Dr. Mankad graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pa. with a strong clinical background. She lived and worked on the east coast until she moved to the East Bay with her husband to be closer to family. Dr. Mankad is committed to patient care under the vision of building trust, respect and the mutual goal of dental health.
She regularly attends classes to keep up with the latest technology and dental advancements. She loves to treat children and adults alike and promises comprehensive care in a friendly and relaxed environment. With her commitment to uncompromising quality in all phases of dentistry, her integrity and high professional standards she will be attentive to all your needs.
Dr. Tiburcio graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia PA. He is an East Bay native. After working in Philadelphia, PA he has returned to work and live closer to his family. He has spent time working and volunteering around the East Bay in places such as the Berkeley Free Clinic and other dental offices in Walnut Creek and Antioch.
Dr. Tiburcio is an artistic, meticulous and creative person and implements these characteristics in his chosen profession. Dr. Tiburcio practices dentistry with high regard to ethics and believes that respect, communication and empathy are his greatest assets in being a health care professional. He loves to learn and attend classes on all the latest technology and loves the artistic nature of the cosmetic dentistry. He loves to volunteer and give back to the community.
Kathrina graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. During her time in Irvine, she worked as a dental intern and did volunteer work at Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County, a clinic that provided dental care for underpriveleged families. She participated in health fairs, mobile dental clinics, and did presentations at local elementary schools. Though she has been a dental assistant for a few years, she would like to eventually go to dental school and become a dentist herself.
A long time resident of Brentwood, Jenifer, interested in the dental field since her father, who works for a prominent dental supply and repair company, would would take her along with him to dental offices in her youth. Jenifer knew she wanted to be in the dental field. After high school, she completed the dental assisting program while attending Mount Diablo Adult Education known as Loma Vista in Concord. Jenifer loves working with patients hands on. Jeniferís other interests include spending time with her pug Gizmo, gardening, bike riding, movies, music, and camping.
As local resident, Janelle has worked in the Bay Area in the medical field since soon after high school. Still searching for the perfect field for her she decided to focus her profession to the dental field where she could spend more one on one time with patients. Janelle attended the dental assisting school at High Technical Institute where graduated at the top of her class. She enjoys to work closely with patients and be able to use education and communication to help patients be active participants of their oral care. Janelle states she always is reminded why she loves her chosen field when her patients smile. Janelleís other interests include spending time outdoors, movies, watching the 49ers, trying new restaurants and travelling with her family.