About

The doctors of Family Dental have established themselves as part of a Foster City tradition of dental comfort & care by bringing their patients only the best that dentistry has to offer. They continually strive to expand their knowledge of the latest developments in their field by educating themselves & their team on the latest dental techniques & advances. As a result, you’ll receive the most state-of-the-art, comfortable & personalized dental care possible. Our dentists’ top priorities are patient satisfaction & happiness. They have spent their careers working & training to build a practice that exceeds your expectations of trusted & personalized dentistry.

From routine checkups to restorative care, Family Dental is your neighborhood headquarters for all things dental.

Dr. Stephen Mikulic

Dr. Stephen Mikulic
  • D.D.S. − University of Southern California School of Dentistry
  • Assistant Clinical Professor – University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Dr. Katrina Polonsky − Prosthodontist

Dr. Katrina Polonsky
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics – University of California, San Francisco
  • Seuitto Scholarship for Excellence in Restorative Dentistry, 2000
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics – University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • Dr. Polonsky is also fluent in Russian
  • Click here to read more about Dr. Polonsky’s specialty!

Dr. Kumar Vaderhobli Supriya

Dr. Kumar Vaderhobli Supriya
  • B.D.S. – R.V. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore University, India
  • M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health) − University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Dr. Eugene Santucci

Dr. Eugene Santucci
  • Director of Sleep Mini Residency at Pacific Dugoni Dental School
  • M.A., Educational Psychology – University of the Pacific
  • D.D.S. – Temple University
  • Hospital Dental Residency in Great Lakes, Illinois
  • U.S. Navy Dentist – Yokohama, Japan
  • Associate Professor in Dental Reconstructive Therapy, University of the Pacific
  • Member & former President of the OKU National Dental Honor Society
  • Fellow in the American College of Dentists
  • Diplomate of the Academy of Pain Management
  • Member of the American Dental Association & California Dental Association

Dr. Marie-Josee Landry

Dr. Marie-Josee Landry
  • B.S., Microbiology – University Laval (Canada)
  • D.M.D. – University of Montreal (Quebec, Canada)
  • Residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry – University of California, San Francisco
  • Dr. Landry is also fluent in French

Dr. Alfredo A. Dela Rosa, Jr. − Oral Surgeon

Dr. Alfredo A. Dela Rosa, Jr.
  • B.S. – University of California, Davis & San Francisco
  • D.D.S. – University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Harvard School of Dental Medicine/MGH
  • M.D. – Harvard Medical School
  • M.B.A. – San Francisco State University
  • Assistant Professor – University of the Pacific, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Dr. DeLa Rosa is also fluent in Spanish & Tagalog
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Dr. Laura Stewart

dr laura stewart
  • B.S. – University of the Pacific
  • D.D.S. – University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency – University of California, San Francisco
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the American Dental Association

Dr. Ngoc-Nhung Tran

dr ngoc-nhung tran
  • B.S. – San Francisco State University
  • D.M.D. – Medical College of Georgia
  • Diplomate – American Board of Periodontics
  • Certified in Medical Acupuncture
  • Former Head of Periodontics & Orofacial Pain – Naval Dental Center, Camp Pendleton
  • U.S. Navy – Retired
  • Click here to read more about Dr. Tran’s specialty!

Dr. Kelley Nguyen

dr kelley nguyen
  • B.S. – University of California, Irvine
  • D.D.S. – University of California, San Francisco
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency – University of California, San Francisco
  • Member of the San Mateo County Dental Society
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the American Dental Association

Dr. Reza Sanjar

Dr. Reza Sanjar
  • DMD – Boston University, Henry Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • BA – -Washington University in St. Louis
  • Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Fluent in Farsi

Dr. Jeffrey Yui − Endodontist

  • B.S. – University of California, Irvine
  • D.D.S. – University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Lutheran Medical Center
  • Residency in Endodontics – Temple University, Philadelphia
  • Member of the American Association of Endodontists
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Click here to read more about Dr. Jeffrey Yui’s specialty!

Dr. Galinna Lin

  • B.S. – Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
  • D.D.S. – University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Member of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the California Dental Association
  • Member of the San Mateo County Dental Society
  • Dr. Lin is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese

Dr. Michelle Dean – Pediatric Dentist

  • B.A. – University of California, Berkeley
  • D.D.S. – University of California, Los Angeles
  • Residency in Pediatric Dentistry – University of California, Los Angeles
  • Member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member of California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Dr. Dean is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese
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Orthodontists


Dr. Del Carmen

Dr. Del Carmen

    Dr. Del Carmen has been practicing orthodontics exclusively in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 14 years. She believes a great smile is important for optimal health, function & self-esteem. Dr. Del Carmen attended Bullard High School in Fresno, CA, where she ran cross country & played soccer. She received a B.S. from UC Davis in biological sciences. While at Davis, she played on the women’s soccer team, made lifelong friends & discovered she really liked science. She received a D.D.S. from the University of California, San Francisco in 1990. Here in SF, she worked part-time for UCSF doing dental research, ran a lot of 10Ks & discovered a great city. She practiced general dentistry in Sunnyvale, CA for four years before starting her orthodontic residency. During this time, she volunteered at the Palo Alto Humane Society where, alongside the City Veterinarian, she performed dental procedures on animals. She later attended the University of Detroit Mercy, where she received a certificate in orthodontics & an M.S. for her thesis exploring jaw growth & development of adolescents. After many years as an orthodontist, Dr. Del Carmen is still excited about braces. She has been known to teach kids about the physics of tooth movement & cool titanium wires!


Dr. HyeRan Choo

Dr. HyeRan Choo

    Dr. HyeRan Choo is a board-certified craniofacial orthodontist. She has been working as orthodontist since 2007 after completing dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, an orthodontic residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham & a craniofacial fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). She also completed dental school at the Seoul National University in Korea in 2002. She had served as the craniofacial orthodontic director in the faculty of University of Pennsylvania / Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Most recently, she joined the faculty of Stanford University as the lead craniofacial orthodontist & clinical instructor in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Choo is a member of the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontists & the American Cleft Palate Association. Her clinical & scientific papers in the topics of 3-D imaging, skeletal orthodontic anchorage devices & infant maxillary orthopedics have been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, Seminars in Orthodontics, the World Journal of Orthodontics, the Journal of the American Dental Association, the Korean Journal of Orthodontics, & Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.