Our team

Heather, Practice Manager

Heather has more than 20 years of office management experience helping businesses establish operational processes and efficiencies to foster better relationships with their customers. In 2008, she found her passion and her niche when she narrowed her field of expertise, focusing exclusively on dental practice management. Heather’s enthusiasm for her job is reflected in maintaining a dental practice like Garland Endodontics, which puts the needs of its patients at the forefront of their business initiative. When our patients have questions about scheduling, treatment, insurance or billing, Heather is eager to find the answers they need!

Kris, Registered Dental Assistant

Kris brings more than 30 years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant to our practice. Skilled in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics and endodontics, she raises the bar when it comes to providing phenomenal care to our patients. Since joining Dr. Garland’s team in 2010, Kris has made it her goal to help patients overcome their fear of root canals, make them feel comfortable and keep them informed about their care. Her continued mission is to change the perception of Root Canal Therapy one tooth at a time.

Teri, Dental Assistant

Teri has dedicated her career to dentistry, having worked as a dental assistant for more than 25 years. For the past 20 years, she has focused specifically on Endodontics. Teri’s professionalism, compassion, talent, and experience bring immeasurable value to our practice!

Bree, Dental Assistant

The newest member of our team, Bree has quickly established her value with our practice. Bree began her career in endodontics five years ago, joining our practice in 2017. Bree brings youthful energy and enthusiasm that brightens the office every day.

Michelle, Dental Assistant


Wave Endodontics

531 Encinitas Blvd., Suite 101 Encinitas, CA 92024

Phone: 760-944-0048
Fax: 760-944-1432

Office Hours

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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8:00 am – 2:00 pm