Meet Our Team

Dr. Yusuke Suzuki

Dr. Suzuki enjoys getting to know his patients, while helping each person maintain optimal oral health. He believes that having the ability to restore a patient to good oral health can transform their life. Relief from pain, improving appearance, and general preventive care are all things Dr. Suzuki enjoys providing to the Lodi community. Dentistry is a combination of art and science, which Dr. Suzuki finds personally rewarding.

Dr. Yusuke “Clark” Suzuki attended Syracuse University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1995. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He completed a hospital-based general practice residency at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, California. During his residency, he received extensive training in serving medically compromised and special needs patients. After his formal dental training, Dr. Suzuki served as a managing dentist in Los Angeles then moved to the Bay Area as a managing dentist for a larger group practice. In 2008, Dr. Suzuki moved to Lodi and began working at Dr. Bradford Dickey’s practice, soon assuming ownership.

Dr. Suzuki’s education and qualifications include:
• Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine – Doctor of Dental Medicine degree
• Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – General Practice Residency Certificate
• Loma Linda University School of Dentistry – AAID Implant MaxiCourse®
• Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California – Clinical Intravenous Sedation Certificate
• Ladera Ranch Implant Institute
• Clínica de Implantologia y Rehabilitación Avanzada
• Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla School of Dentistry
 
Affiliations:
• American Dental Association
• California Dental Association
• Sacramento District Dental Society
• San Joaquin Dental Society
• American Academy of Implant Dentistry
• Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Suzuki is married to Wendy, and together they have three children, two sons and a daughter. During his free time, Dr. Suzuki enjoys automobile and motorcycle service and restoration, classic camera photography, snowboarding, longboarding, swimming, fishing, organic gardening, and camping.

Nicole Olsen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole enjoys helping patients understand the value of good oral health. She is a graduate of Carrington College and is also certified in soft tissue laser and nitrous oxide administration. Nicole is married and has one son. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, crafting, and participating in outdoor activities.

Andrea Hearn

Registered Dental Hygienist

A registered dental hygienist, Andrea provides patients with a variety of personalized treatments, including professional cleanings. She enjoys answering each patient’s questions, while teaching them about their treatments, as well as their home care. She is licensed in soft tissue laser and CPR. She is a graduate of Los Rios Community College and completes 25 units of continuing education every year. Andrea is married and has two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Barbara Lang

Registered Dental Hygienist

As a registered dental hygienist, Barbara enjoys working with each and every patient, helping them achieve their optimum oral health and their smile goals. She is a graduate of Sacramento City College and stays up-to-date on the latest in the industry with continuing education. She is certified in CPR, radiology, local anesthesia administration, and soft tissue laser. She has also received extensive training from the Tom terry Seminars. Barbara has two children and three grandchildren. She enjoys spending time in her yard and with her family and grand kids.

Michelle Thomas

Registered Dental Assistant

As a registered dental assistant, Michelle enjoys helping each patient achieve his or her smile goals through comfortable, advanced care. She is a graduate of Andon Career College and is certified in both dental assisting and X-ray administration. She has completed courses in Tom Terry Seminars, conscious sedation, and CPR. Michelle is married with two children…one daughter and one son. In her free time, she enjoys camping, spending time with her family, and being involved with 4-H.

Lisa Huynh

Dental Assistant

Lisa takes special care of our patients during their visits. She graduated from Carrington College and has completed continuing education courses in dental practice act law, x-rays, ethics and CPR in addition to Tom Terry seminars. She loves adventure and travel, spending time with family and good food.

Valerie Echeverria

Dental Assistant

Valerie is a graduate of Lodi Lincoln Technical Academy. She’s also CPR certified, has a radiation license and has completed Tom Terry seminars. When she’s not assisting Dr. Suzuki and educating patients about oral health, she enjoys being with family, going to the beach, taking her kids on road trips and afternoon bike rides. Around the office she’s known for her positive attitude and Spanish speaking skills.

Bianka Welcker

Dental Assistant and Front Office Assistant

Bianka has an important role in the practice coordinating the front office, helping patients, and assisting Dr. Suzuki chairside. She has the pleasure of working with patients in all areas of the practice. She is a graduate of Lincoln Technical Academy and is certified in X-ray administration and in CPR. She also routinely attends Tom Terry Seminars to stay up-to-date with dental infection control guidelines.

Gail Foster

Schedule Coordinator

As the schedule coordinator, Gail helps patients find the right time for treatment. She has the pleasure of helping patients schedule their treatment with the doctor and the hygienist. Gail is a graduate of San Joaquin Delta College and has completed numerous continuous education courses, receiving many certifications. She has two children and enjoys spending her free time with them. She also enjoys attending her kids’ athletic events and performances, watching hockey, attending concerts, and traveling.

Teresa Davison

Financial Secretary

Teresa has an important role in the practice to ensure that each patient’s treatment is financially comfortable for them and for their family. In addition, Teresa is a registered dental assistant and is certified in coronal polishing, X-ray administration, and CPR. She is a graduate of Andon College of Dental Assisting and maintains her license through ongoing education. Teresa is married and has one daughter and one son.