Dental Staff

Our office has been serving the Bay Area for over 30 years. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff help make your visit a comfortable and pleasant experience. We strive to give you the best dental care possible!

Our staff stays knowledgeable by attending continuing education courses and staying involved in the dental community. Dr. Ruddell is currently a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Alameda County Dental Society, California Dentists' Guild and the Sierra Club.

Dr. Donald Ruddell

Dr. Donald Ruddell has been practicing dentistry in the Bay Area since 1984. He earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Southern California after earning a B.A. degree in Chemistry from the University of the Pacific. He has been active in the dental community serving on the Board of Directors of the Alameda County Dental Society and has served as its President. He has been a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Alameda County Dental Society for over 30 years. He is also Past President of the California Dentists' Guild.

"In 2008 and 2013, Dr. Ruddell was voted one of the Bay Area's Top-Rated Dentists by Bay Area Checkbook Magazine!"


Dr. Michael Lin

Dr. Lin was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. After working more than six years as an engineer, Dr. Lin realized his true calling in life in dentistry and completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He then completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in Oakland the following year. 

Dr. Lin's passion in dentistry comes from his belief in treating patients like he would his own family and in working with his patients to find solutions to any of their needs, whether it's relieving them of pain or improving their smile. Dr. Lin is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Contra Costa Dental Society. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and rooting for his alma mater Michigan Wolverines and his hometown Houston Rockets.

Irina Usach, Office Manager

Alexis Milligan, R.D.A.

My Hien Le Nguyen, R.D.A.

Kananu Wanguhu, R.D.H.

Kit Chan, R.D.H.