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Dr. Curcia and Dr. Ghadiri | Dentist San Carlos, CA

Dr. Leyli Ghadiri, DDS and Dr. Donald Curia, DDS

Donald Curia, DDS

Dr. Donald Curia was born and raised in the San Carlos- Redwood City area. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1972 and attended College of San Mateo and San Francisco State. Dr. Curia graduated from the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry in 1982 and has been practicing in San Carlos ever since.

Since his graduation, Dr. Curia has continued his studies, completing the program at the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education (F.A.C.E.). In this curriculum he learned advanced techniques in the restoration of the dentition, treatment of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and cosmetic dentistry. He later returned to UCSF School of Dentistry and participated in a mini-residency program for the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD).

Dr. Curia's philosophy is simple. He believes in offering all of his patients the best dentistry available, and to treat them as family.


Leyli Ghadiri, DDS

Dr. Leyli Ghadiri was raised in Saratoga and continued her education in the South Bay earning a degree in Physiology at San Jose State University. She graduated from the University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. To continue her education and hone her skills, Dr. Ghadiri completed a General Practice Residency program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Albert Einstein Medical center in North Philadelphia was a great opportunity to build a strong foundation for advanced general dentistry, implant dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, and pedodontics.

As dentistry evolves and changes, Dr. Ghadiri believes that the more you learn, the better dental care you can offer to patients and improve their overall health. Dr. Ghadiri continues to expand her knowledge of dentistry through various courses and study clubs. She has taken numerous dental courses and seminars through Spear Education and will be starting an advanced program through the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education (FACE) in March 2015.

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