Peggy graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Cerritos College in 1993. Her licensure includes the Expanded Functions of local anesthesia, nitrous oxide sedation, and gingival curettage. Peggy has been working with Dr. Schumm’s office for 20 years now and says “I love how the office is so patient-centered, with providing the care that our patients truly need being our primary focus.”
Outside of work, Peggy keeps very busy with her amazing husband, two wonderful kids and their Maltese puppy Mac. Together they enjoy going to the beach, off-road racing, and lots of dirt biking. She also dedicates herself to her kids’ schools and sports, their church, and loves rubber stamping.
She spends her days off with her husband and two children, Diego and Daphne and their new puppy Levi.
Michelle studied her general education at the University of Hawaii. Upon completion, she studied Dental Hygiene at San Joaquin Valley College, recently furthering her education at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry. Michelle recently completed her studies for licensure as an RDH in Alternative Practice and is licensed by California to perform prophylaxis, scaling and root planings, local anesthetic, subgingival curettage, nitrous oxide, and radiographs. She is also certified to perform CPR.
Michelle is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association, the California Dental Hygiene Association, and the Orange County Dental Hygiene Association. “Our practice is family-oriented. We make sure our patients receive the utmost quality care they deserve. All the employees make it a team effort every day we come to work. I am truly blessed to be in a wonderful office,” says Michelle. She also enjoys the outdoors, her family, friends, and her dog Khalua.