About Our Staff


Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator and Surgical Assistant

Elizabeth Kumor - Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator and Surgical AssistantLiz is a knowledgeable and skilled professional with over 20 years of dental experience in the field of periodontics. She has had the opportunity to work on both the clinical and administrative sides throughout her accomplished career.

Thoroughly understanding the apprehension felt by some patients about their dental visits, Liz has the uncanny ability to put them at ease, while always striving to make their experience a pleasant one. Her follow-up and post-surgical availability to patients is unparalleled.

Liz enjoys spending her free time with her children and grandchildren.

Magdalena, RDA

Lead Surgical Assistant and Implant Coordinator

Magdalena Boyington, RDA - Lead Surgical Assistant and Implant CoordinatorMaggie, Surgical Assistant, Newport Beach PeriodonticsMaggie has enjoyed working as a Registered Dental Assistant since 2004. She received her training from Cypress College and has been a part of Dr. Staadecker’s team since that time. She assists the doctors during all surgical procedures as well as helping patients through their post-operative care.

With a proud Guamanian heritage, Maggie was born in Northern California but has resided in Southern California for over fifteen years. She is happily married. She and her family understand honor and respect for every individual and this perspective is evident in her role as a Surgical Assistant.

Maggie enjoys hiking and fishing with her husband and three dogs.

Karen, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen graduated from the USC in 1976 with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene then continued her training at Loma Linda to expand her clinical services and expertise. She has dedicated herself to her patients and their maintenance of oral health in our office for over 30 years!

In addition to spending time with her husband and two daughters, Karen enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and hiking.

Barbara, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Barbara Page, RDH - Registered Dental HygienistA graduate of USC in 1977 with additional expanded function training, Barbara has devoted herself to our patients and practice since 1980! Through her experience, Barbara has developed a deep understanding of the value of good oral hygiene as the foundation for long-term oral health. She ensures each patient receives a thorough, yet gentle, periodontal maintenance cleaning and assists them in the use of the most current home care products. Patients agree that Barbara helps them achieve and maintain excellence in oral hygiene.

Stacy, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stacy graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in English Literature and then went on to become a Dental Hygienist, graduating from Cypress College. This led her to combine two of her interests: dentistry and reading. She has been a dental hygienist for over 25 years and a part-time elementary school librarian for 11 years. Stacy believes that good oral health contributes to overall health and wants to ensure that her patients know this too. She is thorough yet gentle with her periodontal maintenance cleanings. She takes pleasure in developing a rapport with the patients and making them feel comfortable.

Stacy is married with 2 children. She enjoys being with her family and friends, reading, snow skiing, laughing and the beach.


Scheduling Coordinator

Linda has worked in the dental field since 2007. She finds the field of periodontics rewarding by helping patients improve their oral health, rejuvenate their smile and impact their general health. Linda’s favorite past times are hiking, gardening, cooking and losing herself in a good book. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and two dogs.

About Us

Our promise is to provide our patients with high quality, attentive and individualized care in order to promote complete health. By employing cutting-edge technology, state of the art procedures and traditional practice, we are able to meet – more often exceed – the expectations of patients and referring doctors.

Contact Us

Newport Beach Periodontics
Dr. Michael Almaraz
1441 Avocado Ave, Suite 405
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (949) 640-9475
Fax: (949) 640-2621