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Happy 4th of July!

  Handmade quilts by Rhona Lee     According to Wikipedia, Independence Day (colloquial: the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to […]

Welcome little Layla!

  Patients come in all sizes and ages.  This is six year old Layla, who came in today for her first visit with us. Dr. Chan checked her teeth for cavities and for spacing.  He did this to make sure that as she grows, she will have enough space throughout her mouth for her permanent […]

Dry Mouth or Xerostomia

What is dry mouth or  xerostomia and what can be done to minimize its effects? People of all ages can have dry mouth symptoms, otherwise known as xerostomia.  This condition may be attributed to many factors either singly or in combination, including but not limited to the following: 1. Medications 2. Allergies 3. Use of […]

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings from Dr. Gar Chan, Rhona, Renee, Susan, Sandra, Susan and Cyndi!  May you enjoy the day surrounded by the thoughts of your family and friends.  

February Celebrations

Annually we celebrate Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and birthdays for all those born in the month of February. Here’s to all of those memorable footnotes!     

Basic Life Support Renewal Course

Every two years Dr. Chan hosts a Basic Life Support Renewal Course for our entire staff in the comfort of our office. This year we had the pleasure of having Mark Ganley as our instructor. Mark is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the Dental Board of California and works for HeartShare Training Services, Inc. […]

Congratulations and Well Wishes, Donna!

Today Donna Taft completed her dental internship in our office sponsored through the Gavilan Community College Dental Assisting Program.  We enjoyed having you here.  Congratulations and well wishes, Donna!      

Continuing Education with Consultant Tom Terry

From left to right:  Sandra, Dr. Chan, Renee, Tom Terry, Susan, Rhona Dr. Gar Chan & Tom Terry               Today our staff participated in the mandatory accredited continuing education courses for dental licencees in Infection Control and the California Dental Practice Act presented by long time consultant, Tom Terry.  […]

Christmas Quilt

Sending all season’s greetings and heartfelt joy!

New Flooring Promotes Cleaner Environment

With the help of local flooring expert, John Tomasello, and his team, we replaced our commercial grade carpet which ran throughout the office with a water proof insulated stone based faux wood planked tile.  Our new flooring has no fibers, grout lines, or embossing that can trap dust, pollen, particles, animal dander, and allergens that occur […]