Meet the Team
Vanessa—ReceptionistVanessa has been working as a dental receptionist for almost 10 years, and she will be one of the first to greet you as you walk into the office. She will help you set up an appointment that works best for your schedule, as well as check your dental insurance, so we can utilize it the best way possible. Vanessa is recently married but has been with her wife for a little over 16 years now. She love makeup, shoes (sneakers mostly), and spending as much time as she can with her 10 nieces and nephews (7 girls & 3 boys) and is looking forward to starting a family of her own in the near future.
Ernalyn—Registered Dental Assistant ExtendedErnalyn was born and raised in the Philippines, and moved to San Francisco with her husband in 1993. She has 3 children; 2 of which are following her footsteps in the dental field, while the other is in the Air Force and recently graduated with a BS in computer science. Free time is spent reading, cooking, singing, and watching Filipino sitcoms. She spends time volunteering at the church and community. She has a passion for taking the utmost care of our patients, and as your dental professional, she hopes to provide you with great dental treatment and comfortable experience during your visit to our office.
Education• Bryman college SF 1993-1994.
• Registered dental assisting with extended function program at UCSF 1994-1995
• Residency UCSF School of Dentistry and National Education Center
• Life core support plus program and CPR certified
Memberships & Awards• California Dental Association
• Award in Excellence for maintaining perfect attendance with the National Education Center (May 1994)
• Award for achieving the highest GPA in dental assisting with G.P.A. of 98.65 with the National Education Center (May 1994)
Lydia—Registered Dental HygienistLydia attended Fresno College and graduated in 2001. She also obtained a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2001. Lydia has been a dental hygienist for 17 years and has a special interest in providing periodontal treatment. She enjoys getting to know her patients individually to provide high-quality dental care. Her favorite hobbies include spending time with her family, traveling, camping, and gardening. Lydia also loves taking care of her cute dog Winter.
Stephanie—Registered Dental Hygienist Alternative PracticeStephanie holds an Associates degree in Dental Assisting from San Mateo College, and went on to attain her Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from UCSF. She also holds an Alternative Practice in Dental Hygiene certificate from UOP. Stephanie has served as a member of the KCPC summer medical mission to Tijuana, Mexico since 2012, as part of the medical staff. She also enjoys participating in the San Francisco Korean Christian choir and performed a soprano solo opera concert in 2010.
Her personal mission is: "I will do my utmost to maintain professionalism, care, and keep an open mind to adapt to your personal needs as my patient. I'll do my best to keep your discomfort to a minimum and your satisfaction to a maximum."