Meet the Doctors
Dr. Michelle de la Vega is a second generation dentist. Her father is a dentist in Manila and migrated to America when she was a little girl. Dr. de la Vega saw the struggles of her immigrant parents and value hard work and the core of the Christian values. She finished her undergraduate and doctorate degree through a scholarship program and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2000.
Through the years, she has designed numerous smile makeovers that made her patients more confident about their smiles and have healthier lifestyle. She has a keen attention to detail and patience in helping her patients.
Growing up, Dr. de la Vega enjoys music, art, fashion and sports. She enjoys playing the piano, painting and drawing. She was also involved in numerous sports playing in the class volleyball team for years and is part of her University Varsity Rowing team. She keeps herself grounded by volunteering in her community and assisted in the City of San Jose's programs such as the Anti-tobacco program, High School mentorship program and Christmas Toy Drive for the low income family. She served as board for the San Jose Month of the Young Child during her term as President at the Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce (junior division), where she promoted early dental care to the children. She has earned a Service Excellence Award by then California State Senator Liz Figueroa of the 10th District due to her dedication to helping out the community .
Nowadays, Dr. de la Vega spends most of her free time with family and friends. As a busy working mom of two, she enjoys being involved in her children's school and spending time with her old friends while their kids play. She is a fan of the local Warriors Basketball team.
Credentials and History of Education and Membership:
- Minimally Invasive Dental Implant Dentist
- American Academy of Facial Esthetics Dentist
- Invisalign Certified Dentist
- Northern California Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry Graduate
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Member
- Pinhole Academy Gum Rejuvenation Certified Dentist
- Straight Wire Orthodontics Certified
- Lumineer Veneers Certified Dentist
- Astra Implant System Mini Residency
- University of the Philippines, School of Dentistry
- LVI Global Post Graduate Dental Institute