Our Staff


Dr. Sunstein Orthodontist Office Staff
Julie- Office Manager / Registered Dental Assist

Julie was born and raised in San Diego. She has been in the Orthodontic dental field for over 25 years. Julie was Dr. Sunstein's first employee and has been working with him since he started his practice in La Jolla. Julie loves the fact that she is cross trained working both in the front and back office. Julie takes pride in whatever she does and loves meeting new people. Seeing the great work that Dr. Sunstein provides and the "New" patient smiles is very rewarding to her. Julie loves the great family environment that she has with her employees. 

Julie is married to her husband Ernest and has 5 beautiful daughters Julissa, Teresa, Kacie, Ariana, and Alyssa. Julie enjoys spending her free time with all of them and her family.
Juan- Registered Dental Assistant

Juan was born in Mexicali, B.C. Mexico. Juan lived there until 1989 when he started middle school in Calexico, Ca. 

Juan moved to to San Diego in 1997. He started working in dentistry until 1999 and met and started working with Dr. Sunstein in 2001. He has worked with most of the staff since then. Very family oriented, love sports!, "Go Bears!", (Chicago, NFL). 

Juan loves his work and is very happy to know that he helps make beautiful smiles, with great patient care for all ages.
Hugo- Registered Dental Assistant

Hugo was born in San Diego and the youngest of four. Hugo has been married for seven years and has two very outgoing boys. Hugo has been working in Orthodontic for over ten years. Eight of those years here with Dr. Sunstein. Hugo loves working with the staff and doctor, best office ever. 

Hugo likes spending his spare time playing flag football, soccer with his fellow co-workers Juan and Marcos. He also likes to cook and take his kids on bike rides to the playground.
Marcos- Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Marcos is native San Diegan, born and raised. He has been working in Orthodontics for over eight years and has been working with Dr. Sunstein since 2003. Marcos has been blessed to have a great work environment and to have a great team to work with. The best part of Marcos job is that he gets to make people very happy and give great results. 

In his spare time Marcos likes to play soccer and flag football with his fellow co-workers. Marcos also likes to spend time with his family, nephews and nieces and he likes to ride motorcycles and go offroading.
Sonia- Sterilizer Technician

Sonia was born in Mexicali. She was raised in Oceanside, Ca. She joined the Dr. Sunstein team in 2008. She has enjoyed working with such wonderful people. She really loves the funfilled family environment here at the office. 

Sonia is a mother of four wonderful children and a grandmother of six little ones. Sonia loves spending time with her grandchildren and always has a great smile.
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