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Meet The Team

Amirali Rahmatian, D.D.S.

Dr. Rahmatian is a 2002 graduate of the USC School of Dentistry. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Human Physiology at UC Davis. He continues to reinforce his skills and dental knowledge with extensive continuing education courses in cosmetic, implant and reconstructive dentistry. As a former faculty member of the UCSF School of Dentistry, Dr Rahmatian remains involved in dental research, ensuring his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced care. 

A passionate interest in dental implants led Dr. Rahmatian to the Misch International Implant Institute, where he graduated in 2007. He is honored to be a Fellow of ICOI, the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He also belongs to the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Berkeley Dental Society.

Dr. Rahmatian and his wife are the proud parents of two daughters. Dr. Rahmatian enjoys outdoor adventures, and combines his love of running, cycling and swimming by participating in triathlons. Locally, he volunteers his time at several clinics that provide care to limited income families. In addition, every year when he visits his hometown, he provides support to the local clinic and dental school.


Maria Wells

Office Manager

Maria has been a part of the dental profession for more than 30 years. She graduated from dental assisting school in 1988. For the first part of her career Maria was a registered dental assistant. After many years of assisting, Maria became the office manager. She loves her job, the dental field and values the patients. She has an excellent understanding of dental needs and managing the business. Throughout the 20 some years in the office, patients have become friends – as she makes everyone feel welcome.

Outside of the office Maria enjoys spending time with her husband , two children and large family. She enjoys spending time outdoors, gardening, hiking, yoga, cooking and traveling.



Isabel Schweninger

Dental Administrative Assistant

Isabel has worked in the dental field for 20 years.  She began her career in Southern California, where she attended Pasadena City College dental assistant program and ultimately settling in Berkeley. 

Isabel loves dentistry and is happy to be a part of our team helping create beautiful and healthy smiles. When she is not at work, Isabel enjoys camping, cooking, crossword puzzles and loves spending time with her kids.



Cristina Vazquez

Dental Administrative Assistant

Cristina, our Dental Assistant, graduated from Contra Costa College in Richmond, California. She loves handcrafting and creates unique art items. Cristina is a kind, caring person with 30 years of clinical experience helping patients just like you.


Germaine Olson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Germaine graduated from Carrington College Sacramento in 2013 and brings to the office a fresh attitude and a passion for providing oral health care and education. With over 20 years of dental experience,  including many years of dental assisting,  she understands how to make her patients feel comfortable and at ease. Germaine prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventive oral health care. Her professionalism and commitment is noticeably reflected in her positive attitude and delivery of care. Germaine has 1 son, and a fluffy cat named " Snowflake ". She enjoys fashion and interior design.



Jamie Palma

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jamie graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 2016 at Chabot College in Hayward, California. She also has degrees in Psychology, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Jamie has been interested in the dental field since childhood, and decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene after high school. Outside from the office, she enjoys being outdoors, drawing, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and step children.



Jenna Avila

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenna graduated from Diablo Valley College in 2018 earning her associates degree in Dental Hygiene. Before becoming a hygienist, Jenna worked as an assistant in pediatric dentistry for five years. Her goal is continue her education and earn a bachelors degree. Jenna encourages an active lifestyle. She loves to hike, swim and lift weights.



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