Dr. Chrissie Capicoy

Dr. Anna Christina P. Capicoy, proprietor of BrightSmile Avenue Dental Clinic, graduated from Centro Escolar University in 2003 and passed the Philippine Dental Board that same year. She has been a practicing dentist for fifteen years. Her practice focuses in the field of oral surgery, implant dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. She utilizes the latest methods and technology and has been working with the finest dental laboratories in the country. Her focus on aesthetic and cosmetic techniques further supports the commitment to provide the best overall long-term dental care and to enable patients to look and feel their best.

Dr. Capicoy is also actively involved in a variety of community and professional activities. She is a proud member of the Philippine Dental Association, Makati Dental Society, Association of Orthodontics and International Association of Orthodontics. Also a member of Philippine Association of Implant Dentistry and Philippine College of Oral Implantogists. She is also affiliated with Operation Smile, a worldwide children’s charity organization that helps in treating facial deformities such as cleft lips and palates. She heads the Luzon Dental Team for the Cleft Center in Sta. Ana Hospital. Operation Smile chose her as 2010 Rookie of the Year for her volunteer work.


Dr. Michelle Meneses – Mercado

Dr. Mitch, as most of her patients call her, graduated cum laudefrom the University of the Philippines, Manila, College of Dentistry in 2002. She placed 8th in the Dental Board Exams that same year.

Dr. Meneses underwent her postgraduate training for Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry at UP-PGH in 2003 and received her Dental Implant Certification from Dio Implant Systems. She is a current officer of the Filipino-Chinese Dental Association and is affiliated with several dental associations and organizations

Dr. Meneses is a former Assistant Professor at the University of the Philippines Manila-College of Dentistry, teaching both lecture and clinical subjects.

Dr. Meneses has published a couple of journal articles in the Journal of the Philippine Dental Association. Since 2010, she has been a speaker in several dental conventions and scientific seminars all over the country. She is also an active volunteer in various dental charities and Operation Smile cleft missions.

Dr. Meneses continues to develop her dental skills by attending seminars, hands-on training workshops, and short courses in different dental fields.


Dr. Teejei De los Reyes

Dr. Teejei T. delos Reyes has over 15 years of experience in a wide variety of dental procedures which includes oral surgery, paediatrics and cosmetic dentistry. She attended Centro Escolar University College of Dentistry and trained in oral surgery and hospital dentistry at UP-PGH.

Outside the clinic, she is actively involved in outreach services
with Operation Smile where she is given an opportunity toserve patients of diverse background all over the Philippines. A member of Philippine Dental Association, she keeps updated on the best and most current dental treatment available.

Dr. Teejei and the rest of BSA team are committed in providing safe and high quality of care for the patient. We are looking forward to serving you.

 

 


Dra. Mary Ann Lunaria Magdangal, a registered Nurse and Dentist, has sixteen years of professional experience as Dentist. She started as a Dentist Practitioner and after two (2) years, she was able to put up her very own Dental Clinic. To gain more knowledge and techniques, and enhance her passion about her chosen field, she has attended seminars and study programs about oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontic, advance endodontic procedures, hospital dentistry and comprehensive and aesthetic dentistry which were held in different locations such as Cebu Doctors College, KADEBU Oral Surgery Center and University of the Philippines – Manila to name a few. Dra. Ann also passed an International Certification Examination and awarded as Fellow of Royal Institution Dentistry in Singapore. As part of her social responsibilities, she is a volunteer of Operation Smile Philippines since 2015 which provides reconstructive facial surgery to indigent Filipino children. Dra. Ann is delighted to be part of the Bright Smile Avenue and look forward to be given opportunities to be of help in all your dental needs.


Dr. Cristina Aldover

Dr. Cristina Aldover is a professional dentist with over thirty-seven years of practice locally and abroad. She spent thirty-two years in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and is fluent in English, Filipino, and Arabic medical terms. Dr. Cristina Aldover attended Centro Escolar University for her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate Degrees in Dental Medicine.

She managed to stay active in the dental community by attending numerous seminars held by the Saudi Dental Association, which included training in Glass Ionomer Restorations, Superiority of Allografts around Teeth, and Implants.

Prior to opening Asian Square Dental, she spent many years as a practicing medical director for her clinic in Jeddah. This makes her highly qualified in maintaining and operating dental clinics with the strictest policies on hygiene and great customer service.


Dr. Arlene Valenzuela

Dr. Arlene Valenzuela is a graduate of Centro Escolar University-manila and has 15 years of experience on various dental procedure such as general dentistry, orthodontics and endodontics. With her desire to further her ability to serve her patient better, she has been attending various programs, seminars and courses relevant to her field of expertise. 

