All team members are actively certified in CPR/AED. Each team member also obtains a certificate for annual training in OSHA, Infection Control and HIPAA compliance.
Dr. A. Jayson Tengonciang, DMD
Dr. A. Jayson Tengonciang received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware. He then received his degree in General Dentistry at Temple University, where he graduated with honors.
After his tenure at Temple, Dr. Tengonciang spent a year in a general practice residency program at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He then returned to the university to complete his 2-year specialty training in Endodontics, and has served on the faculty as an adjunct clinical assistant professor.
Dr. Tengonciang is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, and San Diego County Dental Society.
His interests include traveling, skiing, running, and spending time with family and friends. Also, Dr. Tengonciang and his wife recently welcomed their first child, a beautiful daughter, to this world!
Paola began her dental career 9 years ago as a dental receptionist; she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Behind her beautiful smile is a woman who is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive quality service and attention from our front office. As our liaison to dental treatment and patient care, she assists in explaining and reviewing to the patients about treatment navigation and finances. Paola is friendly, compassionate and a caring person. On her spare time she enjoys traveling and eating! Paola is a total foodie that is always interested in trying new foods and likes to learn about food culture and history.
Christine-Registered Dental Assistant
Christine Luo, our head dental assistant, received her professional training at Grossmont Health Occupation Center and she earned her Registered Dental Assistant license in 2010. She has substantial experience in all areas of four-handed dentistry and is extremely passionate about endodontics! She is known for her compassionate attitude and friendly smile; she puts our patients right at ease. Another reason she's an amazing asset to our team is because she is trilingual; she speaks fluent English, Mandarin, and Cantonese-she is even learning Vietnamese! Christine is so happy to be part of this great team and truly loves the endodontic field. She also enjoys shopping, spending time with her family and friends, and cooking!
Reyna became a dental assistant in 2011; she also graduated from Miramar College with an Associate Degree in 2017. She is now a full- time dental assistant at our office and full time student at San Diego State University. Reyna loves the dental field because she feels it is very rewarding to help people enhance their health while improving their smile. Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit. Outside of the office, Reyna spends most of her time doing outdoor activities and spending time with her pets.