Born: Born and raised in Arroyo Grande, 3rd generation native.
Education/Background: AA Grad of Allen Hancock College, D.A. Program. Graduate of Arroyo Grande High School.
Experience: 42 years of Dental Front Office and Back Office in General Dentistry, Endodontics and Prosthodontics. "Prosthodontics was new to me and I've learned and grown so much in this specialty."
How long at Dr. Lonsbrough's?: Over 17 years of dental. I was lucky enough to be a part of his lovely family and watch Dr. Lonsbrough's children grow up.
Hobbies/Family: Camping in Lake Tahoe, Playing hand bells at church, going to the gym, and having BBQ's with the family, walks on the beach with our Jack Russell, Bandi. 34 years of marriage and one beautiful daughter.
Motto: Family comes first!
Karen is our Front Office Manager. Born and raised in Arroyo Grande, she is a third generation Central Coast Native. Karen graduated from Arroyo Grande High School, and then went on to earn her Associate of Arts at Allen Hancock College in the Dental Assisting Program. Karen has 42 years of Dental Front and Back Office experience in General Dentistry, Endodontics and Prosthodontics. She has been with Dr. Lonsbrough’s office for 17 years and has learned and grown so much in this specialty.
When not at the office Karen enjoys Playing hand bells at church, camping in Lake Tahoe, BBQ's with her family, and walking on the beach with her husband of 34 years. Karen has one beautiful daughter and has recently welcomed a son-in-law to the family.
This year I was blessed to have our first granddaughter, Olivia join our family.