Meet the Team


Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

Hailey Medrano R.D.A. Office Manager/ Administrator -  Hailey Has been working in the dental field since 2015, she started her career as a Registered dental assistant and has worked both as an assistant and as a front office administrator. Hailey is married with 2 young kids, she enjoys spending time with her family and spending time outdoors at upper park and having picnics with her kids. 

Judy Vaught, Dental Assistant - Judy has been working in the dental industry for thirty one years, twenty-five of which have been with Dr. Crowson.  She is married and has two children, Justin and Raelynne, who are growing into fine young adults.  She enjoys scrapbooking, camping, hiking, kayaking and a good book. 

Christine Valdez R.D.H-Christine joined our office in 2016. She received her RDH in 2009 and began her dental hygiene career in the bay area. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing volleyball, and spending time with her family. She is happy to return to Chico, where she grew up!

Melanie Syn, R.D.H., B.S. - Melanie graduated from Chico State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education/Exercise Physiology.  In 1994, she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from U.C.S.F.  Melanie is married and has three children.  She spent some time at Louisiana State University in their M.A. program.  She lived and practiced in Baton Rouge, LA for three years before returning home in 1999.  Melanie has been happily working part-time for Dr. Crowson since 1999.

Taylor Tanner R.D.H. - Taylor Graduated Dental Hygiene school in West Texas and transferred her license to California where she then joined our team! Taylor has 2 young kids that she loves to take on adventures like camping, hiking, and bike riding. In her free time she tries to spend as much time outdoors as she can, she seeks adventure wherever she goes! 

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