Meet the Staff

Valerie Barajas

has been in the dental field for six years, five of the years specializing in oral surgery. She has been with our company for three years as our surgical assistant lead at Summerwood Oral Surgery. She has continued her education earning a certification in D.A.A.N.C.E and has completed the American Heart Association Instructor course, teaching basic life support CPR, & AED training for healthcare providers.

For fun she enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.

lAURA aLDANA

started in the dental field three and a half years ago. She has been with Summerwood Oral Surgery for the past two and a half years. She is our front office and Patient Coordinator, and also verifies insurances and presents treatment plans. She has an extensive knowledge in dental insurance, which helps to ensure that patients’ benefits are adequately presented.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their dog, Josie. Her and her fiancé enjoy going to Cross-fit daily, to help promote a healthy life style.

ANGELICA VARELAstarted in the dental field 10 years ago as an assistant in general dentistry. Later on, she became a part of the front office team and has been with Summerwood Oral Surgery for the past three years. She verifies all patient insurances, and her experience helps to ensure all dental benefits are being used accurately. She still holds her RDA and is CPR certified.

Angelica loves spending time with her family, cooking for the other team members, and trying new recipes.

VICKY VILLEGAShas been in the dental field for the past seven and a half years, with the last two years being spent with Summerwood Oral Surgery. Aside from being a Registered Dental Assistant, she is also the implant coordinator for the office, ensuring that there is clear correspondence between our oral surgeons and the patients’ primary dentist. She is certified in CPR and also has her certification with the D.A.A.N.C.E. course.

In her free time, Victoria enjoys sewing, reading, and spending time with her family.