Staff Directory


Adrianna Hernandez
Treatment Coordinator


Adrianna has been in the orthodontic field for 13 years, all of which have been with the Orthodontic Care Center. Her primary role as Treatment Coordinator is to ensure a successful orthodontic experience from initial examination, to treatment consultation. She enjoys working closely with patients & their families, listening to their concerns and educating them about orthodontics. Adrianna is fluent in English & Spanish. Out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her Yorkie Jason, cooking and traveling.



Maria Hernandez
Registered Dental Assistant/Insurance Coordinator


Maria our clinical assistant has been in our practice since 2006. Maria attended Heald College where she earned her degree in Associate in Arts and a dental assisting certificate. Maria enjoys working in the specialty field of orthodontics and plays an important role in giving our patients a beautiful smile. Maria is fluent in English and Spanish and spends her spare time with her children, David, Julian and Azael.




Leonardo Pena
Registered Dental Assistant


Leonardo (Leo), our clinical assistant joined our practice in 2008. Leo graduated from Western Career College and received his dental assisting certificate. He then obtained his Registered Dental Assistant license. Leo is fluent in Spanish and English and likes to swim, relax and spend time with his family.



Ashley Liu
CA Certified Orthodontic Assistant/RDA


Ashley joined our practice in 2008. She has worked in the dental field since 2001. Ashley is a California Certified orthodontic assistant as well as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is an ADAA (American Dental Assistant Association) & CDAA (California Dental Assistant Association) member.  Ashley is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. She enjoys shopping and spending time with her husband and daughters, Bella and Chelce.