“As my patient, you can expect a gentle and friendly experience. I want to be your partner in achieving a healthier and more beautiful smile.”
Dr. Madrigal has been practicing dentistry since 2014. She graduated first in her class from the international program of La Salle Bajio School of Dentistry in Guanajuato, Mexico with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
She’s been published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry and other dental journals and is an active member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. She is eager to learn and completes over 100 hours of continuing education courses every year — 4 times what is required for dentists in California.
With a passion for helping others, Dr. Madrigal often volunteers in the local community and especially enjoys helping children with disabilities and veterans. Although relatively new to Escondido, she’s excited to continue exploring the area and find new ways to give back.
At the end of the day, you might find her spending time with family, exploring new restaurants, enjoying a delicious BBQ made by Dr. Reyes, or relaxing with a good movie or show.
Dr. Rene Rodriguez
“I really enjoy being able to connect with my patients and provide them with the best possible care. My goal is to stay up-to-date so that I can recommend the highest-quality treatment options.”
Dr. Rodriguez has practiced dentistry since 2012. He graduated first in his class from the program of De La Salle Bajio University International School of Dentistry in Guanajuato, Mexico with a Doctor in Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Rodriguez has continued his education with courses in prosthetics, focusing on cosmetics, dental materials, and dental implants. This education has taken him abroad to countries like Italy, Israel, Portugal, and Liechtenstein.
He worked as an associate professor of the international double degree program and the specialty program of Prosthodontics in Implantology at the University of La Salle Bajio. He also participates as a guest professor for various continuing education courses.
In his spare time, Dr. Rodriguez enjoys participating in volunteer programs with children. He also enjoys traveling and is a lover of photography and contemporary art museums.
Meet the team
Kris has been with TLC Escondido Dental for 25 years! She loves seeing patients that were just young kids at first head off to college, get married, and then start their own families. Seeing generations of families gives such a nice, close-knit community feel at TLC!
Kris grew up in Escondido and then pursued her dental hygiene education at Northern Arizona University in Arizona. She married her high school sweetheart, who is an optometrist, and they have 2 children. Kris is also a wellness advocate for Young Living essential oils. She loves to travel, ski, hike, go to the beach, and is active at North Coast Church.
Angie was born and raised in a small suburb of St. Louis. She moved to San Diego in 1981 and has lived in Escondido since 1993. She has worked in the dental field for over 35 years and has been with TLC Escondido Dental since its inception!
To Angie, one of the best aspects of working in the front office is getting to know patients and hearing their stories. She finds it so rewarding to come into the office every day and be a part of the TLC team.
Ariana is a proud and long-time Escondido resident and dental hygienist. She began her career in the dental field as a pediatric Registered Dental Assistant in 2007 and graduated from dental hygiene school at San Joaquin Valley College in 2012. She’s worked on the TLC team since June 2014 and hopes to spend many more years serving patients here in our office.
In her free time, Ariana enjoys going to the beach, concerts, Padres games, traveling, camping, and spending time with loved ones. You may also find her at the grill or trying out a new restaurant.
Jazmin is originally from Texas, but has lived in 5 different states, and moved to Escondido in 2019. She has worked in the medical field for about 3 years now but is new to dental. She loves to learn and is happy to gain knowledge and experience at TLC. She is very excited to get to know all the patients.
In her spare time, she stays busy with college courses. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and kitten. She loves to explore new places in San Diego, travel, and attend concerts regularly with her husband.
Beckie is a Registered Dental Assistant. She’s been a part of the TLC team since 2016 and has worked in the dental field for over 16 years. She is CEREC certified and is proud to help offer this advanced dental technology to patients.
Beckie is known for her great sense of humor. She uses her happy personality to try and make every patient feel comfortable and at ease. She’s especially great with those who suffer from dental anxiety.
On her days off, Beckie enjoys exploring San Diego, going to museums, doing beach activities, and traveling.
Claudia is a dental assistant here at TLC and has been in the dental field for 6 years. She was born and raised here in Escondido and enjoys helping the community achieve great dental health.
In her free time, you can find Claudia spending time with friends and traveling to Mexico. She also loves listening to music of all types and watching movies with her sisters.
Mary Tamayo is from the small town Shafter, located in Central California. She is fairly new to San Diego. Mary has 11 years of dental experience. She was a dental assistant for 10 years, and now works front office as the front desk coordinator.
Mary loves spending time with her husband, son, and two dogs. She also loves exploring San Diego.
Griselda is TLC’s administrative manager. She was born and raised in Escondido and is fairly new to the dental field, but is excited to continue learning and growing here at TLC. She loves getting to know patients and providing excellent service.
Family and friends mean the world to Griselda. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and doing outdoor activities like camping and off-roading.
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Be our guest! We hope to change the way you think about going to the dentist. Enjoy an easy experience, honest advice, and our undivided attention. What else is in store?
- Husband and wife dentists who treat you like family
- Comfortable vibes and a friendly atmosphere
- Honest advice and a conservative approach to treatments
- High-tech treatments
- Great patient amenities
All you have to do is show up. We’ll take care of the rest.