Meet the Staff

Julia Jones – Office Manager and Professional Relationship Director

Julia Jones is your connection to our office. Julia already had an accomplished background when she came to us in 2010, having worked in general practice and orthodontics before coming aboard as our Scheduling Coordinator. She quickly became an indispensable member of our team and took on other, greater tasks.   Away from the office, Julia enjoys the beach and barbecues with friends and family. She has 2 successful adult daughters and 3 grandchildren. Plus, 3 furry children all who light up her life.

Vivian Vong – Scheduling Coordinator

Vivian joins our team with experience in general dentistry practices. She will be the friendly face in our front office to greet and assist you with your scheduling needs. She was born and raised in San Francisco and loves the Bay Area’s cultural diversity. In her free time, she is a foodie who enjoys trying new things and loves cooking for family and friends.

Elizabeth Forney – Scheduling Coordinator

Liz brings three years of general dentistry experience to our office. She will be at the front desk and more than happy to help schedule all appointments and talk about anything running and dogs. She was born in Lodi, moved to SoCal for several years, and is happy to be back in Northern California with her husband Adam and golden retriever Cody. In her free time, she likes to run and hike all the beautiful trails that San Jose has to offer.

Janelle Urias – Treatment Coordinator

Janelle is our Treatment Coordinator. She is here to assist you with your insurance benefits and all financial questions. She is also a Registered Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field since 2013. She is a mother of 2 girls and spends her spare time coaching her daughters cheer squad.

Rosa Gonzalez – Surgical Dental Assistant

Rosa is our lead surgical assistant.  She has over 14 years of experience in the dental field.  Her dental background consists of Periodontal, Oral Surgery, and other surgical related procedures.  Her primary goal as an assistant is to make patients feel at ease and comfortable in our office.  In Rosa’s free time she loves to cook for her family.  She also enjoys decorating, traveling, and fishing.

Shrijana Thapa – Surgical Dental Assistant

“Jana” was born and raised in Nepal. She is married and has one child. On her time off, she loves spending time with her family. Jana enjoys hiking, camping, cooking and traveling. She has a background in early child hood education and businesses accounting. Amazingly, she speaks five languages including English, Nepali, Urdu and Hindi. Jana started dental assisting in 2016 and quickly learned that this was her passion.  She loves working with people and enjoys making patients feel comfortable and at ease .

Glowe Chang – Registered Dental Hygienist

Glowe has been a dental hygienist since 1981.  She has been active in the California Dental Hygienist’s Association including the state level Vice President of Education.  She joined Dr. Low in 1989.  She excels at helping patients have a better understanding of their periodontal condition and helps them achieve a healthier state.  In her free time, Glowe pioneered the rewarding challenge of working together with an organization called “Wanda” teaching low income single mothers financial literacy throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

Rochelle Hamm – Registered Dental Hygienist

Rochelle has worked in the dental field for 34 years and as a Dental Hygienist for Dr. Low since 1994.  She is passionate about her work and a strong advocate for patients.  She has exceptional patient care and clinical skills and inspires patients to better oral care by helping them to understand the systemic benefits of excellent dental health.  Rochelle earned her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1989 from Foothill College, graduating with honors.  In her free time, Rochelle enjoys cooking, baking, sewing, and TED talks.

Kirsten Simpson – Registered Dental Hygienist

Kirsten has worked in the dental field for over 20 years and has worked with Dr. Low since 2000.  As a dedicated and skilled clinician graduating 2nd in her class, her well-rounded focus on dentistry has given patients positive impact on their dental health.  She serves as coordinator of the South Bay Perio Study Club that meets in our office quarterly.  Her easy going and calm demeanor helps patients relax.  Kirsten has a BA from George Washington University in Washington DC.  She also has diamond expertise and diamond grading certifications from Gemological Institute of America and is a 1st degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate.

Veronica Packer – Registered Dental Hygienist

Veronica has 32 years of experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist and believes strongly in the importance of dental health.  She is very proficient in her functions as a Registered Dental Hygienist and provides patient care in a professional and compassionate manner.  Veronica strives to help patients achieve an oral health care routine that suits their individual needs. She is thrilled to have joined Dr. Low’s practice in 2016 and to be part of a team that provides excellent patient care.  Veronica earned her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1986 from Diablo Valley College, is a member of the California Dental Hygienist’s Association and keeps current with dentistry by attending continuing education classes every year.  Her other interests include running, water skiing, gardening, spending time with her dog and going to San Jose Sharks hockey games with her husband.