Our Team




Sara - Business Coordinator

Sara graduated from Woodbury University with a degree in fashion design. She is passionate about making the office run smoothly. Travelling, knitting, painting and other artistic pursuits are among the things she enjoys. Sara also actively advocates for charitable organizations including children hospitals, breast and ovarian cancer research, Alzheimer’s research, cures for the blind.


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.


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.



Yolanda- Registered Dental Hygienist 

Yolanda is our new hygienist. She has been in the dental field for nearly 10 years and has practiced in many specialty offices. Yolanda has an enthusiastic personality and is always ready to answer any question related to you oral health. 



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.


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.  



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.

Assurant Employee Benefits
Delta Dental
First Health
Health Net
Lincoln Financial Group
MetLife Dental
Sun Life Financial
United Concordia Dental

Words from our patients

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

    Verified User
  • "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.
  • Yelp

    "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