Cheri is an experienced Dental Hygienist who enjoys researching the most current information regarding oral health and home care. She is very passionate about what she does and because of that, her patients become family to her. Cheri moved from Atlanta in June of 2020 with her husband and golden retriever, Otis. They have two sons, one located in San Francisco and the other in Atlanta. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, going to the beach, and exploring the beautiful Conejo Valley.
At a young age, Lisa had a passion for teeth and dental hygiene. While in college, she fell in love with science and had the opportunity to do a microbiology internship before she started dental hygiene school. Lisa has been working for Dr. Curtis Couch since 2015. While she’s not at the office, she loves to be outside, enjoys running and playing with her cat Belle. “If you are ever looking for a random useless fact, I have one for you! Go Kings Go!”
Susan moved to Thousand Oaks when she was 13 years old. She graduated from Thousand Oaks High School and moved onto the University of Santa Barbara where she received her Bachelor’s Degree. She then went to West Los Angeles College for hygiene school and has worked in our office for 26 years. Susan is married with two daughters, Sara and Natalie, and an awesome dog Trixie. In her free time she loves to walk, hike, go to the gym, spend time with friends and family and have fun wherever she can find it!
Kelly graduated from West Los Angeles College and trained at Cedars Sinai and UCLA. She worked as a hygienist since 2007 and loves it. She also enjoys spending time with friends, family, and anything to do with outdoor sports. Most of her free time is spent with her two sons. “I couldn’t ask for a better career helping others feel confident about their oral health.”
Annette grew up in New England where she earned an A.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene. Later, she went on to Rutgers University where she received her Bachelors Degree in Health Education. Annette has lived in the Conejo Valley for over 30 years and raised her two adult children here. She enjoys being physically active and loves boating with her beau, Skip. “I have worked in many dental offices in my career and Dr. Couch’s office is by far the best!”
Cielo Mejia – DA
Cielo was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is a Dental Assistant and is currently attending Moorpark College to become a Dental Hygienist. Away from the office, Cielo really values time with her family and she enjoys going on walks with her husband and their dogs Kobe and Alpha.
Audrey Loker – CDA
Audrey was born and raised in New Mexico. She moved to Philadelphia for two years and ended up in Ventura County in 2015 where she currently resides. She has been part of the dental field since 2012 and joined the office of Curtis Couch in 2019. When she is away from the office, Audrey enjoys spending time with her husband Ryan. They have been married for 10 years and share a one year old son Liam, and two Jack Russel terriers, Roxy and Hendrix. Audrey enjoys gatherings with family and friends, time at the beach, traveling and exercising.
Stephanie Velasquez – RDA
Stephanie grew up in Burbank and is a registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from Pasadena City College with an Associates Degree in Natural Sciences and then moved on to Concorde Career College for dental assisting. She enjoys spending her free time at the Zoo, barbequing, and going to the beach with her two daughters and husband.
Laura Alvarez – RDAEF2
Laura was born and raised in Ventura. She has over 35 years experience and is very passionate about providing high quality patient care. She has taken her career to a level of excellence, advancing her license to an RDAEF2 through both private and UCLA training. Her free time is spent with her grandkids Aubrey and Andrew. She also enjoys working out and going hiking.
Maagen Collins – Treatment Coordinator/ Front Office Administration
Maagen has worked in customer service and front office administration for multiple years. She enjoys helping others and strives to create quality interactions with our patients.
Ronell Riessen – Treatment Coordinator / Front Office Administration
Ronell started her dental career in the back office with her RDA license and has since moved on to handling scheduling and treatment coordination for over 20 years now. She has lived in the beautiful Conejo Valley for 25 years with her husband and two kids that are now full time college students. In her time away from the office, she enjoys hiking, biking, and traveling with her family.
Scott Lent – Treatment Coordinator / Front Office Administration
Scott has worked in the dental field for over 13 years and is currently a treatment coordinator and front office administrator for Dr. Couch. He is the son of a dentist, as well as a father of two girls and two twin boys. He enjoys family filled weekends with his wife, coaching his kids sports, or meeting up with friends for the occasional game of soccer on Sunday.
Brandi Strong – Hygiene Coordinator / Front Office Administration
Brandi was born and raised in Southern California and while living by the beach has always been a privilege, her heart belongs in the mountains. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with focus in Communications from California State University Channel Islands. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors, cooking, and spoiling her 3 black cats.
Norma Delgadillo – Insurance and Billing Administrator
Norma has 25+ years working with Dr. Couch; she was his main dental assistant when he first graduated from dental school and soon transitioned to front office after helping manage front and back office procedures. Currently, Norma is the Insurance and Billing Administrator striving to deliver the best customer service to our patients with any insurance questions or concerns.