Drawing on more than twenty years of experience and a love for making a difference for her patients, Dr. Aida Galan provides comprehensive dental care, delivered with compassion. From growing smiles to those in need of rejuvenation, Galan DNTL offers preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental solutions in San Jose, Los Gatos, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale.
From a young age, Dr. Galan recognized dentistry as an opportunity to form meaningful connections with the community around her while providing care that improves their lives. Working with patients to understand the condition of their smile and how it relates to their overall health is at the heart of her approach. It is rewarding to her to uncover potential orthodontic issues, signs of gum disease, and other concerns, share these findings, then intervene early to avoid the need for more extensive treatment down the line. When treatment is necessary to give patients the attractive, functional smile they deserve, Dr. Galan and her team make use of the latest solutions available, always looking for ways to enhance the quality and level of service they are able to provide.
In addition to improving our patients hygiene through routine and deep cleanings, comprehensive oral health examinations, and continuous education, we also offer specialized dental services, including:
We at Galan DNTL are comprised of professionals who are highly-motivated to making your time in our facility worth the visit. We offer you a comfortable and homey environment at our dental office having the latest technology on hand to serve you at our best. Come and visit our state-of-the-art facility in CA.
Aida M. Galan DMD was born and raised in the Republic of Panama. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, one can say Dr. Galan has practically dedicated her life to dentistry. Dr. Galan began her career in dentistry in 1989 and worked hard to put herself through school until she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine in May of 2002. Dr. Galan takes continuous educational courses to keep herself at par with the ongoing developments in the field of Dentistry. One of her goals is to enhance peoples lives by creating beautiful smiles through proper coaching and in the most conservative and affordable way. She believes that this in turn will help her patients regain control of their oral health, as well as, increase their confidence and self-esteem.
Dr. Galan has been very dedicated to providing dental care for children early in her career. She was awarded for her leadership in community service for children while pursuing dental school. A mother today, Dr. Galan understands the patience that is required to interact with children and most importantly, to teach them good oral habits at an early age. Her love for children has led her to expand dental services to them by providing early interceptive orthodontics.
Dr. Galan has been involved in many community services and has volunteered in many programs such as Dentist with a Heart, Special Olympics, and others. Her love and passion for dentistry has taken her abroad to countries in order to provide dental services to patients who have no means of getting dental treatment.
Closer to the home she has worked as a dentist for non-profit organizations such as The Health Trust and Tri-city Health Center, where she provided dentistry to the underserved communities. At the Health Trust, where she worked for over 2 years, she focused on children from the ages of 0-18 years of age. Today, she is a respected member of her profession and plays an active role in providing dental services to the community. Dr. Galan is a member of the American and California Dental Associations as well as the Santa Clara County Dental Society.