Doctors & Staff

Dentists

Dr. Steven L. Flood DDS
Dr. Steven L. Flood was born and raised in Arroyo Grande, California and attended Arroyo Grande High School. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry and began his dental practice in his hometown of Arroyo Grande in 1989. Steve (as he likes to be called) [...]

Dr. Steven L. Flood DDS

Dentist/Owner
Dr. Maurina Kusell DDS
Dr. Maurina Kusell was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is an alumna of The University of Southern California and a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry. After practicing for six years in Long Beach she moved to the Central Coast with her husband and two young sons, opening her own practice in [...]

Dr. Maurina Kusell DDS

Dentist

Dental Assistants

Brenda St. Denis

Brenda has been with Dr. Flood over 29 years. She lives on the Central Coast with her husband Marty. They enjoy many outdoor activities with their three grown daughters and large extended family.

Brenda St. Denis

Dental Assistant (Dr. Flood)
Colleen Harper RDA

Colleen has worked with Dr. Flood since 2010 and enjoys living on the Central Coast. She has two sons and enjoys the coastal life.

Colleen Harper RDA

Dental Assistant
Lois Calmenson
Lois has worked in the dental field since 1976. She is a graduate of the Allan Hancock Dental Assistant Program. Lois joined Dr. Kusell’s dental practice in 2009 and is now happy to be associated with the Arroyo Grande Dental Care practice. Her ultimate passions in life are her three beautiful grand-kids and her daily [...]

Lois Calmenson

Dental Assistant (Dr. Kusell)

Dental Hygienists

Kayla Martin
Kayla started working for Dr. Steven L Flood’s dental practice in 2006, while she was still going to college. She started as a Front Office Administrative Assistant and then Dental Hygiene Assistant. In 2011 Kayla became a Registered Dental Hygienist. Kayla is a third generation resident of Arroyo Grande and lives just outside of town [...]

Kayla Martin

Hygienist
Renli Pope
Renli has worked exclusively for Dr. Flood’s practice since 2000. She initially started working as a Dental Assistant while completing her prerequisite courses for dental hygiene. Upon graduation from Taft College in 2002, she began treating patients full time as a Dental Hygienist and works closely with each patient to develop an individual oral health [...]

Renli Pope

Hygienist
Sarah Arnold Nojunas RDH
Sarah grew up in the Five Cities area and is a graduate of Arroyo Grande High School, Class of 1976. She completed her AS degree in Dental Assisting from Allan Hancock College in 1978. Sarah has the distinction of becoming one of the first Registered Dental Assistants (RDA) in the state of California. Sarah worked [...]

Sarah Arnold Nojunas RDH

Hygienist
Sherry Scott RDH
Sherry moved to the Five Cities area in 1979. She attended UC Davis and graduated from Chabot College Hayward for Dental Hygiene in 1974. She has experience working in the Bay Area and spent twenty-five years working in a dental office in San Luis Obispo. Sherry joined Dr. Kusell’s practice in 2016 and made the [...]

Sherry Scott RDH

Hygienist

Front Office

Lori Fry
Lori joined the Arroyo Grande Dental Care team in 2010, after over 25 years in another profession. Lori is “the voice” of the office and is most commonly heard uttering the words, “Hello, Dr. Flood’s office. This is Lori, how can I help you?” Lori and her family have been patients of Dr. Flood for [...]

Lori Fry

Front Office Administration
Melissa Morrow
Melissa has worked for Arroyo Grande Dental Care since October of 2018. Melissa brings a wealth of experience to Dr. Flood's office; She previously worked as a Lead Receptionist for a Family medical practice and prior to that, she worked for a local Podiatry office. Melissa will be assisting you with scheduling, billing, insurance and [...]

Melissa Morrow

Front Office Administration
Erin Naber

Erin’s bio and photo are coming soon!

Erin Naber

Front Office Administration