Meet the Team
Annalise R. Hilliard DDS
Dr. Annalise Hilliard graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2010. She is Board Certified and licensed in California. While in school she enjoyed participating in outreach dental programs. These programs took her around southern California and all the way to Thailand to provide dental care to people in need. After graduating, Dr. Hilliard was accepted into a General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York where she spent the next year doing further dental training. Born and raised a southern California girl in Redlands, Dr. Hilliard was always drawn to the beach growing up and is now fulfilling her dream of living in San Diego. She and her husband Mark were married in June, 2017. They enjoy the many activities that San Diego has to offer, especially the many wonderful restaurants. They also love to walk their dog Charlie along the Sunset Cliffs. Dr. Hilliard is honored to be a part of the Ocean Beach community and hopes that all her patients feel right at home when they come into her practice. She is board certified, a member of the San Diego County Dental Society, the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Hilliard looks forward to meeting you and strives to keep you smiling!
Office Manager and Front Desk Coordinator
Sue, our Office Manager and front desk coordinator, has been with Dr. McMahan and the office since the doors opened in 1984. They married 3 years later and will celebrate 28 years of marriage in November 2014. They have raised their two sons, Michael and Brian, locally here in Ocean Beach. Some of her hobbies include fly fishing at their cabin in Montana, gardening, traveling, and beach activities. Sue says, she’s been trying to get fired for 30 years, but Dr. McMahan won’t get rid of her.
Veronica is the newest team member. She graduated with an associates degree in dental hygiene in 2007 from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Her dental career began in 2003 when she received on the job training as a dental assistant. She has extensive experience working with children and special needs patients, and strives to provide gentle and thorough preventative treatment.
When not at work, Veronica enjoys hiking, camping and knitting.
Registered Dental Assistant
Tammy is our lead Registered Dental Assistant. She has been with Dr. McMahan for 20 years and is a native San Diegan, as well as a proud mother of 3 children, Haley, Tate, and Peyton. Tammy and Mar, her husband of 24 years, enjoy all family activities together, including visiting the Oceanside beaches near her home. Although, it’s a long commute, Tammy is happy to drive to Ocean Beach to see the patients she has known and grown to love since she was a teenager with Dr. McMahan.
Jamie is one of our dental hygienists. He graduated from Southwestern College in 2002 with an Associated Degree in Dental Hygiene. Jamie especially loves working with our older patient population. He is very passionate about oral health and strives to be a part of improving our patients’ health by proper home care and education.
His hobbies include anything outdoors like cycling, skateboarding and hiking. Jamie lives with his family and has two daughters: Mandy, who is in second grade and Dominica in the fifth grade. Both are very active in sports.
Tori, our dental assistant, has been with us since 2012. She graduated from Grossmont Health Occupation Center in 2008. She is halfway through passing her RDA examinations. Born and raised in San Diego, she enjoys all outdoor activities, like camping, off-road driving/riding, and fishing. When she is not downtown at her 2nd job on weekends, Tori and her boyfriend, Randy are looking for adventure.