Mike Sujo-Registered Dental Hygienist
Mike has been in the dental field for 20+ years, the last 10 as a hygienist. He really enjoys becoming friends with our patients and educating them on their oral health. His passion for this field has allowed me to always be on demand. His other passion is with his kids and family. He spends much time with his 16 year old son on the baseball diamond, as he plays baseball year round. His 8 year old daughter is the ring leader and his life- Mia loves hanging on Daddy and eating ice cream when she isn't supposed to. His girlfriend, also a hygienist allows him to be a mentor. He looks forward to being part of CVDC for many years. He is currently in school to advance to becoming a dentist.
Martha Zapata-Registered Dental Hygienist
Martha has been in the dental field for over 5 years and is passionate about helping our patients with getting to their best dental health. Her other passion is being a doting mom to children Mike and Mia.
Laura De GrassiRegistered Dental Hygienist
Laura brings over a decade of hygiene experience to CVDC. She is dedicated to helping our patients improve their smiles! On her days off, you might find Laura flying her plane or riding her motorcyle or just hanging out with her dog.
Lucia Santiago Hernandez-Registered Dental Assistant, Expanded Function
Lucia joined our team in 2019. She has been in the dental field as a RDA since 2016 and advanced to a RDAEF license in 2020. She brings great passion for dentistry and takes excellent care of our patients. Outside of work, Lucia cherishes her time with her two beautiful Huskies!
Julieta BankeRegistered Dental Assistant
Julieta has been with us for over 25 years! She is zealous to make your dental visits as comfortable as possible. In addition to taking exceptional care of our dental family, she takes cherishes time with friends and family, especially her grandsons.
Carol Leonard-Front Desk
Carol was born and raised in Oakland, CA where she met and married my high school sweetheart. They have two boys and have lived in Castro Valley for the past 20 years. She brings years of dental experience to our team and takes great care of our patients. She loves interacting with our patients and our staff here is the BEST! We are truly one big happy family!!! Some activities she enjoys are baking, decorating, traveling, walking Lake Chabot and having great times with family and friends.
Mary GouveiaFront Desk
Mary brings many years of dental experience to our team. She will take care of all your appointments, insurance needs and financial arrangements. Mary spends her free time loving her grandson, cooking and especially gardening!