Chuck S. Kon, DDS
Dr. Kon is a graduate of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and holds a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kon has practiced here in Colton for over 37 years and will be able to help you in all aspects of dentistry including your general and cosmetic needs. He focuses on getting to know you and always does his best to address all of your concerns regarding treatments and procedures.
He was voted by the Consumer Research Council as one of America’s top dentists.
Dr. Kon has also worked as the supervising dentist at Summit College and American Career College. He is very involved in the community, and also routinely mentors Colton High School students regarding their career paths and interests in the dental field. At home he enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle and spending time with his family.
Dental Associations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, TriCounty Dental Association, American Dental Education Association, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
Christina Kon, DDS
Dr. Christina Kon attended the University of Southern California for both her undergraduate studies and for dental school, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and a Doctor of Dental Surgery. During school, she went on mission trips to provide dental care to the underserved children and families in El Salvador and Guatemala. Her experiences showed her the importance of oral health awareness and patient education.
Dr. Kon is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and finds performing restorative dental work very rewarding.
While not practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending her time hiking around the San Gabriel Mountains near her home and traveling to new places. Her most recent adventure was trekking through the Narrows at Zion National Park.
Dental Associations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Delta Sigma Delta Professional Dental Fraternity, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Our Dental Staff
Liza Dootoff, RDA
Liza has been a part of Dr. Kon’s staff for over 20 years. She graduated from Valley Vocational School Dental Assisting Program, and has been in the dental field for 30 years. Liza’s goal is to ensure that you feel welcome and comfortable at our office. She will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns regarding your dental treatment. With her extensive experience and knowledge with insurance policies, she will be able to provide you with affordable payment options. This way you can always have the smile you dreamed of having! Outside of the office, Liza is involved in many charities that focus on finding cures for cancer. She also enjoys walking and participating in outdoor activities.
Lillian Hidalgo, RDH, BS
Lillian is a graduate of the Loma Linda University Hygiene Program, and has been part of our staff for over 12 years. Her focus is to ensure that your periodontal and hygiene needs are taken care of with the highest standards. Lillian wants to make each appointment enjoyable for you, and will patiently answer any questions you may have about the treatment.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Paige Melton, RDH, BS
Paige is a registered dental hygienist who received her degree from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and has been a part of our staff for over 6 years. She prides herself in providing efficient and diligent patient care. Paige’s warm personality and passion for dentistry endears her to all of our patients. She will explain every procedure to you, and promises to make you feel as relaxed as possible during your treatment.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Pearla Castañeda, RDA
Pearla received her dental assisting education from Summit College. She has excellent assisting skills, and is proficient in Spanish. Pearla is truly dedicated to her job, and consistently seeks to improve herself by attending classes. When she isn’t busy working, Pearla loves spending time with her family. She also makes the most amazing guacamole (ask her for her recipe)!
Registered Dental Assistant
Jennifer Lopez, DA
Giselle Onofre, DH
Giselle is receiving her dental assisting education from Concorde Career College. She truly cares about our patients and speaks Spanish fluently. Giselle grew up in Colton and loves hiking and spending time in nature. She recently took a family trip to Big Bear! She recommends stopping by Greenspot Market World Famous Beef Jerky if you plan to head there, because they have the best jerky!