Meet the Team

Meet the San Luis Obispo dental team at Dr. Deborah McNeil-Amorteguy, DDS.

Chelsea Cutler, patient coordinator for San Luis Obispo dentist Dr. Deborah McNeil-Amorteguy, DDS.Chelsea Cutler, Patient Coordinator

Chelsea is a born and raised SLO native and loves living on the central coast. She graduated from San Luis High school and attended Cuesta College perusing a career in Floral Design. In high school, she took a floral design class and found she had a passion for it. She has been designing ever since! Chelsea loves spending time with her daughter. They love going to the movies, and taking day trips to their favorite place– Disneyland! They have been annual passholders for 3 years and love getting to experience the magic together. Prior to working in the dental field, she worked at an Optometrist office where she found she really enjoyed interacting with patients and creating a comfortable and organized setting. She is experienced in helping you get the best care for your dental needs. She loves interacting with patients and creating a calming and enjoyable environment for everyone. Chelsea is very excited to be working with such a great team and looks forward to meeting each patient!

Janet Johnson, registered dental assistant for San Luis Obispo dentist Dr. Deborah McNeil-Amorteguy, DDS.Janet Johnson, Registered Dental Assistant

Janet is a native of the Central Coast. She was raised in Cayucos, graduated high school at Coast Joint Union in Cambria and then graduated Cuesta College with her AS degree. Her decision to become a dental assistant lead her to Pasadena City College. She graduated as a Registered and Certified Dental Assistant; she has enjoyed this position for over 38 years. During this time she continues her education in Oral Sedation and is happy being a part of Dr. Amorteguy’s staff. Her main goal is to make sure your dental visit is comfortable and positive. Janet and her husband, Dennis, have two sons. Her hobbies include ringing the bells at Mission de Tolosa for the 9am Mass on Sunday mornings and being a docent at the Mission. She and her husband like to travel when they can. And, she has her three dogs and a horse to complete her busy life.

Teryn Kelley, insurance coordinator for San Luis Obispo dentist Dr. Deborah McNeil-Amorteguy, DDS.Teryn Kelley

We are fortunate to have Teryn on our team with over 27 years of dental office experience. Her current role is to quarterback insurance claims and payments for our patients. She boasts 10 years of back-office experience, and easily transitioned to the front office after that. Teryn grew up in San Luis Obispo and loves everything about the Central Coast. She is married to a dedicated high school football coach who also teaches AP history. David and Teryn have two beautiful daughters who enjoy the outdoors with them; biking, camping, beaching and boating. Teryn finds satisfaction in helping you maximize your dental benefits and helping you manage the financial portion of your dental care. She will answer all of your questions with a bright smile.

Summer Chafin

Summer is a native of the Central Coast and has been on practice for 15 years. She graduated top in her class from Fresno College in 2006. She is laser certified and likes to volunteer yearly at Arroyo Grande Life Hope Centers providing free dental cleanings. Education classes, workshops and seminars, in order to stay at the forefront of dentistry and provide her patients the most current treatment options. Summer loves getting to know her patients and providing them with the highest level of individualized care. She had a deep respect for each patients’ unique needs and makes a point at putting the patient at ease and creating a comfortable environment where they can relax and know they will be cared for. In her spare time, Summer loves to spend time with her son, family, and friends. She loves doing home projects, landscaping, watching her son’s sporting events, the outdoors, traveling, hiking, and the beach.

San Luis Obispo dentist Dr. Cindy Fee provides each patient with personalized dental hygiene care in a relaxed and caring environment.Dr. Cindy Fee

Dr. Fee was raised in Santa Maria. She earned an Associate of Arts degree from Allan Hancock College. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology then a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. After owning her own dental practice in Santa Maria for over 30 years. Dr. Fee now focuses her expertise on prevention and dental hygiene. She is delighted and proud to be part of Dr. Amorteguy’s talented dental team. Dr. Fee strives to provide each patient with personalized dental hygiene care in a relaxed and caring environment. Dr. Fee’s interest outside of dentistry are vacationing near the ocean, watching sports with her family and friends, going to horse shows and enjoying the outdoors.