Meet the Doctors

Charlene N. Tran, D.D.S.

Dr. Charlene N. Tran believes that the best way to give patients the quality care they deserve is to take extensive training in new techniques and treatments. There are always new advances being made in dentistry that allow more comfortable and lasting care. Dr. Tran makes sure to stay up to date with continuing education courses.

B.S. Dental Services, University of California, San Francisco, 1985
D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco, 1985
Minor Tooth Movement
Continuing Education:
Periodontal Disease, Orthodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
 F.A.C.E. (Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education)

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, UCSF Dental Alumni Association.

As an active member of the dental care community Dr. Tran has a wonderful chance to meet with her fellow dentists at the Delta Study Club to share new ideas, techniques, and procedures.  This enables her to bring the knowledge of hundreds of dentists to help with all your dental needs.

Dr. Tran’s life outside the office is shared with her husband Dave, and their two daughters Rebecca and Sarah. Dr Tran enjoy’s aerobics, snow skiing, and her beagle named Toby.

Yiannis A. Vlahos, D.D.S.

When it comes to something as important as your smile you can rely on the educational background of Dr. Vlahos.  To be able to give you this level of care,  Dr. Vlahos has attended some of the top schools in the country for his dental education.  He keeps learning to this day, by taking more than 50 hours a year of continuing education classes. Dr. Vlahos has taken over 280 hours of training in jaw pain treatment.
B.A., Physiology, University of California, Berkeley, 1970
D.D.S., Northwestern University, Chicago, 1974
Advanced Training:
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment
 F.A.C.E. (Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education)

 American Dental association, Craniomandibular Institute, California Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society

 American Academy of Dental Radiology

Instructor at F.A.C.E.
 Instructor at Heald College

By writing and helping others learn about dental care, Dr. Vlahos can help people everywhere-not just in his office-know more about their dental health.

When you are looking for dental care, you want quality treatment for your smile, but you also want something more-care you feel comfortable with, from people who put your needs first. When you come to see Dr. Vlahos, he will do his best to give you the same care that he would give to a friend, because to him, you are a friend, not just a patient.

When Dr. Vlahos is not taking care of your smile, he spends his time reading, playing sports, and most of all- enjoying life with his wife Diana, and his three children, Nicole, Anastasios, and Melina.