Melissa is our Hygienist. She is a California licensed Registered Dental Hygienist. She was raised in Tracy CA where she graduated from Tracy High School. After her first career in Hospitality in Florida, her eventual move back to California included her plan to become a Hygienist. She graduated from Sanford-Brown Hygiene Institute in Orlando receiving her RDH degree in 2013
returning to Tracy not long after. She is a busy mom
with a teenage son. And, of course, gets called Wonder Woman with her Lynda Carter resemblance!
WILL BE JOINING US IN AUGUST !
Denise is our Treatment Coordinator. A Bay Area native she was raised in the South Bay and immediately started her dental career out of high school as a Registered Dental Assistant. She spent many years as a clinical assistant in Oral Surgery. With over 25 years of experience in both clinical and front office operations, Denise is our most experienced staff member. She is here to help you with appointments, insurance and finances. A busy, married mom with a high school son, she lives in Castro Valley.
Timothy R. Farley, D.D.S.
University of the Pacific (now Dugoni) School of Dentistry- San Francisco, DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) 1985
University of California at Berkeley, B.S. 1981, Nutrition and Food Science
Dr. Tim Farley is an East Bay native born in Oakland and raised by two school teacher parents in Richmond. His mother came to the US as a British college exchange student, meeting her husband at the University of Arkansas. She spent some of her childhood going to grade school in Burma and Rangoon. Thus, Dr. Farley is a first generation American! One of six children he was a top ten graduate of De Anza Senior High School and named Most Outstanding Male Student. While on a full academic scholarship to U.C. Berkeley, he earned a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science. Immediately after college, he was accepted to University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Following his National and State Board passing on his initial tries, he established his dental practice in Dublin in August of 1985, where he remains at the same Village Parkway location. He is married to Kathleen, whom he met at Berkeley. Kathy grew up in Marin County. They raised their family in San Ramon where his three children attended Neil Armstrong Elementary, Pine Valley Middle School and California High School. The Farleys have strong ties to both the public schools and youth sports in San Ramon, Dublin and the Tri-Valley. Dr. Farley is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Southern Alameda Dental Society (SACDS) and several volunteer and non-profit organizations. He served two terms as an Area Director for SACDS. Previously he was President of the Valley Volunteer Society (Pleasanton), Co-Chair of the Neil Armstrong Elementary Academic Boosters, Executive Board of San Ramon Little League/ Tri-Valley Babe Ruth League. He was a vigorous Athletic fund raiser for his children's 17 (!) seasons as athletes at California High School in San Ramon.
Dr. Farley has more than a thousand hours of Continuing Education certificates in Restorative, Esthetic, Oral Surgery, Endodontic (Root Canal), Orthodontic and Pediatric modalities. As a master clinician, he has placed over 20,000 restorations at his Dublin practice.