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Maddie Hirst

Maddie is from the Mid-West and has been living in the San Diego area for a little over a year now. She has a background in the health field, studying nutritional science at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and spending time as a hospital volunteer at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. She enjoys being a part of the dental field because every day is a learning experience and no two patients are the same. Maddie loves being able to help patients achieve and maintain a beautiful healthy smile. In her free time she enjoys going running and hiking with her family and experimenting with new foods in the kitchen.

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Hannah Klein

Hannah was born and raised in Southern California and has been in San Diego for over five years. She was a student Athlete at Seattle University where she played softball and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Hannah found a passion for the health and dental field and earned her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene at San Joaquin Valley College. She loves to engage with her patients and help them achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. In her free time, she enjoys being active with surfing, hiking, biking, doing and teaching yoga.

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Marlene Velasquez

Marlene graduated from PDE here in San Diego and has been a Registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She loves educating and working with our patients daily to help them achieve excellent oral health, while providing them the best care with a gentle hand. “I really enjoy what I do and I am proud to be part of Dr. Smith’s great team.” Marlene has two kids who were raised in San Diego, and are now all grown up and graduated from UCSC/UCSF and UCLA. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going hiking, camping, waking on the beach and eating at her favorite spots in San Diego. “I look forward to meeting you soon!”