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Dr. Ruben Espinoza
Dr. Ruben Espinoza
Dr. Ruben Espinoza is our part-time pediatric dentist who strives to offer the highest quality of care for children in a warm and caring atmosphere, and fully attentive to the patient’s needs. He’s a strong believer in early preventative measures and education to facilitate positive attitudes towards establishing and maintaining a good oral health.
Dr. Espinoza is a native of the Bay Area, growing up in the city of San Mateo. He attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received his bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology – Go Bears! His dental degree was then obtained from the University of California, San Francisco.
He realized that his passion was working with children and then completed his specialty training in pediatric dentistry in the combined program at the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, sports, cooking and traveling.
Dr. Espinoza currently holds active membership with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Hispanic Dental Association, and Contra Costa Dental Society.
My son has been going to Redwood smiles for a few years now and loves it here! Staff is always friendly
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The doctor would love to meet you and your family and provide you with the dental care you deserve!
We are proud to offer the latest pediatric dental care advancements and techniques.
Our Ongoing Commitment to Excellence
Redwood Smiles is a leading pediatric dental and orthodontic practice located in Redwood, CA and we are all about kids! Our practice was designed with children in mind. From the toys and video games in our colorful waiting room to our children themed treatment rooms, we provide our patients with a fun, comfortable and enjoyable dental experience.
Although modern day dentistry centers around prevention, many treatments or interventions are still needed.The majority of dental treatments are carried out to prevent or treat the two most common oral diseases which are tooth decay and gum disease. Catching risks early can make all the difference.
Dental health is important, and it’s important to us that your child feels comfortable receiving the necessary attention to ensure the health of their smile. We understand the dentist’s office can be scary, which is why we take special care to help your little ones feel comfortable on their first trip in.
We do our best to explain to your child what to expect so there are no surprises. During their visit, it is our goal to examine the development of their mouth, including: crowding, appearance of calcium deposits, abnormalities in number of teeth, baby bottle tooth decay, gum disease, TMJ, and signs of prolonged problems such as thumb-sucking and teething. We also like to educate them on proper brushing methods and dental care, and letting them be a part of the process concerning their dental health so that they can develop life-long habits.
We strive to...
Remain deeply committed to developing new and better ways to protect your child’s developing teeth and gums
Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in pediatric dental care
Make dental care accessible for all children by working with our patients to create affordable payment plans.
Challenge ourselves and our team to be the best
Insurance & Billing
Attaining the smile you’ve always wanted is as important to you as it is to us, and helping you affordably achieve that smile is our main goal. We are preferred providers for numerous plans including most PPOs and our fees are often equivalent or similar to those allowable under other preferred provider arrangements. Ask for assistance from our front office staff if you have any questions about your specific plan.
Why Choose Our Practice
Kind & Hospitable
We designed the new practice with children in mind! From the toys and video games in our colorful waiting room to our children-themed treatment rooms, we provide our patients with a fun, comfortable and enjoyable dental experience.
Flexible Financing Options
No Insurance, no problem! At Redwood Smiles Children's Dentistry & Orthodontics, we strive to make dental care accessible for all children and will do our utmost to work with our patients to create affordable payment plans.
We serve the great people of Redwood City. Please don't hesitate to give us a call, and we will gladly assist you with driving instructions from your area. All we ask is that you please drive carefully.
What the Monsters Say!
We are so happy to share what our amazing patients have had to say about their experience at Redwood Smiles! We can't wait to help you smile.
"I really enjoyed the experience here. They made my teeth look awesome and the workers are super nice!
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"My son has been going to Redwood smiles for a few years now and loves it here! Staff is always friendly
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Tuesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: By Appointment
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