Kristin Garcia – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristin enjoys working at Dr. Ford’s office! She feels fortunate to work with such a caring group of professionals. Kristin was born and raised in Mountain View and completed the Dental Hygiene Program at Foothill College in 2009. She loves the dental field and looks forward to seeing her patients every day. Kristin graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Biology and Psychology in 2006. She was a member of the UC Davis softball team and had the thrill of playing on the 2003 NCAA National Championship Team. When Kristin is not cleaning teeth, she enjoys sports, and spending time with her husband. She coaches and plays softball and is a diehard Giants fan! Kristin is currently working Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays.
Peggy Crookston – Registered Dental Hygienist
Peg graduated from Broome Community College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She continued her studies at the University of Massachusetts, where she earned a B.A. in Women’s Studies and Art History. She has practiced as a Dental Hygienist in Boston, New York, and Colorado. Peg volunteered her services on the Navajo Reservation in Crown Point, NM. She has been a registered dental hygienist in California for nearly 20 years. Peg and her husband have raised their two children in Menlo Park, where she has volunteered in the schools and in the community. A veteran dental patient herself, Peg is devoted to putting her patients at ease with excellent dental care and a gentle touch.
Missing teeth are perhaps the most obvious and challenging obstacle to a beautiful smile. If you have one or more missing teeth, Menlo Park Dentist Dr. Dustin Ford can show you how dental implants can solve your problem permanently. For tooth replacement, there simply is no solution that is more durable or more lifelike than a custom-designed dental implant.
If you have dealt with a missing tooth for years, you may be wondering why it is so important to fill that space now.
We believe that there are four cornerstones of preventive dentistry.
Vigilant Home Care: Your attention to brushing and flossing at home helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease.