Meet our Oral Surgery Staff

Our Team consists of highly trained individuals who are dedicated to making your visit to our office as comfortable as possible. From the knowledgeable administrative staff, to our caring and compassionate clinical team of assistants, we are constantly striving to provide you with an exceptional dental experience.

Portrait of Doctors and Staff

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Natalie Kolkovich

Natalie Kolkovich — Office Manager
Natalie Kolkovich has been with our practice since 1994. She is married with two daughters. Natalie enjoys cooking and reading in her free time.


Jennifer Armendariz  — Front Desk/Insurance Coordinator
Jennifer joined our practice earlier this year, 2019.  Although a recent addition to our Encino office, she has been in oral surgery for the past 30 years.  She enjoys hiking, gardening, walking her Great Dane & anything outdoors in her free time.

Nenus Givargis
Nenus Givargis — Surgical Assistant/Implant Coordinator
Nenus Givargis has been with our practice since 1988. He enjoys playing golf and watching sports in his free time.

Cindy Keene — Surgical Assistant
Cindy Keene has been with our practice since 2014. Cindy enjoys cooking, socializing and spending time with her “furry” family in her free time.

Cindy Keene

Brenda Morales
Brenda Morales — Surgical Assistant
Brenda has been with our practice since 2018. She enjoys hiking, running and listening to music in her free time.

Tyree Shaw – Surgical Assistant
Tyree joined us in July 2019. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, taking photos and cooking.

Sir Charles AKA

Sir Charles AKA “Charlie” — Therapy Dog
Sir Charles or Charlie as we like to call him joined our staff in 2018. He is our office therapy dog. Charlie is great with children and adults and can help to relieve the stress and anxiety of surgical visits. If you think your child will benefit from Charlie’s help on the day of their treatment, please make sure to ask at your consult appointment.

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