Realizing the challenges of balancing family, career, and health, Brien Shamp decided to help mothers reduce stress and boost self-confidence via exercise. Pulling from his years of industry experience and fitness certifications, Brien spearheaded the boot-camp fitness program that has been lauded on Best of the Bay. He works with trainers at multiple gyms to lead women and other fitness-seekers through creative, constantly varied workouts. In addition to classes, Brien provides his clients with comprehensive nutritional advice while warning them of common diet mistakes, such as eating snacks with too much sugar or the realistic-looking plastic scones in their child's tea set.
Dr. Schwartz, a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the University of Southern California, attends to both the cosmetic and restorative oral-health needs of his patients. He has experience with adults and children as young as 1 year old, and offers several options for sedation dentistry. His helpful and friendly staffers, some of whom speak Polish, Dutch, Spanish, and pig Latin, help patients relax and pass the time during treatments with televisions or headphones for private music listening.
At Bayside Dental, Dr. Randall Medefesser’s broad selection of services doesn’t prevent him from having a few specialties. In addition to practicing general dentistry, he performs cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening. He also caters to athletes with sports dentistry, creating custom mouth guards and tending to patients who have recently been elbowed by NBA legend Bill Walton.
Patients at Randhawa Dental Corporation open wide to place their dental health in the capable hands of highly skilled dentists and their staff. Studying dentistry in India, Australia, and the United States has equipped Gurjit S. Randhawa, D.D.S., M.D.S., with skills that earned him the title of Best Cosmetic Dentist in KRON4's Best of the Bay 2009, 2010 and 2011 awards, making it the third year in a row that he has won. He is also an Elite Preferred Provider of Invisalign, who enjoys a "Top 1% in North America" ranking because of his extensive experience with the Invisalign system. Dr. Randhawa leads a team of dentists and specialists to coddle teeth for their patients.
In her spare time, she photographs and bakes, but by day, Dr. Birim Boyer turns her aesthetic sense and exacting eye to the art and science of dentistry. Her combination of family, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry keeps grins gleaming with services that include preventive care, veneers, and orthodontia. Over the years, Dr. Boyer has not only sharpened her technical skill but her chair-side manner, easing patients’ minds with her warm demeanor, delicate touch, and hand-monogrammed security blankets.
Drs. William Meza and Fabiana Melo perform all of the traditional services of a dentist?s office, from routine checkups and teeth whitening to surgical root canals and implants. During appointments, they calm overly anxious patients with the option of sleep sedation or a giant teddy bear to hug. The staff also extends their services to children, and are fluent in both English and Spanish.