Laura Duffey, Front office, Treatment Coordinator
Laura was born in Holland and raised in Southern California. She has worked for many years as a registered dental assistant but has since moved to the front office. She has three grown kids and one teenager that plays volleyball at Aliso Niguel High School. In her spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding with her husband, Jason and beach walks with Harper, her golden retriever.
Kadie Bundy, Front office, Financial Coordinator
Rochelle Courvoisier, RDH
Rochelle is a California native who grew up in Dana Point, California. As a former collegiate athlete, Rochelle played volleyball at both Utah State University and San Diego State University, where she ultimately received her bachelor’s degree in Communications as a proud Aztec. After pursuing a career in the sports industry, Rochelle decided to return to California from Arizona and become a Registered Dental Hygienist. She began working for Dr. Eckl as a dental assistant/front office in 2008 and has been practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2011. Rochelle is married and resides with her husband in Ladera Ranch. She looks forward to providing excellent and ethical treatment to each patient entrusted to her care.
Laura “Karina” Garcia, DA
Karina was born in Mexico City and at the age of three, moved with her family to San Clemente. She completed the Capistrano-Laguna Beach Regional Occupational program and received her Dental Assisting Certification. Karina and her husband, Jose, love spending time with their daughter, Jocelyn. Karina is passionate about dentistry and helping make your experience as smooth as possible. She is actively working towards becoming a Registered Dental Assistant.
Sarah Petersen, RDH
Sarah, a San Clemente native, joined our team in 2016. Shortly after graduating from dental hygiene school in 2015, she and her fire fighter husband welcomed their first child. They now have 2 little boys. When she isn’t working, Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. Sarah is looking forward to continue building relationships with her patients and always make their experience at our office a positive one.
Brandi was born and raised in Glendora, California. She started practicing as a dental assistant in 2001 and wanted to advance her career. Now she is a registered dental hygienist since 2013 and loves what she does. She is passionate about her job and enjoys working with her patients. Brandi thrives to give the best care possible, to educate and make patients happy with their smile. When not working she loves to go to the beach and spend time with her family and friends.
Janice Duke, RDAED2
Janice began chairside assisting in 1986 and has continued to grow and progress in her skills. She went on to be the first RDAEF1 and then RDAEF2 in San Diego, Ca. She is passionate about dentistry and her patients. After over 30 years in dentistry she still loves and enjoys learning new skills and technology. When she is not teaching dental assisting on the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her 4 adorable grandchildren.
Portia Corrales, DA
Portia, a San Clemente native, has been a chairside assistant since completing the R.O.P. assisting course in 2003 while in high school. She is yoga enthusiast and avid reader. When she isn’t working, Portia and her husband enjoy camping and scouting with their2 school aged kids. Portia has assisted in a variety of dental settings and is very happy to have joined this family-oriented practice. She is actively working toward becoming a registered dental assistant and looks forward to helping our patients have a great experience at our office.