Meet the Redwood Shores Dental Care Team

Dr. Dhaliwal & his staff have opened this high-tech dental office for the purpose of providing a Family Dental Care Facility. Their philosophy is to provide the best quality dental care, in a warm & friendly environment. Dr. Dhaliwal’s personality is one of genuine concern for each patient: He is deeply interested in maintaining quality care in addition to embracing & servicing the community.

The office, located in Redwood City, is a premier office that has complete computerization of patient records. The intra-oral camera allows Dr. Dhaliwal to take colored digital photographs of existing dental conditions. It is one of the first & few dental offices to use purified water for patient care, & it provides the best sterilization system that far exceeds the American Dental Association guidelines. The practice provides laser tooth whitening, nitrous oxide sedation, overhead monitors, stereo headphones, convenient office hours and easy access to the office for all patients.



Drs. Rocky & Jesse Dhaliwal

Dr. Dhaliwal graduated from UC Davis in 1990. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics, Psychology & Economics. In 1994 Dr. Dhaliwal graduated from Tufts University in Boston with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. After graduation, Dr. Dhaliwal completed two externships, the first one at New Hampshire Hospital in Concord, NH & the second in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA. From 1994 to 1997, Dr. Dhaliwal was the Chief Resident at Valley Hospital & the VA Hospital in Fresno, where he practiced Oral Surgery, Periodontal Surgery. Endodontia, Prosthodontia, Pediatric Dentistry, Implants & full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Dhaliwal has also practiced & taught at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

After graduating from dental school in 1999, Dr. Jesse had externships in Cosmetic & Hospital Dentistry at the University of Michigan Dental School & in Restorative Dentistry at UCLA School of Dentistry. Prior to studying at dental school, she was an honors student with a major in biology & chemistry Dr. Jesse has been practicing for over 14 years at her current location. Since she began practicing dentistry, Dr. Jesse has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive & advanced care. She is married with three children & enjoys spending time with her family.



Dr. Jerry Mancuso

Dr. Jerry Mancuso attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles & received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from UOP in 1992. He was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy, where he completed a one-year residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Upon completion of his overseas naval service, Dr Mancuso enrolled in residency, focusing on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at St. Raphael/Yale-New Haven Hospital & Children’s Hospital. He became board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2002. Dr. Mancuso enjoys being able to help patients & focuses on facial trauma, bone grafting, dental implants, cleft lip & palate surgery & all types of extractions. Born & raised in Saratoga, he has returned to his home with his wife & two young sons. He enjoys spending time with his family & in making a difference in the quality of dentistry that he is able to offer his patients.



Dr. Michael Lam

Dr. Michael Lam, Physician Anesthesiologist
I am a board-certified physician & anesthesiologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology 1985, recertification 2009) with over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of practice settings. I attended Occidental College in Los Angeles & graduated with a degree in chemistry. I received my medical degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana & completed my medical specialty training in anesthesiology at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto. Following my anesthesia residency, I joined the clinical faculty of the Stanford resident training program in anesthesia at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center & trained other doctors to become anesthesiologists before joining the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
With the exception of several years in Southern California where I was recruited to develop anesthesia services for a heart surgery program, I have practiced in the San Francisco Bay Area for years.



Alice ~ Lead RDA – Registered Dental Assistant

I graduated from City College of San Francisco. I’ve been working in the dental field for more than 20 years. I’m excellent in assisting on all dental procedures, including fillings, crowns, surgical implants, whitening, etc. I’ve been assisting Dr. Rocky since 2003.


Jotika ~ RDA – Registered Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Jotika. I have been in the dental field for over 10 years. I’m a people person. I enjoy working with children, & we are here to provide the best dental care for our patients.



Angie ~ RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist

Angie has been in dentistry for over 20 years. She graduated from New York University College of Dentistry with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Angie moved from New York in 2011 but was born in San Francisco. She has had extensive training in periodontal disease & has also trained at LVI (Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry). Angie specializes in nervous & anxious patients. She takes pride in her gentle, quick & thorough treatments. Angie is fluently trilingual in English, Spanish & Russian. She volunteers annually at preschools in the area, teaching young children the importance of oral health, & stresses that healthy habits start at a young age. Angie is also a member of the ADHA. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband & two young daughters. She enjoys baking, photography & travel.



Sunnie ~ RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Sunnie. I was born and raised in San Jose, CA. I have been practicing dental hygiene since 2010. When I am not working, on the weekends I enjoy fitness, food & watching football.



Sandra ~ Patient Coordinator

I have been married for 27 years. I have five children & six grandchildren. I have been in the dental field for over 25 years. I started as a dental assistant & then moved to the front office position. On the weekends I enjoy cooking for family & going to the flea market.



Kelly ~ Insurance Coordinator

I have been married for 22 years. I have been in the dental field for over 25 years, starting as a dental assistant & now working at the front desk. I have a 22-year-old son named Bradley. On the weekend, I like to drive over to the coast with my little dog Jazzy & hang out at the beach. I enjoy sifting through the sand & looking for beach glass & shells. I love doing arts & crafts in my free time & creating things, from birdhouses to candles.