Kristy joined the Northridge Dental Group team in 1974. She is a nationally-certified dental assistant and holds a state license as a registered dental assistant in extended functions. She began working as a chairside assistant right out of dental assisting school and has been here ever since. Her role at Northridge Dental Group has evolved over the years, and she is currently NDG’s patient coordinator. Kristy has always been interested in developing her role as a dental assistant. Besides teaching dental assisting classes on the weekends for 25 years, she is a past president of the American Dental Assistants Association, the California Dental Assistants Association, and the San Fernando Valley Dental Assistants Society.