Meet The Doctors

Dr. Irving Chao

Dr. Irving Chao

Dr. Irving Chao was awarded high honors and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific’s School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

He continued to receive postgraduate training at UCLA School of Dentistry in areas of cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy, implant dentistry and invisalign® orthodontics.

Dr. Chao is committed to giving back to Salinas Valley. He provides free dental care to the Elm Drug Rehabilitation House and is the Director of the Monterey Bay Dental Health Committee, organizing classroom dental presentations throughout the county.

Dr. Chao takes pride in his work and is very patient and gentle. In his spare time, Dr. Chao loves to ballroom dance and hike with his two dogs, Tasha and Louie.

Dr. Christina Bianco

Dr. Christina Bianco

Dr. Christina Bianco brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Salinas Valley Dental Care. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Northern Illinois University and then continued on to receive her dental degree at Southern Illinois University. She has special interests in cosmetic procedures, working with children, and sedation dentistry.

Around the office she’s known for being compassionate, efficient, gentle and detail oriented. When she’s not improving patient lives, she enjoys fitness, travel, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two sons. Her guilty pleasures are online shopping and Netflix.

In addition to the No Cavity Club, Dr. Christina Bianco is a member of the following prestigious organizations:

  • Monterey Bay Dental Society
  • California Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Seattle Study Club
  • American Association of Women Dentists
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Dr. Christina Bianco

Dr. David Stein

Bio coming soon.


Our Dental Philosophy

Dr. Irving Chao

Trusted Quality

We’re proud to be a practice in the area that the community can trust for quality care. Our caring doctors and team are highly-experienced in a wide range of services from preventative and restorative care to cosmetic dentistry, as well as trained with state-of-the-art dental technologies and techniques. We know that we earn your trust by maintaining a high standard of care, which is why delivering exceptional quality is our passion.


Comfortable Environment

Your comfort during your dental experience is one of our top priorities. Our compassionate team will listen to your needs and alleviate any concerns. We also provide warm blankets, warm towels, a refreshment bar and tvs with noise-canceling headphones for your enjoyment. For those who might feel a little more anxious, we offer various sedation options to put you at ease. We go the extra mile to help you feel both safe and happy with your dental experience.


Modern Technology

We’ve recently updated our practice in order to better serve you. Our modern equipment, including digital diagnostic radiographs, intraoral cameras and 3D scanning, allows us to deliver better accuracy, better comfort and better results. Our team is highly trained and skilled in the latest techniques and will continue to advance with you in mind.


In-House Specialists

Rarely do we have to refer you out to specialists for your dental care. Our team of highly-skilled dentists and hygienists includes two specialists in periodontics and endodontics, which means we can take care of nearly all of your dental needs under one roof. Our wide range of services, including routine preventative cleanings and evaluations, whitening, implants and restorative treatments, allow for a more convenient experience for you and your family!


Patient Conveniences

It is important to us that your dental experience is as easy-going as possible. For your convenience, we have practice hours, including evening and Saturday appointments, that work well with most schedules. Our text message appointment reminders and convenient location also make it easy for you to visit us!


Patient Education

We want you to enjoy excellent oral health throughout your life, which is why we make patient education a priority. Our knowledgeable team will explain the details of your care with the assistance of models, pictures and diagnostic radiographss so you can easily understand everything you need to know in order to make informed, confident treatment decisions.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

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