Team Directory

Laura Charles Bowers

lauraLaura is one of our caring dental hygienists, who earned her BS in Dental Hygiene from the USC School of Dentistry in 1999. She loves her job and helping her patients maintain their periodontal health. She has a son and a daughter, and her interests include skiing, hiking and all things outdoors. "When it comes to your oral health, as with all things in life," Laura is fond of saying, "think positively and you can achieve anything you set your mind to doing!"


Yoli-CesenaYolanda (“Yolie”) has been a dental assistant for eleven years, and she received her RDA license in 2007. She loves working with our patients to make them feel comfortable. She married her high school sweetheart 9 years ago and is blessed with two beautiful girls. Both girls are on the cheer squad, and Yolie serves on board. In her spare time, she loves cooking, arts and crafts and spending time with the family.


DianeDiane and Dr. Pasternak have worked together since 2006. Diane began her dental career over 10 years ago as a registered dental assistant. Her current role is the front office manager. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients. Our patients and staff enjoy her bubbly, positive personality and radiant smile. Diane loves to travel, dine out and spend time relaxing. She values quality time with her two children.


RosemarieRosemarie is one of our newest team members. She has been in the dental field for more than 4 years. Something that she enjoys about being a part of our team here at Dr. Pasternaks is that she is able to greet all patients as they walk in the door and enjoys helping patients reach their goal to have a better smile. When she is not working, Rosemarie loves making memories with her fiancé. She enjoys traveling, the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.


Melanie.jpgMelanie is one of our exceptional Registered Dental Hygienists.  Mel, as she likes to be called, is truly talented and caring, helping our patients improve their periodontal health.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from USC in 2005.  She is kind, gentle, and listens to her patient’s needs.  Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family and friends.