Welcome to the Family
Our goal is for our patients to feel at home at the Cucalon Orthodontics offices. What’s a home without a family?
Welcome to ours!
Janet is our treatment coordinator. After working in orthodontics for many years, Janet joined Dr. Cucalon’s practice in 2006. She has worked in her current position for the last 6 years and thoroughly enjoys meeting, and getting to know, our new patients each day. Janet is a mother of two, as well as a grandmother of two. She loves spending time with her family, and always enjoys coming home to her pets, two cats and pug dog.
Nicole, our financial coordinator, joined Cucalon Orthodontics in July 2015. Her favorite part of working here is the lively, energetic office environment. She's lived in San Francisco for twelve years, and can't imagine ever living anywhere else! In her free time, Nicole enjoys crossword puzzles, coffee, and writing.
Scheduling coordinator, Kristin, grew up in the upper Midwest but has lived in San Francisco for most of her life. She worked as a fundraising director for non-profit organizations and as a vocabulary designer before joining the team at Cucalon Orthodontics. Kristin has a family and a dog. They enjoy cooking, music and traveling together.
Roxana is our Marketing Coordinator. Prior to joining our team in 2016, Roxana was attending San Francisco State University where she received her BA in General Biology with a minor in Health Education. In her spare time, you will most likely find her at the gym or outdoors with her puppy, Blu. She is passionate about pursuing a career as a dentist and values quality time with family.
Joan is our clinical assistant. At 4'9", she sees eye to eye with most young teenagers. Joan has the fastest hands west of the Mississippi! Joan has been with Cucalon Orthodontics for over ten years! Joan is an avid San Francisco sports fan, rooting for both the Giants and 49ers! Joan loves spending time with her family, and going to Santa Cruz on the weekends to visit her son.
Missy is one of our clinical assistants. She joined our team in 2002. Born and raised in San Francisco, she is a HUGE fan of the Giants! Although she is mostly in the clinic, she likes to wear many hats, so you may find her at the front desk from time to time. Missy loves working with kids and has two girls of her own. In her free time she loves spending time with her family outdoors.
Shelley is one of our clinical assistants. She's worked in the field of dentistry for 6 years and joined the Cucalon Team in December 2014. She was born and raised in San Francisco so she is a BIG fan of the SF Giants. On her days off she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying different restaurants and bowling.
Mel is one of our clinical assistants. She joined the Cucalon Orthodontics team in 2016, bringing four years of experience in the dental field. Mel was born and raised in Southern California, close to the warm, sunny beaches near Huntington. On her days off, she enjoys biking, hiking, running, and catching up with friends and family. She also loves building things, restoring furniture, and anything that gets her hands dirty.
Darsy is one of our clinical assistants. She joined the Cucalon Orthodontics team in 2016, and helps to make each patients visit an enjoyable one .