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Meet the Staff

Smile Bright Family Dentistry Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.

Your comfort & health are our top priorities, Smile Bright Family Dentistry’s staff is glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!

Mark Libby, RDH

Mark has been serving the Turlock community for 36 years as a dental hygienist. He has seen our patients from childhood through their college years & continues to see them as successful adults & their kids now.

Alicia Ruiz, RDH

Alicia has served Turlock for 15 years as dental hygienist. She is always very gentle and will answer all your questions about brushing, flossing and maintaining oral health.

Stephanie Buchanan, Office Manager/Insurance Coordinator

Stephanie is well versed in all insurances. She is in charge of scheduling your visits to our practice & making sure you get the most out of your insurance plan.

Stacy Neeley, RDA

Stacy has been serving Turlock for over 20 years as a registered dental assistant. In addition to providing you with a bright smile, she takes digital x-rays, makes temporary crowns & performs Zoom!® in-office teeth whitening.

Dr. Manpreet Kaur, PhD (Oral Microbiology)

Dr. Kaur has done extensive research on the oral microbes that cause periodontal disease, also called gum disease, & the ways to prevent periodontal disease. She works with our dental hygienists, Mark & Alicia, to promote oral hygiene & the periodontal health of our patients. Dr. Kaur also monitors the sterilization & sanitation of the office to make sure the office meets sterilization guidelines to bring you the safest dental care possible.

Office Hours


7:00 AM-5:00 PM


8:00 AM-6:00 pm


7:00 AM-4:00 pm


Only by appointment


8:00 AM-4:00 PM


8:00 AM-4:00 PM



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