About Team Alderete


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Dr Jim Alderete

2820 Daubenbiss Ave • Soquel • CA • 95073


Cosmetic, Family & General Dentistry offered at our newly remodeled office.

Our Dental Technology

We use the latest dental technologies to ensure you have a comfortable dental experience.

Our Staff

Mary Jo, RDH; Nancy, RDH; Kathy, RDH; Dr Alderete, DDS; Sonya, RDA; Silvia, RDA; Maria, RDA; Not pictured, Kendall, RDH

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 Dentistry • Cosmetic • General • Family 

About Us

The Alderete Team


At our office you'll find a friendly and professional staff, each dedicated to providing your family with quality care and personal attention. They are trained professionals with many years of experience, and a desire to share their knowledge so that you may achieve a healthy, attractive and comfortable mouth.

Team Alderete Bios

Sonya Sooter, RDA, Office Manager(Sonya, RDA, Office Manager): Sonya brings over 30 years experience as a chairside assistant and office manager. She has lived in the Santa Cruz area for 10 years. She enjoys her family and sports.

Jo Cardinale(Mary "Jo", RDH, BS): Jo has practiced in the practie since 1974, and she is excited to continue her career in Dr Alderete's new Soquel office. Jo is the California Dental Hygienists' Association's IT Council Co-Chair - creating and maintaining the cdha.org website - and is also the Monterey Bay Component's IT Chair & Trustee to CDHA. Her interests include travel, technology and her family.

Nancy Coyro, RDH(Nancy, RDH): Nancy has been a member of this practice since 1983 and is an integral member of Team Alderete. She is a graduate of the University of Detroit and is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Nancy has 3 daughters: Molly, Emily and Hannah. She enjoys swimming and gardening and has lived in Santa Cruz County since 1979.

Kathy Winsor(Kathy, RDH): Kathy is a native of the Aptos area and has worked locally since graduating from Cabrillo College in 1976. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Kathy and her husband, Ernie, are active members of the Aptos community where they raised 3 sons: Evan, Erron and Brodie.

Kendall, RDH, BS(Kendall, RDH, BS): Kendall is the newest member ot Team Alderete. She is not just another pretty face. She rocks as a Dental Hygienist and Team Player and is a proud Chico State alumni (Go Wildcats). In her spare time, she enjoys Fine Wines, Music Festivals, Hosting Blind Beer Tasting Parties, and the various "Joys of Home Ownership".

Silvia Ortega(Silvia, RDA): Silvia began working in this practice in 2003 and now works closely with Dr Alderete. She grew up in Watsonville. When not working, Silvia spends her time with her husband, 3 children and extended family. She especially enjoys the many sport activities her kids participate in.

Maria Zepeda(Maria, RDA): Maria Zepeda has years of experience as an RDA. She lives in Watsonville with her husband and 3 children.

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