Dental Staff

Meet the Atascadero Hills Dental Team!

  • Dr. Nathan Beck
    Dentist

    Dr. Nathan Beck earned his BS in Exercise from Brigham Young University and his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Beck spent two years in American Samoa practicing dentistry on the island’s Lyndon B. Johnson Tropical Medical Center. He and his family then moved to Bishop, California where Dr. Beck practiced at the Toyabi Indian Health Project for three years. Dr. Beck has now been serving the Central Coast community at Atascadero Hills Dental since 2020 and looks forward to meeting you and giving you a reason to smile. 

    Dr. Beck is involved in other professional capacities including serving as an assistant professor at Western University of Health Sciences and being an ethics consultant for the Dental Board of California. He also is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association, and the Central Coast Dental Society. 

    Dr. Beck, along with his wife and four boys enjoy exploring what the Central Coast has to offer as they hike the endless number of trails and visit the beautiful beaches; Dr. Beck loves to surf, but is afraid of the local sharks! He also enjoys coaching their children’s baseball & basketball teams. He grew up doing Polyneisian dances for the family luau business and also became fluent in Spanish while serving as a missionary in Argentina.

  • Dr.
    Preston Beck
    Dentist

    Dr. Preston M. Beck has been at Atascadero Hills Dental since August of 2021. A passion for dentistry was sparked during a dental humanitarian trip that he took with his brother, Dr. Nathan Beck to the islands of Tonga in 2010. Since then, they have had the goal to work alongside each other as dentists in a family-owned practice. At Atascadero Hills Dental, he also loves working with his wife, Rachael, a dental hygienist as well as his father, Maril, the business manager. Dr. Beck graduated from the USC School of Dentistry (Fight On!) and then joined the United States Navy to help pay for dental school & continued to develop as a dental professional. 

    When he is not a dentist, he loves coaching his 5 children in local sports leagues and exploring the beautiful Central Coast. He is a tennis fanatic & still tries to find several hours a month to feed his competitive spirit. His passion for providing excellent dental care to his patients has caused him to earn a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implant Dentistry through the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He strives to provide a positive and personalized experience to each one of his patients.  

  • Dr.
    Ronald Chalker
    Dentist

    Bio Coming Soon...

  • Jena
    Registered Dental Assistant with Laser Certification

    Jena has over 25 years of experience in dentistry. It is her goal to make patients feel comfortable when they come into Atascadero Hills Dental. In her free time, she likes to spend time outdoors going camping and fishing with her husband and children.

  • Montana
    Dental Assistant / Back Office Lead

    Montana has been working in dentistry since 2014 and loves what she does! She is currently in school and working towards her goal of becoming a dental hygienist. 

    You’ll find her outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather and hiking the local trails with her dog Maui. She’s blessed to be able to be a part of the Atascadero Hills dental family and hopes to work there as a hygienist in the future. 

  • Adriana
    Front Office / Treatment & Insurance Coordinator

    Adriana has been in this field for about six years. She works in the front office and assists with treatment plans & insurance. She loves being a part of the family at Atascadero Hills Dental and truly loves her patients. It’s a joy for her to serve in our dental community. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, working out, and spending time with her family and four cats. 

  • Juli
    Certified Dental Assistant

    Juli has been in dentistry for five years now and enjoys working with three amazing doctors at Atascadero Hills Dental. She loves to be able to make a difference in patients’ lives for the better of their teeth. It’s a blessing for her to know that she was part of that experience. It’s her goal at Atascadero Hills Dental to bring a smile out of all her patients. 

    She enjoys teaching Dr. Chalker & others Spanish, as she is one of the only ones to speak that language in the office! On her days off, she enjoys working out & hanging out with her family and dog too!

  • Courtney
    Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Function

    She loves dentistry! She started in this field when she was 19 years old and has been doing it for 27 years. She loves Atascadero Hills Dental so much that she drives two hours each day just to see patients and be with her coworkers. Patients are wonderful to serve, as all have a different personality & she enjoys talking to each one individually. 

  • Lily
    Sterilization Technician

    Lily works in the back office cleaning rooms, instruments, or doing other assorted tasks. She personally never planned to join dentistry prior to working at Atascadero Hills Dental. However, the whole team was so welcoming and energetic that she has begun to find love in dentistry as a career path.

    When not in the office, she is usually drawing, cosplaying, or playing video games. She is a lover of superhero movies, such as Marvel and other more “geeky” things like Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Who, and Supernatural. She also enjoys anime & cartoons. She loves spending time with her two cats, Fish & Fiona or exploring nearby areas she has yet to see.

  • Jessica
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Jessica chose to be in the healthcare field because she has always wanted to help others achieve optimal health. She is blessed to work at an amazing practice such as Atascadero Hills Dental.

    Her favorite aspects about living on the Central Coast her whole life is the small town community and being able to be active year round thanks to all the beautiful hikes in our area.  

  • Elizabeth
    Dental Hygienist with Laser Certification

    One of Elizabeth’s favorite things to do in life is helping others. At this office, she is able to do so with enthusiastic, genuinely caring and exceptional dentists and team members. She came to this area after graduating from Cal Poly in the healthcare field and fell in love with the Central Coast. Her life has been filled with many adventures (including being a phlebotomist, college student, fitness director and flight attendant) that have led her to become a dental hygienist and allowing her to continue serving others. 

    She enjoys working with patients of all ages and educating them on their oral overall health to help create beautiful healthy smiles. When she’s not at the office, she’s working to benefit neurodiverse teens and young adults. In her own downtime, she enjoys being with her family, being involved with her church, keeping active, dog training, learning new things, gardening and traveling. She is looking forward to meeting you! 

  • Terri
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Teri has over 30 years of experience in dentistry. She has lived on the Central Coast for over 30 years. She loves gardening, family, and her two wonderful dogs! She enjoys working with the amazing people at Atascadero Hills Dental. 

  • Kaitlin
    Registered Dental Assistant

    Kaitlin was born and raised on the Central Coast. She has two dogs named Tucker and Luna. She is a certified scuba diver and enjoys hiking, dirt bike riding with friends and family. If she’s not doing something active with her dogs, you can find her at the lake with a cocktail in hand.

  • Reina
    Receptionist

    Bio Coming Soon...

  • Stephanie
    Office Manager

    Bio Coming Soon...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Our Location

7405 Morro Rd Atascadero, CA, 93422, US