A returning California native, Vanessa has spent over 20+ years in Oregon where she received her RDA equivalent and certifications of expanded functions in dental assisting through the Northwest’s top leading dental school, Oregon Health Science University. Joining Dr. Barry’s team in the fall of 2011, she brings experience, knowledge and a level of care that she finds very rewarding when providing the best in dentistry for all of our patients dental and oral health. Vanessa loves spending time with her family. With two alumni students of USD and one alumni student of Oregon State University, she serves as a Parent Ambassador Volunteer for the University of San Diego. She enjoys running, reading, cooking, and hanging out at all of San Diego’s beaches.