Meet The Team

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.


Office Coordinator

Claire is a true Bay Area native.  She was born in S.F. and grew up in El Sobrante, California.

She started her career in the dental field working with Dr. Nuttle in 2006.  She loves interacting with patients daily and making them feel welcome.  She does a supreme job assisting our patients with scheduling their appointments, understanding their dental coverage and treatment plans, and guiding them through financial options. 

Claire gets countless, raving reviews from our patients both in office and on-line!  

She lives with her husband and 2 children along with 2 dogs.  She enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her family.

Natalie , RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Natalie was born and raised in the Bay Area.  She graduated from the DVC RDA Program in 2015 and has been part of Dr. Nuttles team since then.

She enjoys working in the dental field and loves providing patients with excellent dental care.  Her passion in dentistry has motivated her to further her education and work on becoming a dental hygienist.  She is currently attending a dental hygiene program at DVC.  While she is attending the hygiene program, she has been continuing to work with our patients.  In 2023, Natalie will be our dental hygienist!  We cannot wait!

Natalie's positive and inviting personality help our patients to have fun and pleasant experience.

Natalie loves the outdoors.  In her free time, with her husband, she enjoys hiking, camping, exercising, traveling, and watching sports.

Shirley , RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Shirley is from Southern California.  She was a dentist in her native country and has outstanding understanding and skills in dental assisting.  When Natalie entered her dental hygiene school, Shirley joined Dr. Nuttle's office and quickly became a very valuable member of our office family!

She is gentle and compassionate.  She loves dentistry and working with all ages of people.  

When she is not at work, she loves to cook, travel, and spend time with her family.

We are very blessed to have her join our office.


Lilian , RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Lilian joined Dr. Nuttle's office as a part-time dental assistant in 2020 with over 15 years of dental assisting experience.

She is always happy and smiling.  Her presence at work sets the bright tone at the office.  She enjoys working with all ages of patients in the dental field.  She always pay attention to detail and is careful at work.

In her spare time, she loves to travel with her husband and daughter.  She loves to cook and visit new places.