Meet The Staff


Loren O’Brien is our front office coordinator and office manager. Prior to these positions, she practiced as a registered dental assistant (RDA). Loren is friendly, easygoing and approachable. She will ensure that you feel comfortable and welcome in our office. 

A Bay Area native from Redwood City, Loren loves living in San Francisco. She is an avid fan of the Giants and 49’ers. 



Maria Elena Solorzano is our dental assistant. She runs back office operations smoothly and effortlessly. Elena’s cheerful and caring demeanor will put any patient at ease. Elena is superbly skilled as an assistant and can anticipate any clinical situation.

Originally from Ecuador, Elena is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys going to concerts, restaurants, and hanging out with her husband.

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish



Clayton Nordstrom is our back office chairside assistant who is also cross-trained for front office duties. Clayton excels at managing patient needs and questions with care and efficiency. He has been working in the dental field for 6 years since graduating college and has over 4 years experience working as a pediatric lead assistant.

Clayton is also a Bay Area native from the East Bay. He is very social and in his free time he enjoys traveling, music festivals, and hanging with his friends and dog.  



Ava Salinas is our sublime back office RDA. She can adapt to any given situation and has over 6 years of working experience in the dental field. Ava is originally from Visalia, CA and recently moved to San Francisco.

During her off days you can catch her and her miniature collie, Bodacious, at any local beach or hiking trail. Ava also loves traveling, music festivals, spending time with friends, and experiencing all that the Bay Area has to offer.


Shannon Huang is our Front Office Coordinator based out of our Union Square Office. Her experience and knowledge help her play a vital role for our office, deciphering any complicated situations related to dental insurance. Shannon loves and enjoys working with our team.

Shannon was originally born and raised in China. She moved to California when she was 18 years old. She is bilingual in English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin). In her spare time she likes doing yoga, traveling, trying new food and restaurants, and of course spoiling her cat and dog.

 Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Marie Arabejo has over 7 years of experience working the in the dental field and is the go-to woman for any insurance-related questions. Originally from the Philippines, Marie has since relocated to the East Bay and is bilingual in both English and Tagalog.

In her spare time Marie loves spending quality time with her husband and children. Together, they love to camp and enjoy various outdoor activities. Marie is a karaoke superstar. She also enjoys cooking and providing delicious snacks for the staff at both of our offices.  

Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog

Leslie Lopez is the newest addition to our Endodontic Arts of San Francisco Family. Leslie is cross-trained in front office and back office duties and has over 5 years experience as a dental assistant and 6 years at the front desk. 

When Leslie isn’t in the office, she is always at the gym working out. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Lulu, camping, hiking, going to the beach, and going to Giants games.

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish