Citrus Heights Dentist Staff

Meet Our Friendly Citrus Heights, CA Dental Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Citrus Heights family dental practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.


(Pictured: Jasmyn, Dena, Dr. Chang, Dr. Li & Charmaine)

Dena Planer, Office Manager
Dena has been in the dental field for 32 years! Dena was a Registered Dental Assistant for 20 years and an Office Manager for the past 12 years. Her knowledge of dentistry is invaluable! She has worked directly assisting doctors chairside, as well as assisting patients with scheduling, billing and explaining insurance benefits, which quite often can be overwhelming and confusing to patients. To have an individual in our practice so versatile only solidifies our commitment to,”Nothing Short of Excellence!” In her free time, Dena enjoys interior decorating and time with her husband of over 30 years and her two grown boys.
Jasmyn B, Office Assistant/Dental Assistant
Jasmyn has been in Dentistry for over 3 years. Jasmyn has experience in the clinical office, assisting the doctor in all procedures as well as front office experience, which makes her a greater asset to our practice. Jasmyn excels in treatment presentation, scheduling patients & insurance knowledge. Jasmyn enjoys explaining the ins and outs of insurance to our patients which can seem overwhelming to some to navigate. Jasmyn also enjoys establishing personal relationships with our patients, making everyone feel like they are welcome and part of our dental family. On the personal side, Jasmyn is originally from the Bay Area and moved to Sacramento in 2018. Jasmyn enjoys being outdoors with her son, hiking, exploring and singing.
Charmaine, Registered Dental Assistant
Chum-Chum was born and raised in Cebu, Philippines. After High School, Chum-Chum wanted to pursue Dentistry. She attended Cebu Doctors’ University. Chum-Chum studied two years of pre-dentistry then moved to the US for better opportunities and reunite with her family. She graduated on the Dean’s List from Foothill College in Los Altos Hills in 2018 with a Degree in Science and from the Dental Assisting Program. She’s been in the Dental Field for almost six years. Lived in the bay area, Milpitas, for nine years, and moved to Roseville July of 2022. She loves Photography/Videography, playing music, biking, hiking, camping, playing sports, food trips, and travel.