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Our Dentists

Pediatric dentist Dr. Marilou NavarroDr. Navarro,is a pediatric dentist serving San Jose, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Saratoga and Cupertino. She is deeply committed in providing the highest standard of dental care for children and believes in a partnership with parents in order to achieve a happy, healthy smile. Dr. Navarro believes by communicating and educating children in preventive dentistry this establishes a lifetime of beautiful smiles through a positive attitude towards dentistry.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Marilou Navarro with her sonDr. Navarro grew up in San Francisco and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology from U.C. Berkeley and her Degree in Dental Surgery (DDS) from U.C. San Francisco. She then completed a 2-year residency program in pediatric dentistry in Washington, DC. Dr. Navarro was also an assistant clinical professor at the School of Dentistry at U.C. San Francisco.

Dr. Navarro enjoys children, traveling, biking, and brings her knowledge, enthusiasm, and caring to her patients. She lives in the South Bay and loves to spend time with her husband and son.

Dr. Navarro is passionate about helping children maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. Her greatest accomplishment is seeing a child grow up into an adult with a smile to last forever.

Jeff Alcaide, D.D.S.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Jeff AlcaideDr. Jeff Alcaide has been a board certified children's specialist for over 5 years and is excited to join Dr. Navarro's practice! A graduate of Loma Linda University, Dr. Jeff received extensive training in all areas of Pediatric Dentistry and works with all children, from infancy through the teen years.

"Dr. Jeff" is known for his gentle approach and patience with children. He is also very passionate about fostering dental awareness, and gives the opportunity for parents to participate during their visit.

Dr. Jeff served for some time as faculty for both Loma Linda University and the University of the Pacific, San Francisco. A regular attendee of the Santa Clara Pediatric Dentistry Study Club, he also keeps current membership with the following organizations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Clara Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Jeff lives on the Peninsula with his wife and young daughter. In his free time, he enjoys family, travelling, and Tai Chi.

Derek W. Banks, D.D.S.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Derek BanksDr. Banks is a graduate of the University of Utah (B.A.) and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry (D.D.S.). He completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center/St. Joseph’s Hospital in Providence, RI. He prides himself on staying up to date with the latest advances in pediatric dentistry and particularly enjoys serving patients with special needs. Dr. Banks believes in a custom approach to children’s dentistry and that by collaborating with parents we can help each child meet their oral health needs in a comfortable, caring environment.

Dr. Banks is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the California Dental Association, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Santa Clara County Dental Society, and Santa Clara Pedodontic Academy. He is board certified through the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Banks is happily married and is the father of 3 very active little boys. He speaks Spanish fluently, and in his spare time enjoys running, hiking, biking, swimming, working in the yard and spending time with his family.

Benson Wong, Orthodontist

Orthodontist Dr. Benson WongDr. Wong received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Biology at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco and Certificate of Orthodontics from New York University.

Dr. Wong is Board Certified in Orthodontics and has additionally completed extensive continuing education in bite and jaw function. He has been in private practice for fifteen years. He holds membership in multiple dental and orthodontic societies.

Dr. Wong is committed to providing the best orthodontic care possible and believes all people should be treated with the utmost integrity and respect. He strives to create a personal connection with every patient. He believes that patients should be given the opportunity to choose treatment that is consistent with their needs, wants and, and values.

Dr. Wong lives on the peninsula with his wife and daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, bicycling, photography, and Macintosh computers.