Meet The Team

Making you feel comfortable and relaxed is the primary goal of our office support and clinical care team. We are results-oriented and dedicated to your complete satisfaction. We are blessed to have the highest technology in the industry to make treatments and follow-ups effortless.


Administrative Team


Nayomie Z. – Administrative Office Manager and Treatment Coordinator

I love to find ways to help people smile and that includes building confidence to share their smiles! I am here to answer your questions, plan for appointments, and help you in any way I can. During my 16 years in dentistry, I have become well versed in both the administration side as well as the clinical aspects of care.  I am here to guide you through your dental journey and it is my goal to make sure you have a positive experience. In my free time, I love to go on hikes with my husband Felipe and son Nathan and I enjoy cooking for my friends and family. My favorite place to be is on the lake enjoying the sun! My life’s motto is ‘’Today will be a good day’’.

July D. – Financial Coordinator

I enjoy working in dentistry because of the wonderful people I get to meet and help. Taking care of our patients is my top priority, I have been in the dental field for 15 years. As your insurance billing specialist/ financial coordinator, I am here to assist you in explaining and helping you understand your insurance benefits and processing your dental claims. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my fiancé Ben and two kids Alex and Aileen. I love to be around my family and friends. Some of my hobbies include dancing, cooking, and reading.

Cecilia L. – Hygiene Coordinator

I am your Hygiene coordinator greeting you from the reception desk, answering the phone and helping you check out at the end of your appointment. I have been in the dental field for 15 years. I love interacting with our patients and working with the staff here at Dr. Poksay’s office. Everyone is so wonderful, patient, kind, and helpful.

I have lived in Santa Rosa since 1993, married my highschool sweetheart Juan and have 3 kids Efrain, Cici, Nayeli. I love to help people and make new friends. I am so grateful to work in a fun and caring environment where I learn something new every day. Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.


Dental Hygienists


Cheryl – Registered Dental Hygienist

A Marin County native, Cheryl received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Cheryl has continued to share her vast knowledge of dentistry with her patients since 1993! She is committed to her patients’ care and comfort and she is Laser Certified. Cheryl appreciates seeing the oral health improvements achieved by her patients.


Jaynie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jaynie graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a BA in 1997, and Indiana University South Bend Dental Hygiene School in 1999. Prior to joining Dr. Poksay‘s team in 2010, she lived and practiced dental hygiene for ten years in San Francisco before relocating to Novato to raise her family.
In an effort to provide the highest level of care for all of our patients, Jaynie is soft tissue laser certified and regularly takes advanced education courses to keep up on the latest dental techniques and therapies. Her unique and diverse background, thoroughness, and enthusiasm are what make her a special part of our team!


Dental Assistants


Simone – Registered Dental Assistant

Simone was born in San Francisco and has lived in Novato for over 25 years. She is married and the mother of 3 adult children. Simone enjoys being an RDA, clinical coordinator, and surgical technician here at Dr. Poksay‘s office. On her off time she loves to be at the beach, hiking, running, biking, or with friends.


Charlie – Dental Assistant

Charlie grew up in Novato and attended Novato High School. He has primarily worked in oral surgery and found he also enjoys general dentistry. Dr. Poksay‘s office is a perfect fit for him as Dr. Poksay‘s performs surgery and does general dentistry. When Charlie isn’t working he loves basketball, running, playing with his 2-year-old daughter, and going to San Francisco.

Be Confident in Your Smile! Book an Appointment

Novato Thomas J. Poksay, DMD, Inc. Phone Number 415-883-0588 Schedule an Appointment

Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00AM to 5:00PM