Our Staff

DR. CAPINPIN

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,  Arthur A. Dugoni 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. Dr. Capinpin 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 Partnership 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, Spear Dental Study Club, and served as a board member for the Contra Costa Dental Society.
The Doctor met his wife, Janelle,  while attending UC Davis.   They have three children; Jaylene, Carissa, and Nathan. Dr. Capinpin enjoys rooting for all the local sports teams, cooking, musicals, hiking, scuba, fishing, farmers markets, and losing golf balls on the fairway.

 

VERONICA

 

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 an adult son with an amazing wife and 2 grandchildren whom reside in Martinez.

 

SUZANNE

 

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.

 

 

RACHELLE

 

TINA

Tina went to Western Career College and received her certificate to be a Dental Assistant in 2006. Although she loves chair side dentistry, she has found her true calling as the practice’s patient care coordinator. She is the first face you see as you enter the practice and the voice at the other end of every call. Every now and then she is more than willing to be an all around team player and helping with dental procedures if ever needed. She is also going on her third year as a member of the Contra Costa County Chapter of the American Associated of Dental Manager.

Born and raised Bay Area native, she resides in Vallejo to be close to family with her husband Marcellus and children. In her free time, she enjoys crafting with her Cricut, cooking (and baking) and spending quality time with her very large family.

 

 

NAYELI

Nayeli has joined the team in 2017. She started in our practice as an extern to obtain a certain amount of hours to receive her license as a Registered Dental Assistant.