Meet Our Staff


Our #1 priority is our patients. Our friendly staff is well trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to every patient while working hard to give them a healthy and beautiful smile.

Every member of our treatment team is a Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.) and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. Our entire staff regularly attends advanced continuing education courses and seminars so that we can continue to maintain the highest level of orthodontic care for our patients.



My name is Margie. I am the first person you meet as you enter the office. I have had the pleasure of working with the Steinhoff’s and our Almaden families for over 15 years. My husband and I have enjoyed 38 years of marriage raising four wonderful children, three grandchildren, two dogs, and one cat here in S.J. for over 25 years. I look forward to seeing all of our wonderful families and meeting new ones.



My name is Tiean. I’ve been a RDA here for over seven years. I am the proud mother of two wonderful daughters. My hobbies include spending time with my family, hiking, and bike riding.



Hi, my name is Dawn. I’ve been around this awesome team of Doctors and staff since January 1985 and it’s been a pleasure! I’m look forward to many more fun years here.



My name is Sushma. I’ve been working for Drs. Steinhoff for over 15 years. I am married with two kids. My family and I have lived in Almaden for over 20 years. My hobbies are cooking, dancing, singing, hiking and exercise. I love working here because of the excellent service we provide and awesome results we get for our patients.



My name is Peggy. I joined the Steinhoff team in 2009 and have worked in the orthodontic field since 1993. I have 4 amazing children! Some of my favorite pastimes include cooking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.



My name is Jeannette. I’ve worked at Drs. Steinhoff’s office since 2002. I really enjoy working with the Doctors and our staff, because of the quality and effort in care we give to our patients. I have a wonderful daughter named Brittany that I’ve been blessed with. I also have two dogs.


Christine.jpgMy name is Christine. I am from Ohio and raised in South San Jose. I have been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2009. I am very blessed to be working with the Steinhoff Orthodontic Team. The quality of service they provide is excellent and it is a pleasant working environment. I am married and have a daughter and two pet rabbits. In my spare time I like to go to the shooting range, rock concerts, car shows, and drag races. I also like to bake, crochet, sew and work on my vintage trailer.



Hi, my name is Jolene. I have been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2007 and I am pleased to be a part of the Steinhoff Orthodontics Team. You may not see me often, but when you do I am often covered in plaster; I am the lab Technician. My job is to process models, retainers, and other orthodontic appliances. I was born and raised in the bay area. My husband Carlos, myself, and our two sons enjoy camping, going to Disneyland, and spending time together. I look forward to helping our patients to achieve their goal of a beautiful smile.