Meet the Doctors
Cosmetic and Sedation Dentist
Dr. Andrew Huang is a Bay Area native. He received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He then was awarded the D.M.D. degree at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. Dr. Huang continues his post graduate studies by attending continuing education courses monthly. He has accumulated over 600 units of continuing education, which far exceeds the 25 unit yearly requirement for dental license renewal. Read More
He has completed the Comprehensive Esthetic & Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics Residency hosted by Dr. Bruce and Dr. Kristi Crispin of Esthetic Professionals in 2012. Since then, he has studied under world-renowned restorative and cosmetic dentist Dr. Frank Spear of Spear Education in Arizona. He is also in the process of obtaining his fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry and accreditation from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
My Commitment to You:
“I am committed to incorporating the very best technology and techniques that dentistry has to offer into the practice in order to provide patients with a truly excellent dental experience. In particular, I utilize leading edge techniques and procedures to create truly magnificent smiles for you, my patients.”Affiliations
Dentist for Kids
Dr. Ann Lien is truly passionate about dentistry for children. She provides a fun and nurturing experience for her patients and their families while providing the very best dental care and adhering to the highest professional standards. She believes in working closely with parents as partners in helping their children to achieve happy and healthy smiles. Her biggest fans are her young patients, many of whom look forward to their dental appointments! Read More
Dr. Ann earned her D.D.S degree from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). She is PALS certified (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Her background includes collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Oakland to research for the cure to cystic fibrosis (CF). CF is a life-threatening genetic disorder that affects 30,000 children and young adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide).
Mobile General Anesthesiologist
Dr. Alex Targ is our on-call general anesthesiologist. By bringing the latest, ultra-compact, monitoring and anesthesia equipment to the office, he transforms Santa Teresa Dental into a state-of-the-art surgery center. This enables Dr. Ann to perform dental services on children who cannot tolerate any dental procedures or need extensive dental treatments. Through our collaboration with Dr. Targ, Dr. Huang is also able to provide excellent care to adults with medical problems or disabilities as well as people with extreme dental phobia. Read More
Dr. Targ is Stanford and UCSF trained, including special pediatric anesthesia training at Oakland Children’s Hospital. He is a board certified anesthesiologist and holds a current “General Anesthesia Permit” issued by the Dental Board of California. Dr. Targ specializes in the care of babies and small children.
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DR. MICHEAL LAM
Mobile General Anesthesiologist
Dr. Michael Lam is our board-certified anesthesiologist. He brings more than 30 years of experience delivering anesthetic care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. With Dr. Lam’s onsite expertise, we are able to transform Santa Teresa Dental into a state-of-the-art surgery center. Dr. Lam completed his anesthesia residency at Stanford University Hospital and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.
His experience includes the delivery of anesthetic care for all major surgical subspecialties including cardiac, neuro, high-risk obstetrical, pediatric, spinal cord, burn, major orthopedic, and multiple trauma surgery.Dr. Lam specializes in office-based anesthesia for outpatient surgical and dental procedures. He is licensed by both the Medical and Dental Boards of California to provide general anesthesia services.
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