Meet the Staff

Choosing to begin orthodontics is a major investment in the future and your overall dental health. Selecting the right office is a very important part of that decision. At Shimizu Orthodontics, the entire staff is highly trained and dedicated to providing a superior level of orthodontic treatment and customer service. Our daily goal is to exceed the expectations of everyone that we come into contact with.

Our entire team maintains the highest standards within the orthodontic field. Staff members regularly attend continuing education throughout the year to ensure our office stays abreast of the latest techniques and procedural innovations. All clinical staff members maintain licensure as required by the California State Board of Dental Examiners and the American Association of Orthodontists.


New Patient Coordinator

Jamie is the person that you'll meet at your first appointment with Dr. Shimizu.  As Treatment Coordinator, Jamie loves to greet all of our new patients and help guide them into the exciting world of orthodontics.  Jamie is also a Registered Dental Assistant and has been with Dr. Shimizu for 21 years.  Jamie lives in San Jose with her husband Cesar and 2 kids Jordan and Gabi and their crazy dog Reggie.  On weekends, Jamie enjoys playing taxi for her kids, driving them to their various activities.  She loves watching her son play in basketball tournaments and watching her daughter at dance class.



RDA, CDA, Patient Care Coordinator

Pam has been an RDA for 25 years with experience in the front office and clinic. She is a well rounded employee and a great asset. She enjoys getting to know each and every patient.  Her hobbies include hiking, camping, and anything outdoors.  Pam's first love is her family.  She has been married to her husband Scott for over 14 years and is blessed with twins, Allison and Andrew.



RDA, Clinical Assistant

Gabrielle has been an orthodontic assistant with her RDA license for over 21 years.  She loves helping Dr. Shimizu create beautiful smiles and getting to know all of our great patients.  Gabi has been married for 18 years and has 3 wonderful boys and a German Shepherd.  She and her family love camping, boating, and having family gatherings at their home.



Dental Assistant

Daisy is a Dental Assistant, she enjoys helping people and seeing them smile. Daisy loves spending time with her family. She is the oldest of 3 siblings. Daisy enjoys being on the road, camping, cooking and of course going to the beach every chance she gets. 



Financial Coordinator

Rachel grew up in Gilroy CA and she now lives in San Jose with her three children, her boyfriend of 10 years and her puppy Mimi. Rachel is excited about the orthodontics field and is looking forward to seeing the happiness a new smile brings our patients. Rachel loves boating, camping and traveling to a new destination at least once a year. Rachel also loves football, her favortie team is the San Francisco 49ers and she attends games as often as possible. 



Scheduling Coordinator

Iesha enjoys meeting new people every day and building relationships with everyone who visits our office. Iesha really believes our office has the best patients! Iesha loves seeing each person’s confidence and self-esteem grow along with the changes in their smiles. Iesha warmly welcomes patients to our office and ensure their appointments are scheduled in a timely manner.