• About Us

  • Robert Kluss, DDS

    Robert Kluss, D.D.S. earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from UC Davis in 1983. He then went on to USC Dental School, where he graduated in 1987. Dr. Kluss is currently in the process of becoming accredited by the very prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. 

    Dr. Kluss is a proud member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Society, and has received recognition for his work with various charities and mission work in Mexico where he provides free dental care to the under privileged. 

    ​Dr. Kluss enjoys car racing in his spare time as well as spending time with his wife, Carolyn, and their three children, Erin, Addison, and Westin.

  • Mark Trebon, DMD

    Mark Trebon, D.M.D. earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Cal State University, Northridge in 1979. He went on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston where he graduated in 1982. After which, he returned to California and settled in Orange County where he has practiced ever since. 

    ​Dr. Trebon resides in Laguna Niguel with his wife, Mary. They have three children, Nicole, Kristin and Matthew. Over the years Dr. Trebon has been very involved with his children in sports and other community endeavors. 

    Dr. Trebon is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Oral Medicine. 

    ​In his spare time, Dr. Trebon enjoys snow skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family.

  • Benjamin Stevens, DDS

    Benjamin Stevens, D.D.S. earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish and Chemistry from The University of Nevada in 1995. He then went on to Marquette Dental School, where he graduated with honors in 1999. After which he returned to California where he has practiced ever since. 

    Dr Stevens is a former professional tennis player. He played and was ranked at an international level. He resides in San Clemente with his wife Nichelle. They have 2 children, Tovah and Nicholas, both of which are competitive athletes as well. 

    Dr. Stevens is a proud member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Orange County Dental Society. He has been awarded one of "America's Top Dentists" for over 10 years in a row. 

    Dr. Stevens enjoys competitive tennis, spending time with his family, and loves to travel.

  • The Team

  • Anthony Tran: Hygienist

    Anthony is a native Southern Californian but went to Connecticut for 3 years for his studies. He attended University of Bridgeport with a scholarship, graduating with Cum Laude, Dean's list, President's list and was nominated for the Golden Curette. Graduating from the top hygiene school in the world with his bachelor, Anthony continues practicing since 2008 with a strong belief in providing care with attentiveness, devotion, quality, and comfort.

  • Julie Thach: Hygienist

    Julie joined the Alicia Dental family as a dental hygienist in 2015. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from Minnesota State University (Mankato) as a magna cum laude alumnus. She enjoys getting to know her patients individually to provide high quality dental care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, and currently perfecting the art of making French macaroon cookies.

  • Candie Rivas: Hygienist

    Candie graduated in 2016 from West Coast University with Bachelors in Dental Hygiene, with 15 years of dental assisting background. She really enjoys her career as well as spending time with her family. She is very athletic and enjoys playing sports such as volleyball, softball and soccer.

  • Sylvie Becker: Dental Assistant

    Sylvie is a German Assistant/Hygienist. She has been working as a Dental Assistant in Germany since 2000 and as a Hygienist from 2009 to 2014. She has been with Alicia Dental since 2015, and health is very important to her. She stays active by doing yoga, running, going to the gym and eating healthy.... some exceptions may apply!

  • Janet Sanchez: Dental Assistant

    Janet graduated from UEI College in 2013 and has been in the dental field ever since. She is an animal lover who enjoys reading about new animal discoveries, and she enjoys the company of her furry companions, Pablita and Sparky. She adores her family and friends. She is also a Batman fanatic, so if you don’t see her at work, she is out collecting batman memorabilia! She considers every day to be a blessing, and feels fortunate to be in this field. She truly wants each patient to walk out of the office knowing that they have a beautiful smile to show off to the world. That is her drive here, to keep the world smiling.

  • Rhonda Castro: Registered Dental Assistant

    Rhonda had been a Registered Dental Assistant for 18 years. Her goal is to provide excellent patient care and make you feel as comfortable as possible while visiting our office. She also has a side business party hosting which she enjoys thoroughly.

  • Rosalind Gilmer: Director of Marketing

    With a strong background in customer service, Rosalind has been with the practice since 2014. She has more than 14 years in the service industry, with a passion for patient care and experience in social media and internal marketing. She loves her hometown of San Clemente and enjoys taking her dog “Moses” for walks on the beach with her husband.

  • Bonnie Hunter: Financial Coordinator

    Bonnie is a Southern California native who started in dentistry at age 18. Bonnie handles the accounts receivables for the office. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her kids and fur babies.

  • Sia Conger: Scheduling Coordinator

    Sia is one of the first smiling faces you see as you walk into our practice. She has been working in the dental field for over a year, and customer service is one of her strongest qualities.

  • Angelic Gaitan: Treatment Coordinator

    Angelic graduated with honors from Bryman College since 1999 as a Certified Dental Assistant. Her love of interaction with the patients helped her advance from dental assistant to an exceptional Treatment Coordinator. She can answer all your questions from insurance benefits to treatment options.