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Meet the Staff

Marivic – Front Office

Marivic joined the Smile By Design team in June 2017. She can help you with your insurance and assure that your personal information will be kept confidential. She believes that each patient should be treated with respect and compassion, because every patient is important. She’s grateful to be part of the Smile By Design team.

In her free time, she likes to sing karaoke and spend quality time with her family and friends.

Diana – Front Office

Diana has been working in the dental field for over 15 years, and joined Smile By Design over a year ago. As a member of the Front Office team, she is one of the first friendly faces you will see when you walk in our office.

Diana really enjoys the different aspects and challenges dentistry has given her.

In her spare time, Diana likes to read, travel and spend time with her family. She also loves all kinds of sports, especially tennis

Liz – Medical Insurance Specialist

Liz is our Medical Insurance Specialist and has worked at Smile By Design since 2016. She has been a Health Insurance Specialist for over 15 years and loves what she does.

Liz helps answer our patients health insurance questions and manage their accounts in order to achieve their dental health goals and. She is an integral part of the team.

Some of her hobbies including cooking, shopping and sightseeing.

Maricel – Dental Hygienist

Maricel joined Dr. Shen’s dental practice in November 2008. Her philosophy is treating patients in a manner that she would expect to be treated – with sincerity, respect and professionalism. She is committed to providing compassionate care and individualized education to our patients.

In her free time, Marical enjoys reading, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Agata – Registered Dental Assistant

Agata is a Registered Dental Assistant and has over 15 years of experience. She graduated at the top of her class in dental assisting school at Byman College in San Jose, CA. She also has experience in sales and management.

She enjoys staying current in the ever-changing advancement in Dentistry. She loves the various techniques of restorative dentistry, especially when it comes to cosmetic transformations. Agata is fully devoted to providing excellent and professional service for all patents for a painless and exuberant experience.

In her spare time, Agata enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is a huge sports fanatic, enjoys cooking and loves the outdoors.

Laila – Dental Assistant

Laila joined Smile By Design in November 2016. She is a dental assistant and has over 6 years of experience. She graduated at Silicon Valley Career Technology Education in San Jose, California.

Her philosophy in any dental office is treating patients in a good manner and professionalisms. She enjoys working with patients to make sure they leave their office happy after their treatment. She is passionate about what she does. In her free time, Laila enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She loves reading and outdoor activities like hiking.