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Welcome to the Southern Alameda County Dental Society

The Southern Alameda County Dental Society is your professional home.  We are proud to be a local dental society of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association.  We provide our members with a strong sense of community through offerings such as continuing education, practice and regulatory support, philanthropic outreach to the underserved, and informed and appropriate legislative advocacy. Our members enjoy the opportunity to build their practices while fostering significant professional and personal relationships.   We are committed to working hard for our members and their businesses. We welcome you to join us!  

Hopes for Dentistry

In a new web series SACDS members and leaders will share their thoughts & ideas about what it means to be a dentists and how being part of our SACDS community has helped them grow in their professional & personal life. Check back here for updates and new perspectives each month. 

Give Special Kids A Smile 2018 

On February 10th 2018, over 65 volunteers from SACDS, the Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry, the Union City Dental Care Center, the Eden Area ROP Dental Assisting School, and the Cal State East Bay Pre-Dental Group came together to provide free dentistry to special needs patients.  We screened and treated patients with both physical and/or developmental disabilities.  Over $28,000 worth of dental care was donated.  Assembly member Bill Quirk stopped by to see us in action and to learn more about the issues surrounding access to care.  SACDS member Dr. Steve Chan who currently serves on the Dental Board of California's Access to Care committee was on hand to offer his expertise, and then put on  his gown and treated several pediatric patients.   This was a magical day for everyone involved, and we can't say THANK YOU enough to our all our volunteers! 

SACDS Volunteers
Sheldon Salins, DMD,MS       Wesley Tucker, DA
John Berk, DDS
Clifton Chan, DDS
Ben Chew, DDS
Steven Chan, DDS
Ron Fujitaki, DDS
Sujata Gawande, DDS
Sheila Dobee, DDS         Ava Medina, RDA
Sonja Sommer, DDS
Shiv Sharma, DDS
Kevin Asai, DDS
Steven Chan, DDS
Rima Gandhi, DDS (intl dental student)
Rajbir Nagra, DDS (intl dental student)
Sakshi Goyal, DDS (intl dental student)

Union City Dental Care Center Volunteers
Dr. Allen Wong
Dr. William Sands
Dr. John Berk
Dr. Jaime Valencia
Dr. Michael Stout
Dr. Alya Sarkhouah
Dr. Stephanie Shyn
Dr. Christina Woo
Dr. Kenneth Han
Dr. Fatema AlkazemiLaurie Averill, RDA
Jessica Averill, RDA
Anissa Barroot, RDA 
Stephanie DeCasas, RDA
Loletha Brown
Ann Tong
Sydney Samaniego
Sharon Rowsey
Elaine Hakenkamp

Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry SCOPE Volunteers
Roma Sharma (IDS 2019)
Ben Dronov (DDS 2018)
Aaron Schubel (DDS 2020)
Natalie Okuhara (DDS 2018)
Emily Vu (DDS 2019)
Jeff Stoker (DDS 2020)
Marwa Elkharsity (DDS 2020)
Nina Hernando (DDS 2018)
Kelly Nguyen (DDS 2018)
Grishma Patel (IDS 2018)
Shree Shrestha (IDS 2018)
Kelly Nguyen (DDS 2018)

Eden ROP Volunteers
Arnetta Gibson
Tylon Mejia
Lucien Mountsambote
Hannah Wheeler
Lydia Lopez
Eulalia Lopez