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The practice of Dr. Frances H. Yankie, D.D.S. is located at:
239 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, California 94941
Tel: 4153830824
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If you wish to e-mail us or make an appointment please use our general mailbox at: to expedite your mail.

Inge Brust is Dr. Yankie’s practice manager and coordinator. Her extensive experience with customer care makes sure that you get the best service overall, whether it concerns your teeth, your treatment, your feelings, your finances or your peace of mind. When you call our office or visit our practice, it will be Inge who will be taking care of you. Honest, informative, creative and compassionate, Inge builds an environment of comfort and communication to ensure that your experience at our practice is positive and beneficial. Please read our testimonials to learn more or visit

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Maria Maldonado, R.D.A., is one of those exceptional dental professionals, who devotes herself entirely to patient care and satisfaction. Her main goal is to make your visit pleasant, comfortable and pain free and you can rest assured that it will be so in her hands. Her compassion, gentleness and expertise, in synergy with Dr. Frances Yankie’s art of dentistry, will lead to a dream dental experience for the patient. Maria Maldonado is an outstanding dental assistant, who graduated from The College of Marin Dental Assisting Program and earned her Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Function (RDAEF) degree at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. She specializes in safe but effective teeth whitening procedures, high quality nightguards, Invisalign and assists Dr. Yankie with prime dental procedures.

Maria Maldonado is a member of the Dental Assistant Board.

Marisol’s charm makes her a valuable member of our dental care team. With years of experience in the field of dental assisting, she successfully synthesizes the details, the organization and the skills, all with a warm personality to assure you that you will be expertly cared for. Marisol Alvarez graduated from The College of Marin Dental Assisting Program and her talents and know-how greatly contributes to our Invisalign services and the high level of sterilization, safety and technology displayed at the practice.

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Kate joined our Practice in 2012 and goes above and beyond to always give clients the attention they deserve, offering improvements they can really feel.  Her knowledge and dedication to safety, expertise and honesty make each visit comfortable, enjoyable and effective.  She listens, cares and responds to your individual needs—and will always tell you what is in your best interest.  Our patients love the benefit from her hygiene therapy and her dedication to enhancing your smile, improving your health and making you feel better about yourself.  Kate enthusiastically participates in ongoing training in the newest techniques and technologies, ensuring that you receive the very best care.  Originally from Southern California, Kate earned her registered dental hygiene degree at the Forsyth Dental Hygiene School in Boston, MA.  Valuable techniques and healing therapies, such as local anesthesia, nitrous oxide sedation, soft tissue curettage, Diode laser treatment and Arestin placement are incorporated into her daily patient care today.

Kate studies at the Baptist Seminary in Mill Valley, plays Cello and paints in her spare time.

Kimberly Fanelli is a highly trained and accomplished dental hygienist who obtained her Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of the Pacific. Her nurturing and compassionate nature has led her to choose dental hygiene as a profession. As a skilled clinician with a wide range of experience in the soft tissue management, she uses the highest level of technology allowing her to provide optimal oral healthcare to her patients and is proficient in diode laser treatment as recognized by the Academy of Laser Dentistry. As a Dental Hygienist, Kimberly strives to educate her patients using modern techniques available in the field of dental health care. In active cooperation with you, the patient, she will prevent and treat the early stages of periodontal disease, which is so important for your overall health and sense of wellbeing.

Kimberly is an active member of the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, alumni board of directors.

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If you wish to speak with Dr. Yankie, please use our general mailbox at to expedite your mail. If you are a specialist, you may contact her directly at .

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an act of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

—Mother Theresa