helps her today with her keen eye for the esthetic part of the practice. Sam has been working with Sonoma Smiles since December of 2017 starting off as a sterilization tech and quickly moved into general dental assistant procedures with Dr. Sutton. Sam took a short leave from the practice and when returning back with the team began working with the front office staff. Today Sam, our primary treatment plan coordinator, works hand and hand with Dr. Sutton to go over any treatment needed with each patients’ individual needs.

When she is not working, she enjoys staying active with her dog Archie and husband going on hikes, walking and enjoying the outdoors.

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