Pat has the distinct honor of being the only spanish/italian person without a middle name although many patients refer to her as the "Flossing Queen". Pat was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, the third of four daughters - Pat is a proud mom of a Orange County firefighter, aunt to fifteen nieces/nephews and is often ruled by a much loved fourteen year old kitty named Spookie.

Pat graduated in 1977 with a degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Pat ejoys organizing parties, decorating for the holidays, good restaurants, movies, traveling, wine tasting, taking fun courses at Saddleback College, gardening, camping and hiking. Pat has been with the practice for over eight years and takes pride in her care with exemplary dedication and feels very fortunate to be part of a great office.