Meet Our Team - Arroyo Grande, CA

Meet Our Dedicated Team

Marie, Registered Dental Hygienist - Arroyo Grande, CA

Marie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Marie is a native of the central coast and has been in practice for over 20 years. She graduated top of her class from Fresno City College in 1999. She is laser certified and a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and American Society of Forensic Odontology. Marie takes many continuing education classes, workshops and seminars, in order to stay at the forefront of dentistry and provide her patients the most current treatment options. 

Marie loves getting to know her patients and providing them with the highest level of individualized dental care. She has a deep respect for each patients’ unique needs and makes a point of putting the patient at ease and creating a comfortable environment where they can relax and know they will be cared for. 

In her spare time, Marie loves to spend time with her family, travel anywhere hot, take yoga classes, hit the gym, and watch her favorite show, Grace and Frankie. 

Britnee, Registered Dental Assist - Arroyo Grande, CA


My name is Britnee Thompson. I am a graduate of Allan Hancock College Registered Dental Assisting Program. I have been a patient of Dr. Bauer’s for several years, and she is actually the one who encouraged me to go into the dental field.. I am a new mother to an amazing little girl, Gracie. My husband and I are born and raised on the central coast and we love raising our family here. I am excited to be a part of your dental team, and my upbeat personality will help ease any tensions you may have about visiting the dentist.
Whiteney, scheduling and marketing coordinator - Arroyo Grande, CA


Thank you for calling Bauer Dental Center Care this is Whitney, how can I help you? I am the scheduling and marketing coordinator at Bauer Dental Center Care. I am a graduate of Central California School of Continuing Education’s Dental Assisting program. I am the mother to Lydia, a spunky 11 year old. I am here to make your visit one of comfort and ease. I am committed to learning all that I can, so I can better answer any questions you may have.

carina juarez

My name is carina juarez. I am currently a cuesta student, studying to become a dental hygienist. Working as Dr. Bauer’s assistant has been a great learning opportunity to become comfortable and confident in the field. I strive to help others enjoy dentistry as much as I do. Looking forward to your next visit.

I am currently a Cuesta student, and studying to become a dental hygienist.

I am enjoying and learning so much under Dr. Bauer as her assistant. I truly enjoy helping people, and the field of dentistry. I am excited to have started this journey here, with Dr. Bauer and  the rest of the team.

Ashten, Dental Assistant - Arroyo Grande, CA


Hi i’m Ashten! As a Registered Dental Assistant, I strive to be a careful listener to our patients.

value getting to know each and every patient who seeks dental care. I hope to provide every patient with peace of mind and education about their dental needs to accomplish a welcoming visit.

I earned my RDA license by being a student of Dr Bauer’s for 15 months. This non traditional opportunity allowed me to become a well-seasoned assistant who has learned by doing. I am currently a student at Cuesta Community College, studying to become a Dental Hygienist.

Throughout my years of education, Dr. Bauer has encouraged me to stretch my capabilities and be confident within my profession. This opportunity to be apart of the office has been an amazing and joyful learning opportunity.

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