Dr. Herrera is a graduate of the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He has broad knowledge and experience in all phases of general, cosmetic and implant dentistry, including bone grafts, crowns, dentures, root canals and extractions. He is certified in Invisalign, the clear braces treatment method, and is a current resident of the California Implant Institute’s Master of Oral Implantology Program. He is an active member of several respected dental organizations and holds Fellowship Awards with the Academy of General Dentistry and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has completed all requirements and is a candidate for the Mastership Award in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Herrera is in process towards earning a Fellowship Award with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Mastership Award with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Diplomate Award with the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Herrera’s passion for dentistry and dedication to his patients are evident the moment you meet him. He enjoys working with children, treating whole families and believes in letting his patients make educated decisions regarding their oral health. His approach to your treatment starts with patiently listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, a personalized treatment plan is prepared for you.
A San Francisco Bay Area native, Dr. Herrera graduated from San Francisco State University with degrees in Physiology (Biology) and Chemistry.
Dr. Herrera, together with his wife and two sons, enjoy movies, family game time and outdoor activities. His personal hobbies include martial arts training and building robots. A long-time fan of the Star Wars movies, Dr. Herrera has built a life-size, working R2-D2, complete with working gadgets and gizmos. When asked what motivated him to take on such an endeavor… “I rebuild teeth and smiles for a profession – building a robot was just a natural extension of that passion!”
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Contra Costa County Dental Society
Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Academy of Osseointegration
International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Fellow
Over 50,000 procedures completed
Our clinicians have years of experience and have studied at many of the country's top tier educational institutions.