Call: 925-478-7776

2651 Oak Grove Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Brian J. Hockel DDS

Life Dental & Orthodontics


Lexie – Clinical Team Brentwood native Lexie enjoys chainsaw sculptures, singing in the car, and working out. She is the proud owner of the cutest fat little dog ever, Parker. When she is not spending time with family and friends, she is indispensable as Dr. Hockel’s “right hand woman” at the dental office.

Nicole – Clinical Team Nicole’s dental experience includes both front desk administration as well as chairside dental and orthodontic assisting. Her son Jackson is the most important person in her life, and she enjoys hiking, painting, traveling, and going to the beach.

Rene – Clinical Team Rene loves dental assisting! Her dental background spans five years and features advanced training in orthodontics. She enjoys hanging out with her family, including her five year old son and six year old daughter. When Rene is not working out or at Muy Thai competitions, she can be found at the batting cages or her neighborhood park playing baseball with her daughter.

Jackie – Clinical Team Jackie assists the doctors in the treatment areas and behind the scenes with our state-of-the-art sterilization area, keeping the schedule running smoothly and ensuring that every patient’s room, instruments, and supplies are impeccably clean. She has earned degrees in Allied Health and in Fine Arts, and has previously worked as a visual effects artist on video games such as Borderlands. Jackie enjoys martial arts, including Muy Thai, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung Fu. She has a two year old son, Maximo.

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