Meet the Team

Dr. EngelMark Engel, DDS

Dr. Engel graduated from The University of Texas Health Science Center, at Houston Dental Branch in 2003. Dr. Engel loves practicing dentistry, so immediately after graduating, he began practicing dentistry in Arizona. In 2011, he moved to the Sacramento area, where in his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and seven children.

When Dr. Engel is out of the office, you can often find him working on projects around the home, playing sports, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Engel is also an Eagle Scout and enjoys teaching the kids some of the skills he has learned over the years.

Dr. Engel enjoys giving back to the community whenever he can. When located in Arizona, he sat on the Advisory Board for Mesa Community College Dental Hygiene Advisory Board. Since relocating to California, he has served as a volunteer Dentist for the California Mission of Mercy with the California Dental Association.  He also works in the youth program at his church.



Nikki Breznock, Front Office

Nikki is an insurance expert!  “I am dedicated to helping each patient maximize their dental benefits.”  She has been working in the dental field for about 5 years and absolutely loves it.  “I love working with Dr. Engel!  He truly cares about his patients and his staff.  We focus on serving our patients and have a blast doing so.”  She enjoys spending time with friends and family.



KarenKaren Jones, Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen has been a practicing Registered Dental Hygienist for 16 years and she is GREAT at it!  She attended Sacramento City College where she received her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  Karen is enthusiastic about being a part of Engel Family Dentistry and helping patients with their dental needs.  When she’s not at work Karen enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and the outdoors.


Alilcia 10-2014Alicia McCurley

Alicia is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Registered Dental Assistant with over 10 years experience in the dental field.  She is a graduate of Fresno City College, where she received her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  “I love working at Engel Family Dentistry!  Dr. Engel is an amazing dentist who cares about his patients.”  In her free time, Alicia enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.


Samantha 10-2014Samantha Bueghley


Samantha is a dental assistant who has been in the field for over four years. She got into dentistry to help every patient love their smile. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and finds great enjoyment doing crossfit.