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South County Family Dental, Inc.

Mary E. Fiedler, D.D.S.

​Brandan A. Althof, D.D.S.

Dental Hygienist

Natalie Diaz, R.D.H.


Natalie joined South County Family Dental, Inc. after graduating from San Joaquin Valley College in 2017 with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.


While earning her R.D.H., Natalie excelled in treating various cases of periodontal disease, a disease that affects almost half of American adults, providing preventative and therapeutic care. The faculty granted her the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Trophy and the Western Society of Periodontology Award upon graduation for her academic enthusiasm and comprehension in periodontology.  


Natalie immensely enjoys making personal connections with her patients while giving them the knowledge to best care for their mouth. She is also fluent in Spanish, helping our practice better communicate with our patients. In addition to helping adults, Natalie is also fantastic with children and helping them understand the importance of proper brushing and flossing for a healthy smile!
 
In addition to dental hygiene, Natalie enjoys practicing yoga, the sun, time with friends and family as well as working as a licensed cosmetologist on her days off. 



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Dental Hygienist

Jennifer Rafferty, R.D.H.


Jennifer Rafferty joined South County Family Dental, Inc. (formerly Dr. Mary Fiedler Family & Cosmetic Dentistry) in 2006 as one of our wonderful hygienists.


Jennifer has been a dental hygienist for over 28 years, graduating from USC in 1986 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene and Columbia University in 1987 with her Masters degree.  She's enjoyed working with Dr. Fiedler for the past 8 years and also teaches at two Community Colleges.  She is an Adjunct Faculty member at Cypress College teaching Clinical Dental Hygiene since 1991.  Jennifer also teaches at Orange Coast College, school of Dental Assisting.


Jennifer has been married to her husband Kevin for 24 years, and they have three children.  Sean attends ASU studying Film & Kinesiology, Brian attends San Francisco State University, and Molly is a senior at San Juan Hills High School.  Jennifer's husband, Dr. Kevin Rafferty, is an accomplished Elementary School Principal.  Dr. Fiedler's children attended the first school he opened, Oak Grove Elementary.


Jennifer loves the profession of Dental Hygiene and takes great pride in the successes in her loyal patients.  She continues to promote dental hygiene in our community and counsels students to persevere in their educational goals.



Office Manager

Amanda Kimball


Amanda Kimball joined South County Family Dental, Inc. in 2013 as our terrific Office Manager, including Financial and Treatment Coordinator.  We are thrilled to have her as part of our dental team, and she looks forward to helping each of our patients.


Amanda graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2011, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degrees in Literature and Film Theory.  She also graduated from Tesoro High School in 2007 with many honors including Valedictorian.


Amanda has over 10 years of customer service and administrative experience.  She enjoys camping, water skiing, helping others, and spending time with family and friends.

Dentist

Brandan A. Althof, D.D.S.


Dr. Brandan Althof, son of Dr. Mary Fiedler, graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in 2015. He was on the Dean's List and was president of his dental fraternity, Delta Sigma Delta. During dental school Brandan treated patients in many areas of Los Angeles, including “Skid Row,” the LA county hospital, and the Hollenbeck nursing home. He also treated underprivileged children in various mobile clinics associated with USC. Brandan believes that each patient deserves the best possible care, and is excited to continue treating the people of Southern California.

Brandan attended the University of California at Los Angeles for his undergraduate education. He graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with academic honors. He also graduated from Tesoro High School in 2007 with many honors including Valedictorian, National Honor Society, CSF Lifetime Member, AP Scholar with Distinction, Varsity Swimmer, Eagle Scout, and more.

Dentist

Mary E. Fiedler, D.D.S.


Dr. Mary Fiedler graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Dentistry with honors in 1988.  Upon graduation, she was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with academic honors from the University of California at Davis in 1984.  While at UC Davis, Dr. Fiedler was on the swim team, became a National Champion, and was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.


Dr. Fiedler is trained in all facets of dentistry, with over 26 years of experience treating all ages of patients.  She provides comprehensive dental care for all of her patients including preventative care, cosmetic dentistry, implant restorations, Invisalign (certified in 2001), Orthodontics, Lumineers, white fillings, emergency care, and more.  She has taken and continues to take hundreds of hours of continuing education courses in all phases of dental treatment as well as participating in local study clubs with her colleagues.


Dr. Fiedler has taught at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC as an Adjunct Faculty member, as well as taught Oral Pathology to the Dental Hygiene Students at Cerritos College, and instructed at USC Dental School as a dental student. 


Dr. Fiedler has been happily married to her husband & high school sweetheart, Ed, for over 29 years.  They have three children, with their oldest, Brandan, recently joining SC Family Dental after his graduation from USC Dental School.  Their daughter, Alison, recently graduated with many honors from the University of Arizona with a Finance Degree and is now working as a financial advisor.  And their youngest daughter, Stephanie, is busy in high school, NCL, and dance.   Dr. Fiedler enjoys photography, scrap booking, swimming, traveling, family time, and volunteering with her daughter's schools as well as in NCL.

Our Team

We love to see you smile.  Really, we do.  That's because we take great pride in offering the most up-to-date cosmetic dental techniques in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, served up by the most knowledgeable and experienced cosmetic dentists in the field. We know that every great smile--your smile--is the sign that we've done our job to provide the highest level of care in the industry.


Cosmetic dentistry has advanced by leaps and bounds over the years. Gone are the procedures of old that delivered substandard results. Now, almost anything can be accomplished with the right technology and know how. We use the latest technology, and our staff is thoroughly trained in the latest techniques. That, combined with our unwavering commitment to you, results in an experience that's unlike any other in the cosmetic dentistry field. You'll immediately feel at ease, and our initial consultation will help you map out a complete cosmetic dental plan that achieves superior results.