Meet The Team


 Our Team!

Shayla Galvan

Office Manager

I graduated from Butte County ROP dental assisting program and received my RDA licence from California Dental Association in 2009. I have got to be trained and work with the latest technology and am fortunate to be able to attend confrences and classes to further my dental knowledge. I enjoy playing all sports,  riding bikes, taking walks, tanning and spending time with my family and friend

Amy Perry

Patient coordinator

My name is Amy, I was raised in the Chico/Paradise area and moved to Orland 15 years ago.  I am a mom of four handsome boys and two beautiful granddaughters! I enjoy spending time with my family traveling and camping adventures.

I recently joined this amazing team here at Dr Syn's and am very excited for my new journey here.  I come to the office with over 25 years of experience in the dental field.  I really enjoy what I do, especially helping out patients.




Audra Vessels


I am a “newbie” to the dental world, 2019 I gained a passion for dentistry & I am so fortunate to be an asset to such an incredible team. I graduated from Willows High School in 2015 and moved to Quincy CA, where I attended Feather River College and became a collegian athlete for their softball team. Previously I was a  teacher In Corning before I pursued my dream to join the dental world here at Dr. Syns office. 

 I am newly engaged to my fiancé, Clay Van Doorn and we have a 4 year old son named Gauge. 

 I enjoy traveling, fishing, hiking, hunting, camping, kayaking and love spending time in the saddle when I am not in the office. I also love spending time with my little family and adding to our mix of farm


Nikki German

Registered Dental Assistant

I attended Butte County ROP for my dental assisting training, upon graduation received my X-ray and coronal polish certification.  Licensed by the Dental Board of California in 1995.  I have 26 years of experience as a Dental assistant with knowledge of the latest technology such as Cerec, 3d Dentistry, Laser Dentistry, Digital X-rays, Minimally Invasive Dentistry and Ozone dentistry. 

I have taken Cerec basic training in LA and Advanced training in Detroit where I studied with Dr Mark Morin.  I have also taken Cerec Aesthetic Design workshops with Dr James Klim in Santa Rosa, CA.

I have taken courses and studied with some of the top Ozone Doctors in the world, such as Dr Julian Holmes and Dr Eric Zaremski.

I enjoy spending time with my family.  My husband is a PG&E Mechanic and we have been married for 24years.  My daughter is 23 years old, loves all animals, singing, acting, dancing, collecting rocks, hiking, camping, rafting, kayaking and is  going to OIT for Radiology.



Brittany Morris

Registered Dental Assistant

I graduated from Butte county ROP and received my RDA license in 2013.  I am fortunate to be able to work in a State of the Art office with an amazing team and awesome patients.  I enjoy taking continuing education classes that allow me to expand my dental knowledge and patient care is one of my top priorities. I am married with two beautiful boys, We love the outdoors and spending time as a family.




Alyssa Sudberry

Registered Dental Assistant

 I graduated from Butte county ROP and received my RDA license in 2017. I have been married 3 years and we have four wonderful boys! We enjoy adventure where ever we can find it.




Rachelle Romano


I obtained my RDA license in 2010 and have been gaining experience ever since. I love working in the dental field, and have learned so much over the last 10+ years. I am excited to continue to learn and grow everyday, and am blessed to be able to do that in such a beautiful office that is close to home. I have a husband and three amazing kids. I enjoy watching my children grow, and I cannot wait to see what their passion will be.





Kelli Long

Registered Dental Hygienist

I have a B.S. degree from Carroll College in Helena Montana and am Laser certified. I enjoy watching my kids sporting events, gardening, remodeling and reading. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Darron and have three children.  My daughter Julie is 29 and is a Chico State Grad.  My daughter Lisa is 25 and manages the Dutch Bros in Orland and my son Steven is 22 and lives in Wyoming.


Thorina Johnson

Registered Dental Hygienist

I have my A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Western Career College in Sacramento, CA.  Prior to becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist I was a Registered Dental Assistant.  I have been working in the dental field for a total of 20 years. I enjoy camping, quad riding, scrapbooking, quilting, cooking and travel. I enjoy spending my free time with my friends, family and my four legged kid Sofi, she keeps me entertained and busy.

Melissa Henry

Registered Dental Hygienist

I have a A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Shasta College and I am Laser certified.  I have worked in the dental field since 2003. I am married with 2 girls, Madeline and Maya.  We love to go camping as much as possible. 


Mrs. Jennifer Jones

Registered Dental Hygienest

My name is Jennifer and I am a northern California native. I was born and raised in Corning and after experiencing life in Southern California, my family and the lifestyle called me home. I have an Associates of Science degree and a second Associates of Science degree in Dental hygiene. I have loved dentistry for as long as I can remember, and I couldn’t be happier to work in an office with the best dentists and co-workers. When I am not in the office scaling calculus I love spending time with my husband Daniel, our seven year old daughter Kennedy, and our fat dog Ollie.

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