Meet The Staff

Lizette Flores, Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from Cabrillo College in 2008 with a Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  I have been in the dental field for ten years and I enjoy taking continuing education in istry to further my skills. My passion for dental hygiene stems from sharing experiences with patients in the dental chair and and providing education to patients about oral health.  In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, exercising, and traveling.

Evelyn Zarate,  Treatment Coordinator DA

I graduated From Bryman College in 2004 as Dental Assistant. I have been working at Smileworld Family Dental since January 2009. I started as Dr. Godiwala’s dental assistant and progressively took over the position of the office treatment coordinator and office manager. My favorite part of my job is helping patients learn the value of good oral health, and getting to work with such a wonderful team.

 The best part of my job is listening to patients’ goals and concerns in order to create a healthy, beautiful smile. I enjoy hiking, photography, cooking, and when not working my time is spent with kids and family.




Gina M. Cleveland, Dental Assistant 

ginaeditedI graduated from Carrington College, I did my internship at Dr. Godiwala’s office in 2013, with the strong urge to be a part of the dental field. This has been a devoted dream of mine since the ninth grade; I adore the idea of being able to help patients everywhere attain confidence and knowledge about their smile. In the midst of my passion, I set aside time for my loved ones and to simply be outdoors.

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Binh Vo Registered Dental Hygienist

  I’ve always been a strong advocate for public health and education and my passion is to educate people on the effects of what diseases do to your body and how it can be prevented. My undergraduate studies include a range between health sciences and biological sciences and I graduated from Carrington College with my focus in dental hygiene. I’m very new to the field of dentistry but I am extremely excited to start this new journey in this healthcare field. On my down time I like going on picnics and trying out new restaurants.  

Vanessa Luva- Administration Assistant

I graduated Unitek in 2014 as a medical assistant.I later then graduated Carrington for medical billing and coding in 2017. I am relatively new to the dental field but ever since I did my internship at Smileworld Family Dental, I grew very interested in the dental field. Aside from work I enjoy spending time with my son and family , playing soccer and taking random road trips!