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John Rich, DDS

Associate Dentist
Dr. John Rich has been practicing general dentistry in Santa Rosa since 1988. He graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry in 1980. After a short stint as a clinical instructor of Operative Dentistry at that school, he accepted a position in Switzerland, where he ran a mobile dental clinic. His duties included all phases of general dentistry, as well as hospital, handicapped and geriatic dental care. Upon his return to California, he practiced in the Santa Cruz area for five years before relocating to Sonoma County at his current location. He takes great pride in his family oriented practice, which emphasizes strong personal service and relationships with his loyal patients.

Dr. Rich has been married to his wife Patricia for 26 years. She has been an elementary school teacher for 19 years in Santa Rosa. His daughter, Stephanie, lives in San Francisco and works for Google, and his son, Thomas, attends UC Berkeley. Dr. Rich enjoys skiing, tennis, cycling and volunteering in the many school and sport related activities of his children. You can e-mail him at: [email protected]

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John Rich, DDS

John Rich, DDS

Associate Dentist

Saeid Malboubi, DDS

Periodontal Specialist
Dr. Saeid Malboubi is a Periodontist and Oral Plastic Surgeon graduated from Boston University. He is holding the Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS), Masters of Science (M.S) in Oral Biology and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (SAGS) in Periodontics and Implant surgery. He also has been involved in teaching Periodontics and oral biology for two years in Boston University. He has a teaching position as a volunteer clinical assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Dr. Malboubi has been practicing dentistry since 1997. He has always been dedicated to perform the highest quality standard of care dentistry during his over fourteen years of practicing. He gets benefits of both conventional and the state of the art Piezo Electric Surgery and Laser Surgery technology to enhance the outcome of his surgical performances.

Dr Malboubi is holding license to practice dentistry in different states included California (CA) , Virginia (VA) , District of Columbia (DC) and perform his services in all these states. He also lectures in different scientific meetings and seminars throughout the US and world wide. He resides in Irvine CA at the moment.

He enjoys most outdoors like hiking, skiing and sport fishing. He also plays Tennis and Table Tennis and holding some world wide ranking in Table Tennis.

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Saeid Malboubi, DDS

Saeid Malboubi, DDS

Periodontal Specialist

Stephan Kane, DDS

Endodontics
Dr. Kane has been practicing dentistry for more than thirty years. Dr. Kane attended UCLA and UC Berkeley as an undergraduate. He received a B.A. from UCLA then continued on to receive his dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry. He was a clinical professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry from 2003 thru 2009. In 2006 he was awarded outstanding clinical professor by the graduating class.

Although he enjoys all aspects of dental care, he felt most satisfied when performing root canal therapy and has now devoted himself completely to this specialty. The advancements in knowledge coupled with new technologies make root canal therapy very satisfying to the practitioner and most important, beneficial to our patients. Modern endodontic therapy routinely offers excellent clinical outcomes even in challenging cases.

Dr. Kane enjoys his family, photography, travel and seeing the world on his motorcycle.

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Stephan Kane, DDS

Stephan Kane, DDS

Endodontics

Ian van Zyl, BDS, DDS, MS

Prosthodontics
Ian van Zyl, BDS DDS MS - Prosthodontics Dr. Ian van Zyl is a Prosthodontist and specializes in dentures, implants, and crowns. He graduated in 1985 from King’s College, London and did his Internships in Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry from 1986 to 1987 at King’s College in London. Dr van Zyl won Fulbright and Harkness Scholarships to any University in United States. From 1989 to 1992 he earned a Masters Degree in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan. He earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from University of Detroit-Mercy in 1998. He taught Prosthdontics at Detroit-Mercy from 1996 to1998. He was an Associate Professor at the University of the Pacific, San Francisco from 1999 to 2004. Dr. van Zyl was Director of Aesthetic Clinic and University of the Pacific from 2000 to 2004. He has been a lecturer for California Dental Association since 1999. Dr. Ian van Zyl enjoys travel, art, opera, ballet, skiing, cycling, acting/singing, cycling, cooking, gardening, hiking, reading, and psychology.

