Meet The Staff
Meredith Joined Dr. Junker’s team in 2015 and has over 20 years experience in the field. She has extensive knowledge in all aspects of the dental office. She became a dental assistant during her senior year in high school and decided that she had found her permanent career field. Meredith’s passion for dentistry and desire to provide optimal patient care, is what led her to further her education and become a dental hygienist. She graduated from West Coast University with a Bachelors of Science degree. After visiting Dr. Junkers extraordinary office, feeling the great team atmosphere and seeing the dedication, patience, compassion and attention to detail Dr. Junker gives each patient, she had the desire to make Dr. Junkers office her professional dental home. Meredith’s love of dental hygiene fuels her desire to provide an important service to our patients. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand the oral-systemic link and why complete oral care is essential to our overall health. Meredith is dedicated to her family and is a mother two beautiful children, Logann and Blake. In her personal time she enjoys spending quality time with her family, running, hiking, swimming and taking trips.
Brandie has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Junker since 2003. She has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education courses to ensure she stays abreast of all the latest advances in dental hygiene. Brandie loves being a dental hygienist and truly cares about her patients and their dental health. She says there’s no other career she would rather have! She enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at church. Brandie, her husband Ken and their two daughters happily make their home in Fountain Valley.
Judy has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 35 years and received her BS in dental hygiene from Idaho State University. Judy’s love of her profession is infectious as is her passion for educating patients. She is well known for always going the extra mile for her beloved patients. When she is not working, Judy enjoys playing tennis and yoga.
Dr. Junker first began working with Shanay in 1999 at the USC School of Dentistry, where Shanay earned her BS in dental hygiene. Shanay is very passionate about dental hygiene and treats every patient like family. In her free time, Shanay and her husband Chad enjoy hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and wakeboarding. Shanay and Chad have one beautiful daughter, Layla Aspen.
Laura has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 15 years and graduated from Concorde Career College in 2001. Laura and Dr. Junker began working together over 10 years ago and are a super duo! Laura brings a warm smile to the office and makes our patients feel at ease. When not in the office, Laura enjoys working out, hiking, cooking and spending time with her beautiful daughter Kayla.
Nora has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 18 years and has worked alongside Dr. Junker for over 10 years. She graduated from Orange Coast College in 1994 at the top of her class. Nora is very talented and knowledgeable with dental procedures. She makes our patients feel at ease with her warm smile and precise, gentle technique. Nora has a wonderful family and is a mother to two beautiful children, Eric and Kaitlyn. In her free time she enjoys reading, going to movies and pilates.
Amie brings almost 2 decades of dental experience with her and is thrilled to be joining the team to support Dr. Junker in May 2014. Amie prides herself on being the first person to greet you when you walk through the door of our office. Her skills extend to creating a calm, comfortable, and warm environment in which you will feel at ease. She also creates a well-informed environment, in which you will be ably guided about how best to utilize your dental benefits for your needs and interests. Amie looks forward to spending her personal time with the love of her life, Diego, a beautiful long-haired Chihuahua Pomeranian mix. She is also devoted to her family and friends and enjoys gardening.