Dr. Aurora Patino
A Bay Area native, Dr. Aurora Patino has many years of experience working with adults, teens, and children. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from University of California, Davis, and completed her dental training at the prestigious University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Patino’s post-graduate studies continued at University of Nevada, School of Dental Medicine where she completed her residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Patino has spent the years since focused on individualized patient care and technological advancements. Her practice has long been committed to affording teen and adult patients the option to create the smile they want with metal or clear braces, or Invisalign aligners.
Dr. Patino is proud to serve as a Board Member at the Contra Costa Dental Society. In addition, she is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.
In her free time, Dr. Patino enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Amy Zapata is a Registered Dental Assistant at Patino Orthodontics. Amy is also actively involved in the front of our busy office.
Elana is an Orthodontic Assistant in Patino Orthodontics. Elana’s passion is help patients feel comfortable and enthusiastic about their treatment. Seeing her patients smile is her favorite part of her job. Elana is a California native. Outside of work she loves spending time with her son and boyfriend.
Lilia is a Registered Dental Assistant at Patino Orthodontics. Lilia is a Concord native. When not working, she spends her time with her husband and two children. She loves to travel and always looking for new places to venture.
Martha is a Sterilizing Technician at Patino Orthodontics. Martha is a licensed dentist in Mexico, and is currently studying to improve her skillset while working. During her free time, Martha enjoys spending time with her family and playing basketball.
Mayra Curiel is a receptionist and a Dental Assistant at Patino Orthodontics. She grew up in the East Bay and attended school locally in Concord. In her spare time, Mayra enjoys spending time with her growing family.
Rene is the Lead Orthodontic Assistant at Patino Orthodontics. She is a Bay Area native. In her free time Rene enjoys spending time with her two children, working out, and going to the beach.
Stephanie is a front office manager at Patino Orthodontics. Outside work, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, music, and baseball.