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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Mr. Eddie Caro, BLS Instructor

Mr. Eddie has been an instructor for over 20 years for American Heart Association teaching CPR & First Aid. He specializes in care for clients in the dental field. His lessons cover the most common emergencies in a dental office and the use of the equipment such as oxygen administration. He enjoys the interaction with dental assistant students to learn how to save lives.

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Professor Constantino Gabrie, CDT, Instructor

Since joining American Dental Academy, Jamie Brooks has consistently brought a passion and dedication with them each day. You will find your place right away in any class taught by Jamie Brooks.

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Ms. Karen Rodriguez, RDA, Instructor

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