Meet Our Valuable Team Members
Dr. James Morelli, DDSDentist
Dr. Morelli has been serving patients in private practice for over twelve years. He is highly trained and provides all types of dentistry, including pediatrics, fillings, crown and bridge, clear aligner orthodontics, cosmetics, complicated oral surgery, and full mouth implant retained prosthetic reconstruction cases. Dr. Morelli is proud to have the training to provide variation in care for all ages of patients and types of treatments, which gives patients the opportunity to have all their care in one office.
Dr. A. Art Kaslow, DDSDentist
Dr. Kaslow has served the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara County families for over 38 years. In addition to general dentistry for all ages of patients, Dr. Kaslow has advanced training in oral surgery, placement of dental implants, full mouth dentures and prosthetics, cosmetic dentistry, and clear aligner orthodontics. He is well known in the community for providing patients with gentle and personalized care.
Rosa, RDAFront Office Coordinator
Rosa is our lead front office coordinator. She has worked in the dental field since 2008 when she started as a dental assistant. Rosa takes pleasure in assuring that everyone is treated with the highest level of excellence. She feels blessed to be in a profession that gives her the opportunity to help patients with their dental health. Rosa and her husband Oscar have three beautiful children and they love going to the beach or spending time with her extended family.
Yomaira, RDADental Assistant
Yomaira is one of our highly experienced, friendly, and professional dental assistants. She has been in the dental profession since 2004. She genuinely enjoys the profession and keeping the doctors organized and proficient while making sure patients are comfortable and well cared for. In her free time, Yomaira enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends.
Rosemarie is our assistant front office coordinator. She loves being able to provide excellent customer service to our patients. She is extremely organized and detailed oriented. She takes pride in knowing our office can treat patients with the highest quality dental care. Rosemarie grew up with a parent in the Air Force and travelled extensively since she was a child. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being a creative on social media, and trying new foods.
Kayla, RDADental Assistant
Kayla is one of our excellent dental assistants and has been in the dental profession since 2016. She is warm, friendly, and very technologically savvy. She loves that she can continually learn within the profession because dentistry is always advancing in technology and treatment methodology. She thrives on building strong relationships with patients and works hard to ensure the comfort for each during dental care. Outside of the office, Kayla enjoys camping and outdoor activities with her husband and children.
Tracy, RDHDental Hygienist
Tracy is one of our highly experienced and talented dental hygienists. He has been in dentistry for 36 years, the first eight years as a dental lab technician. His clinical skills are superb with over 28 years as a dental hygienist. He graduated from Cabrillo college for hygiene in 1996 and then Northern Arizona University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Tracy excels in both detailed communication with patients about their periodontal needs and clinically by treating that disease. In his free time Tracy enjoys mountain biking with his son, surfing, hiking, and daily exercise.
Tanya is one of our fantastic dental hygienists. She has Bachelor of Arts from Cal State University and Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the University of Southern California. She has worked in dentistry for most of her life and continues to enjoy her involvement in the preservation of oral health, education, and patient care. When Tanya is not in the office, she can usually be found at the local park spending time with her sweet twin children. She and her husband Scott are originally from Los Angeles and love being a part of the Santa Ynez Valley community.
Dulce is one of our amazing dental assistants and has been in the profession since 2014. She is very attentive, efficient, kind, and gentle with patients. She enjoys the challenge of learning new methods in the dental profession. She grew up in the Santa Ynez Valley and now enjoys raising her children here, spending free time with her family hiking, and volunteering at Crossroads Church.
Karin is one of our wonderful dental hygienists and she has more than 20 years of experience. She graduated from Cypress College with a dental hygiene degree in 2000. She is friendly and caring and has a gentle touch. She enjoys being a hygienist and getting to know patients, putting them at ease, and helping them achieve and maintain their dental health goals. Born and raised in Santa Barbara County, Karin loves the Central Coast. When she is not at work, she is taking care of family, friends, and pets. Her hobbies include reading and exercising. Her latest passion is cycling (with a buddy) on a bicycle-built-for-two.