SHANNON - Patient Coordinator

Shannon Phillips is the patient coordinator on staff at Finest City Dental. Acting as a direct liaison between our office and our patients, Shannon oversees the treatment plans of every member of our dental family. She has the opportunity to work closely with our patients and their families, educate them about their dental health, and evaluate the progression of their overall oral wellness. A natural-born people person, Shannon values the relationships she has built with the men, women, and children who call our dental office home.



An invaluable member of our team, Alexis, who goes by Lexi, is a skilled registered dental hygienist who takes great pride in caring for her patients. Originally from Monterey, CA, she settled in San Diego for the beautiful weather and to make the most of her active lifestyle. She enjoys hiking, yoga, running, and doing anything outdoors as well as exploring restaurants in the city. She is committed to providing every person who walks through Finest City Dental's doors with the best experience and gentle, thorough care. Her biggest reward is witnessing patients laugh and improving their oral health over time. She looks forward to taking care of you!



Teresa is originally from New Jersey and has been an RDA for 30 years. Her favorite part of being in the dental profession is working with the patients and helping them to gain confidence in their smiles. She enjoys the fun working environment with Dr. Dovey and the rest of our team every day. Her hobbies include going on hikes and gardening.



Kathy has been an RDA for over 30 years. She is a San Diego native and has always enjoyed interacting with patients and providing the best of care. She has great rapport with patients treating people with compassion and humor , lessening their apprehensions about their dental visits. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and visiting historical sights in different parts of the world, taking photographs of those travels, cooking, gardening , and attending musicals at the Civic Theater.



Bernadette graduated from the university of Texas and has been in the dental field for 20 years. “I absolutely love working and establishing relationships with my patients, helping them to achieve optimum overall health and giving them the confidence that comes with a beautiful smile.” After spending 26 years in Houston Texas, she moved to San Diego in 2018 and is embracing everything this beautiful city has to offer. In her downtime, she enjoys hiking, sailing, traveling, the arts, and socializing with friends. She is also an animal lover, and an advocate for “Rescuing Cujo”, a local dog shelter in Jamul that was founded by some good friends of hers.