Dr. Chao is committed to giving back to Salinas Valley. He provides free dental care to the Elm Drug Rehabilitation House and is the Director of the Monterey Bay Dental Health Committee, organizing classroom dental presentations throughout the county.
To further advance her education and skills set, she went on to complete a hospital-based dentistry residency at the VA Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA. During residency, she had the opportunity to serve our veterans with personalized, gentle and the highest standard of care.
Dr. Bui has always been passionate about giving back to her community. She dedicated much of her time serving both locally and abroad by managing a mobile free clinic in San Diego County and volunteering on humanitarian trips in Indonesia, Timor Leste, and Mexico.
Dr. Madeline Nguyen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA and Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific's School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
Dr. Nguyen enjoys developing relationships with her patients while providing them with comprehensive dental care. She is committed to providing high quality service to help her patients reach their dental goals.
She completed her residency at the VA Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA, where she was able to further enhance her skills in implant dentistry, oral surgery, and prosthodontics, while being able to provide the best care for our veterans.
Dr. Chang is passionate about delivering the highest quality dental care to her patients and is actively pursuing continuing education. She is currently an active member in multiple dental societies including: Academy of Osseointegration, California Dental Association, and the Santa Clara County Dental Society. Dr. Chang enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and watching cooking shows in hopes that one day she will become a Star Baker.
He continued his postgraduate training at Highland General Hospital in Oakland. In the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program, he developed his skills in root canal therapy, oral surgery, and implant dentistry.
Dr. Hashimoto enjoys creating a fun, comfortable, and relaxing environment for patients while providing the highest quality of dentistry to meet patients goals. He is an active member of the California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Hawaii Dental Association.
During his time off, he enjoys surfing, fishing, lifting weights, and eating. Dr. Hashimoto was born and raised in Hawaii but is excited to be back in California to provide the highest quality of dental care with an aloha spirit.
He then went on to attend the prestigious Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA, obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Upon completing his dental degree, Dr. Makan interned in Nashville, Tennessee at the Oral Surgical Institute. After interning in Nashville, Dr. Makan went on to spend 4 years in Washington D.C., completing his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS). He is currently maintains his privileges at Stanford University.
Dr. Makan is married to his beautiful wife, Rupa, who is completing a surgical fellowship in breast cancer surgery at Stanford University. They enjoy the outdoors, travelling and spending time with their friends and family.
Our patients deserve the best dental care. We use the highest rated materials and the most effective techniques to ensure that the work we deliver remains comfortable and beautiful for years to come. We stand behind our work and guarantee its longevity for all of our active patients.
A visit to the dental office can be stressful. This is why patient comfort is our top priority. We provide warm blankets, warm towels, and refreshments. Want to watch Netflix or listen to Pandora during your treatment? No problem. For patients who have anxiety, we offer various relaxation and sedation options to put them at ease. We go the extra mile so you can feel safe and happy with your dental visit.
Tired of being referred out to other offices for specialty services like dental implants, wisdom teeth extractions, root canal therapy, or orthodontics? We have our own team of highly-skilled specialists who can take care of all your dental needs under one roof. This allows us to provide better comprehensive care and save unnecessary trips to other dental offices.
All patients should make an informed decision regarding their own oral care. We take time to educate our patients with 3D models, animations, and videos, so they understand their treatment options and the current condition of their mouth. Together with patients, we discuss long-term goals and help design a path to achieve the healthy and beautiful smile they have always wanted.