Dr. Valenzuela is a member of Philippine Dental Associate, Manila Dental Chapter and an affiliate member of Endodontic Society of the Philippines. For Dr. Valenzuela, patient satisfaction has always been her main priority and believes in putting the patient at ease before and after treatment.

 


Dr Michelle Aman

Dr Michelle Aman has over 15 years of experience in various dental procedure which includes general dentistry, minor oral surgery and orthodontics. She attended an externship program for oral surgery and hospital dentistry at UP-PGH and advance esthetic course with Comprehensive Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry at UP Manila. She is
also an avid volunteer of Operation Smile for over 8 years serving hundreds of patients all over the Philippines. A member of Philippine Dental Association, she keeps up todate in the latest techniques and technology by attending courses and seminars recommended by PDA. Dr. Mitch is excited to be the one of the newest addition to the BSA family.

 


 

 

Dr. Angelica Rae Villaseñor

Dr. Angelica Rae M. Villaseñor is the pediatric dentist of BrightSmile Avenue. She finished her specialization for Pediatric Dentistry in Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr. Gel is a graduate of the University of the Philippines Manila College of  Dentistry. In the recent May 2013 National Dental Board Examinations, she placed 10th among 254 number of examinees. Even early in her career, she has to her merit several accolades. She has been the country’s representative to the Asia Pacific Dental Student Association’s Executive Committee since 2011. She was a University and College Scholar in 2008 and 2007 respectively. Aside from being a practitioner, she has also worked as a researcher in 2012 and assisted in implementing the DOH Essential Health Package in San Juan East Central Elementary School in 2011. During her spare time, she volunteers in several medical and dental missions since 2011. She is also an active member of the Philippine Dental Association, UP Alumni Association, UP Dental Alumni Association, and Makati Dental Society.


 

                  Dr. Mariah De Leon

 

Dr. Mariah de Leon is a Senior dentist in our BGC and Banawe Branch, who trained and graduated from University of the East, College of Dentistry Batch 2017 and recently passed the national dental  board exams in January 2018.

Dr. de Leon is currently a member and has undergone advanced orthodontic preceptorship under the International Orthodontic Association (IAO). In May 2018, she became a certified provider of Kline clear aligner. She is also an alumni of University of the East Rotaract Club Organization and participates in various medical-dental missions. Dr. de Leon practices general dentistry, provides Kline clear aligners and continues to keep an up-to date knowledge of dental innovations and develop and acquire new skills from seminars, preceptorships and training on various dental fields.

 


 

                        Dr. Rykee Rodriguez

Dr. Ramon Carlos Rodriguez graduated from the University of the Philippines-Manila and placed fifth in the 2014 Dentist Licensure Exams. He has been a practicing dentist for the last five years. He joined Bright Smile Avenue in 2019.

Dr. Rykee first met members of the Bright Smile Avenue team during a mission with Operation Smile in Cavite. He plans to participate in the organization’s future missions.

In his general practice, Dr. Rykee does a lot of periodontic and endodontic work. “I do a lot of gum treatments and root canals. I also do surgery,” he said.

He enjoys the consistency of dental work. “There aren’t too many big surprises. If you do your treatments well, if you do your work well, you’re gonna have good results. It’s pretty consistent.” 

Dr. Rykee is happy to be a part of the Bright Smile Avenue team. “Bright Smile’s dentists are really reliable and really consistent with the treatments. The service is good. The front desk staff are very friendly. They’re very professional.”


 

                        Dr. Erika Valera

Dr. Erika Grace V. Valera graduated from the University of the East Manila in 2017. She passed the board exam that same year. Dr. Erika was a University Scholar, a Tan Yan Kee scholar and a University President Scholar. She completed her hospital and surgical training at the Philippine General Hospital in 2019. She joined Bright Smile Avenue in 2019. 

As an undergraduate, Dr. Erika was part of the student council and was the president of the Rotaract Club of the University of the East College of Dentistry. She also joined competitions including one involving prosthodontics where she won second place. 

Dr. Erika comes from a family of dentists. “Because of that, I’ve been interested in dentistry from the very beginning. I got really exposed to it and was inspired by it.”

She may look young but Dr. Erika is extremely capable. “Sometimes patients are hesitant but I set the tone. I tell them to trust me because I’ll take good care of them.”

Dr. Erika has this to say to people who are nervous about visiting the dentist: “Innovations have made things very different now. They’ve made treatments very comfortable. Don’t just go to the dentist when your problems are bad. Regular visits are important. I hope people become more open-minded in visiting the dentist and giving important to their oral health.”