Lim and Yabu Dentists Oakland CA

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DENTISTRY
(510) 530-7000 | Oakland, CA 94602

Dentistry Oakland CA

Meet the Team


Our Warm and Friendly Dental Team

For us to provide such a high level of service, we have surrounded ourselves with a team that is not only competent, but caring. People like this are difficult to find. We consider ourselves lucky to have attracted such a quality staff. You’ll notice the difference on your first visit!


maryMary Jordan, RDA
Office Manager


Mary attended Kaua’i Community College and the University of Hawai’i at Manoa for general studies and went on to receive a degree in management from Diablo Valley College and her dental assisting license from Carrington College. She has been with our office since 2012 but has over 20 years in dentistry. Married with one daughter, she enjoys reading, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, singing, and traveling.

anaAna Gantymeer
Dental Assistant


Ana studied in the dental program at Alameda College and joined our practice in 2015. She is married with one daughter and loves traveling, cooking, reading books, hiking, dancing, and playing table tennis.


minalouMinalou (May) Chekanov
Registered Dental Assistant/
Registered Dental Hygienist


May obtained associates degrees in allied health and dental hygiene from Carrington College and is also certified in the use of the soft tissue laser. She has been an RDA for 10 years and an RDH for 5. She has one daughter and loves traveling, singing, playing volleyball and badminton, and working out, as well as spending time with family and friends and doing outdoor activities.

nhiNhi Nguyen
Dental Assistant


One of the newest members of our team, Nhi attended the dental program at Carrington College before joining us in 2017. She loves traveling and food.


wendyWendy Gho
Registered Dental Hygienist


Wendy started in dental field 20 years ago, after teaching physics for 4 years in China. She has a bachelor's degree in physics and finished her dental hygiene program in Fresno. Wendy has learned a lot from her patients and been inspired by them at the same time. Outside of work, she is married and has two children. She enjoys walking, hiking, yoga, classical music, and gardening.

chenMichelle Chen
Registered Dental Assistant


Michelle received her degree in dental assisting from the College of Marin and has been working in dentistry for 23 years. She is certified by the CDA Cares program. When not at the office, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and bowling, including spending time with her son (who is now 23) as well as family and friends.


sophiaSophia Tsiouris
Registered Dental Hygienist


Sophia has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and received her RDH from Western Career College in San Jose. She came to Lim & Yabu in 2017. Married with a young daughter, she enjoys traveling, ballet, and being outdoors.


maryMary Jordan, RDA
Office Manager


Mary attended Kaua’i Community College and the University of Hawai’i at Manoa for general studies and went on to received a degree in management from Diablo Valley College and her dental assisting license from Carrington College. She has been with our office since 2012 but has over 20 years in dentistry. Married with one daughter, she enjoys reading, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, singing, and traveling.

minalouMinalou (May) Chekanov
Registered Dental Assistant/
Registered Dental Hygienist


May obtained associates degrees in allied health and dental hygiene from Carrington College and is also certified in the use of the soft tissue laser. She has been an RDA for 10 years and an RDH for 5. She has one daughter and loves traveling, singing, playing volleyball and badminton, and working out, as well as spending time with family and friends and doing outdoor activities.

wendyWendy Gho
Registered Dental Hygienist


Wendy started in dental field 20 years ago, after teaching physics for 4 years in China. She has a bachelor's degree in physics and finished her dental hygiene program in Fresno. Wendy has learned a lot from her patients and been inspired by them at the same time. Outside of work, she is married and has two children. She enjoys walking, hiking, yoga, classical music, and gardening.

sophiaSophia Tsiouris
Registered Dental Hygienist


Sophia has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and received her RDH from Western Career College in San Jose. She came to Lim & Yabu in 2017. Married with a young daughter, she enjoys traveling, ballet, and being outdoors.

anaAna Gantymeer
Dental Assistant


Ana studied in the dental program at Alameda College and joined our practice in 2015. She is married with one daughter and loves traveling, cooking, reading books, hiking, dancing, and playing table tennis.

nhiNhi Nguyen
Dental Assistant


One of the newest members of our team, Nhi attended the dental program at Carrington College before joining us in 2017. She loves traveling and food.

chenMichelle Chen
Registered Dental Assistant


Michelle received her degree in dental assisting from the College of Marin and has been working in dentistry for 23 years. She is certified by the CDA Cares program. When not at the office, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and bowling, including spending time with her son (who is now 23) as well as family and friends.




Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (510) 530-7000 to experience our team first hand.