Meet Our Team

Friendly, personalized dentistry in a welcoming environment


Hello, my name is Michelle.  I am a Registered Dental Assistant, and am proud to be the right hand to Dr. Popp for the last eighteen years.  My experience in the Dental Office as a child was a wonderful one; a comfortable setting, no fear, and I had a wonderful dentist.  It is my pleasure to make sure you are comfortable and that your needs are met beyond your expectations.  Dr. Popp has restored my smile with veneers, so when I see you, ask to see my smile!  I’ll be happy to show you!  I enjoy working in Coronado, which has become a second home to me.  I love bringing my family to Coronado Beach, the Ferry Landing, and all the local restaurants that Coronado has to offer.


Hi! I’m Jessie and I am your friendly, neighborhood Registered Dental Hygienist. I have been a hygienist for six years now, graduating from San Joaquin College. As a professional, my calling is to serve people and develop lasting relationships by promoting good oral health and general wellbeing. I take great pride in patient care and through continuing education, I am able to provide my patients with the excellent healthcare they deserve. By staying current and up to date on the latest information, my patients are well informed and more comfortable!

When I’m not working, I am enjoying all that “America’s Finest City” has to offer! Hiking, biking, and taking my sweet, little dog, Lady to any of the dog parks, are some of my favorite things to do.



Hi! My name is Vegi a Registered Dental Assistant, and I am the newest member of Dr. Popp’s team. I have been in the dental field for over 10 years, and I can say that I am in a very good office. I love the atmosphere here and everyone has been so welcoming and helpful. Dr. Popp’s leadership and experience makes this the best working environment. I am looking forward to meeting each and every one of you!


Hi! My name is Marni and it has been my absolute pleasure to work with Dr. Popp and her fantastic team for four years now!  I have been in the dental field for twenty years, starting as a Registered Dental Assistant in the back, before learning how to take care of patients’ scheduling, financial, and insurance needs, and moving up to the front office.  I have had the privilege of working with some great dentists in the past, but working with Dr. Popp has been an amazing experience, unlike any other I’ve had before.  She truly is a mouth physician, and has helped me realize how much the oral health affects the overall health of the body.  She treats what she sees, but is also acutely aware of what signs and symptoms may be present in the mouth, and what these may indicate.  I’m very fortunate to be a part of a team that is constantly striving to offer the absolute best patient care possible.  Dr. Popp has always stressed the need to keep learning, and her passion is contagious – attending many continuing education courses, on a variety of subjects throughout the year, keeps us busy and gives us plenty of things to look forward to!  When I’m not here in the office, you might find me at The Strand, or Coronado Beach with my two amazing children.  I love reading and spending time with family and friends.


Hi! My name is Barbara and I have been in the Customer Service industry for over 30 years.  My first twenty years were in the Airline Industry supervising the San Diego staff of America West Airlines.  Upon leaving the airlines I owned and operated a local boutique in Coronado and sold it three years ago.  I joined Dr. Popp’s staff of amazing and talented people to help provide assistance in the front office as well as with patients. It is a pleasure being part of this team and I look forward to meeting each and everyone of you.