Dr. Irving Chao
Dr. Irving Chao was awarded high honors and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific’s School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
Dr. Chao is committed to giving back to Salinas Valley. He provides free dental care to the Elm Drug Rehabilitation House and is the Director of the Monterey Bay Dental Health Committee, organizing classroom dental presentations throughout the county.
Dr. Chao takes pride in his work and is very patient and gentle. In his spare time, Dr. Chao loves to ballroom dance and hike with his two dogs, Tasha and Louie.
Dr. Christina Bianco
Dr. Christina Bianco brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Salinas Valley Dental Care. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Northern Illinois University and then continued on to receive her dental degree at Southern Illinois University. She has special interests in cosmetic procedures, working with children, and sedation dentistry.
Around the office she’s known for being compassionate, efficient, gentle and detail oriented. When she’s not improving patient lives, she enjoys fitness, travel, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two sons. Her guilty pleasures are online shopping and Netflix.
In addition to the No Cavity Club, Dr. Christina Bianco is a member of the following prestigious organizations:
- Monterey Bay Dental Society
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Seattle Study Club
- American Association of Women Dentists
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Dr. Ngoc Bui
Dr. Ngoc Bui received her Bachelor of Science degree from UC San Diego and Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA.
To further advance her education and skills set, she went on to complete a hospital-based dentistry residency at the VA Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA. During residency, she had the opportunity to serve our veterans with personalized, gentle and the highest standard of care.
Dr. Bui has always been passionate about giving back to her community. She dedicated much of her time serving both locally and abroad by managing a mobile free clinic in San Diego County and volunteering on humanitarian trips in Indonesia, Timor Leste, and Mexico.
In her spare time, she enjoys catching up with friends over yummy foods, hiking new trails, and playing tennis.