Meet the Staff 2017-04-12T04:09:58+00:00
Mallory Rivera-Wilson
Mallory Rivera-Wilson
Mallory is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She has been a part of The Smile Gallery team since 2008, only leaving for a year and a half to attend Dental Hygiene school. She attended San Joaquin Valley College in San Diego graduating Valedictorian of her class. She has been involved in the field of dentistry since she was 15 and has loved it ever since. She has a passion for individuals who struggle with dental anxiety. In her spare time, Mallory loves to go running with her fur baby, a Siberian husky named Denver. Mallory’s daily goal is to make every patient in her chair feel comfortable and provide education to better their oral health.
Renee Hotchkiss
Renee Hotchkiss
Renee brings a spark of enthusiasm and many years of expertise to our front office. She is always cheerful, consistent and eager to assist our patients with a multitude of dental services, including addressing and solving insurance issues. She graduated from San Diego Mesa College with an AA. She has taken classes in Interior Design and also received her registered dental assistant (RDA) degree in 1984. Renee is a sports enthusiast, both as a spectator and a participant. She pitches for a local competitive women’s softball team and has played ball all over the United States. Renee has a grown son serving in the US Navy and playing softball with the US Navy team.
Bailey Huff
Bailey Huff
Meet our newest team member! Bailey brings a cheerfulness to our practice with her sense of humor, caring and gentle way of making our patients feel at home. She grew up in Fallbrook and received her Registered Dental Assistant license at Palomar College. She has plans to continue her education in the dental field and become a dental Hygienist. She enjoys her dogs, loves the beach, and the California lifestyle.
Kim Pennington
Kim Pennington
Kim is one our Registered Dental Hygienists. Kim is originally from Indiana and a graduate of East Tennessee State University.  An outdoor person, she relocated to San Diego because of the year-round climate. She has been an integral part of the team for over 13 years. Kim not only works hard, but plays hard. When she is not at work, you can find her racing her outrigger canoe with her local club and spending as much time on the water as possible.
Tammy Humphry
Tammy Humphry
Tammy is a Registered Dental Assistant. Tammy was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. She received her Dental Assisting Diploma in 2003 and is a graduate of both Augusta Technical College and Central Piedmont Community College of Charlotte North Carolina. Tammy has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 15 years and was also a member of our United States Military. Tammy’s main objective each day is to make every one of our patients smile.
Dr. David Bainer
Dr. David Bainer
Dr. Bainer is the dentist of The Smile Gallery. Please click the picture to read his profile.