Providing Warm, Friendly and Compassionate Dentistry

Its one thing to find a dental office that meets your needs, it’s another thing entirely when you find an office that has the capabilities to go above and beyond expectations. That is exactly what you’ll find with the Dental Faculty Associates.

All of the doctors in the practice are either current or Alumni of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry faculty staff. This means not only are they qualified to meet any dental need, they are also up to date on the latest advances and theories as well. It’s certainly worth the effort to choose a dental practice with the best and the brightest.

Not only are all of the doctors practicing dentistry while instructing the next generation of dentists, collectively, they were named the “Top Dentists in the Inland Empire” for 2014.


As if this weren’t enough, the Dental Faculty Associates believe convenience for the patient is a high priority. For this reason, evening hours are available to accommodate most schedules. Also on the subject of comfort and convenience, sedation and sleep dentistry are offered. All patients are assured that the proper type of sedation will be used as medically indicated, as well as for the comfort of the patient. In the office, the doctors and staff understand that dental procedures can be anxiety inducing for some patients, and it is their goal to ensure no one feels any unnecessary stress during their treatment.

Along with the doctors at Dental Faculty Associates, the staff is experienced, friendly, and compassionate. It is their job to facilitate relaxation, while caring for patients. When you add all of these factors together, there is plenty of evidence for choosing Dental Faculty Associates for your dental needs in Loma Linda.

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  • 100%
    Patient Satisfaction
  • 100%
    Patient Comfort

Meet the Team users

  • Brent Dupper DDS

    read more…Brent DupperGraduate, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Current Faculty Member, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Member, Academy of General Dentistry
    Member, America Dental Association
    Member, California Dental Association
    Member, Tri-County Dental Society
    Chief of Dental Services, USAF, California Air National Guard, Moreno Valley
    Alumni Association, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
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  • Gilbert Dupper DDS

    read more…Gilbert DupperGraduate, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Current Faculty Member, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Member, America Dental Association
    Member, California Dental Association
    Member, Tri-County Dental Society
    Alumni Association, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
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  • Susan Roche DDS, MS, MA

    read more…Susan RocheGraduate, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Associate Professor, Oral Diagnosis, Radiology & Pathology School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University
    Member, America Dental Association
    Member, California Dental Association
    Member, Tri-County Dental Society
    Alumni Association, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
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  • Daniel Tan DDS

    read more…Daniel TanGraduate, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Current Faculty Member, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
    Fellow, Pierre Faurchard Academy
    Member, America Dental Association
    Member, California Dental Association
    Member, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society
    Member, Tri-County Dental Society
    Alumni Association, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
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  • Lauren Wells DDS

  • John Won DDS

  • Sarah Busby RDA / Office Manager

  • Gus Ponce Back Office Manager

    read more…Gus PonceEducation: USAF

    I chose dentistry because I enjoy helping people and working with my hands. I have been in dentistry for 26 years and graduated from USAF. ×

  • Candice Lewis RDA Marketing Coordinator

    read more…Candice LewisEducation: I graduated in June 2004 with an AS degree in Dental Assisting at Chaffey College.

    I chose to go into dentistry because I always enjoyed the dentist as a little girl. I also enjoy helping people get there healthy smiles and feeling comfortable with their mouth. I look forward to what the future has to offer in dentistry and the continuing of education. I have three beautiful Girls an amazing and supportive husband, I cherish family and my relationship with God. ×

  • Dena Rooke RDA

  • Amber Starnes RDH

    read more…Amber StarnesEducation: Riverside Community College Graduated 2012

    I chose dental Hygiene as my Profession Because I love working with people and helping them. I’ve found that hygiene is very rewarding being able to educate patients and make a difference in their oral health. I enjoy Traveling with friends and spending time with family, especially my now 6month old nephew, Evan. ×

  • Ann Jang RDH

  • Heather Edwards RDH

    read more…Heather EdwardsEducation: I graduated from Loma Linda University with my Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008.

