Meet The Staff

Philip L. Ching – Business Manager

Philip grew up in Rohnert Park, Ca.  After graduating from Cardinal Newman High School in 1999, Philip continued his education at Menlo College receiving his Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management, while playing 4 years for the Menlo College Men’s Soccer Team.  Philip has been in the Dental field since 2010. Over the past 9+ years he has had the opportunity to work in a corporate dental office and private dental office. Philip says he prefers the private practice office setting because he feels more time can be spent focusing on the patients and there health care needs and quality of care opposed to quantity of patients.  In his free time, Philip can be found with his wife (12 years married 19 together) Murissa and their two children Tyler and Adelaide at Disneyland riding Hyper Space Mountain or Monterey, CA. Philip also plays in both soccer (indoor and outdoor) and basketball men’s leagues around Sonoma County and he loves helping coach his daughters club soccer team out of Petaluma.  

Ariana “Ari” Camacho – Dental Assistant/Front Desk

Ari grew up in Santa Rosa. She loves to spend time with her family, shopping, and singing.  She has been working with Dr. Nijjar for 6 years. Ari has been in the dental field for 17 years. She started right out of high school, and has learned everything on the job.  Her hubby cooks a mean BBQ.  She also helps in the front office.

Linda Haggans- Registered Dental Assistant

Linda grew up in San Francisco, but her love for the out doors brought her to Sonoma County. She loves hiking in the redwoods with her doggies “BonBon and Boo”. She also enjoys camping, yoga and spending time with her family. Linda has been a dental assistant for more then 25 years.

Rachael Parker – Dental Hygienist

Rachael has been with Dr. Nijjar since September 2016. She grew up in Windsor and enjoys, concerts, wine, hiking and spending time with her family.