Dentists

Peter C.J. Chiang, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Peter C.J. Chiang, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Chiang is truly dedicated to the field of pediatric dentistry. His pediatric dental specialties include growth and development, prevention, education and maintenance of children's dental health. As a faculty member at UCLA, Dr. Chiang spends one day a month to help train future pediatric dentists.

Dr. Chiang is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He received his dental degree and completed a residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. He is an active member of the Monterey Bay Dental Society, American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and a professional staff member at Natividad Medical Center.


Paul J. Morris, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Paul J. Morris, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Morris stays on the cutting edge of pediatric dental care. He presents numerous lectures on pediatric dental issues to general dentists, medical residents, dental students as well as to the public. He has also published articles in various professional society journals.

Dr. Morris is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Morris is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Monterey Bay Dental Society as well as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. A Monterey Peninsula native, Dr. Morris lives in Salinas and enjoys outdoor activities, reading, gardening and spending time with his family.


Marielena Murillo, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Marielena Murillo, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Murillo received a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University, and earned her dental degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. She completed her residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Connecticut’s Medical Center. In 2008, she became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Murillo is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Monterey Bay Dental Society. Dr. Murillo is originally from Nicaragua and is fluent in Spanish.


Kenji B. Saisho, M.D., D.D.S. : General Dentist

Kenji B. Saisho, M.D., D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Saisho is board certified in family medicine and keeps his medical education current through the American Board of Family Medicine.He is currently board certified from 2013-2023.

He graduated from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School in 1987, and graduated from the UCLA Northridge Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in 1990. Dr. Saisho worked as a physician for Salinas Valley Prime Care Medical Group and as an attending physician at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital from 1990 until 2004. He attended the University of Pacific Dental School in San Francisco, graduating in 2003.

Dr. Saisho lives in Salinas with his wife, two children and four dogs.  He also likes to cook, read, fish, play guitar, and spend time with his dogs.


Jennifer D. Morris, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Jennifer D. Morris, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Morris keeps up with the latest development and trends in her field. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. She then completed her pediatric dentistry residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Morris graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in biology.

Dr. Morris is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Morris lives in Salinas and enjoys walking, music, movies and spending time with her family.


Erwin M. Villanueva, D.D.S. : General Dentist

Erwin M. Villanueva, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Villanueva received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, at Berkeley, and earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of California, at San Francisco, School of Dentistry in 1995.

Dr. Villanueva believes in the importance of prevention at the earliest possible age, that educating both children and parents is the key to establishing excellent dental health.
Dr. Villanueva enjoys outdoor activities like walking and cycling, and loves spending time with his wife and two daughters.


Charles (Carl) Edwin Sackett, IV, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Charles (Carl) Edwin Sackett, IV, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Sackett is a graduate of the University of San Francisco and earned his dental degree from the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry. He completed his residency in pediatric dentistry at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio. In 2007, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Active in his discipline, Dr. Sackett is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Monterey Bay Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Sackett is originally from Sebastopol, CA, and now resides in Seaside with his wife, Najia, and daughter, Lena. He enjoys playing the guitar, running, and spending time with his family.


John K. Chan, D.D.S. : General Dentist

John K. Chan, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Chan is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego (B.A.), and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry (D.D.S.). Dr. Chan was on Active Duty in the United States Air Force as a general dentist for three years. He also previously served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Chan is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, California Dental Association and Monterey Bay Dental Society. Dr. Chan enjoys playing golf and tennis during his free time.


Jamie Y. Yeung, D.D.S. : General Dentist

Jamie Y. Yeung, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr Jamie Yeung received her dentist degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. Immediately afterwards, she completed a year of post-graduate residency at UCSF. She enjoys working with children and finds it especially rewarding to create an enjoyable environment for the children that were once fearful of dentists. Dr Yeung originated from Hong Kong and attended Santa Clara University for her undergraduate program.

Dr Yeung is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Santa Clara Dental Society. Dr Yeung enjoys painting, visiting National parks, and cycling.


Preeti Boparai-Khera, D.D.S. : General Dentist

Preeti Boparai-Khera, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Khera received her dental degree from Punjabi University, India.  Since 2009 she worked as General Dentist.  Dr. Khera is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Monterey Bay Dental Society.

Dr. Khera lives with her family in Salinas.  She enjoys cooking, hiking, going to the gym and spending time with her kids.


Brian S. Adams, D.D.S. : General Dentist

Brian S. Adams, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Adams graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Psychobiology.  Being one of the first students to attempt that degree he was able to work with many various research programs that included several years at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.  Epilepsy, autism and abnormal psychology were of great interest to him.  After graduating with his B.A. degree he entered dental school and graduated from University of California, San Francisco with a Doctor of Dental Surgery coupled with a BS in Dental Science.

Dr. Adams has been involved with treating children and their dental needs for many years.  He has established two dental surgery centers for the treatment of children and adults with special needs.  Being in love, Dr. Adams and his beloved Valerie, have blended two families, seven children, into a cohesive group of fun loving people.  His joy of flying, sailing, building things with his hands and travel with his wife are the things he enjoys the most.  He is a member of the California Dental Association, American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Santa Clara Dental Society.  Dr. Adams is a life member of Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity, The American Bonanza Society and UCSF Alumni Association.


Jacqueline Nguyen, D.D.S. : Pediatric Dentist

Jacqueline Nguyen, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Nguyen completed her undergraduate and dental graduate studies at the University of the Pacific. She went on to complete a year od advanced dental training in Fresno, CA serving both Community Regional Medical Center and VA Central California Hospitals. Realizing her love for working with children, she jumped across the Pacific Ocean to complete pediatric residency with NYU Lutheran in beautiful Hawaii. A Bay Area native, Dr. Nguyen is more excited than ever to be home and serve the health care needs of her community.

Dr. Nguyen is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Monterey Bay Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. In her free time, you can catch Dr. Nguyen relaxing at the beach, enjoying a nature walk, or pursuing a local farmers market.