Meet Our Team
hong dang cheung, bs, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist
Hong joined Team Hoang in 2022. She has a positive outlook in life and her enthusiasm transcends into her dental hygiene career. She absolutely loves hygiene and is passionate about being a dental hygienist.
Hong is originally from Vietnam. She went abroad for her schooling and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Broxtowe College in England. Hong moved to the US and continued her schooling at Carrington College and received her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. She prides herself in achieving the highest quality of dental hygiene care and patient education.
Her number one goal as your dental hygienist is to provide and teach individually focused preventive dental care in a nurture caring family environment with the most up to date technology and the best patient experience. Hong is very passionate in helping her patients on their journey to good dental health. She has already established excellent working relationships with her patients and finds every aspect of her job rewarding.
Outside of the office, Hong loves spending time with her husbands, kids and 4 years old Corgi name Peanut. Aside from quality time with family and friends, Hong enjoys cooking, baking, hiking, traveling and gardening. As busy as Hong is, she finds time to learn and elevate her craft through continuing education in dentistry.
MUANG SAEPHAN, BS, RDH,
REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Muang joined our team in 2020. She received her Associate of Science in dental hygiene from Diablo Valley College and her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from UC Berkeley. As a dental hygienist, she provides gum therapy which includes root planning and scaling, prophylaxis, sealants and fluoride treatment. Muang enjoys seeing patients of all ages and educating them on their oral health.
It is important to come for your recommended cleaning appointment to maintain oral health and prevent bone and gum disease which can lead to tooth loss and chronic disease. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is providing patients with excellent dental care and the feeling of a great smile. Her ultimate goal is to help her patients obtain a healthy smile and at the same time creating a provider-patient relationship built on trust.
Muang was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, hiking and exploring new places.
Alicia C. Valle, FAADOM
Front Office Coordinator
Alicia is in charge of the front office which includes insurance and billing and has been with the practice since 2012. She is the face behind the calming and soothing voice you hear over the telephone. Alicia is bilingual and fluent in Spanish. If you need to be seen, even on short notice, she makes every effort to provide you an appointment that suits your needs. She enjoys getting to know our patients on a personal basis and she has a great sense of humor that makes the office environment a happy place to be.
Today, Alicia is married to her best friend, Mike, and together they have 1 daughter name Yesenia who is a registered nurse.
front office & dental assistant
Jackie has worked chair side with Dr. Hoang since 2004 and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She has continued to maintained her dental knowledge to help bridge the gap between the doctors, patients and their insurance company. responsible for maintaining the back office to run smoothly. You will find her taking your x rays, setting and sterilizing all dental instruments and equipment. In addition, Jackie makes sure that all the patients are seen in a punctual and calming manner. Her attention to detail and excellent organizational skills help our office to consistently exceed the high standards of infection control and OSHA requirements.
Jackie was born and raised in San Leandro. She has one daughter, Nikki and 3 grandchildren, Jake, Cam and Zoe. Our beloved Jackie has since retired and moved back to San Leandro.
Danna g. chavez
patient care coordinator
Danna comes from a customer service background and has over 10 years of experience. She joined Team Hoang in May 2020 and is fluent in Spanish. Danna is well versed in dental insurance benefits and eligibility and continues to update her dental knowledge with continuing education learning. The best part of her job is meeting new people and helping them to maximize their dental benefit while also creating the best patient experience.
Danna was born in Oakland and raised in Mexico. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family.
Maria Vargas, da
Maria joined Team Hoang in 2016 and brings with her a lot of experiences in customer service. Of the many highlights in the dental field, the one she enjoys the most is meeting our patients and seeing their smiles even though it’s in an unlikely place.
Maria loves being in the dental field. She is responsible for maintaining the back office to run smoothly. You will find her taking your x-rays, setting and sterilizing all dental instruments and equipment. In addition, Maria makes sure that all the patients are seen in a punctual and calming manner. Her attention to details and excellent organizational skills help our office to consistently exceed the high standards of infection control and OSHA requirements. She has been taking continuing education with Dr. Hoang to help bridge the gap between the doctors and patients.
Maria grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her spare time, Maria spends a lot of time with her husband, 2 girls and granddaughter, Lana. You might run into Maria and her husband of more than 20 years at the reservoir walking their beloved dogs.
alexandra Casillas-guzman, da
Alexandra joined Team Hoang in 2021. She is in the process of receiving her Registered Dental Assisting license. She is responsible for assisting Dr. Hoang and supporting the back office with patient care and sterilization. You will find her taking new patient photos, setting and sterilizing all dental instruments and equipment. Alexandra was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, she loves to spend quality time with her family and friends, binging on new TV shows and taking her dog Louis on long walks.