Our Staff

  • Dr. Brian Withers

    Dr. Brian Withers is a graduate of the University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco. UOP is considered one of the top dental schools in the nation for clinical dentistry.

    While meeting the demands of this accelerated, year round program, ‘Dr. Brian’ was able to engage in several outside activities, including being a co-founder of the Dental Division of Project Homeless Connect. While building this program from scratch, Brian worked closely with then San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome to bring dental treatment to hundreds of homeless in San Francisco for the fi….

    DDS
  • Dr. Calvin Dang

    Periodontist
  • Dr. Jenna Atwood

    Dr. Jenna Atwood graduated from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Her humanistic approach to dentistry and emphasis on strong clinical skills begun there and continues to progress as she practices today. What she enjoys most about dentistry is building relationships with her patients while helping them achieve optimum oral healthcare. She is enthusiastic about all areas of dentistry but especially likes seeing children and also trying to make appointments as comfortable for patients as pos…

  • Aileen

    Aileen was born and raised in the South Bay. She attended American Martyrs, Mira Costa High School and then attended El Camino College and CSUDH. She joined the Withers Dental Family in 2014, and brought several years of experience managing people with her from her history of Teaching young children and Volunteering as a Director of Wagging Dog Rescue. Aileen loves to read, go on bike rides, spend time with her family, is a Disneyland lover and is raising two amazing boys. She can be found taking time to volunteer with the dog rescue and even sneaks in the occasional girls night out!

    Office Manager
  • Ana G.

    Originally from Brazil, Ana has been in the USA for 18 years. After attending West High School in Torrance; she discovered her passion for dentistry. She attended dental assisting at SCROC where she found out about a career in dental hygiene. While working full-time and attending classes at night at different community colleges, Ana got accepted at The University of Southern California Dental Hygiene Program. Ana did well at the program and today she is a part-time clinical faculty member at USC; besides working at our office three days a week. Ana is very passionate about dentistry; she has been married for six years to her husband Ken. She loves to explore new restaurants and fun places to visit with Ken, and spend time with her two adorable pups.

    RDH, BSDH
  • Anne

    Anne was born and raised in Southern California. In middle school she won the best smile contest and her passion for dentistry began there! After high school, Anne attended dental assisting school and worked for one year but wanted to continue her knowledge in the Dental field. She attended Los Angeles City college the West Los Angeles college and received her degree in dental hygiene. Anne completed her clinical training at UCLA and the VA. She has also raised three wonderful sons. In her free time, She likes to hike, travel and spend time enjoying family and friends. Anne’s favorite thing about being a hygienist is the people. She loves getting to know them and helping them and enjoys educating patients on their dental health.

    RDH
  • Beth

    Beth was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She attended California State University, Northridge. She then moved to New York, working in the Garment District and for Commercial Photographers, and then moved to Hawaii and worked in Advertising. She and her husband David returned to California and started a family, they have 2 sons, and she continued to work in Advertising & Marketing. She joined the Withers team in 2016. Beth enjoys time with her family & friends, cooking & trying new restaurants, traveling and her 2 dogs.

     

    Patient Coordinator
  • Kelsey

    Kelsey was raised in the South Bay, graduating from Mira Costa in 2005. She went to continue her education at Sonoma State University in Northern California. She and her husband reside in Manhattan Beach with their 3 kids- Natalie, Zoe & Travis–whom she loves dearly. She feels very fortunate to be able to raise her family where both her and her husband grew up. She loves to volunteer in her kids’ classrooms whenever she can. When she isn’t doing everything mom related, she likes to watch live music, hang out with friends and enjoy a glass of wine. She is always game for Sushi or Mexican food. She strongly believes that there’s nothing that bare feet in the sand cannot fix.

    Patient Coordinator
  • Martha P.

    Martha graduated from Bryman School in 1975 and had her training at UCLA where she discovered that general dentistry was her passion. Originally from Colombia, she is fluent in Spanish. Martha moved to the USA in 1971 and made it her home. Martha joined our team in 1998, she brings to our office lots of energy and laughter. On her off days, she enjoys scrap booking, sewing, dancing and time with her two boys and her husband. Martha is also happy volunteer her skill set in sewing and cooking for her church or anyone who needs a helping hand. Martha’s most loved part of her job is making the patients feel comfortable, easing any worries they may have and seeing them leave with a smile.

    RDA
  • Melissa R.

    Melissa earned an AA from El Camino college and a Dental Assistant certificate from SCROC. She is currently perusing a BA in Behavioral Science at CSUDH. Once she earns her BA she hopes to be accepted into a Dental Hygiene school. Melissa spends her free time camping and enjoying the company of her family. She is married and has two adorable cats that also love the snow!

    RDA
  • Susan

    Susan graduated USC Dental School of Hygiene in 1992. She took some time off to raise her children and now that she has two in college and one in sixth grade, she is excited to be working at Withers Dental since 2015. Her favorite thing about the practice is her daily interactions with the long time patients. Susan has several great hobbies which include hot yoga, spinning and interior design and decorating. She lived in Hawaii part time and still frequently visits family and friends there.

    RDH