Meet Our Team


Hello, my name is Lakeisha Yorke and im the Insurance Coordinator here at Dr. Harold Perlaza office. I took the course for Medical/Dental Administration and graduated in 2007. Some of my Front desk skills are scheduling appointments, insurance billing and coding, verifying insurance benefits and customer service. I then went back to school to learn more about the back office and took the course for Dental assisting and graduated in 2012 with a 4.0 G.P.A and Honor roll. Overall I have 9 years experience in the dental field. The best part of my job is being around a great team that truly cares for their patients .The reason I work so hard is for my family. I am a proud mother of 4 amazing kids who mean the world to me. In my spare time I enjoy going out with family and friends.


Hello my name is Claudia I’m one of the Dental assistants of Sherman Oaks Dentistry. My journey in the dental field started over 10 years ago, when I graduated as a dental Assistant.

I enjoy working with Dr. Perlaza and helping the patients at Sherman Oaks Dentistry. In my spare time I enjoy spending time my two daughters and my husband.


I’m Griselda, one of Dr. Perlaza’s back office dental assistants. Since high school working at the Hollywood bowl made me realize how much i enjoy working with people so in 2009 I took the opportunity to study in the dental field and I graduated at the top of my class. At Sherman Oaks Dentistry I have not only been happy caring for our patients but also feel appreciated by every one I work with. I have learned much more being here and I’m excited everyday to work hard and do my absolute best.


Hi my name is Kathleen Delos Reyes and I am one of the Registered Dental Hygienist. I started working as a dental assistant and had worked for 5 years up until my passion in the dental field ignited me to pursue a career in the field of dental hygiene. I am extremely devoted in educating my patients and providing outstanding oral health care tailored specifically to their personal oral health needs. I take great pride in patient care and building long lasting . I enjoy giving back to my community by volunteering to dental missions and in my spare time I like to be outdoors with my family or friends.


Zaira is a dental hygienist and a licensed nurse who has been in health care for over 15 years. She deeply cares about her patients and strives in providing excellent patient care that is specific to their needs. She finds a sense of fulfillment in giving back to the community by volunteering in dental and medical missions. She can either be found hiking, playing with her dog, or giving away free hugs by the pier with her friends on her free time.


My name is Paola Farfan, Office manager and RDA (registered dental assistant). I have been part of Sherman Oaks Dentistry since February of 2007, and ever since I have played a very crucial role in establishing good, comfortable, and lasting relations with all of our patients. I like helping our patient coordinating their dental treatment and setting their appointments. Through the years I have gained excellent management skills. I like to spend quality time with all of our patients answering questions and doubts about any dental procedure. My family is the motor of my life, I have daughter and she teaches me how to be a better person every day.


Hello my name is Crystal Terry and I am the Hygiene Coordinator here at Sherman Oaks Dentistry. Ever since I started working for Dr. Perlaza, I have felt that our office is like a family. I like working in the front office because I’m able to greet each patient. I enjoy helping existing and new patients find the appointments that best fit their schedules. I’m lucky enough to work in a field that allows me to help people on a daily basis. I have an amazing son whom I love spending all of my free time with. Whether it’s at school functions or soccer tournaments, we’re always surrounded by great friends. If we have a free weekend away from soccer and school, we enjoy spending lazy days in Malibu on the beach.


My name is Kim, I am a dental hygienist, and I truly love what I do. Not only, do I love what I do, I am passionate about educating patients on how they can improve their oral health. In my spare time I love volunteering, and spending time with my family, and when I’m not doing either of those; I am absurdly addicted to Investigative Discovery Channel.