Leading the way for the highest quality of orthodontic care in our community!
Dr. Kyle G. Baker is our orthodontist who for the past two years has been serving Bakersfield locals. Although he is a practicing orthodontist, his 5 years of experience working in general dentistry has given him a broad understanding of his patients’ general oral health. His goal as an orthodontist is “to treat each individual as I would if they were a member of my own family.”Dr. Baker is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). He is also associated with the CDA, ADA, PCSO, and Kern Dental Society. He consistently strives to stay up-to-date and innovative in the orthodontic industry, and he goes above and beyond with the continuing education hours and training that are required by the state.After completing his undergrad at Southern Utah University, Dr. Baker went on to attend Nova Southeastern University to study dental science. He received his diploma in 2004 and was accepted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he became chief
and graduated in 2012.
Married for over 20 years, Dr. Baker has 3 wonderful children with his wife. His children are aged 18, 15, 12, and together they enjoy the outdoors. Dr. Baker also describes himself as an “avid” sports fan.
Kim, R.D.A, O.A., Clinical Assistant
For twenty years, Kim has been with Baker Orthodontics as an RDAOA. She has used her office knowledge and commitment to make us an amazing team. She loves her job and coworkers and considers them family. Kim has a busy family life! She is newly engaged and a proud mother of two boys. She is excited to be the "mimi" of Aiden and Cashlyn. When she is not busy with family, she loves traveling to the beach and hiking.
Monica, Practice Administrator
Monica works as our Practice Administrator and Financial Coordinator. Since 2000, she has made sure that our staff and our patients' accounts run smoothly. She loves Baker Orthodontics' family atmosphere and the overall quality care we give to our patients. Thirty years ago, she married her husband bill and together they have 2 children. Today they spend their days spoiling their one wonderful granddaughter.
Emily, Patient Coordinator
Emily is our patient coordinator. She loves our fun, hard-working team and she returns the commitment we have for our patients. For 8 years she has see Baker Orthodontics as her "home away from home" and she has many years of customer service experience. She is proud to be a part of the Baker team and if you come in, she will be sure to make you laugh! Emily has a big family that she is very close to, and is the proud mother of a Long Beach State College student! On the weekends, Emily goes antique shopping, hiking, enjoys the sunshine, and spends time laughing with friends.
Kari, Treatment Coordinator
Our Treatment Coordinator, Kari, has been working at Baker Orthodontics for 22 years. Kari believes that every patient deserves a beautiful smile, and she helps each patient on their way to getting one. She shows everyone how much she loves her job every day! Kari loves watching her two daughters, Rylee and Ramsey, cheer and play on the soccer team. she and her husband Dustin also love cheering on the L.A. Rams as a family. To Kari, every day that she gets to go to the beach is a good day!
Vanessa, R.D.A., O.A., Clinical Assistant
Vanessa has worked at Baker Orthodontics for 12 years. Working as both an Registered Dental and Orthodontic Assistant, she has proven herself as a flexible and capable member of our orthodontic family. Plus, as one of our many long-term team employees, Vanessa has shown herself to be a knowledgeable and loyal team leader. After her high-school graduation in 1994, Vanessa attended San Joaquin, graduating in 1996. She and her husband Brian have two daughters, Hannah and Megan. They love watching movies and going camping together.
Lisa, R.D.A., O.A., Clinical Assistant
Committed to Baker Orthodontics, Lisa has been with us for 13 years. Before coming here, Lisa graduated dental school in 1996 and worked in pediatrics for a number of years. As a long-time employee, she loves the relationships that she has been able to form throughout her career. Lisa has been married to her husband, Rick, for 10 years. Together, they have 3 kids: Brody, Easton, and Emersyn. When not at work, Lisa loves spending her spare time alongside her children, family, and friends.
Julie, R.D.A., O.A., Clinical Assistant
Julie has been with Baker Orthodontics since 2012. As a Registered Dental Assistant and Orthodontic Assistant, she is an integral part of our office. For her, the best part of being on the Baker Orthodontics team is how much everyone cares for the patients and for one another.Before going to dental school, Julie had the opportunity to attend California State. On her off hours, she loves to read and spend time with her family. She and her husband have 5 children: a son and four daughters, two of which they were lucky to have as twins!
Monique, Insurance Coordinator
Monique is our insurance coordinator, she is an expert on anything insurance. Around the office she loves creating great relationships with our patients as well as her coworkers. She is a mother of four children who keep her very busy. Her weekends usually consist of watching her daughters play softball, but she does manage to make some time to watch some football and Dodgers baseball.
Jennifer is our Patient Coordinator. She started working for us in 2016 and is one of the first faces you see coming in. She loves being able to have fun at Baker Orthodontics while helping our patients. When not a work Jennifer loves baking for her family, friends and her team! Together with her husband Dustin they work to raise their four children Hailey, Alex, Kail and Lauren.
Brittany, Treatment Coordinator
Brittany has worked in the orthodontic field since 2012. As our Treatment Coordinator, she guides parents and patients through the orthodontic process. She enjoys interacting with these patients both on a professional and personal level. Confident in both Dr. Baker and the office team, she is proud to work alongside them. Brittany is passionate about the benefits that orthodontic treatment can bring. She is recently married to her husband Brian and they enjoy traveling and seeing the world. When they get back home from their travels they enjoy spending time with their family and their dog, Bear Bear.
Misty became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2000, but she has been working in the dental field since 1999. Though we have only had the pleasure of having her for a few months, she has shown her experience through her dedication and reliability. While assisting patients, she loves the care and positive interaction that she is able to give while working in our office.Misty is a devoted wife and mother of two wonderful boys and two fantastic dogs. She also has one granddaughter and loves being a grandmother. In her down time, Misty spends time outdoors, regularly attends CrossFit, and travels whenever she can.
Diana, Sterilization Coordinator
As our Sterilization Technician, Diana makes sure that our office is clean and healthy. For the two years she has been with us, she has shown us how hard she is willing to work. By always lending a hand, she makes all of us feel like a second family. Diana attended Kaplan College and graduated in 2013. In her free time, she enjoys doing makeup and spending time with her family. She has three fantastic children—Arianna, Andrea, and Samantha—and a wonderful fiancé, Mario.
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