"I am excited to be joining Dr. Albers team. I have admired Dr. Albers work since I read his book on impression taking in my graduate program in 1989. He has selected the best high tech equipment to better serve you. My clear vision of improving people’s self image through better dentistry and a commitment to oral health is why I come to work. I hope to serve you with my training, humanistic chair-side manner and experience.” You can email me at: [email protected]

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Ian van Zyl, BDS, DDS, MS

Ian van Zyl, BDS, DDS, MS

Prosthodontics

Dalia Bacinskiene

Registered Dental Hygienist
Dalia is a proud graduate of Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene Program’s class of 2005 - the 4th class in the nation. She holds a dental hygiene license with expanded duties in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide sedation, and soft tissue curettage.

Dalia has been loyal to Sonoma County; she lived and worked here since she came from Lithuania in 1995. She is a mother of two wonderful daughters, and still finds time for her special interests - dancing and teaching jazzercise.

“I am honored to be a member of Dr. Albers dental team. I am looking forward to learning from his expertise and continuing to excel in providing patients and the community with preventative care, comfortable periodontal treatment, and the educational tools people need to maintain their dental health." You can e-mail me at: [email protected]

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Dalia Bacinskiene

Dalia Bacinskiene

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle Hall, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist
Michelle earned her dental hygiene degree from Santa Rosa Junior College, and her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State University. She currently holds a dental hygiene license with expanded duties in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide sedation, and soft tissue curettage.

She is also certified in laser periodontal therapy and oral sedation dentistry. Michelle is a Sonoma County native. She is very passionate about dental hygiene, and is committed to her patient’s care and comfort.

Michelle attends regular advanced educational courses to stay updated on the most modern dental hygiene techniques and therapies. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, the California Dental Hygiene Association, and the San Francisco Dental Hygiene Society.

Outside of the office, Michelle enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies include being in the outdoors, jogging, and playing volleyball.

“I truly enjoy working with Dr. Albers and our dental team. Dr. Albers is an extremely talented dentist, who performs top-notch dentistry exceeding the standard of care. Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care to every patient. I am proud to be a member of the office of Dr. Albers and Associates.”

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Michelle Hall, RDH, BS

Michelle Hall, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ariel Vinas, DBSC, RDA-EFII

Registered Dental Assistant, Expanded Function II

Ariel Vinas graduated from the University of Puebla Mexico in 1990 with his BDSC Dental Degree. A year later, he came to the United States and obtained his licensing as a Registered Dental Assistant with Extended Functions and worked for the same office. In 2014 he earned his Expanded Functions II Registered Dental Assistant Degree at UOP. Ariel is licensed in taking master impressions and placing filling materials. He has considerable experience with implants and denture fabrication. He join Dr. Albers’ professional team in 2010.

“Now I am honored to be working with Dr. Albers’ wonderful team. Being here creates wonderful opportunities for me to learn the newest techniques in dentistry. I enjoy helping patients with their dental care,” says Ariel.

Ariel and his wife, Claudia, have two sons, Nico & David. They enjoy family activities like trips to Stinson Beach and hiking the Howarth Park trails.

Ariel also does volunteer work with a clinic in Baja providing underprivileged children with preventative dental care.
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Ariel Vinas, DBSC, RDA-EFII

Ariel Vinas, DBSC, RDA-EFII

Registered Dental Assistant, Expanded Function II

Yvonne DeBaca, RDA-EFII

Registered Dental Assistant Expanding Functions II

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Yvonne has been working in the dental field for 10 years. In 2014 she earned her Expanded Functions II Registered Dental Assistant Degree at UOP. She is University trained and licensed in taking master impression and placing filling materials. Yvonne is also trained and knowledgable in surgery, implants and periodontics. She also works with our in-office periodontist.

“I am very proud to be part of Dr. Albers’ outstanding dental team. Interacting with patients and helping them achieve the healthy smiles they deserve is my passion. In my spare time, I teach aerobic kickboxing at my father’s martial arts studio in Santa Rosa. I look forward to meeting you soon.”
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Yvonne DeBaca, RDA-EFII

Yvonne DeBaca, RDA-EFII

Registered Dental Assistant Expanding Functions II

Renee Marshall

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant
Renee Marshall, RDA, is our Treatment Coordinator, she will make it easy for you and your family to understand the dental care presented, so you can make the best decisions for your dental health. She can explain your treatment cost, maximize your insurance efficiently, and help you choose the best treatment option.

