Meet The Staff

Keri, Registered Dental AssistantKeri in Vista California

Keri was born and raised in Southern California. She attended Vista High in 2003, and started her career in dentistry as an assistant. She has been Dr. Amiri’s assistant for over a decade and loves to help make each patients’ experience a great one. During her free time, Keri loves cooking, running, and spending time with her family. Keri lives in Oceanside, CA, with her beautiful five-year-old son, Tyler, and her boyfriend Michael.

Barbara, Registered Dental HygienistBarbara Ferguson Keri in Vista California

Barbara received her dental hygiene degree from Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz in 1975. Barbara is the cornerstone of our practice. Having served our patients for 40 years, she is loved and admired by generations of families for her caring personality, as well as her unparalleled experience in the field. Barbara’s goal  is to educate our patients about the importance of good oral hygiene and its significant impact on general health. Barbara lives in Fallbrook, CA, and  enjoys taking walks with her two dogs. Every so often she and her husband escape to Havasu Lake to relax, and enjoy fishing, swimming, and boating.

Sharlene, Office ManagerSharlene in Vista California

Sharlene graduated from UCSD in 2010 with a degree in Physical Anthropology and has been in the dental industry for the past 6 years.  She is an insurance specialist, benefits coordinator, and a financial planner. She strive to create a warm, comfortable environment for our patients to feel at home and be a part of our family. Sharlene has a wonderful husband and two sweet daughters. They love spending time together along with their silly dog named Zero who was given to her by one of our patients.

Schedule an Appointment!

Dr. Ali Amiri and the Melrose Dental Arts team strive for clinical excellence in a comforting environment. To learn more about our high-quality family, cosmetic, and implant dentistry services, or to schedule a consultation, call our dental office in Vista, CA, today at (760) 724-9117. Dr. Amiri proudly treats patients from Vista and the surrounding areas of Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos, and Escondido.