Since the beginning of her career, Dr. Terlet has advocated to provide access to quality dental care for all. Her commitment to preserving community dental health is evidenced by the number of boards and committees she serves. This includes Healthy Kids Healthy Teeth Advisory Board, Chabot College Dental Hygiene Advisory Board Member, First 5 Scientific Advisory Committee Member, Dental Board of California, University of the Pacific Alumni Board Member, and past president, Berkeley Dental Society, California Dental Association Trustee and ADA Council on Government Affairs representing California. Additionally, Dr. Terlet is well known in the dental community locally, at the state level, and nationally. She is an active member with the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American College of Dentists, and NNOHA, to name a few.
Dr. Terlet holds this same belief in her private practice. She believes each patient is unique and deserves individual care and personalized treatment plans.
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Terlet has served as the Chief Dental Officer at La Clínica since 1989, where she helped expand dental services from one dental clinic to eleven sites in Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano counties. As the Chief Dental Officer, Dr. Terlet is responsible for the strategic vision, direction, oversight and management of dental operations and to ensure the alignment with La Clínica’s mission. More specifically, she leads senior dental management staff in strategic positioning and growth; demonstrates and ensures sound financial, budgeting for the Office of the Dental Director; and collaborates with other health agencies to advance the agency’s mission.
Dr. Terlet received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and a Bachelor of Arts in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Aziz completed her general practice residency at the University of Southern California. She has been in private practice in the Berkeley area since 2003. She has a passion for helping patients increase their confidence through cosmetic dentistry and easing even the smallest patients fears by providing gentle and compassionate care. Dr. Aziz believes in a high standard of continuing education and is a member fo the Berkley Dental Society, California Dental Society, American Dental Society and Spear Education Faculty Club. She has also held leadership roles including Editor, Chairman of Community Health Committee, secretary, VP and President at the Berkeley Dental Society.