Meet Our Team | Tulare Dental Hygiene

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Janet Borrego

Office Manager

Hi, my name is Janet. I was born and raised in Canada where I started my dental career in 1988. I have worked for Dr. Drilling since 2001 as her office manager and thoroughly enjoy my job. I have had the pleasure of getting to know many of our patients, and I enjoy being a part of a great dental team.  When I am not at work I enjoy keeping busy at home with my husband and two teenage boys. 

Cass Manzo, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi, My name is Cass. I am fluent in Spanish. I was raised in Lindsay/Strathmore. I entered the dental field after earning my dental certification at San Joaquin Valley College in 2021. I joined Dr. Drilling and her dental team in 2022 as an assistant.

I love working in the dental field and aspire to become a dental hygienist. My favorite aspect of my job is being able to be part of an amazing team. My calming personality helps comfort patients before, during and after their dental procedures.

Outside of dentistry, my interests include traveling, baking and spending quality time with my family and my puppy, Zara. 

Paulina Rodriguez

Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Paulina ,
I was born and raised in Tulare, CA. I graduated from the San Joaquin Valley College dental assisting program in Visalia. I have been working in the dental field officially for 2 years now.
I am very enthusiastic in helping patients obtain their perfect smile. I hope to make a lasting positive impression on all my patients, while creating life-long relationships.

When I’m not working I love to spend time with my husband ,Mike and daughter, Reina relaxing at home or enjoying the outdoors.

Margarita Salomon

Registered Dental Assistant

My name is Margarita, but I go by Maggie. I was born and raised in Tulare, CA, a small town known for its rich agricultural heritage. I've been working in the dental field since 2016, and it has been a fulfilling journey helping patients achieve healthy smiles. Outside of work, I have a passion for camping and exploring the great outdoors. I also enjoy trying new activities and experiences, whether it's tasting exotic cuisines or picking up a new hobby.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, my name is Diana. I was born and raised in Southern California. I have been in Tulare since 2012. I have 4 children who I enjoy spending time with more than anything in the world! I joined Dr. Drilling’s team in 2024 and her team has made me feel at home. What I enjoy most about being a dental hygienist is the opportunity to help our patients maintain a healthy smile for life. I love spending time with my husband and kids. Our favorite things include bass fishing, deep sea fishing and camping (NOT glamping  😀 )


Registered Dental Hygienist

I am Yakira and I grew up in Farmersville, CA. As a dental hygienist, my goal is to inspire and collaborate with my patients to create a personalized oral home care routine to maintain a healthy smile. I truly enjoy educating my patients about the importance of oral hygiene and how it can impact one’s overall health. In my spare time, I enjoy nature and wildlife. I hike in Sequoia National Park any chance I get to enjoy the fresh air and scenery.

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