Meet Our Team
Our team members feel proud to contribute their time and effort to improving your beautiful smile. At Smrecek Dentistry, you can expect a warm environment where you feel welcomed and confident about the care you are receiving from our dentist. Dr. Jaclyn Smrecek and Dr. Justine Hai will educate you on the services you are receiving so that you can make the best decision for your own smile. Call 949-759-8606 for any questions you may have about our dental services in Newport Beach, California.
Lori received her dental assistant and X-ray certification in 2008 from Dental Essentials in St. George, Utah, and an associate of arts for Social Behavior and Self Development in 2020 from Fullerton College in California. She has been with the practice since February 2023. She enjoys working with an amazing team of women who are all working towards the same goal: providing high-quality care to each patient. Throughout Lori’s career in the dental field, she has learned the ins and outs of dental insurance, and takes pride in providing quality customer service to our patients. She is married and has four kids, and enjoys going to Disneyland and attending concerts.
Veronica was previously a registered dental assistant and has over 20 years of experience in dentistry. She joined Smrecek Dentistry in April of 2019 and is proud to be a part of a team that cares for each and every patient by providing them with the highest quality of treatment.
Olga joined Smrecek Dentistry in July of 2020. She loves being a part of a team that makes her feel appreciated and who encourages her every day. Her responsibility is sterilizing instruments, disinfecting surfaces and following proper infection protocol. Her attention to detail and adherence to safety guidelines contribute to the overall health and safety of patients and team members. Olga is a mother of three loving children whom she loves spending all her free time with. She also loves to travel and dance!
Katie received her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from West Coast University in 2014, where she received the CDHA Student Leadership Award, the Colgate® Star Award and the Total Care Research Award. There are many things she loves about being a part of the team at Smrecek Dentistry, the best being the emphasis we place on personalized patient care, and how we genuinely care about our patients’ well-being and go above and beyond so that they receive the best possible experience. Katie contributes through her expertise in providing thorough dental cleanings, her dedication to educating patients about oral hygiene and her compassionate demeanor that creates a welcoming atmosphere for our patients. Katie lives in Garden Grove with her husband who she married in 2022, and her cat, Alice. She enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with her large Italian family.
Terri received her dental hygiene degree from Pasadena City College (USC), and has been with Smrecek Dentistry for over 30 years. She appreciates the practice’s philosophy that a patient’s dental health comes first and foremost, and how we have a wonderful team. Terri works her very hardest at taking care of her patients. She has two grown children and loves traveling and being outside, specifically hiking and bike riding.
Catherine graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2019 with a degree in Biology before graduating from her dental assistant program July 2020 and receiving her registered license. She loves how everyone works so well together as a team at Smrecek Dentistry, and how Dr. Smrecek truly cares about the health and well-being of her patients while trying to make the dental experience as enjoyable as possible. Catherine is VERY organized and brings positivity and good energy to the office every day. She grew up in a small town in East Texas and moved here in February 2022 with her two best friends. She is LOVING California and is either at the beach or hiking every weekend. She also loves watching movies with her roommates and cuddling with her kitty cat, Loki.
Roseanne received her X-ray certification at the Valley School for Dental Assisting before joining the practice in April 2022. She loves being a part of a team where she can foster long-term relationships with patients and team members, and how establishing those trusts and connections over time creates a sense of community. She believes that effective communication, cooperation and teamwork are essential for any practice, and that her ability to collaborate and support her colleagues contribute to a positive work environment and overall success. Roseanne is the youngest of three children, and she loves spending time with her closeknit family (who she loves more than anything), her friends and her dog, Kobe Bean.