Our Team

DR. TINA SAW

DENTIST

dr-tina-sawDr. Tina Saw is a native of Olympia, Washington. She attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Shortly after college, Dr. Saw went back to the West Coast, and attended Loma Linda University’s School of Dentistry. Dr. Saw is passionate about dentistry and her community. During her time at Loma Linda, she served on several mission trips, both local and abroad. When she is not at Elevated Smiles, Dr. Saw continues her love and passion for helping others by giving her time to community clinics in the San Diego area. Dr. Saw received Loma Linda University’s Boyko Award for Christ-like service in dentistry for demonstrating extraordinary interest and activity in following Christ’s statement, “Whatever you did for one of the least . . . you did for Me.”

Dr. Saw is compassionate and gentle to all her patients. She takes the time to get to know them, and makes sure she addresses all their concerns. She truly cares for each person that walks through the door.

Besides practicing dentistry, Dr. Saw loves the outdoors. She and her husband, Dr. Luu have a little boy named Jax, two little dogs, and a baby girl on the way.

 

 

 

 

DR. THANH LUU

DENTIST

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Dr. Thanh Luu grew up in Southern California. He attended the University of California Los Angeles, where he received his degree in Molecular Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics. After graduation, he conducted research in the field, but later decided to change his career and become a dentist. Dr. Luu attended Loma Linda University’s School of Dentistry, where he met his wife, Dr. Saw.

On his free time, Dr. Luu loves biking, hiking and reading. His favorite book is Heart of Darkness. Dr. Luu also enjoys watching the TV show, Big Bang Theory. He is a busy father to a very happy little boy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cynthia

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Cynthia began building her dental career in 2012. She started working with community organizations in San Diego giving back to the community. Her primary goal is to provide the best customer service to her patients by building a strong friendship and providing primary care. Stronger connections with patients allows for the best experience in our office. As a team, we work together to make our patients feel welcomed and secure. When she is not in the office she spends her time running trails, and studying to further her education in dentistry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chrystal

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Chrystal is a San Diego native who recently graduated from the dental assisting program at Brightwood College. Throughout her studying, she also obtained two Associate of Arts Degrees in Social and Behavioral Sciences and Arts and Humanities. Chrystal and her husband, Robert, live in Escondido with their two sons, Eric and Sean. In her free time, Chrystal and her family enjoy outdoor activities such as, street fairs, festivals, and going to the Safari Park. Chrystal is eager to grow alongside Elevated Smiles and create long-lasting relationships with all the patients.
 

 

 

 

 

 Jodi

OFFICE MANAGER

Jodi began her dental career in 1999 as a dental assistant. She has had the pleasure of working with patients of all ages and their beautiful smiles. Her passion in dentistry is to truly care for patients like they are family and make sure their dental experiences are the best. She appreciates working with a great team that shares her passion for patient care. When she is away from the office, she spends quality time with her family, gardening, hiking, camping and baking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nichole

DENTAL HYGIENIST

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Rachael

DENTAL HYGIENIST

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