Our DentistsDr. Ihab M. Hanna, D.D.S.
Dr. Ihab M. Hanna graduated, with honors, in 1994 from Cairo University. Afterwards, he spent three years in training and hospital residency before moving to San Francisco. He completed two years of General practice residency at the University of Illinois , as a chief resident, where he acquired additional training with the use of Dental Implants, sedation and special care dentistry. Founder of Redwood City implant study Club since 2007, sharing his knowledge with local General practitioners through monthly classes and mentoring. All around, Dr. Hanna has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. He is an every day clinician with 2 practices in the Bay area , primarily focused in Implants Dentistry and other advanced dental procedures. He uses nothing but the latest dental technology in order to guarantee an efficient, safe and pleasant environment.
Dr. Hanna is an active member in the following organizations:
- Dilpomate , American Board of oral implantology- Implant dentistry (ABOI/ID*)
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologist ( ICOI )
- Diplomate, International Dental Implant Association( IDIA )
- Founder, Redwood city Implant Study Club
- Member, American Academy of Implant dentistry ( AAID)
- Hospital privileges at Sequoia Hospital
*The ABOI/ID Diplomate designation symbolizes the highest level of competence in implant dentistry. Certification by the ABOI/ID attests to the fact that a dentist has demonstrated knowledge, ability, and proficiency in implant dentistry through a rigorous examination process.
On the more personal side, Dr. Hanna is an active Coptic Orthodox Christian and contributes and helps his community. He is married to a magnificent woman who he had met in the Bay Area. Together they had a baby girl who was born in March of 2004, and twin boys born December of 2007.
Dr. Michael Lam, Anesthesiologist
Dr. Michael Lam, is a board certified physician anesthesiologist (Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology) with over twenty-five years of experience in a wide variety of practice settings.
He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, received his medical degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his specialty training in anesthesia at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto. Following his post-graduate training he joined the clinical faculty of the Stanford resident training program in anesthesia at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. With the exception of several years in Southern California where he was recruited to develop anesthesia services for a heart surgery program, he has practiced in the San Francisco bay area.
His experience includes delivery of anesthesia for all major surgical subspecialties including cardiac, neuro, high-risk obstetrical, pediatric, spinal cord, burn, major orthopedic and multiple trauma surgery. His current practice is devoted to office-based anesthesia for outpatient surgical and dental procedures. He is licensed by both the Medical and Dental Boards of California to provide anesthesia services.
Dr. Janet Repane Tanega, DMD
Dr. Janet Tanega received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.D.M)/Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) at Centro Escolar University in Manila, Philippines in 1988. Upon arriving in the United States, Dr. Tanega worked as a dental assistant for several years as she studied to obtain her California Dental License. With the future of her family in mind, Dr. Tanega made all the necessary sacrifices; and in 1996 she received the California Dental License. But, this accomplishment was only a stepping-stone in her climb to success.
In March of 1997, Dr. Tanega’s dream came true when she opened Tanega Professional Dental Corporation in South San Francisco. Her successful practice growth over the 16 years of practicing dentistry gave Dr. Tanega recognition on KRON 4, Best of the Bay edition as San Mateo County’s best general dentist.
In order to provide her patients with the best service possible, Dr. Tanega regularly attend multiple seminars a year to continue her education in general, orthodontic, and cosmetic dentistry as well as implant surgery. She is a seasoned expert in the practice of orthodontics (among other services) and has been practicing orthodontics since 1998, and in 2012 she has become a certified preferred provider for Invisalign. A few of the many certificates she has accumulated include:
- Mini Residency in Orthodontics
- Orthodontics TMJ
- Advanced Orthodontics TMJ
- Professional Implant Training Course of AIC
- Professional Sinus Surgery Training Course of AIC
- RWC Implant Study Club
Dr. Tanega is also a member of the America Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA), The San Mateo County Dental Association (SMCDA), and the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI).
These days, she enjoys spending her free time with her husband of ¬¬31 years, Richard, four children Helene, Richard Jr., Reece, and Raymond, and her three grandchildren, Darien, Jeffrey Jr., and Jayda-Rae and her three dogs, Coco, Wags, and Bella. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys living a healthy lifestyle by staying active and by travelling as often as she can.