Meet Your Team

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Tsheyang Lama
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Lama says, “I feel it is my duty as a dentist to ease my patients’ anxiety and pain and give them the best possible treatment. I understand that when my patients come to see me, they are putting their trust in me. Therefore, it is my responsibility to make sure that they are well taken care of and their needs are met. Helping a patient feel comfortable and confident in their smile is what I find most rewarding about my profession!”

After graduating from UCLA, Dr. Lama received her Dental Degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. She also speaks Tibetan.

Away from the office, Dr. Lama likes spending time with her family and traveling.

Education

  • B.S., Economics–UCLA
  • D.D.S.–NYU College of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
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Tsheyang Lama
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Lama says, “I feel it is my duty as a dentist to ease my patients’ anxiety and pain and give them the best possible treatment. I understand that when my patients come to see me, they are putting their trust in me. Therefore, it is my responsibility to make sure that they are well taken care of and their needs are met. Helping a patient feel comfortable and confident in their smile is what I find most rewarding about my profession!”

After graduating from UCLA, Dr. Lama received her Dental Degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. She also speaks Tibetan.

Away from the office, Dr. Lama likes spending time with her family and traveling.

Education

  • B.S., Economics–UCLA
  • D.D.S.–NYU College of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
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Soo Jung Song
D.M.D.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Song says, “What first attracted me to dentistry was the ability to take people out of pain and help them have a great smile!” Patient care is her first concern and she appreciates how the teamwork at Gentle Dental allows her to concentrate on helping her patients develop comfortable and confident smiles as she nurtures trusting relationships with them. She realizes that your oral health has a profound impact on your overall well-being, and she encourages her patients to be involved in their treatment in order to achieve the best results possible

After graduating from Canadian University College, Dr. Song received her Dental Degree from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association. She also speaks Korean.

Away from the office, Dr. Song enjoys playing with her active twins.

Education

  • B.S., Biology– Canadian University College
  • D.M.D..–Boston University School of Dental Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
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Madhavi Setty
D.D.S., M.S.
Endodontist

About Me

Dr. Setty has extensive experience in micro-surgical endodontic treatments including apical surgery, ridge preservation, bone augmentation, re-treatments, non-surgical root canal treatments and revascularization. She encourages her patients to be involved in their treatment in order to achieve the best results possible, and is always open to questions and is attentive to each patient’s needs. 

She earned her Dental Degree, Certificate in Endodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry degree at Case Western Reserve University. She has been published in the Journal of Endodontics. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. She also speaks Spanish, Hindi, Kannada and Telugu.
 
In her free time she enjoys travel, hiking and reading.

Education

  • D.D.S.– Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
  • M.S., Endodontic Certificate–Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Association of Endodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
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Niloofar Deyhim
D.D.S.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

About Me

Dr. Deyhim says, “I would like every patient to feel comfortable and thoroughly informed of their specific treatment and I would encourage any manner to be able to accomplish that. I enjoy being able to provide a professional environment for staff to flourish and for the patients to receive the best individualized care they deserve.”

After graduating from San Jose State University, Dr. Deyhim received her Dental Degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. She was awarded her Oral & Maxillofacial surgery Certificate from UCSF Fresno. She is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Fresno Madera Dental Society. She also speaks Spanish and Farsi.

Dr. Deyhim says, “Away from the office I enjoy traveling, learning new things and trying different restaurants.”

Education

  • B.S., Systems Physiology–San Jose State University
  • D.D.S.–New York University College of Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial surgery Certificate–UCSF Fresno Medical

Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fresno Madera Dental Society
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Kelly Choi
D.D.S.,M.S.
Orthodontist

About Me

Dr. Choi says, “The best part of being an Orthodontist is having the opportunity to change peoples lives through their smiles! I like helping patients to feel more confident about their smiles and getting to know them well over the course of their treatment.”

After graduating from Colgate University, Dr. Choi received her Dental Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She received her M.S. in Orthodontics from the University of Washington School of Dentistry.

She’s a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Choi says, “In my free time I enjoy getting outdoors for running and hiking. I like to cook and practice Yoga.”

Education

  • B.S., French & Biology–Colgate University
  • D.D.S.–University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • M.S., Orthodontics–University of Washington School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Association of Orthodontics
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
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Jorden Lamberton
D.D.S., M.S.D.
Orthodontist

About Me

For Dr. Lamberton, dentistry seemed to be his natural calling. He explains, “my father is a dentist and my grandfather was an orthodontist–so dentistry obviously runs in our family!” He loves to be able to care for his patients and help them achieve their optimal dental health in a comfortable environment using the latest techniques. Dr. Lamberton says, “I love making patients smile; both during and after braces!” He enjoys seeing the newfound self confidence that a improved smile brings his patience.

After graduating from UC Irvine, Dr. Lamberton received his D.D.S. from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He was awarded his M.S.D. and Orthodontics Certificate from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. He’s an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Association of Dentists and the California Association of Dentists.
 
In his free time, Dr. Lamberton can be found on active adventures. He says, “I enjoy Snowboarding, wake boarding and really anything that involves an activity outside. I also relish pretending to be an amateur chef and wine critic, and of course I love spending time with my beautiful wife Ashley!

Education

  • B.S., Sociology–UC Irvine
  • D.D.S.–University of the Pacific School of Dentistry 
  • M.S.D., Orthodontics Certificate–University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Dentists
  • California Association of Dentists
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Allan Pang
D.M.D.
Pediatric Dentist

About Me

Dr. Pang says, “I enjoy the the marriage between art and science that dentistry brings and the ability to build long lasting relationships with my patients. I like providing comprehensive treatment to the healthy child and also to those who may have special health care needs. I find it rewarding when I can provide an apprehensive child with a positive experience in the dental environment.”

After graduation with a degree in Biochemistry/Cellular Biology from UC San Diego, Dr. Pang was awarded his D.M.D. from the Tufts School of Dental Medicine. He received his Pediatric Dental Certificate from NYU. He is an active member of many organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He also speaks Chinese and Spanish.

Away from the office, Dr. Pang enjoys running, traveling, and hiking. He has participated in many dental mission to developing countries.

Education

  • B.S., Biochemistry/Cellular Biology–UC San Diego
  • D.M.D.–Tufts School of Dental Medicine 
  • Pediatric Dental Certificate–New York University School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • New York State Dental Association
  • New York State Association of Pediatric Dentists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Santa Clara County Dental Society
  • Tufts Dental Alumni Association
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellow for Life
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Gary Grill
D.D.S.
Periodontist

About Me

Dr. Grill says, “As a practitioner in the field of Periodontics and Implantology, I am dedicated to providing the highest level of service. My aim is to serve in the preservation and restoration of the form and function of dentition through providing accessible state of the art periodontal therapy. I am committed to providing patients with a professional, warm, and caring environment in which to receive treatment.”

Afret graduating from the University of Maryland, Dr. Grill received his dental degree from the USC School of Dentistry. He completed his Certificate in Periodontics at Boston University.

Education

  • B.S., Zoology–University of Maryland
  • D.D.S.–USC School of Dentistry
  • Certificate in Periodontics–Boston University

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