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Meet the Team

Our experienced team is ready to assist you with your dental needs. We are known for providing a peaceful atmosphere that allow our patients to feel at ease.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa is a lifelong resident of Manteca, having attended French Camp Elementary and East Union High School. She graduated from Taft School of Dental Hygiene in 2000. She has been in the dental field for 19 years in different capacities but has definitely found her niche as a hygienist in our office since 2005. When not at the office, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and participating in the Portuguese Club in Manteca.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Stacy earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 2005. She received numerous leadership awards and accolades for her service to the university community during her tenure, including being recognized as one of the 10 Outstanding Seniors from her graduating class of 8,000 students. She began practicing with Dr. Silva in 2007 and has obtained her certificate to perform soft tissue laser curettage. She enjoys using her gifts of compassion, gentleness, and humor to provide exemplary care to meet the unique and individualized needs of her patients. When she is not practicing dental hygiene, she cares for her 2 young children and spends time with her husband.  She enjoys staying active, practicing yoga, and traveling.



Lead Dental Assistant

Gina has been working in the dental field since 2002. She started working with Dr. Silva in 2006. She enjoys working in the back helping patients through their treatment and caring for them during their visit. When she is not working, she likes to spend time with her husband and care for her four kids. She also enjoys going boating with her family, dining out, and attending Raider games.



Registered Dental Assistant

Marlys has about 30 years of experience in the dental field. She started out as an office assistant and transitioned into chairside assisting. She has been on staff with Dr. Silva since 2011 and has the joy of assisting everyone in the office. Aside from dentistry, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and traveling.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Holly is new to our practice and excited to join the team! She is no stranger to the dental field. Her grandfather was an orthodontist and her mother is still practicing as a registered dental hygienist so she grew up helping out around the office. After attending Azusa Pacific University she completed the hygiene program at Cerritos College. She recently has moved back to her hometown of Stockton and is excited to continue her hygiene career while living close by family. Her favorite part about being a hygienist is connecting with people and educating patients about oral health. She is a member of the California dental hygiene association and is constantly furthering her knowledge. Outside of hygiene, she loves to hang out with her husband and do anything outside.


Dental Assistant & Front Desk Receptionist

Fatima's Bio:Fatima is the newest addition to our team.  She is delivering great care to our clients in the areas of insurance claims, financial matters, and scheduling appointments.  Originally from Pittsburg, CA, she enjoys being a resident of the Lodi community.  When she is not helping patients, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and son.

Fatima has a broad professional background in the medical field.  She has experience providing auxiliary care for patients in various disciplines including chiropractic medicine, family practice, and optometry.  She developed a special interest in dentistry as she observed many patients with concerns and fears related to oral healthcare.  As a result, she redirected her education and energies to pursue a career in dentistry.  Her licenses and certificates include CPR, taking radiographs, and dental assisting.

She is enjoying herself with our close-knit team and wonderful clients.  We are happy to have her and excited for you to meet her.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Korissa is starting to establish roots as a California resident. She grew up in Arizona and moved to California in 2016, she then pursued her childhood dream of becoming a dental hygienist. Korissa graduated from Sacramento City College of Dental Hygiene in 2019. She’s enjoyed every day she’s worked by  connecting with the Lodi community. When she’s not cleaning teeth, she loves spending time with her husband and baby girl and working on home renovations.

Registered Dental Hygienist

As a registered dental hygienist, Cindy is committed to providing thorough yet gentle care to all of her patients. She graduated in 2005 with her Associate of Science Degree from San Joaquin Valley College in Rancho Cucamonga and is among a select few hygienists that are laser certified. She has been practicing with Dr. Silva since 2006. When not practicing dental hygiene, she enjoys photography and traveling. She resides in Sacramento.

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