Meet The Team

Making you feel comfortable and relaxed is a 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 up effortless.

Meet the Team
Lisa, Patient Coordinator, Novato Dental Office

Lisa – Patient Coordinator

Lisa graduated from Saint Mary’s College in 1991 with a Business Degree and began her career in Sales and Marketing. For the past 20 years she represented luxury hotels, domestic and international. During this time she had an incredible opportunity fine-tuning her skills in New York City for 8 years at the famous Waldorf=Astoria. Now you will find her hospitality experience as soon as you walk in the door. Greeting our patients in a professional friendly outgoing manner, but able to calm our patients and make them feel at ease in our patient lounge is Lisa’s specialty.



Sherry – Registered Dental Assistant, EF2

Sherry has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1996. She is advocate in expanding her dental knowledge. She attended the University of California San Francisco and received her Extended Function License. Then going on to Sacramento City College she graduated as a Board Certified Registered Dental Assistant Extended Function 2. Sherry is always going above and beyond, and has the ability to paint an understandable picture for any of our patient’s questions.
Many of our patients have known Sherri for years, which makes her a very valuable asset to our team. Our patients have always appreciated her passion for Cosmetic Dentistry.


Sheida – Registered Dental Assistant

Sheida has been a Registered Dental Assistant for over 14 years. During that time, she has mastered all of the skills to be top in her field, which makes Sheida such a valued member of our team. Sheida is very emphatic with our patients and truly believes helping people is a privilege. Her gentle touch helps put our patients at ease. Based on our patient’s feedback, they highly agree. Sheida truly wants to see our patients with healthy vibrant smiles.


Cheryl, Registered Dental Assistant, Novato Dental Office

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 Assistant, Novato Dental Office

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 educational 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!

Amira, Treatment/Financial Coordinator, Novato Dental Office

Amira – Treatment / Financial Coordinator

Amira has joined our great team, eager to share her 22 years of knowledge and experience in the Dental field, as a treatment/financial coordinator and a great patient advocate. She truly cares about our patients and will always make herself available to help with any concerns or questions. sometimes juggling schedules to make treatment more convenient for our patients can demand creativity, but when she meets our patients needs she feels fulfilled.


Angie – Dental Assistant

Angie has been in the Dental field for over 16 years, working as an assistant to the doctor and part time in the front office.  Angie is thrilled to have joined our team and is now working in her hometown and community of Novato, bringing with her years of experience in patient care. 

In Angie’s spare time, she and her husband restore vintage travel trailers.  She also loves to spend time and enjoy her very large family and many, many critters.

Are You Ready to Take Care of Your Smile? We are currently accepting new patients and would love to help you take your smile to the next level. Call Image of a Red Phone Thomas J. Poksay, DMD, Inc. Phone Number 415-883-0588 or complete our Contact Form to request an appointment.