Dr. Shook on her staff

The dental staff at Shook Dental Care is made up of some of our area’s most highly qualified, skilled dental professionals. Trust your smile to Shook Dental Care and let us help you create a beautiful and healthy smile.

Peter Katzaroff in San Pedro, CA With Dr. Victoria Shook of Shook Dental Care
Peter VP

Peter is our Vice President. He helped establish our practice with Dr. Shook in 2001 and came on full-time later that year. In addition to his title of VP, he is also our office manager, dental concierge, and whatever else is needed to keep the practice running smoothly.

Peter received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and has attended continuing education seminars on dental implants, dental photography, and Invisalign. He enjoys helping patients get the smiles they’ve always wanted by explaining the treatment process. He also enjoys taking photos, managing financing, and coordinating patient appointments.

In his free time, Peter enjoys going to the movies with his family, exercising, gardening, traveling, and playing Ping Pong.

Mariah of Shook Dental Care in San Pedro, CA
Mariah Front Desk/Receptionist

Mariah joined our practice in 2017 and loves working with the team at Shook Dental Care to make patients as comfortable as possible. She has received two liberal arts associate degrees, one in health & fitness and another in social & behavior.

Mariah was born and raised in San Pedro and attended Mary Star of the Sea High School. She was a softball standout in high school, playing varsity all four years and was part of League Champs in 2011, 2012, and 2013. When she’s not helping patients set up their treatments, Mariah enjoying spending time with family and friends and going shopping.

Janett of Shook Dental Care in San Pedro, CA
Janett Dental Assistant

Janett joined our dental team in 2017 as a dental assistant and has been working in the field since 2012. She earned her dental certification from Charter College. Janett is highly skilled in infection control, coronal polishing, X-ray safety, CPR, and HIPAA. She also has extensive training in Invisalign.

Her favorite part of working at Shook Dental Care is being part of a team that puts the patients’ interests first. Janett takes pride in being chairside to help patients restore their mouth and overall confidence. When she’s not at the office, she loves going on morning hikes, going to the gym, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves traveling, particularly getting to see new places and finding new adventures.

Yunhee Birch in San Pedro, CA With Dr. Victoria Shook of Shook Dental Care
Rose DA

Rosalba has four years of dental experience and joined the team at Shook Dental Care in 2016. Like some of her coworkers, she too is fluent in Spanish. Her certifications include:

  • Coronal polishing
  • Infection control
  • CPR
  • Radiation safety
  • Invisalign training

The thing Rosalba enjoys most about her work is seeing the look on a patient’s face when they see their new smile for the first time. To her, the joy in their eyes is priceless.

In her spare time, Rosalba enjoys running marathons, hiking, trying out new foods, attending music concerts, traveling and going on road trips, arts and crafts, and watching cooking shows.

Rosalba Cardoza in San Pedro, CA With Dr. Victoria Shook of Shook Dental Care
Yunhee RDH, BS, MPH

Yunhee joined Dr. Shook’s team in 2015. She graduated from Fones School of Dental Hygiene with honors. She holds both a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and a master’s degree in public health. She is highly trained and has extensive experience in the dental field, including dental hygiene practice, dental research, and teaching at dental hygiene schools. Yunhee is fluent in Korean and holds the following certifications:

  • Diode Laser
  • Periodontal Therapy with Biolase
  • Soft tissue management with DenMat
  • Invisalign for Hygienists by Aligntech

Her favorite part of working at Shook Dental Care is developing trusting relationships with her patients, educating them on good oral hygiene and treatments, and creating an atmosphere where they feel comfortable.

In her free time, she loves spending time with her friends and family and exercising. She also enjoys cooking different types of food.