Dr. Atienza received her B.S. in psychology from the University of the Philippines in 1982. She moved on to graduate school and majored in counseling. She pursued further studies at the same university where she was conferred the Degree in Dentistry in 1988. Dr. Atienza was licensed in California in 1994 and has practiced in the Stockton area since that time. She loves working with children of all ages from 1 to 99! She volunteers by providing dental screening and education at Headstart and other Stockton pre-school and grade schools. Foremost, Dr. Atienza is a supermom to four kids. She loves to cook, bike, read and spend time with family and friends.
Baguio City, Phils
University of the Philippines
Organizations I belong to:
American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
I became a dentist because:
My childhood dental experience was not fun so I would like to make it different for others
I love being a dentist because:
I get to meet people from all walks of life
I love the Stockton area because:
The genuine, friendly people and its close proximity to big cities, the beach and mountains.
I chose to work with children because:
They are simple-minded and unpretentious.
What I enjoy about working at Kids Care:
The fun and caring staff
My Family consists of:
My husband Regis, sons Enrico (22) and Martin (15), daughters Katrina (19) and Rebecca (13), dog Buckley
My Community involvement:
Team member for middle school religious education program at the Church of the Presentation
My hobbies include:
Rearranging my house and cooking
I'm really good at:
My favorite food:Chips and my homemade salsa
My favorite movie:IP man II
My favorite kind of music:Oldies
My favorite saying/quote: "Cleanliness is next to Godliness"
For fun, I like to:Hike, bike and take road trips
If I wasn't a dentist, I’d probably be:A florist
Nickname when I was growing up:Bellot