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Daniel B. Mendoza, DDS
133 Arch St. Suite 1
Redwood City, CA 94062


dr daniel mendozaDr. Daniel Mendoza is originally from the Los Angeles area, a town called Whittier. He spent his childhood life with his 4 brothers and sisters in this small town, known primarily for being the home of one of our presidents, Richard M. Nixon.

Dr. Mendoza did his undergraduate studies at California State University in Fullerton. He graduated with honors in 1980. Subsequently, he attended dental school at the University of California in San Francisco. In recognition of his academic excellence and scholastic achievements, he was selected as a Regent Scholar. In 1984 he graduated from dental school in the top 5% of his class and was subsequently inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor society upon his graduation. He has been an active member of this organization since his induction, including being vice president and president in 2000 and 2001 respectively.

During his senior year in dental school Dr. Mendoza was asked to be a teacher’s aide in various courses in the dental curriculum. The love of his profession and teaching was recognized by the school’s faculty and administration and as a result he was offered a faculty position upon his graduation from dental school in 1984. He has been teaching ever since.

Dr. Mendoza’s teaching career has been as notable as his student career. Presently Dr. Mendoza has attained the position of Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California School Of Dentistry.  He has lectured extensively on topics related to fixed prosthetics. These topics include dental morphology, dental occlusion, treatment planning simple fixed prosthesis, esthetic dentistry, preparation design, tissue management, impression technique, provisional restorations, and the treatment planning of fixed partial dentures. Dr. Mendoza is the course director for the crown and bridge curriculum and course director for the dental morphology curriculum in which the first and second year dental students are enrolled. He authored the text book being used in the dental morphology course.  He has also been involved in many courses aimed at providing other dental professionals with technique and materials updates that are required by the state to maintain an active dental license.

Dr. Mendoza also maintains a successful dental practice in Redwood City and has served the citizens of Redwood City and it’s community with quality dental care for the past 28 years. Dr. Mendoza is proficient and experienced in all aspects of dental care.

When he is not working, Dr. Mendoza loves to cycle, fly fish and cook for his family.

dr amparo herediaDr. Amparo E. Heredia is a native Californian who attended the University of California, Davis where she majored in Biological Studies. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of California, San Francisco in 2009. Upon her graduation she was recognized as the Dean's scholar for demonstrating outstanding academic achievement and community service. Since her graduation from dental school Dr. Heredia has strived to provide the quality dental care with genuine commitment to the overall well-being of her patients.

Dr. Heredia maintains professional memberships with the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the San Francisco Dental Society.

Dr. Heredia was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She later relocated to Sacramento where she discovered her passion for dentistry. She currently resides in San Francisco with her nine year old son.

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Daniel B. Mendoza, D.D.S., Inc.

133 Arch Street, Suite 1
Redwood City, CA 94062
Phone: 650-474-0932
Fax: 650-474-0938

Monday: 9 a.m. -6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. -7 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: By Appointment Only

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