Meet The Staff

Meet our friendly and knowledgeable oral surgery Staff at Craig C. Thiede, DDS.

Craig C. Thiede, DDS and his team of dental assistants

If you have questions or would like to make an appointment, please use our Appointment / Contact form or call our office: So Cal Oral Surgery and Dental Implant office in Tustin CA Phone Number 714-730-6767.


Stephanie Marty, RDA — Office Manager

Stephanie Marty, RDA Oral Surgery Office Manager in Tustin CA

Stephanie has known Dr. Thiede since he graduated from dental school. She holds an RDA and has worked in our office for 12 years. She brings a total of 36 years general and oral surgery dental office experience.

Her expertise lies with all aspects of insurance billing, patient finance and collection.

Her personal knowledge affords her the ability to assist in back office surgical procedures as well.


Sue W., RDA — Public Relations

Sue W, Oral Surgery Registered Dental Assistant & Public Relations in Tustin CA

Sue has 43 years in the dental field. She holds an RDA with experience in back and front office as well as sales and marketing.

Her main function is to work closely with our referring doctors and is in charge of our Seminars, Study Clubs and Lunch and Learns, as well as external marketing.

Sue also assists patients in their treatment appointment process. She has worked in our office for five years.


Malissa Navarro, OSA — Patient and Orthognathic Care Coordinator

Malissa Navarro, OSA Patient and Orthognathic Care Coordinator in Tustin CA

Malissa has worked for Dr. Thiede for 16 years. She is a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant.

Her function includes case presentation and assisting with Dr. Thiede on all surgical procedures.

Malissa is also responsible for coordinating orthognathic hospital surgeries.

She has extensive knowledge in insurance billing procedures.


Nancy Murphy, RDA, OSA — Patient Care Coordinator

Nancy Murphy, Registered Dental Assistant, OSA Patient Care Coordinator in Tustin CA

Nancy has 32 years in the dental field and is bi-lingual in Spanish.

Her responsibilities include case presentation and assisting with Dr. Thiede on all surgical procedures. She performs all extended back office functions of an RDA and is a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant.

Nancy has extensive knowledge with dental implant procedures and assists in organizing our study clubs and lectures. She has worked in our office nine years.


Toni  R. — Dental Implant Treatment Coordinator

Toni R, Dental Implant Treatment Coordinator in Tustin CA

Toni has worked in our office for seven years. She comes from a dental administrative background with 34 years experience.

Toni assists the doctor with dental implant case presentation. She nurtures the patient through the process of dental implant surgery from beginning to end.

She also coordinates communication between the referring DDS (dentist) and our oral surgery office.


Crystal Little, DA — Surgical Assistant

Crystal Little, DA Surgical Assistant in Tustin CA

Crystal has a surgical medical assisting background and has joined our staff to assist in all back office surgical procedures.

She is bi-lingual in Spanish. She has a very kind and nurturing nature.


Kellie Zolnikov, MS   Front Office Coordinator

Kellie Zolnikov, MS Oral Surgery Front Office Coordinator in Tustin CA

Kellie is the newest addition to our staff.

She brings six years administrative experience and her role here includes phones, appointment scheduling, treatment presentation, and financial arrangements.

Kellie is the first smiling face our patients see when they enter our office. She holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics.


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