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….

  • Dr. Calvin Dang

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.