About the company.
We offer modern dentistry in a caring and relaxed atmosphere. Our philosophy is to treat patients like family, we provide the best treatment to address your dental concerns, whether it’s maintaining your oral health or an attractive smile. We will always treat you with gentle and friendly care, and prompt appointments that respect your time. Whatever we can do to make your visit with us more comfortable, we’ll strive to make it happen.
Dr. Raul Contreras
Raul grew up in Valley Center, a town in San Diego County. With two older siblings and loving parents, he enjoyed all the benefits of being raised in a rural community. Following high school, he attended University of California, San Diego, where he double majored in Cell Biology/ Biochemistry and Economics. Raul was torn between pursuing his dreams of being a dentist or working as an economics analyst. Once he completed college, he worked for a few years in San Diego and Amsterdam as an energy economics analyst. He then decided to pursue his career as a dentist by committing to Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. Fortunately, for Dr. Contreras his college sweetheart and wife was also attending medical school in Philadelphia at the same time. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Contreras joined his wife in Oakland, where she completed a medical residency. The couple have two young children that keep them very busy.
What our clients say.
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- “Dr. Contreras and crew were great!!! I drove 40 minutes just to try out their new location. Definitely worth the drive and was in-and-out pretty quick. He identified the problem and had a filling put in on the spot! I’ll be back for cleaning and all other of my routine maintenance.” – Patrick
- “I am what people refer to as an “anxious dental patient.” The staff was so friendly and accommodating, and the office is just beautiful. Dr. Contreras was super friendly, and was very kind in explaining what he was doing so I felt comfortable.” – Kimberley