“I have been in dentistry since 1998 and trained with numerous dentists and consultants. I feel fortunate to work for a group of dentists with exceptional skills and experience. I want you to be able to say, I go to Dr. Albers dental office and they are the Best!!

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Renee Marshall

Renee Marshall

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant

Olga Diaz

Schedule Coordinator
Olga is our practice Schedule Coordinator. Over 30 years of experience in dentistry has shaped her passion for the field. Her friendly personality, coupled with extensive experience in running dental practices, will ensure your experience goes smoothly, from check-in to check-out, front office to back office. She’s happy to answer any questions you may have!
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Olga Diaz

Olga Diaz

Schedule Coordinator

Shelly Frank, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

I graduated the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Assisting Program in 2012 and the Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions Program at University of the Pacific in 2016. I genuinely enjoy what I do and take pride in providing patients with quality dental care. Working for Dr. Albers and being a part of his amazing and talented team is truly rewarding. Aside from working in the dental field I absolutely love being a mom. We are an active family who love camping, concerts, travel and simply being outdoors.

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Shelly Frank, RDA

Shelly Frank, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Darlene McArthur

Dental Assistant

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My Name is Darlene. I started working for Dr. Albers in December of 2014. I have always had a passion for health science, and feel so fortunate to be working and learning from such a great boss and mentor. For the past year and a half that I have worked here I have had the opportunity to not only assist Dr. Albers in general dental procedures and oral surgery procedures but, I have also had the wonderful opportunity to learn from and work aside Dr. Rich (general dentist), Dr. Kane (in endodontic procedures), and Dr. Malboubi (periodontist) in a variety of different oral surgery procedures. I enjoy all parts of dentistry, and I love learning about the newest technologies. I am currently going back to school at the Santa Rosa Junior College to pursue my dreams into becoming a dental hygienist, and continue to learn about the field of dentistry. I am truly grateful to work for such a great dentist, and grateful to be able to help out in whatever way I can at the office. While I am not at work, you can find me studying in the library, playing with my dog, at the gym, or spending time with my family and friends.
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Darlene McArthur

Darlene McArthur

Dental Assistant

Stacey Maccario

Financial Coordinator
Stacey has been working in the dental field since she was eighteen and in this office since 2004.

Stacey is our Financial Coordinator and enjoys interacting with our patients while making sure they get the most from their dental experience. She is also our interior decorator and can be credited with the warm, inviting look of our newly remodeled office. Stacey enjoys helping our patients and the rest of our wonderful team in any way she can.

In her spare time, Stacey enjoys camping with her family, and enjoying the outdoors.
You can email Stacey at: [email protected]

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Stacey Maccario

Stacey Maccario

Financial Coordinator

Jackie Gonzalez

Scheduling Coordinator
Jackie has been working in the dental field for over 18 years. “I feel very fortunate to be in a position to help people achieve their smile goals and work with a dynamic team of dedicated professionals.

"I know that the moment you step into our office you will notice a difference. It is my top priority to listen and understand your needs and concerns. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to feel relaxed and comfortable with all aspects of your visits."

Growing up in West Sonoma County, Jackie enjoy spending time with my family outdoors enjoying all the natural beauty our county has to offer. You can email me at: [email protected]

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Jackie Gonzalez

Jackie Gonzalez

Scheduling Coordinator

Renee Marshall

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant
Renee Marshall, RDA, is our Treatment Coordinator, she will make it easy for you and your family to understand the dental care presented, so you can make the best decisions for your dental health. She can explain your treatment cost, maximize your insurance efficiently, and help you choose the best treatment option.

“I have been in dentistry since 1998 and trained with numerous dentists and consultants. I feel fortunate to work for a group of dentists with exceptional skills and experience. I want you to be able to say, "I go to Dr. Albers' dental office and they are the Best!!"

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Renee Marshall

Renee Marshall

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant

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