We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
La Toya is the nexus of our practice. Her organizational skills, coupled with her knowledge of dentistry, as well as insurance systems, provide the necessary components of an exceptional office manager.
It is La Toya who implements and maintains our office systems and procedures, while providing the training to staff as we incorporate state of the art technology. She is proficient at simplifying and explaining complex treatment plans and allowing our patients to complete their dentistry at a pace that is comfortable for them. La Toya has an extensive dental background—more than 20 years of experience as a dental assistant and practice manager. She has been with Dr. Prigmore for more than ten of those years.
La Toya is a prized member of our team and is extremely committed to the dental profession. She has the flexibility and knowledge to make your dental treatment affordable. She continually adds to her knowledge base with continuing education focused on computer technology and insurance billing which allows her to maximize our patients’ insurance benefits.
La Toya has been married to her sweetheart Tony for more than 17 blissful years. She has two girls, both of whom are very special. She has many hobbies, including faux painting, reading, walking, cooking, and home design. She is also very active in her church.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Marcella has been working as a registered dental hygienist for 11 years and truly loves her job. She enjoys working with our patients to motivate and encourage them to improve their oral hygiene. It is extremely gratifying for her to see the progress many of our patients have made in improving and maintaining the health of their gums.
Marcella has been a member of Dr. Prigmore’s staff for more than six years, and is always impressed by his long-term experience. She appreciates how he takes the necessary time to thoroughly explain treatment options with his patients. He has the ability to help apprehensive patients feel comfortable and relaxed.
Besides working in our practice to promote oral health Marcella also volunteers in the community to promote oral health. She has worked in sealant clinics in elementary schools in Richmond and Vallejo. She also works bi-monthly in a local nursing home to provide oral hygiene instruction and care to the residents.
In her spare time, Marcella enjoys hiking with her husband, reading novels, playing the violin, and photography.
Registered Dental Assistant
Krissy is one of the registered dental assistants for Dr. Prigmore. She has been in the dental field for two years and went to Blake Austin College for dental assisting. Krissy has always been interested in the dental field and enjoys learning about all of the new techniques and advancements. She loves giving our patients more confidence in their smile in any way that she can. Krissy understands the nervousness and anxiety that some of our patients have, and does her best to make them feel at ease about their procedure.
Krissy married her husband, Shane, in October of 2013. In her spare time, she spends a lot of time with her family, friends, and pug. She enjoys hosting get-togethers (especially BBQs during the summer), keeping up with her many reality TV shows, and going on weekend trips with her husband.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelly has been a registered dental hygienist for 26 years, and has worked for Dr. Prigmore for 25 of those years. This longevity has allowed her to treat and educate several generations of each family in our practice. She finds it very rewarding to know that she has made a difference in the health of their teeth and gums. As part of the hygiene department, Kelly’s main goal is to establish the importance of healthy oral hygiene with our patients and explain the problems that may result from neglect. She works together with the rest of the team to make our patients feel confident that they are getting the best care possible.
Outside of the office, Kelly enjoys skiing, kayaking, bicycling, and traveling with her family.