Dr. Capinpin grew up in the East Bay. He attended the University of California, Davis earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology in 1990. He went on to attend the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco earning his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1994. The first few years out of school were spent as an associate dentist at offices in Antioch, Concord, and Piedmont. The doctor started his own practice in Walnut Creek in 1996, and then moved the practice to its present location in 2001. Dr. Capinpin is an active member of the Diablo Study Club which is comprised of a group of peers who meet monthly to review, discuss, and learn about the newest technologies and advancements in dentistry. Dr. Capinpin is also a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and served as a board member for the Contra Costa Dental Society.
The Doctor met his wife while attending UC Davis and together have three children; Jaylene, Carissa, and Nathan. Dr. Capinpin enjoys coaching his kids sports programs, family days at the Oakland Zoo, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the park. Hobbies include golf, biking, bowling, scuba diving, cooking, walking, and watching his kids grow.
Veronica has been working with Dr. Capinpin since 1998. She assisted him in developing the practice’s Dental Hygiene Recall Program, designed to provide high quality, regular dental care to patients.A graduate of UC Berkeley and Diablo Valley College’s Dental Hygiene Certification program more than 30 years ago, Veronica has a professional commitment to life-long learning through dental seminars, study groups, conventions and practice management – all of which enhance her passion for making a healthy difference in the lives of her patients.
Veronica enjoys skiing, backpacking and yoga for life. She has been married for more than 36 years and has a adult son with an amazing wife and 2 grandchildren whom reside in Martinez.
Suzanne joined Dr. Capinpin’s team in 1999. She attained a Dental Hygiene AA degree from Diablo Valley College and a Bachelor’s degree from Cal State Hayward (now Cal State East Bay). As a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, she is committed to continued education and the support of her professional organization. Suzanne is dedicated to caring for her patients with competence and kindness.
A jack of all trades, Tina has worked along Dr. Capinpin’s side for a total of 8 years not only as a receptionist but also as a dental assistant. She graduated from Western Career College in 2006 in dental assisting and began working in a general office setting, but found her passion handling the front office; helping patients understanding their treatment, handling insurance company claims and creating friendly relationships with our patients. Every now and then she is more than willing to be an all around team player and helping with dental procedures if ever needed.
Tina is a born and raised bay area native. She resides in Vallejo to be close to family with her husband Marcellus and daughter Eleanor. In her free time, she loves to craft, cook and spend time with her large family.