Our Team


 

 

Idell - Treatment Coordinator 

Idell graduated and received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, from California State University Of Los Angeles. Idell is determined to make sure every patient leaves the office better than they walked in and with a smile. He enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, watching sports and spending quality time with his family.

 

Lori - Appointment Coordinator

Lori has had a distinguished 17 year in the mortgage industry, where she established a reputation for excellence. Outside of her professional endeavors, Lori cherishes time spent with her son, dog, and her family. She also enjoys weekends with her mom, embracing the joy found in the simple moments of life.

 

Maria - Registered Dental Assistant

Maria is one of our Registered Dental Assistants.  A graduate of The Southern California Regional Occupational Center, Maria enjoys learning about the latest techniques in the dental assisting industry.  She possesses a passion for helping others -even traveling to El Salvador for a mission trip.  At home, Maria enjoys spending quality time with her two daughters.

 

Evan - Dental Assistant

Evan has been with the office since 2021 where he began shadowing Dr. Castillo and discovered his passion for dentistry.  After graduating Bowdoin College with a degree in Psychology and Digital/Computational Studies.  Completed his dental assistant training from The Valley School for Dental Assisting.  In the fall of 2024, Evan will be attending dental school with a four year scholarship from the US Air Force.

 

Kim - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim is a graduate of USC and honed her skills by teaching dental hygiene at her alma mater.  She excels at providing patients with skills to enhance and maintain their beautiful smiles.  When not in the office Kim likes to spend time with her family, reading, playing her online game, going to the gym, and gardening.

 

Jennifer - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from the West Los Angeles college dental hygiene program.  She taught clinical dental hygiene at UCLA.  Jennifer is a caring, upbeat, fun personality which blends nicely with the high level of skill and proficiency she demonstrates.  She loves going to concerts, dancing and spending time with her husband and teenage daughter.

 

Keeria - Register Dental Hygienist

Keeria, a proud alumna of Colorado Northwestern Community College.  She is driven by her passion for dentistry and unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional care to her patients.  Continuously advancing her skills and knowledge, she remains dedicated to providing the highest standard of care.  Beyond her professional endeavors, Keeria finds joy in the simple moments spent with her loving husband and two children.  An avid crocheter and nature enthusiast, she cherishes opportunities to unwind outdoors, surrounded by the beauty of the natural world.

 

Carmen Castillo, DDS, is a top-ranked dentist providing innovative, state-of-the-art dental care for patients in and around Manhattan Beach, CA. Known for her skilled and compassionate approach, Dr. Castillo offers a comprehensive array of best treatment options for patients of all ages. Patients benefit from her expertise in providing teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, crowns, bonding, periodontal treatment, and Invisalign®. Additionally, Dr. Castillo offers restorative services including dental implants and full mouth reconstruction.

A graduate of the University of the Pacific- Arthur A. Dugoni, School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. Castillo completed her residency at the University of Miami/VA Medical Center in Florida. Dr. Castillo has completed a significant amount of advanced coursework with the UCLA Aesthetic Continuum, Spear Institute and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Castillo volunteers her time and expertise at the Children's Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach. She has served as president of the Children’s Dental Foundation and as a member of the Long Beach Memorial Miller’s Medical Advisory Board. She continues to serve on the Board of the Children’s Dental Foundation.

Dr. Castillo welcomes the opportunity to work with new patients. The practice accepts most forms of dental insurance.

Aesthetic Dentistry At It's Finest

Dr. Castillo is proud to offer comprehensive dental care of the highest quality to patients of all ages. From thorough oral examinations that allow us to detect and treat potential problems in their earliest stages to professional cleanings and fluoride treatments, Dr. Castillo provides an extensive range of options that are ideal for preserving and improving the dental health of every member of your family. Additionally, we are pleased to have the resources and ability to perform many general dental procedures in our office and oral sedation to make your visit much more comfortable.

Accepted Insurances

Please note - We accept PPO insurance only and we are an out of network provider with the exception Cigna in which we are an in-network provider.

Aetna
Ameritas
Assurant Employee Benefits
Cigna
Delta Dental
First Health
Guardian
Health Net
Humana
Lincoln Financial Group
MetLife Dental
Prudential
Sun Life Financial
United Concordia Dental
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • "Dr. Castillo is efficient and very concerned about the comfort of her patients."

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  • "Great staff plus courteous and pleasant conversation make for an enjoyable experience despite having fears of the dental appointment."

    Juan R.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Carmen and staff are the best ever. She has performed complex dentistry on me, as well as routine maintenance and the results are always amazing. "

    Jeff F.
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    "Dr. Castillo and everybody in her office are terrific both professionally and personally."

    Charles C.
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Carmen Castillo, DDS
1101 N Aviation Blvd
Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266