Jillian Grinfeld Administrative Director, Educator and Executive Director and Co-founder of the Southern California Ectodermal Dysplasia Dental Center
Jillian is passionate about dentistry for all ages, pediatrics to geriatrics. “I love making a difference in a patient’s life! It is amazing to witness the change in a patient’s self- esteem and overall enthusiasm when they have the smile they love and they are confident about! It’s just wonderful!” With over 35 years of experience in management and business administration, Jillian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in education. She has extensive hours of continuing education courses in dental administration for both restorative and general dentistry having studied both nationally and internationally. She is an active participant in several professional dental associations and study clubs that provide continuing education and an active member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers. She is a community educator and professional trainer, and has spearheaded oral health symposiums and seminars.
Jillian was born and raised on the East Coast and moved to sunny California ten years ago. Her favorite pastimes are cycling along the ocean bike paths and attending Broadway musicals.–>
Maria Chaires Front Office / Patient Care Coordinator
Maria has been a member of the CIED dental team for the past ten years. As the patient care coordinator, her warm and caring personality combined with her stellar organizational skills make her the “go to” person for all the treatment co-ordination necessities. She is always ready to help patients and doctor’s offices alike with their administrative needs.
Maria is also professionally trained as a dental assistant who partners with our back office staff whenever necessary. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Maria enjoys cooking; visiting museums and libraries. But, her favorite pastime is spending time with her wonderful family!
Genova Sanchez – Front Desk
Genova is a Los Angeles native newest member of CIED team. She is dual trained in both administrative as well as clinical aspects of dentistry. She is very passionate about dentistry and has been since she was in high school, which led her to study Biology at San Francisco State University. Patient care is her top priority and she makes sure patients feel welcomed and comfortable from the time they walk in and all the way to assisting chairside. Outside of CIED Genova enjoys traveling, going to the movies and spending time with her twin brothers.