Meet our team

Dr. Jennifer Santoro Dentist Read Bio

Jennifer D. Santoro, D.D.S. is a board certified dentist with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, San Diego. After graduating, Dr. Santoro worked in private practice in both Valencia and Marina Del Rey in the Los Angeles county. She then moved back to beautiful San Diego, where she predominantly worked in private practice in Coronado. After an extens...Read More

Kim Registered Dental Assistant Read Bio

Kim was born and raised in San Diego. She grew up in the Scripps Ranch area and never dreamed she would spend the majority of her career here! Kim has been a dental assistant for 35 years and with this practice over 30 years. Kim is married to her husband, David (for 20 years) and together they have 3 grown children. When she isn’t spending time with her husband, or her large family and friends, she enjoys exercising, reading and cooking.

Melissa Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Melissa was born and raised here in San Diego! She always felt she had a calling to be a healthcare provider and discovered the wonderful world of dentistry at age 18. She graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is celebrating 12 years of Dental Hygiene. Melissa is celebrating working 10 years in our office! Melissa is married to Troy, a retired Navy Senior Chief, and has a 6 year old little girl who keeps her very busy and is the apple of her eye! Melissa enjoys spending ti...Read More

Lacey Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Lacey was born and raised in sunny San Diego and always had her heart set on working in the dental profession. Lacey is an old soul with a young spirit who takes great pride in taking care of her patients in a gentle yet thorough manner. Many would testify that she treats everyone she meets like family and goes above and beyond to ensure everyone is happy. Outside of dentistry, Lacey focuses her time and energy on her family, including her many nieces and nephews and her adorable German Shephard...Read More

Jill Front Office Coordinator Read Bio

Jill will be the smiling face when you first walk in and most likely the person coordinating your treatment plan. Jill has been working in the dental field for over 35 years! Jill’s husband, Bob is a retired firefighter and they have 2 children, Amber and Chad. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and exercising daily, including hiking and paddleboarding!

Maria Patient Care Coordinator Read Bio

Maria is the other smiling face you will see in the front office as well as the friendly voice you most likely will be talking to on the phone. Maria has over 20 years experience in the dental field, so she is very knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry and is happy to help with all your dental needs. She lives in Rancho Bernardo with her husband Mike and fur baby, Max. She enjoys keeping active at Orange theory fitness, but also enjoys good food! She loves going to Texas to visit her son Jos...Read More

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At Village Center Dentistry we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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