Our dental team is friendly and care about our patients in Ladera Ranch, California. They are experienced and work well as a team to serve you during your appointments with Dr. Mai X. Ly. We encourage you to contact Ladera Dentistry today to learn more about us and to schedule your next appointment.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Erica is from from Orange County and grew up in Lake Forest, California. Following her completion of the Hygiene Program at Cerritos College, she pursued a career as a Dental Hygienist. With over 15 years of experience in the dental field, Erica has dedicated the past 9 years to working at Ladera Dentistry. One of her greatest joys in her profession is forming personal connections with her patients, alongside her remarkable skills and gentle approach. Outside of work, Erica cherishes her roles as a loving wife and mother to two beautiful children. During her leisure time, she relishes moments spent with her family, indulging in delectable cuisine, and exploring new destinations through travel.
Julio takes immense pride and finds great joy in his role as the Lead Assistant at Ladera Dentistry. Having graduated as a dental assistant from Dental Pros, he has continuously expanded his knowledge and skills in the field of dentistry. Julio's unwavering dedication to his patients is evident in his compassionate approach and genuine work ethic, ensuring that every patient has a comfortable and pleasant experience under his care. As a knowledgeable expert, Julio prioritizes the health and well-being of each individual who walks through the doors of the practice. Originally from Guatemala, Julio's journey brought him to California in 2002, where he completed his high school education and embarked on his path of adult education. He appreciates moments of peace and harmony, seeking to create a serene environment both for himself and his patients. While his primary passion lies in providing exceptional patient care, Julio also finds solace in nature. He enjoys visiting the beach, embarking on hikes in the mountains, and relishing quality time with his beloved wife and their precious baby boy.
Julio's dedication, expertise, and compassionate nature make him an invaluable member of the dental team. His commitment to patient well-being and his ability to create a calm and comforting atmosphere contribute to the overall excellence of Ladera Dentistry.
Margarita, a San Clemente native, is a dental assistant by profession but a free-spirited adventurer at heart. Growing up in the coastal town, she developed a deep connection with nature and a yearning for exploration. Margarita's days are filled with helping patients and assisting dentists, ensuring their oral health and well-being.Margarita's true passions lie beyond the office, where she finds immense joy in adventurous travel and exploration. She captures breathtaking landscapes and meaningful moments through her photography and videography, expressing her unique perspective with the world. Additionally, Margarita's talent for floral arrangements brings natural beauty and evokes emotions. Seeking tranquility, she finds solace and reflection at her beloved Starbucks. With a love for adventure, a passion for creativity, and unwavering commitment to her profession, Margarita leaves her mark on the world, one adventure at a time.
Kassy is a dynamic individual who began her academic journey at Soka University of America as a Psychology major but transferred to Westmont College to pursue her passion for pre-med and Kinesiology. She excelled in swimming, earning NAIA All-American honors in her freshman and sophomore years and qualifying for nationals each year until junior year. Kassy studied Advanced Anatomy and Human Physiology abroad in the UK, immersing herself in the University of Bath and the University of Edinburgh's medical college. She enjoys line dancing, salsa dancing, exploring restaurants, traveling, and grew up in the Bay Area before moving to Southern California during the pandemic. Kassy's vibrant spirit, academic dedication, and athletic achievements position her for success in medicine and beyond.
Connie was born and raised in Texas and received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Health. After graduating she worked for a non-profit dental organization in San Antonio, Texas and as a Volunteer Coordinator she recruited Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants, and Front Office Assistants to volunteer and provide free dental services to the low- income, homeless, and veterans in her community. It wasn’t until then, that she had a passion in the field of dentistry.
In 2018, Connie moved to California and joined Dr. Mai’s team at Ladera Dentistry as a Patient Coordinator. She is truly committed in helping our patients with her knowledge in dental insurance, treatment planning, and finances. She loves being able to interact with patients and always bringing a positive and honest mindset. While being dedicated to providing patients with an exceptional experience at Ladera Dentistry, Connie is also continuing her education to further her career in the field of dentistry. She’s an adventurous foodie and enjoys hiking. When she can, she loves to travel and is always up to trying new things.
Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Jessica was born and raised in Southern California, and is an enthusiastic individual who finds joy in an active and fulfilling lifestyle. She has a deep passion for hiking and running, relishing the opportunity to immerse herself in nature and challenge her physical abilities. When she's not conquering trails or hitting the pavement, Jessica devotes her time to her cherished family. Jessica attended Concorde Career College, and has just over 7 years of experience in the medical field. She is a devoted wife to her loving husband and takes pride in being a doting mother to her adorable son. Professionally, Jessica serves as an insurance and billing coordinator, leveraging her expertise in navigating the complexities of insurance policies and ensuring smooth and efficient billing processes. Her attention to detail and commitment to providing excellent service make her an invaluable asset in her role.
Front Desk Receptionist
Kylee's roots trace back to the beautiful islands of Hawaii, but she spent her formative years growing up in Orange County, California. She embarked on her academic journey at San Diego State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree. Kylee plays a pivotal role in the smooth functioning of the office, assisting with appointment scheduling, administrative duties, and delivering exceptional customer service to all patients. In her leisure time, Kylee nurtures her creative side through the art of crochet, weaving together intricate patterns and designs. She also finds solace and knowledge in the pages of books, delving into various genres and expanding her literary horizons. However, her true joy lies in the company of her family. Kylee treasures the moments spent with her loved ones, creating lasting memories and building strong bonds. With her diverse interests, professional dedication, and commitment to family, Kylee embodies a well-rounded individual whose passion and warmth shine through in all aspects of her life.
Bailey, a Southern California local, is a driven individual with a passion for marketing and creativity. As the marketing director for the office, she brings her innovative ideas to the forefront, utilizing her skills to enhance brand awareness and engage with the community. When she's not immersed in her professional endeavors, she finds solace and joy in the company of her faithful canine companion, as well as her cherished family and friends. Additionally, Bailey maintains a balanced lifestyle by dedicating time to her fitness routine, recognizing the importance of physical well-being and its positive impact on her overall mindset. She enjoys playing video games and creating rings from vintage spoons and forks. Bailey's academic achievements reflect her dedication to personal and professional growth. She earned her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Science, Associates in Arts in Economics, and Associates in Science in Business Administration from Saddleback Community College. Seeking further knowledge and expertise, she pursued her Bachelor's degree in marketing at California State University Long Beach, honing her skills and acquiring a solid foundation in her chosen field.