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Trish Barsanti DDSDr. Barsanti grew up on California's North Coast and graduated summa cum laude from Humboldt State University before attending UCLA and graduating magna cum laude with her dental degree. Since the beginning of her dental career, Dr. Barsanti's focus has been on educating patients and on giving back to the community by spending time at community health fairs and mobile clinics that treat the underserved. She has received special recognition in public health dentistry, periodontics, implant dentistry, orofacial pain, removable prosthodontics, operative dentistry, oral and maxillofacial pathology, and more. Her mission is to provide quality, gentle care for the entire family by educating and empowering her patients to achieve optimal dental health for a lifetime.

Dr. Barsanti enjoys practicing in Humboldt County and loves welcoming new patients, as well as the longtime patients of Dr. Ronald Barsanti – her father-in-law who established the practice back in 1968 and who is now retired. She is a member of a variety of important associations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • California Dental Association
  • Arcata Chamber of Commerce

Coming Soon! - Adam Kochendorfer DDS

Adam Kochendorfer DDSDr. Adam Kochendorfer was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While obtaining his Biomedical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota, he was working for 3M in their Dental Division. It was then that his interest in becoming a dentist was sparked. From there he attended The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he graduated with a Doctor in Dental Surgery in 2007. Dr. Kochendorfer, or 'Dr. K' as many of his patients and team refer to him now, then became a dental officer for the United States Navy. He served the Navy for five years, including a tour in Afghanistan.

Dr. Kochendorfer moved to Humboldt County in 2012 when his wife, Dr. Román, purchased Dr. Schonfeld's periodontal office. They fell in love with the area, and immediately began to enjoy all the area had to offer. Dr. Kochendorfer purchased Dr. Berg's office in Eureka, and now is excited to associate with Dr. Barsanti to form the Barsanti Dental Group in Arcata.

Dr. Kochendorfer lives in Blue Lake with his wife and their toddler son, Emmet. They enjoy hiking, biking, and exploring Humboldt's natural wonders.

Dr. Kochendorfer is an active member in the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Humboldt Del-Norte Dental Society. He is currently the president of the Humboldt Del-Norte Dental Society and a delegate for the California Dental Association.

SelenaSelena - Office Manager

As office manager, Selena assists patients with scheduling, insurance, and financial needs. She loves answering questions and plays a major role in helping patients feel comfortable and informed during their visits. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin, and her stepdaughter, Marayah. She also has a very spoiled German Shorthaired Pointer named Nitro.

MOrganApril - Dental Assistant

April was born and raised in Humboldt County. She graduated from the College of the Redwoods Dental Assisting Program. She and her husband, Steve, have three daughters and enjoy their time boating and camping at Trinity Lake. April also loves cooking and baking for family and friends.

JennyMarlys - Dental Assistant

Marlys graduated from the Bryman Dental Assisting school in San Jose in 1975. She has enjoyed working in the dental field for over 30 years. Away from the office she enjoys gardening, sewing, scrapbooking and crafting. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Wayne, and her children and grandchildren.

KristaKrista - Registered Dental Hygienist

Krista graduated from Carrington College of California with degrees in both dental assisting and dental hygiene. Her favorite thing to do outside the office is to bake for friends and family. Krista also enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and family, and is always open to suggestions on "must see" and dog friendly places as her pups, Rusty and Brody always want to go along!

Photo Coming SoonTiffany - Registered Dental Hygienist

Tiffany grew up in Weaverville, CA where, after receiving her bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University, she graduated from the Shasta College Dental Hygiene Program. Tiffany takes pride in educating her patients on the benefits of proper oral hygiene care. When not at the office, Tiffany spends most of her time exploring different areas with her "child" dog, Orca. If not with Orca, you can find Tiffany refereeing high school sports and volunteering (whether dental related or not) whenever she can.