Meet the Team
Kathy Brown, Financial Coordinator
As our financial coordinator, Kathy checks insurance coverage, processes claims and payments, and creates plans with insurance estimates. Born and raised in Indiana, she’s been in San Jose for over 30 years. Kathy joined our practice in 2003. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Notre Dame. She enjoys the patients and staff at our office, as well as the friendly environment. She’s a great fit for financial coordination because she’s very detail-oriented! Married with two grown children, Kathy enjoys running, and she also volunteers at The Thrift Box, which benefits Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
Mickie Heath, Schedule Coordinator
Mickie takes care of answering phones, reception, scheduling appointments, and managing the schedule. She’s been in the profession for almost 40 years, and she has an Associate’s degree in dental assisting. She loves working the dental field and is always furthering her education. Her job allows her to help patients, and she enjoys this daily interaction with a variety of people. Married with one adult son, Mickie enjoys sewing, gardening, cooking, and camping.
Anh Ho, Registered Dental Hygienist
Anh performs teeth cleanings, radiographs, and placing dental sealants, among other tasks. She’s from Willow Glen, and she’s been in the dental field for over a decade; she joined Dr. Ho’s staff in 2011. She believes very strongly in the conservative philosophy and minimally invasive approach practiced at our office. Anh is a great fit for dental hygiene because she loves helping people. For fun, Anh enjoys cooking, traveling, and gardening. She’s married and has two sons!
Diana Tabarez, Registered Dental Assistant
With over 20 years of experience in the field of dentistry, Diana is a highly skilled dental assistant. She joined our practice in 2002, and she likes working alongside Dr. Ho, the rest of the staff, and the patients. She spends her free time with family, and she also enjoys sports, music, and movies.
Jennifer Ribish, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jennifer has been in dentistry since 1999, and she joined our practice in 2004. She studied dental hygiene at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the things she appreciates most about working for Dr. Ho is the teamwork. Her hobbies include all kinds of outdoor activities, such as camping, hiking, fishing, biking, and snowboarding.
Devina Chavez, Dental Assistant
Dental assistant Devina helps Dr. Ho during procedures and takes care of sterilizing instruments. She’s been with the practice since 2011, and she continues her education to keep up with the latest techniques for excellent dental care. Devina enjoys working with Dr. Ho and the rest of the staff at our office, and she likes that we use such great technology. She’s very good at calming nervous patients! For fun, Devina enjoys snowboarding, camping, lying on the beach, dancing, and spending time with her family.