Meet The Team


Our Hygienists



JANELLE SCHARER

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST


Janelle has been a member of our team since 2007. She takes pride in providing individualized hygiene care and motivating patients to do routine homecare.  She enjoys working with Dr. Tyler and Dr. Gonzalez because they provide personalized care and dental treatment that addresses both the patient’s wants and needs.

Janelle graduated from Cuyamaca College with an Associate’s Degree in Generalized Education and from Southwestern College with an Associate’s Degree in Dental hygiene. She is passionate about her family, and truly enjoys her life. She feels fortunate to have a job that can make a real difference in a patient’s life.


MELISSA CRAIG

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST


Melissa has been a member of our team since 2003.  She ensures that each patient is treated with the highest quality of care.  She enjoys working with Dr. Tyler and Dr. Gonzalez because they take the time to listen to each patient and address their wants and needs in a warm and friendly environment.Melissa received her Associates Degree in Biology Allied Health Field from Mesa College. In 2002 she received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Southwestern College.

She is a native San Diegan and enjoys spending time with family and friends.


JEAN GALLIENNE

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST


Jean has been a member of our team since 1990. She provides quality of care by maintaining and caring for the periodontal health of the patient’s mouth.  She enjoys working with Dr. Tyler and Dr. Gonzalez because of their abilities to treatment plan the needs and wants of each individual patient.Jean graduated from Sinclair Community College in Ohio and earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1988. She continued her education and obtained her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Arizona University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Jean is active in outdoor sports such as wakeboarding, wake surfing, golf, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, hiking and off-roading. She served in the United States Navy and provided care to both Marines and Navy personnel.


CHERLYN BERNAL

REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST


Bio coming soon!

Our Assistants



SHIRLEY KNOLL

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT


Shirley has worked in the back office for 25 years. For the past year Shirley has been instrumental in helping the office achieve its "chartless " status. Learning  the ropes of the front office, appointment book and insurance. What she enjoys most about her position is helping people attain great oral health and beautiful smiles to match.

Shirley is married to her husband, Jeff, and they have two sons together. Her hobbies include bicycle riding, reading, camping, hiking, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

LINDA GRAHAM

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT


Linda started with Granite Hills Dental Team in 1977 and has been an integral part of the practice ever since. Linda’s duties include assisting Dr. Tyler and Dr. Gonzalez , helping around the dental office as needed. Her favorite part of her job is chairside assisting with cosmetic dentistry. She likes working with Dr. Tyler because he is excellent at what he does and makes coming to work each day a pleasure.

Outside the office, you can find Linda joking around with her friends and family. She is also passionate about singing and animals, especially cats.


MIGUEL CRUZ

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT


Our Newest Addition to the team.  Bio and Photo coming soon. 

Front Office



JENNIFER EVERNHAM

FRONT OFFICE


Jenn is responsible for taking care of patient scheduling and insurance. She also assists Michelle in running all operations for the office. She is very passionate about her position in our office, and enjoys working with Dr. Tyler because he truly cares about his patients and provides them with the most up-to-date dental care.

In her spare time, Jenn enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She also participates in activities such as camping, hiking, and biking.

STACY WALLER

Front Office Team Member


One of our newest edition to the front office is Stacy Waller.  Photo and Bio coming soon.

LARA BELL

Front Office Team Member


One of our newest edition to the front office is Lara Bell.  Photo and Bio coming soon.

MICHELLE TYLER

FRONT OFFICE/PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR


Photo Coming Soon. 

Michelle joined Granite Hills Dental Team in 2014 working as a front office team member and has grown into the role of Practice Administrator.  Michelle helps oversee the office operations and is committed to making the experience in our office a positive one for all of our patients and staff!  Her goal is to continually learn and incorporate the knowledge of dentistry, insurance, and customer service to equip our team to best serve our patients and their families.

In her spare time, Michelle loves spending time with her family and friends.  She also loves cooking, watching the San Diego Gulls, and traveling. 

 


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