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Dr. Christina A. Penn, DMD

 

Dr. Christina Penn was born in the Bay Area and grew up in Cupertino, CA. She majored in Biology at San Jose State University and completed a second degree in Dental Hygiene from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She continued her dental education in the D.M.D. Program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated at the top of her class.  After finishing dental school, Dr. Penn continued directly into the Advanced Education in Endodontics program at Tufts where she received a Certificate in Endodontics. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Penn was very involved in multiple leadership positions. She was selected as a member of the Patient Care and Quality Assurance Committee, the Culture of Care Committee, and the Post Graduate Ethics and Professionalism Committee. She was also inducted into the Honos Civicus Society for her commitment to both domestic and global dental outreach. Her most recent dental mission trip included traveling to Baoji, China; where she treated endodontic conditions in an underserved pediatric population and also lectured to local dentists. Dr. Penn looks forward to continuing to provide dental health care and education both locally and abroad.  

While in dental school at Tufts, Dr. Penn met her husband Christopher, who is an orthodontist.  Their first child, Ava was born in August 2019, and their expanding family played a huge role in their decision to move West. Chris and Christina look forward to being closer to her parents and brother while growing their immediate family. Additionally, the couple loves the sunny weather and spending time outdoors. When Dr. Penn is not treating her patients or spending time with family, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and practicing yoga. She also is a dog lover, and plans to adopt a pet once the family is settled.

 

Dr. David M Dobin, DDS, MS, PC

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Graduate of the University of Illinois

Northwestern University Dental School

Specialty Certificate in Endodontics from Northwestern University Dental School

Master of Science Degree from Northwestern University Dental School

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

Contra Costa Dental Society

Northern California Academy of Endodontics

Specialist Member of the American Association of Endodontics

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND INFORMATION:

Dr. Dobin enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially his wife and two boys.  He resides in Lafayette, California.  His favorite past time is boating in Lake Tahoe, snow skiing, cooking, and spending time on both coasts visiting his boys.

 

 
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Patient Testimonials

I had a tooth crack on me. My dentist referred me for a root canal and I walked over same day to book an appointment. They were able to squeeze me in for a consult and x-rays same day. Once the Dr saw me she was able to complete the root canal for me so I didn’t have to come back. The entire staff was amazing and followed up with me the next day! I’ve never felt more comfortable getting teeth work done than with this amazing team!

Candace R.

If getting a root canal can be a pleasant experience, I definitely had one here. I went in thinking I was getting one root canal….I had to end up getting two! I was expecting it to be horrible but I was pleasantly surprised. Everything was explained to me and it was fairly painless. I’d definitely recommend them to my friends and family.

Shannon Gonsalves

I needed a root canal and had been suffering for a week when referred to Dr. Penn. Her and her staff agreed to stay that very day and squeeze me in! I was so grateful to be without pain! I did need to make a return visit for Dr. Penn to complete the procedure, but it was well worth it!! I brought them flowers the next day and I was sent a thank you note for that jesture. Also received a thank you from everyone about being a good patient. I had never been treated so nicely before!!

Debbie Joseph

Dr. Penn and her staff provided a wonderful time for what is ultimately a nerve racking procedure. I can compliment the reception and support staff to no end. As for the procedure itself, things were fast and gentle. You're in good hands here.

Marcus H.

I was referred here by my dentist for a root canal. I came twice, 2 weeks apart to complete it, and each time EVERYONE was very friendly, and willing to help in any way. Dr Penn made sure that I was comfortable, (as you can be in this situation), and checked on me several times throughout each procedure. They called me the following day after each procedure to see how I was doing. They even sent me a Thank you card, signed by everyone in the office. Thumbs Up!

Christine Middleton

1140 Second Street
Suite B
Brentwood, CA 94513

Phone:
925-240-8111
Fax:
925-240-5227