Meet The Team

Meet Theresa - Doctor

Dr Cutler is a Michigan native, a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2003 and has moved to sunny California 3 years ago. She completed a residency at the Loma Linda VA Hospital and then taught dental students at Loma Linda University for the last two years, while practicing private practice. (For more details see curriculum vitae below).

Her interests and hobbies include traveling and has been to Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia, Canada, Mexico and all over the US. She also loves sports, is an avid snow skier and loves sailing and beach volleyball.

Beau is her 13 year old cat saved from the animal shelter and Tate is her 1 year old Caviler King Charles puppy, a devoted animal lover. She is frequently found at the beach with her puppy and a good book on the weekends, while her husband, Jason, surfs.

Meet Angie - Receptionist

I was born and raised in a small suburb of St. Louis, MO. I moved to San Diego in 1981. I’ve been married for 17 years and have one son. He is 14 years old and will be attending San Pasqual High School in August of this year.

I have been in the dental field for over 25 years. One of the best aspects of my job is getting to know our patients and enjoying the stories they have to tell. Working with Dr. Cutler and our wonderful team have made it easy for me to come to the office everyday.

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Meet Suzie - Receptionist

I have been in the dental field since 1978. I began my career working as a Registered Dental Assistant, and since have moved to the front office. I enjoy interacting with patients and have a genuine concern and caring for their well-being.

I live in Escondido with my husband Paul, and our “four-legged child”, Diesel. I work three days a week in our office, helping my husband with his construction business on my days off. We also enjoy trips to the river and desert on our time off.

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Meet Debbie - Receptionist

I have been in the dental field since 1978 when I graduated from Palomar College Dental Assisting Program. I receieved my RDA License in 1979 and was an assistant for 10 years for a dentist in Hillcrest. I semi retired after the birth of my second child in 1988. I went back to the dental field in 1993 as a front office receptionist. In 2005 I quit working to take care of my Mom and my Grandfather.

In 2007 I was hired by Dr. Cutler as a front office receptionist. I have enjoyed many years in the dental field and have met and worked with many wonderful people!

Meet Kris - RDH Hygienist

I have enjoyed taking care of smiles for over 12 years here in Escdondido at Dr. Cutler’s office, which is a wonderful family practice. It’s been lots of fun seeing patients who I’d first met when they were just young kids now heading off to college, getting married and starting families.

I received my dental hygiene education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. I grew up here in Escondido and was thrilled to come back and now be raising my own kids here. When I’m not at the office I enjoy scrapbooking, gardening, reading and mostly spending time with my husband and two kiddos. This time is often spent cheering them on in all their sport activities!

Meet Marisa - RDH Hygienist

I have had the pleasure of working as a hygienist for Dr. Cutler for over 3 years. In that time have enjoyed getting to know many of the patients here.

I received my dental hygiene education at Southwestern College in San Diego. I was born and raised in Escondido and am now raising my own family here! I enjoy playing soccer, trips to the lake, beach camping, and spending time with my 3 young children and my husband.

Meet Sharrah - RDH Hygienist

Hi my name is Sharrah and I have been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 6 years. I studied dental hygiene at San Joaquin Valley College. I really enjoy what I do and am proud to be part of such a great team!

I am married and have two wonderful kids, a boy(4) and little girl(2). We enjoy doing all kinds of outdoor activities, hiking, camping, the desert, the lake, the beach, and anything kid friendly!

Meet Bonnie - RDH Hygienist

I have been working in the dental field for 19 years, 6 of which I have been practicing as a dental hygienist. I received my degree in Dental Hygiene form San Joaquin Valley College.

I have been married to my adventurous husband, John for 19 years. When I am not a the office taking care of my patients I am at home taking care of my twin (boy and girl) four year olds. My family and I enjoy going to the beach, walking, riding bikes and playing outside with our 3 dogs and 3 chickens. I take pride in providing my patients with the best of care with a gentle hand. I look forward to meeting you.

Meet Melendy - RDA Assistant

I have been a rda for 17 yrs. and love working with patients on a daily basis. I graduated from Simi Valley Dental Assisting Program in 1996.

I have a 17 yr old daughter that is graduating this year from SPHS and getting ready to attend college. I have been with Dr Cutler for over 5 years and love being a part the TLC Escondido Dental family. I enjoy hiking and camping an Spending time with my family and friends.

Meet Sarah - RDA Assistant

I graduated dental assisting from Concord Career Institute in 1997. I have been a registered dental assistant for 16 years now and love working one on one with patients and watching family’s grow.

I have been working with Dr Cutler for over 3 years now and love the TLC team. My husband and I have a daughter graduating from high school this year and also have a 2 and 4 year old. We love our three dogs, cat and fish. We are a big softball family and when we aren’t home you will probably find us at the field.