Belinda is the lead Periodontal Assistant for the team. She has been in the dental field for 14 years. She takes care of all new patient records and makes sure everything is ready to go for Dr. Perez’s procedure to be performed. Belinda assists Dr. Perez-Medina during periodontal surgeries, post-operative procedures and she provides a great level of care for our patients.
In her free time, Belinda enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She has been married for 18 years and has two children.
Michelle has been a Registered Dental Assistant for over 8 years now. She joined our team in 2015. Her sweet and funny disposition help the patients feel at ease. Michelle takes care of the patient’s post-operative care including laser bio stimulation, oral hygiene and plaque control instructions. In her free time, Michelle enjoys exercising by running outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She is originally from West Texas and made the adventurous move to San Antonio in 2008 with her husband and three children; Charisma, Autumn and Chaseton.
Sylvia joined Dr. Perez-Medina’s team in 2012. She received her Dental Assistant Registration in 2004 and has been in the dental field since then. Her duties include taking radiographs prior to any periodontal treatment. Sylvia also assists Dr. Perez’s during periodontal surgeries, and post – operative procedures.
If you ever catch Sylvia on the weekends she would probably be spending free time watching movies, traveling to new places or simply spending time with her family, friends, and puppy, Meko. She is currently traveling between San Marcos and San Antonio with her daughter, Louryn, who is currently attending Texas State University. Go Bobcats!
Linda has been the practice manager for Dr. Perez-Medina’s for over 9 years. She has many years of experience as administrator for Medina Orthodontics. Mrs. Lizcano supervises the patient’s financial contracts and insurance filings, making sure the patient maximizes their insurance benefits as much as possible.
Linda enjoys staying active at the pool with her husband and three daughters, who are all competitive swimmers. The few times they are not living at the pool; Linda enjoys gourmet cooking, baking delicious cakes or cookies, and entertaining family and friends.
Melissa has been an essential part of the periodontal team since 2012. She sees it as a privilege to make sure all current and potential patients are happy and well taken care of. Melissa always greets patients with a smile and answers any questions they may have before seeing the doctor. She schedules the patient’s follow-up appointment and works as much as she can with their schedule to find the date that works best for them.
Melissa is proud to call the Alamo city her home. She has two amazing sons, Jacob and Seth, and a lovely stepdaughter, Tori, which mean the world to her! In her spare time, Melissa enjoys having fun and spending time with family and friends outside in the hot, beautiful Texas air.
Cori obtained her dental certification in 2004 and in 2006 became an Oral Surgery Assistant. She previously worked as an Oral Surgery Assistant in California for eight years until she moved to San Antonio, Texas in 2014. Her experience as a surgical assistant provides Cori with the knowledge of periodontal procedures, making her able to answer questions on what to expect during treatment at our office as well as to coordinate appointments and medical consultations as needed. Cori also will assist patients with dental insurance, finances, billing concerns as well as presenting the different options available for payment.
Cori and her husband Jeff just welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Amybelle Grace. As a new mother, Cori doesn’t have much free time but, when she does, she enjoys exercising, hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.