Meet The Staff


Atanas is a Registered Dental Assistant with more than 10 years of exceptional chairside experience.  Originally from Bulgaria, and moved to California in 2000. He fell in love with dental assisting and became an RDA after completing the Foothill College Dental Assisting Program .  He enjoys biking every weekend, rain or shine, and spending time with his wife, Naska and his sons, Boris and Timothy.



Jose, Patient Care Coordinator

Jose is our Business Administrator with more than 12 years of experience in dentistry. He looks forward to making a long term relationship with our patients and becoming part of Dr. Chen’s growth and success. He has a positive outlook in life and believes anything you put your mind to is possible. Jose enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and traveling.



Janice, RDH

Janice is a registered dental hygienist and former student of Dr. Chen’s. She graduated from the Chabot College Dental Hygiene Program in 2012 with highest honors and also holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco. Her philosophy is treating every patient in a manner that she would expect to be treated, with sincerity, respect and professionalism. She is committed to providing compassionate care and individualized education. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her young son.

Michelle, RDH

Michelle is a registered dental hygienist. She joined Dr. Chen’s practice in 2018. She graduated from the Foothill College Dental Hygiene program in 2017. Michelle discovered her passion for dentistry when she started working as a registered dental assistant in 2012. Today, she is dedicated to working one on one with all of our patients, providing gentle and quality care while educating them about disease prevention and oral health. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, hiking and spending time with family and friends.



Stella was born and raised in Korea. She studied Dental Hygiene at Foothill College. She joined our team in 2018. With over 6 years of working in the dental field, Stella’s passion is to help patients improve their oral health. She believes that oral health is closely related to overall health. She is also committed to giving back to underserved community. On her spare time, Stella likes to explore new places.