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Dr. Dante Gonzales has been creating beautiful, healthy smiles since 1998. He takes great pride in delivering the highest quality orthodontic treatment available. Dr. Gonzales takes an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of his profession. He has taken the extra steps to become a board certified orthodontist in Dublin and Tracy, CA. (Only 1 in 6 orthodontists is board certified.) In addition, he is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, as well as other national, state, and local dental associations. In order to stay abreast of the most current developments in dentistry and orthodontics, Dr. Gonzales and his team attend many continuing education courses throughout the year. In addition, he served as an associate clinical professor in the orthodontics department at the University of the Pacific Dental School.
Since 2010, Dr. Gonzales has served on the editorial advisory board of Dr. Oz’s website.
College: University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.)
Dental School: Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Graduated Summa Cum Laude (top of the class)
Orthodontics: University of the Pacific
Master Degree: University of the Pacific
Doctor of Medical Dentistry
Masters of Science in Dentistry
Orthodontic Specialist Certificate
Diplomate of the Board of Orthodontics (Board Certified)
Dr. Lee is an experienced clinician. She practiced as a general dentist for 4 years before going on to specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at NYU.
Dr. Lee is a bay area native, did her dental studies in San Francisco at the University of the Pacific, and completed the orthodontic training at New York University Langone hospital in New York. Dr. Lee is passionate about research and completed a fellowship in Craniofacial genetics and published several studies in addition to the study involving biomarkers funded by Align technology.
Dr. Lee’s academic background include:
Dr. Shayesteh grew up the son of a general dentist. His father was also a dental instructor. He grew up in southern California and attended U.C.L.A. for his undergraduate degree. The last several years were spent on the east coast where he attended Howard University for dental school. He then decided to specialize in Periodontics and attended the specialty residency program at the University of Pittsburgh.After becoming a periodontist Dr. Shayesteh then went on to attend the orthodontic residency program at Seton Hill University near Pittsburgh.This is very rare to have a specialty degree in two specialties. Dr. Shayesteh is both an orthodontist and a periodontist. We are very lucky to have a doctor of his caliber in our practice.
Dr. Shayesteh is also an accomplished pilot and holds a commercial pilot license. Heholds many licenses and certifications within aviation.So if he isn’t helping save your gums and teeth, he can straighten and align them. And after you’re all done he can fly you to your next destination.
Dr. Shay (as we like to call him) lives in Dublin with his wife and daughter.
Dr. Shayesteh’s academic background include: