Gayle Kalawaia- Dental Hygienist
Gayle Kalawaia

Gayle has been with the practice for over 30 years, and it is unmistakable that she is such a vital part of our team at Louie Family Dentistry! She grew up in Fremont and attended the local schools.  She completed the dental assisting and dental hygiene program at Chabot College and has been working at this office since her graduation. We are proud that she has been voted — by write-in — the Best Hygienist for the last four years.

When she is not working, Gayle enjoys outdoor activities, doing home improvement projects, golfing and visiting her family in Hawaii.

Gayle believes the best part about working with the staff is that “it’s like my extended family.” We appreciate her ability to make everyone feel comfortable and welcomed. She enjoys being a team player and working together to take care of our patients. Gayle treasures the patient friendships and relationships formed over the years and is thankful that our patients allow our team to take care of their oral health needs.


Jeanine Lovlien- Dental Hygienist
Jeanine Lovlien

Jeanine has been a part of Christopher L. Louie, DDS, Inc. for 23 years! She graduated in 1984 and enjoys working with our patients and educating them on the importance of good dental health for their overall health.


Lynn Mori- Dental Hygienist
Lynn Mori

Lynn is our newest member of the hygiene team, alternating Fridays with Gayle.  She immediately proved to be reliable and dedicated to our patients and an essential part of our family.  Lynn received her Bachelor of Science degree from USC in 1997, is married, and has two children.  When not working, she keeps busy with her family, enjoying sports and shopping.


Denise Roberts- Office Manager/ Administrator
Denise Roberts

Denise has been with Christopher L. Louie, DDS, Inc. for over 20 years and the office manager for over 18 years! She was raised in Fremont and attended the local schools. Denise is the proud wife to her husband John and mother to her son, Kyle and daughter, Nicole. She has been a lover of all things Snoopy since she was a child and enjoys cooking, rooting for local sports teams and playing with her grand dog, Max.

As office manager, Denise enjoys interacting with our patients, contributing to the excellence of the team and family atmosphere. Her commitment to improving our patients’ lives and seeing them smile again is incredibly gratifying.  She is very proud of the service we provide and believes that Dr. Louie is an excellent dentist.


Susan Christie- Scheduling Coordinator
Susan Christie

Susan has been with the practice since 2012 and studied studio art and liberal arts in college. She is also the proud grandma of 4 granddaughters and enjoys the arts, reading, and gardening. Susan believes the best part about being with our team is that it “feels like family.” As the first point of contact in our office, we hope you appreciate Susan as much as we do!


Joan Schelstraete – Retired On-Call Dental Office Specialist
Joan Schelstraete

Joan joined our team in March of 2003 as our receptionist. Joan and her husband are super proud parents of two sons that they raised in the Fremont area. Besides her passion for her family, she is a lover of Donald Duck, Stevie Wonder, and the SF Giants. Joan enjoys cooking, decorating, gardening, baseball, and hopefully someday traveling.

Joan went part-time in 2010, working two days a week, and then retired in 2017. You will still see Joan working in the front and back of our office filling in for coworkers as needed. Joan is very vocal about loving her second family at Dr. Louie‘s office and truly feels very fortunate to keep “one foot” in our office and continue to have fun interactions with our patients.


Annabelle Banner- Dental Assistant
Annabelle Banner

We have had the pleasure of having Annabelle working with our family and patients since the beginning of the new millennium, becoming a full-time, permanent assistant in May of 2006. Annabelle received her bachelor’s degree at a private school in the Philippines, majoring in banking and finance. She then attended Chabot College’s dental assistant program.

Annabelle is married and has two kids and a beautiful, precious dog whom she loves very much. In her leisure time, she enjoys eating chocolate, reading and shopping. Her favorite part of working at Christopher L. Louie, DDS, Inc. is assisting and interacting with patients.  Annabelle takes her roll at Louie Family Dentistry seriously and enjoys making our patients feel comfortable through every facet of their dental treatment.


Airah Ty- Dental Assistant
Airah Ty

Airah attended the dental assistant program at Carrington College and joined our family upon completion.  It has been just over a year, but it is clear to our patients and staff that she is “one of the family.”  Airah grew up in a big family and is blessed with three beautiful nieces and three handsome nephews. She loves to travel, becoming familiar with different countries, their cultures and food. She also enjoys being outdoors, hiking and taking late night walks on the beach.

Airah believes she has found, in this office, an extension of her own family:  “This practice makes me feel like I belong to one big family.”  She has expressed many times that she thinks it is wonderful just how many patients have been coming here for 30+ years and will travel long distance to come here. Airah contributes to our team with her sweet, cheerful personality, getting to know each patient and working as a team. She is thrilled to be working with such a loving and helpful team and hopes to be part of this family for a long time.


Nicole Roberts- Social Media Guru
Airah Ty

Nicole has joined our team this year as our social media expert. She graduated from Sonoma State University in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development. She is currently working on her master’s degree at San Jose State University. Nicole is a big fan of Bay Area sports teams, especially the SF Giants and the Golden State Warriors. Nicole loves all things Harry Potter, Marvel Comics, and dogs. (Especially Corgi’s)
Nicole is the daughter of the office manager (Denise). You may see Nicole around the office and will see her post some dental humor and facts on our Facebook page.