About Monterey Dental Contours
Contour – Restore – Preserve
“The Contours of a Tooth, a Smile, and a Person are Unique.”
“It takes Teamwork to Restore and Preserve your smile for life.”
Dr. Kent is a native Californian and graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He has practiced dentistry on the Monterey Peninsula for over 30 years. In 2013 he was awarded Dentist of the Year by the Monterey Bay Dental Society, was elected to serve as their President for 2017, and has served as the Chairman of the Peer Review Board for the Society for over 8 years. His hobbies include playing guitar, golf with his son Trevin, gardening, and spending time with friends and family. Email: email@example.com
Dr. Malia Seltzer
Dr. Seltzer was born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula. She followed in the footsteps of her father (Dr. Ronald Seltzer) and uncle (Dr. Richard Kent), graduating from the Loma Linda School of Dentistry in 2004. Dr. Seltzer started her career in private practice in Chico, CA and has also spent several years serving in a non-profit community clinic in Santa Cruz, CA. Dr. Seltzer has enjoyed her career in dentistry, but is extremely excited about the opportunity to come “home” and serve alongside the team at Monterey Dental Contours. She is passionate about changing lives through the blessing of healthy & beautifully restored smiles. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ginger first practiced as a dental hygienist after receiving her degree from Loma Linda University. After working for over 20 years as a hygienist, Ginger transitioned into the front office to serve in an administrative management capacity. She enjoys building long-term relationships with people receiving care in our office. She has been married to Dr. Kent for over 36 years, and her hobbies include singing, playing piano, reading, and her secondary profession as a cosmetic consultant.
Melanie Melanie has been in the dental field for 13 years and is a Registered Dental Assistant. Currently, she brings her dental knowledge to our Front Office, where you will be greeted with her beautiful smile and helpful attitude! Melanie enjoys greeting each person and assisting them with scheduling their treatment, and working with their Insurance Billing as needed. Melanie loves to spend time with her family, especially when able to attend all the sports activities they are involved in on the weekends.
Nel Nel has been in the dental field since 1981. She began her dental career as a dentist in the Philippines. Nel is a people person who excels in technical tasks working alongside Dr. Kent. She greatly appreciates the family environment and team-oriented atmosphere of Dr. Kent’s office. In her spare time she loves reading, shopping, cooking, and walking her dog.
Lea Lea has been working in the dental field since 2007. Then in 2009 she acquired her registered dental assistant license. She joined Monterey Dental Contours in 2018. Alongside Dr. Seltzer, she enjoys assisting in making a difference in a patient's smile. Seeing the satisfaction when patients realize that being in a dental office does not have to be a negative experience is gratifying. Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking and baking, attending baseball games and concerts, and weekend getaways.
Stacy Stacy has over 30 years of dental experience – both as Registered Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist for General and Periodontal offices. Stacy loves the detail oriented nature of dentistry, and the care that she provides as a Hygienist to help her patients improve their dental health! In her leisure time, Stacy loves to race go-karts, bike ride, travel, and spend time with her friends and pets.
Kay Kay has been involved in dentistry since 1978 when she became a dental assistant and then attended Fresno State University to receive her degree as a Dental Hygienist. Kay enjoys helping people make positive changes, and is an advocate for the importance of dental health, which greatly impacts our overall health. In her free time Kay spends time with her children and enjoys biking, hiking, cooking, and watching movies.
Rachel Rachel has been working in dentistry as an Assistant since 2003. She loves the complexities and challenges of dentistry, and helping the patients to have a great experience. She loves to see the transformation in people, as they trust the Dr' s care and love their smiles, maybe for the first time! Raquel loves to cook traditional dishes from the Philippines, in her free time.