Meet Our Staff

Offering the Support that Students Need

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Dr. Linda Hu, DMD, President

Dr. Hu received her DMD from Kunming Medical College, China in 1984. She also earned a Master of Oral Medicine from Shanghai Second Medical University, China in 1991. In 2000, she obtained a California dentist license and started Gabrie Dental Center. Dr. Hu is a member of the American General Dentist Association and the Southern California Chinese Dentist Association.

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Ms. Teresita Esteban, RDA, Instructor

Ms. Esteban graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Centro Escolar University in 1993. She has practiced dentistry several years in the Philippines. She is a Registered Dental Assistant in California. She many years of experience in both dental administration and chairside dental assisting. She is a member of the Philippine Dental Association and California Dental Assistant teachers Association.

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Ms. Maria Maldonado, Program Coordinator Spanish

Ms. Maria Maldonado is a graduate of the American Dental Academy Dental Administration Program. She performs routine clerical and organizational tasks and has many years of administrative and front desk experience serving the East Los Angeles community. She assists teachers in the classroom and and provides school tours for English and Spanish speaking students.

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Ms. Lucy Huang, Program Coordinator Chinese

Ms. Lucy Huang is an effective member of the dental care team and assists in the student recruitment process and organization of school tours. She assists in the classroom and has years of experience working as a dental assistant.