Sierra Dental Care has been striving for excellence in dentistry in Modesto, CA for more than 25 years. Our patients are more to us than just a number in our system. They are our friends, neighbors, and family. With several knowledgeable dentists on staff, including Dr. Marinello Manuel, we can give you the convenient care you need when you need it, without sacrificing the personalized attention you deserve. Our patients enjoy:
Sierra Dental Care offers all our patients the personalized care that you wont find at chain dental practices in the area. We are dedicated to serving our patients in the same way we would want someone to treat our own families. Youll feel at home here.
Modesto is where we have decided to pursue our dream of creating great smiles. We are involved in the community and want to do all we can to help make the area a great place to live. We believe everyone deserves to be proud of their smile, no matter their situation.
I enjoy this a lot. I'm very passionate about it. I cannot imagine myself being in any other field. I like that we're able to help patients alleviate their pain and address their concerns and it becomes a fulfilling day when you're able to achieve that.
Dr. Marinello Manuel came to Sierra Dental Care all the way from New York City in 1996. He has called Modesto, CA home ever since. He holds a DMD from the University of the Philippines and spent more than two years of postgraduate study in the fields of oral pathology, anesthesia, and oral surgery.
He enjoys practicing dentistry so much, he says he cant imagine himself working in another field. Just like a true New Yorker, his passions include sports, fine dining, the symphony, and, of course, Broadway. If youre interested in theater, ask his opinion of the latest show!
I graduated in 1988. I've been in practice for over 30 years now, and this office, I've been here for 22 and a half years. I did an internship in oral surgery and oral pathology and medicine for three years in a government hospital, and also I did a two-year program in orthodontics with the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars. I feel more challenged with surgery, and I love when patients come in with their pathology and their large infections, and I'm able to make a difference there. After a few days, they feel much, much better after that. With orthodontics, what I love about that is you're able to help them with their smiles, with their alignment of their teeth there, correct their bite. You see that they're happy with their results after the teeth are aligned, and you increase their self-confidence, their self-esteem, make an impact.
I got into the practice of medicine because I come from a family of medical practitioners. My dad is a veterinarian, and half my siblings were medical practitioners, as well as my in-laws. I love getting into dentistry. I'm very detail-oriented and meticulous about things that I do. I'm very passionate about dentistry. I've been in this field for 30 years. I love what I do. I can't imagine myself being in any other field, especially when you're helping people. I've done a lot of volunteer work as well. That's one of the things that I love most. It is a very rewarding experience when you do a lot, when you give back to your community.
Dr. Christian de Guzman grew up in San Jose, CA. He graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences in 2010. He received his DDS from the same university in 2013 at its San Francisco campus.
During his time in school, he participated in various outreach and volunteer programs, including Give Kids a Smile Day, CDA Cares, and a mission trip to Fiji. The year following, he completed a postgraduate program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry through Lutheran Medical Center Hospital in Tucson, AZ. He looks forward to improving your oral health and caring for your smile!
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Dr. Joseph King was born and raised in Californias Central Valley. He attended the University of the Pacific College of the Pacific, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. He completed his dental studies at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.
If youre interested in the latest dental research, ask Dr. King! While in dental school, Dr. King was involved with microbiology research and became a member of the American Association for Dental Research.
Dr. King expanded his skill set by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency through Lutheran Medical Center Hospital in Arizona. He currently serves in the Army Reserves as a general dentist for the 7305th Medical Training Support Battalion. He enjoys improving his patients overall oral health and making them feel comfortable at the dentist.