Petaluma Dentist

Mission Statement

It is our belief that each person is unique and of great worth.  Therefore, it is our goal to treat every patient and each other with the utmost of care and respect.  We are committed to partnering with our patients to establish long-term relationships.

We are dedicated to integrity and excellence in everything that we do.  It is our goal to share with our patients, the value we place in quality dentistry and optimum oral health.  We strive for an exceptional experience in our office.  We are grateful to work in a field that allows us to educate and serve people.


tralebroudyTrale Broudy, RDH:
Trale graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2010 and has been working for Dr. Kjeldsen since. His primary concern is always for the patient’s health and he works hard to make sure that each patient receives optimal care. Trale is also an adjunct faculty instructor in the SRJC’s dental programs and a board member of the Redwood Dental Hygienists’ Society. As a former professional baker, Trale founded the Village Bakery in Sebastopol and now enjoys baking as a hobby. He lives in Sebastopol with his wife, two daughters and dog.

Ysabella Esponda, Dental Assistant :
Ysabella became a member Dr. Kjeldsen’s staff in November 2016. For the past four years, she has been working in the customer service industry. As the Dental Assistant, she enjoys listening to our patients and helping them feel comfortable and cared for. She assists Dr. Kjeldsen with all procedures and makes sure everything runs smoothly in the back office. When she’s not working, she enjoys volunteering as a high school counselor and spending time with family.

Savannah Marrs, Office Manager :
Savannah is originally from Southern California. She moved to Petaluma in 2016 after graduating from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. In 2019, she plans to get married and continue with her side hustle of wedding calligraphy. In Savannah’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering with high school ministry, drinking coffee and woodworking!

Soha Leach, Dental Assistant & Front Office :
Soha Leach joined Dr. Kjeldsen’s team in August of 2018, returning to the workforce after a long hiatus spent as a stay-at-home mom raising her three daughters. She has a bachelors degree in business from McMaster University in the greater Toronto area. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and volunteering with various organizations that reach underserved portions of the community.

lexihansonLexi Hanson, Quality Consultant :
Lexi has been part of Dr. Kjeldsen’s staff since early 2014 after returning to California from Washington, D.C., where her interest in politics led her to work in the government sector. As the Office Manager, she welcomes patients with a smile and helps make the office a place where patients feel comfortable, at ease, and cared for at each appointment. Born and raised in Northern California, she enjoys hiking, swimming, horseback riding, and spending time with family and friends.


Whitney Kjeldsen :
Dr. Kjeldsen’s wife, Whitney, worked in the travel industry until they opened the dental practice in 1996. She was the Office Manager until they started a family in 1999. Whitney stayed home with the boys and worked for the office from behind the scenes. In 2017, Whitney decided to return to the travel industry, now having over 25 years of travel and planning experience. GoFam Travel is a website and blog, helping people travel with their kids of all ages, featuring travel tips, planning advice, itineraries and more!

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