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Kim X. Tran DDS

Dr. Tran graduated from UC Berkeley majoring in Environmental Science and received his doctoral degree from University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Tran is an active community member, volunteering his service for underprivileged patients with organizations such as the San Francisco Women's Shelter, Berkeley Free Clinic, CDA Cares, and Tzu Chi Foundation. 

Dr. Tran is committed to providing the highest level of care to his patients. He continues his education through study clubs and CE courses in the advancements in dentistry. 

In his free time he enjoys traveling the world, food adventures, watching mixed martial arts, and spending time with his family, friends, and dog companion, Nami. 

He is a proud member of the California Dental Association, American Dental Association, and San Mateo County Dental Society.​

Gary A. Thodas DDS

Dr. Thodas has been in private practice in the Bay Area since his graduation from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Thodas followed his father and uncle into the dental profession and has six dentists in his immediate family. Thodas dental care in the Bay Area dates back to 1932, a proud legacy.

Dr. Thodas serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Dental Education Foundation, University of the Pacific. He is the chairperson and co-curator of the Institute of Dental History and Craniofacial Study. He also serves as a dental consultant to Skyline College. He is a trustee of the Frances and John Wahl Charitable Foundation.

Dr. Thodas is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Mateo County Dental Society, the American Academy of the History of Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Dr. Thodas is married to Dr. Gabrielle Thodas whom he met in Dental School. She is an Orthodontist who is the Clinical Director of the Orthodontic Department at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. They have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Dr. Thodas enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing in the Sierras and raising Japanese Koi.

Katie, Front Office Administrator

Katie, our front office administrator, joined our practice in 2022.


Katie was born and raised up in the mountains of Arnold, CA and now calls the Peninsula home.

She is a devoted fan of the SF Giants and enjoys spending her time on the lake, boating, camping, and fishing, often in the company of friends and family. She also cherishes moments visiting her hometown.


Julie, Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Stockton CA, but now resides in the foggiest city in the Bay Area.

Julie has just completed her Bachelors of Science with a concentration in Cell and Molecular Biology in 2023 and is now headed towards dental school in the future.

She can strike up a convo with pretty much anyone. She has been working as a dental assistant since 2018 and since then have made many connections with patients.

She is a regular volunteer member at SF and Marin food bank that helps the elderly and needy.

Her pride and joy, besides being an awesome dental assistant, are her two dogs Gojo and Maya.

Jen, Dental Assistant

 Jen graduated from Hillsdale High School and received her dental assisting certification at the College of San Mateo.


She is born and raised in the Bay Area and currently resides in South San Francisco. She is a longtime fan of the Fourty Niners, Warriors and Giants. She loves exploring the beauty of the bay with her family. She enjoys hiking with her dog, playing sports with her son and concerts with her longtime boyfriend.


Jen joined our practice in 2023 and enjoys getting to know all our patients.


Georgia, Registered Dental Hygienist

Georgia was born and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Broome College-State University of New York in Binghamton studying Dental Hygiene. She currently resides in the Peninsula with her family. Georgia takes great joy in being a mom, traveling, camping, trying new restaurants and enjoying a nice glass of wine.   She has been with the practice for over 18 years.  


Georgia finds working for Drs. Thodas and Tran to be the most honest, relaxed and professional employers to work for.  She approaches every patient interaction with gentleness and clarity, and she is always there to answer questions.


Georgia’s overall mission is to focus on education and teach patients about the importance of preventive care. Forming long-term relationships with patients is her favorite part of being a dental hygienist. Georgia give patients a dental experience that is educational, transparent, and safe.

Kim, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim graduated from Mercy High School in Burlingame and earned her Bachelors Degree in Dental Science at UCSF. Kim was born and raised in South San Francisco but resides in the East Bay with her husband and their four children. She is fond of a “not so serious” game of golf, snow skiing, attending and watching various sporting events.


She loves her job and has been working as a hygienist for over 30 years. Her patients are very important to her and she takes great pride in helping them stay healthy.


Christine, Registered Dental Hygienist

Christine, a Registered Dental Hygienist, joined our practice in 2017, bringing over 25 years of dental experience to our team. Christine earned her BS in Health Science from San Francisco State University and completed her Hygiene degree at Carrington College, where she also teaches.

She is a Bay Area native and is a devoted Giants, Warriors, and Forty Niner fan. Christine loves to spend time with her son enjoying all the beauty and fun the Bay Area has to offer. 

Nami, Dental Therapy Assistant

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