Our practice is conveniently located within the Shoreline Shopping Center, behind the Walgreens store off Highway 1. We are just 3 minutes from U.S.101, with ample free parking available.
All treatment rooms are private, self-contained and equipped with all the amenities that modern dentistry offers. Their floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto serene garden settings with lots of natural light, allowing for a calming and healing environment for the patient.
The Dental Team
Our team of experienced, friendly dental professionals is committed to patient comfort and quality of care. We have a multi-lingual staff with members of the team coming from diverse cultural backgrounds, bringing a wealth of experience with them. Having worked with patients of all ages, with varying needs from simple maintenance to complex cosmetic or implant treatments, our staff has the training and expertise to help you.
Frederick Tan, DDS, BDS, MSc
Dr. Tan received his dental education and degree from the National University of Singapore. He later went for postgraduate training in Implant Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London (UCL), where he obtained a Master's degree in Implant Dentistry. He is experienced in surgical and restorative implant dentistry.
He has been enjoying practising dentistry in the Bay Area since obtaining his California license in 2000. Having worked extensively in diverse clinical and cultural environments, Dr. Tan is comfortable caring for patients of all ages with a range of oral health issues. He is also a certified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Tan has always been fascinated by the combination of art and science offered by dentistry and takes his time to discuss your needs and desires. His approach to dental treatment is comprehensive yet conservative, focusing on patients' comfort. To stay current with new technologies and clinical techniques, Dr. Tan regularly takes continuing education courses and participates in professional seminars. With over 20 years of experience in comprehensive dentistry, he is able to offer patients the widest range of treatment options to cater to their specific needs.
Rosa Gallegos Practice Manager
Rosa has been with the practice for over 25 years, first working as a dental assistant and then in the front office, eventually progressing to the role of practice manager. She is your first point of contact if you have any questions about your treatment or dental insurance. Rosa genuinely enjoys working with our patients and maintains an excellent rapport with them. Her patient, helpful and warm personality will make your visit to our practice a real pleasure.
Daisy Wong Registered Dental Hygienist
Daisy has been working in the dental field for over 6 years and as a hygienist for 4 years. Patients appreciate her cheerful, easy-going personality and her light and gentle touch. She refuses to lecture her patients but rather addresses each patient based on his or her unique dental needs. She looks forward to providing you with the highest standard of care.
Alma Sandino Registered Dental Hygienist, Master of Science (Dental Hygiene)
Alma began her career in dentistry 15 years ago as a dental assistant when she first started working with Dr. Tan. She later went to dental hygiene school where she excelled, helping her earn a place at UCSF Dental School where she graduated with a Masters degree in Dental Hygiene Science. Alma enjoys interacting with patients and discussing their oral health care needs, focusing on individualized personal oral hygiene care. Her enthusiastic and vivacious personality and passion for her work are a great asset to our practice and patients.
Robert Alavi, DDS
Dr. Alavi is a graduate of USC Dental School and has a special interest in treating temporamandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, like joint and muscle pain, joint dislocation and teeth grinding.