Meet The Team

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Get to Know the Cosmetic Dentistry Team at Mario A. Godinez, DDS

At the core of our Encinitas dental office is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us. When you arrive for your family dental appointment at Mario A. Godinez, DDS you can expect to be greeted with a friendly smile from the members of our team. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care in a comfortable environment. If you'd like to schedule an appointment for cosmetic dental care, Invisalign, or dental implants, please give us a call today

Dr. Mario Godinez



Office Manager

Alex is our treatment coordinator, office manager, front office assistant among other responsibilities she takes on! In other words she wears many hats in our office and ensures  all insurance, scheduling, and treatment questions are answered. She looks forward to meeting you at our office! 

 In her free time she loves spending time with her family.

Carmen , RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Carmen has over 20 years experience as a Registered Dental Assistant. From greeting you upon arrival to assisting Dr Godinez with patient care, Carmen ensures you have the best patient experience possible! She enjoys spending time with her husband and family.

Kristin , RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristin has over 12 years experience as a dental hygienist.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from UCSF School of Dentistry in 2004.  She takes numerous continuing education courses every year in order to offer the most current, research based dental hygiene care.  She loves helping her patients get on a good path toward optimum oral health.  Kristin grew up here in Encinitas and moved back to the area with her Husband Dave to raise their 2 daughters.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, swimming, cooking and decorating.


We combine experience with the latest in dental technology to deliver the best patient experience possible.



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