Our Staff

Nelia

Registered Dental Hygienist
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Nelia began working at Ethos Advanced Dental Care in 2009 as one of Dr. Nash’s main assistants. In 2012, she decided to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. Her many years of experience make her a magnificent addition to the dental community. The intimate nature of dental care requires one to be able to treat the oral condition based on the specific needs of the person. Nelia excels at this as she has the ability to quickly adapt to clinical and non-clinical situations. She takes great pride in her work and loves what she does. Nelia enjoys spending quality time with her husband Wendell and 2 kids. During her free time, she loves to cook, scrapbook, and work in her beautiful garden.

Caroline

Registered Dental Hygienist
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Caroline started her dental career in 2012 when she graduated from Loma Linda University with a B.S in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys serving others in the office and through various dental mission trips both local and international. Caroline also enjoys coaching gymnastics, doing Crossfit, traveling, and spending time with family. She joined the Ethos Advanced Dental Care team in 2016 and has enjoyed expanding her knowledge in dentistry and working with the Doctors and the rest of the staff.
Jasmine

Jasmine

FRONT OFFICE TEAM

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Bio Coming Soon.

Melissa

Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist
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Melissa became a Dental Hygienist upon graduation from The University of Southern California in 1998. Melissa and her family are avid USC Trojan fans! Melissa cherishes her husband and two children. She loves spending time with her family desert camping, river trips, playing soccer and baseball. She joined the Ethos Advanced Dental Team in 2018 as she and her family recently moved to the Temecula area. Melissa enjoys providing gentle, but thorough, high-quality hygiene visits. Most important, using her skills in education to teach patients how to maintain their health.

Michael

Registered Dental Assistant Expanded Function

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Michael has been in the dental field since 2000. He has been a team member of Ethos Advanced Dental Care since October 2018 when he relocated his family to Murrieta. His vast experience in dentistry, eagerness to learn more, and his compassion for our patients are what make him a crucial contributor to our team. Michael has been happily married since 2006 to his beautiful wife Raissa and they have two boys together. He loves spending time with his family , traveling, cooking, and food tripping.

Brooke

Front office team manager
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Brooke began her career in dentistry in 1998 in San Diego, CA as a registered dental assistant. She served the San Diego community for over a decade and is continuing her passion for dentistry in the Temecula community. Brooke’s excitement for science and learning has always kept her interest in the field. She enjoys playing guitar, piano, and singing, and the challenge of solving the Rubik’s cube. She loves to travel abroad with her favorite companions, her mom and sister.

Alicia

Front office team manager
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Alicia started her dental career in 2002 after graduating from the Dental Program at Orange Coast College. Shortly after graduating she landed her 1st position in a dental front office and has been thriving there ever since. In 2020 she made Murrieta her family’s new home. An avid Crossfitter, bookworm and single mom, Alicia keeps herself busy and enjoys the life-work balance that she has developed at Ethos Advanced Dental Care. She delights in creating joyous memories with her daughter while establishing her roots in our community. If you are a frequent visitor to Old Town Temecula you may find her working at a local’s beloved restaurant with an almost 100 year history.

Crystal

Registered Dental Hygienist
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Crystal first began in the dental field in 2002 as a Dental Assistant. After 8 years she knew how much she loved taking care of the patients and pursed Dental Hygiene. Graduating in 2012 as Valedictorian with an Associates in Science she had found her calling to not only help patients with their oral health but how their oral health is linked to their overall health. In 2021 she and her husband moved to the beautiful Temecula Valley where she found her new home away from home at Ethos Advanced Dental Care. She loves finding new trails to hike her 2 huskies, exploring the vineyards in her new backyard, and checking things off the list of home renovations.

Carlos

Registered Dental Assistant

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Carlos started his dental career in 2001 and had been serving our community ever since. He has worked in various specialties within the dental field. He has a passion for cosmetic dentistry and prides himself on exceptional patient care and comfort. Carlos has four daughters and enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, cars and motorcycles. He looks forward to making your experience as comfortable and personable as possible.

Ki

Dental Assistant

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Ki graduated high school early with honors in 2021. At Ethos Advanced Dental Care, Ki enjoys helping patients feel at ease when they come into our office. The patient experience is her priority, and her calming personality helps to comfort patient’s before, during, and after their dental procedures. She loves working in the dental field and aspires to become a Dental Hygienist. During Ki’s spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, going to the beach, reading, cooking, and all art.

Hayley

Registered Dental Assistant

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Hayley has been an RDA since 2017 and has been proudly serving the community of Temecula since then. Since joining the team at Ethos Advanced Dental Care, she has expanded her knowledge and experience in the dental field. Hayley brings her kindness and compassion to her patients and strives to make their experience a pleasant one. Family is a big part of Hayley’s life. She is a proud mother of two, and her love for her family drives her to give her patients the quality care they deserve.

Araceli

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT

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Araceli has been in the dental field for over 25 years. Throughout her career, she’s had specific training in converting dentures into hybrid all on implants prosthesis, as well as working as a lab technician. She enjoys creating beautiful smiles alongside her team at Ethos Advanced Dental Care. Originally from San Diego, Araceli moved to the Inland Empire in 2001. She loves spending time with her husband and 3 wonderful children. When she is not busy connecting with patients and spending quality time with her family she loves to travel, work on muscle cars and dance!

Amy

Registered Dental Hygienist

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Amy joined the Ethos Advanced Dental Care team in 2022. Originally from the Bay Area, Amy received both an AS and BS degree in Dental Hygiene from Foothill College. She worked as a Dental Assistant for many years before deciding to pursue a career as Dental Hygienist. She is very passionate about dentistry and takes many classes each year to stay up to date. 

Amy enjoys sharing all that she learns with her patients to help them achieve optimal oral health. She lives locally with her husband and son and enjoys spending time together as a family. 

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