A lifetime of first impressions, family photos, the confidence to make a new friend, comfort and well-being. At Kineret Orthodontics, that is the promise behind the smile we deliver to our patients. We take that promise seriously because it is our privilege and responsibility to give our patients the kind of smile they deserve one that changes lives and lasts a lifetime.
The Kineret Orthodontics team is experienced, talented, and passionate about helping you achieve your best smile. Dr. Kineret has been a part of the Rocklin community for over 25 years and has won several awards for excellence in the field of orthodontics.
We are committed to the safety of our patients and our team, which is why we use advanced levels of protection and infection controls. The Kineret Orthodontics team also uses state of the art technology to achieve your smile, whether you decide on clear braces, conventional brackets, or Invisalign.
Dr. Steve Kineret is a California native son and the founder of Kineret Orthodontics. He has lived in Rocklin with his wife and three daughters since 1997. He is a devoted father and husband and his current interests revolve around family enrichment activities. He is also currently interested in music and personal fitness.
Dr Kineret is a former martial artist and holds a black belt in Seidokan Karate. His interest in martial arts began in 1968 when he studied under Chuck Norris and Pat Johnson (technical director and actor in the Karate Kid) in Sherman Oaks, California. Prior to starting his family, he was a marathon runner, swimmer, and certified scuba diver. He also has an interest in photography and enjoys the outdoors and nature. As a youth, he was very involved in scouting and attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
Dr Kineret is committed to continued personal and professional growth and education. He has a special interest in learning new things about other people and cultures. Dr Kineret and his family are committed to supporting the community and helping others.
Karissa is the front office scheduling coordinator and billing specialist. She loves to work with families, and especially kids, by making them feel welcome and comfortable every time they visit the office. She moved here from Cleveland, Ohio in 2009 where she continued her experience in customer service and finance. Karissa lives in Antelope with her husband and 9 year old daughter, who is also a patient of Dr. Kineret! Her favorite way to spend free time is taking road trips with her family and dog, Teddy, anywhere sunny and warm.
Jhoane is one of our Registered Dental Assistants. Jhoane enjoys getting to meet new people and helping them feel comfortable when they walk into our office. She also likes to help educate patients about oral health. Jhoane began her dental career assisting in general dentistry for about 3 years before joining the Kineret Orthodontic team. Jhoane was also a patient of Dr. Kinerets and very much enjoyed the experience, which led her to choose the orthodontic field for her career. While enjoying her time outside of work, Jhoane likes to read novels and spend time with her husband and two kids; they love the outdoors and taking walks along the river with their two dogs on the weekends.
Teresa is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant & Registered Dental Assistant. She loves helping patients create beautiful smiles. She works hard to make sure every patient feels at ease and knows they are in good hands with Dr. Kineret. She began her career in the Bay Area, where she worked for two orthodontists for 17 years.
In 2004, Teresa and her family moved to Rocklin so her husband, Jay, could start his own Real Estate business. She has three adult children Jacob, Kyla and Zac and she is the youngest of nine kids. She enjoys spending time with her large family and she loves animals, especially her dog Mocha and two cats Demi and Buddy.
Kayla is our newest Amazing Kineret Orthodontics clinician and we are so glad to have her in our practice. She is currently working on advancing her career and has begun studying for OAP certification. Kayla is a veteran Airman and dutifully served our country prior to entering healthcare. Her Air Force experience has instilled in her the values of hard work, caring, respect for others, and teamwork. One of Kaylas earliest memories was a shift from being afraid of dental visits to acquiring a keen interest in orthodontics. She recalls wanting braces for herself since age eight. She says now that she actually has them, she loves connecting with patients and sharing their wonderfully positive experience. She especially enjoys seeing the huge boost in confidence that comes with an amazing Kineret Orthodontics Smile!
Leinaala is our office Treatment Coordinator and has worked in business management and finance for over 15 years. She has lived in Rocklin for 22 years and is passionate about building a strong community through the practice by establishing relationships with each patient and getting to know their individual needs. In her free time she loves to play with her grandson, cook with her daughters, and explore new places with her husband and friends.