Leida P. Stine, DDS, FAGD
For 20 years, Dr. Leida Stine has been practicing exceptional, high-quality, and caring dentistry. A 1989 Doctor of Dental Medicine graduate of the University of the Philippines, Dr. Stine received her California dental license in 2000. She worked as an associate dentist at a pediatric office in San Francisco for four years and with a general practice in San Ramon for five years.
Continuing education is important to Dr. Stine, and she is dedicated to furthering her knowledge and experience in dentistry for the benefit of her patients. She has completed numerous courses at the University of California Los Angeles since receiving her California dental license. She has taken extensive courses at the prestigious Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dr. Stine is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Equilibration Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a member of the Western Society of Periodontology.
Dr. Stine is happily married to Steve and has one child, Joseph. Dr. Stine and her family love to travel and to explore new places. Some of Dr. Stine’s favorite pastimes include cooking, going to the gym, and attending yoga classes.
Henry Vu, DDS – Prosthodontist
Dr. Henry Vu is an associate dentist at our practice. Dr. Vu received a postgraduate degree in prosthodontics from the University of Michigan in 2005. Specializing in full-mouth rehabilitation and reconstruction, dental implants, and complex cases of removable dentures, Dr. Vu has been improving smiles at our practice since 2006. In his spare time, Dr. Vu loves to travel and hike.
Kathie Thompson – Office Administrator
Kathie has worked within the dental industry for over 30 years. She began her career as a registered dental assistant and moved into practice management consulting. She is now the practice administrator for Dr. Stine. She is very knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry and will be able to answer all questions you may have about your dental needs. In her free time, Kathie likes to read, create scrapbooks, go camping, and take Harley rides with her husband. Kathie has been with the practice since January 2011.
Linda Bowe – Registered Dental Hygienist
Linda has been our part-time hygienist for over three years. She’s been in the profession for 29 years. Linda lives in the TriValley area with her husband, three children, and two dogs. When not working, she enjoys biking, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Joann dela Cruz – Registered Dental Assistant
Joan has been in the dental field for about 10 years. She is going to school part-time to pursue the dental hygiene profession. She has a seven-year-old son; family means everything to her. During her free time, she likes to read, watch movies and travel. Her favorite place to go is Disneyland.
Christina Garza – Dental Assistant/ Insurance Coordinator
Christina has been in the dental field for about 8 years. She has worked both as a clinical chairside and front office assistant. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, cooking for her family and reading books. She believes that teamwork is essential to a dream and a successful working environment.