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Our Team Members

As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.


Dr. Michael Hinh

General Dentist

Dr. Hinh is a graduate of the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and has been practicing in Sacramento since 2002. He grew up in Northern California and attended the University of California Davis prior to dental school. He is professionally affiliated with the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Sacramento District Dental Society.

Dr. Hinh is passionate about keeping up-to-date on the latest procedures, materials, and techniques. Him and his wife Jean live in the Roseville area with their daughters Sophia and Evelyn. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time with family and friends, discovering new eateries in the Sacramento area, photography, traveling, tennis, golf, movies, and reading.


Dr. Darcy Kasner

General Dentist

Dr. Kasner was raised in central Wisconsin and took the opportunity to pursue her academic career in California. After completion of a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Pacific Union College, Dr. Kasner attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.  At Loma Linda, she was selected for an Advanced Clinical Rotation in Periodontics and upon graduation was awarded the G. Hartzell and Son Clinician Award. Dr. Kasner went on to complete a General Practice Residency at Danbury Hospital, a program affiliated with Yale University.  

Dr. Kasner believes that a dental experience should incorporate gentle techniques, be in a comfortable atmosphere to discuss patient questions and concerns while at the same time providing high quality care. 

Dr. Kasner is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Sacramento District Dental Society. 

After practicing in Connecticut for 6 years, Dr. Kasner and her husband Scott decided to return to California to be closer to friends and family. They enjoy spending time with their dog Allie, discovering new places to eat, and hiking.


Mawi

Administration & Registered Dental Assistant

Mawi has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2010. She brings warmth and sincerity to our office and takes pride in making every patient feel at ease with her pleasant and soft-spoken demeanor. Mawi is detail-oriented and is cross-trained to be utilized in all areas of our practice (chair-side assisting and front office administration). Mawi is currently working towards a degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys the summer season, loves outdoor activities such as rucking, hiking, bikram yoga, paddle-boarding, climbing/bouldering, swimming, obstacle course racing and is an avid CrossFitter.


T'Shauna

Administration & Dental Assistant


Jill

Registered Dental Assistant

Jill is one of our Registered Dental Assistants. She loves working at Laurel Hills Dental because she knows the office is dedicated to giving each patient the most comfortable dental care possible. Jill has a sweet jovial spirit and loves working with all of our patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her daughter Gabby, working in her yard, and scrapbooking.


Julie

Registered Dental Assistant

Julie is one of our Registered Dental Assistants and has been an RDA since 2008. She enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry as well as the interactions with our patients. She strives to make patients comfortable by providing exceptional clinical care along with her warm, engaging personality. Some of her favorite activities includes playing soccer, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and playing with her children Adilynn, Eva and Ryler.




Malissa

Registered Dental Assistant


Adeena

Registered Dental Hygienist

Adeena is one of our long standing team members and is a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist at Laurel Hills Dental. She strives to help her patients maintain oral health so they can have a beautiful smile for years to come. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren Emma, Shepard, and Jaxon. Her outside interests include throwing amazing parties for her friends and family. She loves to cook and our office team enjoy trying all of her new recipes.

 


Patti

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patti has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Laurel Hills Dental for 13 years. She currently works on Thursdays. Patti and her husband Mark enjoy traveling. A recent trip to New Zealand gave her a chance to visit with Dr. Staley, one of our retired dentists. Hiking, cooking and scuba diving are just a few of her outside interests.


Amanda

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda is the newest member to our team. She currently sees patients on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Amanda earned her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Carrington College. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is so beneficial to their overall health. With each visit Amanda strives to calm fears, answer questions and help make treatment as comfortable as possible. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys being active and spending time outdoors with her husband Vince and their dog Penny. She also loves cooking and baking.