Although born and raised in northern California, Kristen moved to pursue her dental hygiene education at Loma Linda University. She graduated with her bachelor's degree in 2010 and has been enjoying the career of dental hygiene ever since. Kristen loves getting to know patients and being able to help them achieve excellent oral health. When she is not working, Kristen loves traveling and spending time outdoors. She especially loves all the water activities and sunshine San Diego has to offer.