    I chose hygiene as a career because I get to meet the most interesting people and help with their oral hygiene needs. I’m married with two kids and we live in Redlands. I love traveling, yoga and spending time with family. I’ve been a hygienist for 7 years and love it. ×

  • Jasmine Barragan RDA

    read more…Jasmine BarraganEducation: Chaffey College

    I went into dentistry because I wanted to become a dentist and decided to try it out by becoming a Registered Dental Assistant. I have been a Registered Dental Assistant for 7 years. I studied my profession at Chaffey College Program of RDA. ×

  • Jennifer Dupper Hygiene Coordinator

    read more…Jennifer DupperEducation: Cal Baptist University

    I just started this year in dentistry in the front office. I’m currently in school at Cal Baptist University.

    I feel privileged to learn something new and work with the patients and people here at Dental Faculty Associates. ×

  • Julie Denger RDA / Insurance Coordinator

    read more…Julie DengerEducation: I graduated in 1998 from the Riverside ROP Registered Dental Assistant Program.

    I chose Dentistry because I had a passion for the clinical side of dentistry. I worked back office for 7years I then discovered I also enjoyed front office and helping people to make the best plans for their finances, so they can receive the best treatment available. I have now been a financial coordinator for 12 years. ×

  • Lani Jodlowski CDA Extended Function

    read more…Lani JodlowskiEducation: School University of Florida

    Why: I enjoy a people oriented atmosphere as well as making patients feel as relaxed as possible while teaching them how to properly care for their teeth and gums. I also enjoy a friendly work environment where I interact with a lot of different people on a daily basis. I enjoy helping others. ×

  • Lia Doan RDH

    read more…Lia DoanEducation: Graduated from Riverside community college Dental Hygiene Program 2014.

    I came into the health field because I wanted to provide optimum individual care for patients. I feel that Dental Hygiene has allowed me to do just that. Chairside manners in other health fields has diminished on so many levels. Dental Hygiene still holds onto the value of being personable as well as providing individual care. I am so glad I chose this as my career. ×

  • Sharisa Dunn RDH

  • Teri Bennet RDH

  • Velinda Davis RDH

    read more…Velinda DavisPositon: Registered Dental Hygienist

    Education: I graduated from Riverside Community College Dental hygiene School in June 2012.
    Before I became a dental hygienist I was front office for six years. I am also in the U.S Army Reserves. I wanted to be a dental hygienist to make a difference in people lives. I Love working with people and getting to know my patients. I am a mother to a beautiful little girl. I value my family and god above all else. ×

  • Jessica Phillips RDA

    read more…Jessica PhillipsEducation: I Graduated from Riverside Community College Dental assistant program 2014.

    I’m currently taking my test to become a Registered Dental Assistant.

    I chose dentistry because I enjoy making people happy and watching patients get the smiles that they want. I get to see a before and after for each patient and that’s what makes this profession satisfying. ×

Services Provided layers

+ Implant Dentistry

A dental implant is actually a root replacement, and unlike the root of a tooth, it is actually fused to the bone of the jaw. A crown is attached to the implant and becomes a stand­alone tooth, functioning and appearing just like the natural tooth you have lost. By contrast, a fixed bridge is a tooth restoration that is fixed in place by attaching to the natural adjacent teeth, which provide support on either side.

+ Cosmetic Dentistry

From subtle changes to major repairs, your dentist can perform a variety of procedures to improve your smile. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Your dentist can reshape your teeth, close spaces, restore worn or short teeth or alter the length of your teeth. Common procedures include bleaching, bonding, crowns, veneers and reshaping and contouring. These improvements are not always just cosmetic. Many of these treatments can improve oral problems, such as your bite.

+ Crowns

A dental crown is a tooth-­shaped cap that completely covers the visible portion of a natural tooth above the gum line. Their purpose is to restore the natural tooth’s shape and size, strength, and to improve its appearance.

+ Bridges

A dental bridge is made up of two anchoring teeth on either side of a gap ­ these are called abutment teeth. Inside the gap sits the false tooth, called a pontic, which can be made from gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials. Adversely, a dental implant can be used to replace multiple teeth without the support of adjacent healthy teeth. Implants are fused to the jawbone and become a permanent fixture, lasting a lifetime with little maintenance required.

+ Payment Options

We accept all major credit cards. As well as CareCredit and Prosper Lending.

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Location & Hours map

25455 Barton Rd.
Suite 203 B
Loma Linda CA 92354
(909) 283-7674
info@dentalfacultyassociates.com
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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