About Us

drTijerinoThe goal of our office is to help you achieve excellent dental health in a comfortable and caring environment. We believe that quality dentistry comes not only from impeccable care and diagnosis, but also from paying close attention to a patient’s individual needs and/or desires for treatment.

Lori Ross Tijerino, D.D.S.

Skill and compassion go hand-in-hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, Dr. Lori Ross Tijerino stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for her patients. As a doctor, she recognizes that her patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in her and this team. That is just one reason why Dr. Ross values each and every patient relationship!

Dr. Ross is well versed in all the latest cosmetic procedures, including in-office bleaching, Invisalign®, porcelain crowns, laminate veneers, tooth-colored fillings, dentures, partials, the use of implants to help retain dentures and partials, and more. Dr. Ross takes pride in knowing that she offers quality care based on individual needs and wants of her patients. Her reputation has been built on the trust and respect of her patients, and she has always had an outstanding, friendly, well-educated staff ready to help patients with all their needs. Her professional goal is to evaluate a patient’s needs, then, in concert with the patient, arrive at a treatment plan that meets the patient’s goals and expectations. Dr. Ross is consistently looking for new ways to advance her practice and believes that continuing education for herself, her staff, and her patients is the key to well-rounded care.

Highly educated, Dr. Ross earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of San Francisco School of Dentistry, and she has been practicing since 2002. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Southern Alameda County Dental Association and the Spear Study Club.

Our Philosophy

Our talented team has the skills necessary to give you the smile you want and the lasting oral and whole-body health you deserve. We deliver a beautiful smile for every patient.

  • Quality Dentistry - Dr. Tijerino brings years of experience and detailed expertise to her practice and delivers high quality care for each patient that comes through her doors. She not only invests in the latest dental technologies, but is passionate about continuing her education and has undergone extensive CE training from the Spear Institute. Her ultimate goal is to give you the beautiful smile you want, and she will never settle for anything less. You can trust you are in good hands.

  • Whole Body Health -
    We not only care about your oral health, we care about your overall health and well-being. Dentistry impacts more than just your smile. Through our quality services and detailed care, we can help you experience the full body benefits that come from having a truly healthy mouth and a beautiful smile.

  • State of the Art Technology -
    Dr. Tijerino is passionate about maintaining a state-of-the-art facility to better serve you. She uses dental technologies like digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, CariVu cavity detection, lasers, and same-day crown technology to help her deliver a more accurate diagnosis and a higher quality of care. We understand that these technologies are key to helping us improve as a practice, and we will continue to invest with you in mind.

  • Skilled Smile Reconstruction - It’s important to us that you receive all the care you need, the way you want it. We offer a wide range of services to meet your every dental need, but we’re particularly skilled in smile reconstruction. Dr. Tijerino’s passion for delivering a beautiful, lasting smile to each patient stems from an accident in her past that caused her to undergo 5 major dental surgeries. Because of this experience, she can relate to patients with significant dental needs and understands their concerns. With Dr. Tijerino, you will be listed to and understood.
  • Comfortable Environment - We know that a large portion of your satisfaction comes from how you feel during your visits, which is why we make your comfort a priority. In our practice, you’ll find blankets, pillows, video glasses, coffee, tea, and more. We also offer sedation dentistry to help those who might be a little more anxious feel at ease. Our team is extremely empathetic, works well with children and goes to great lengths to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your care.
  • Trustworthy Team - At Sycamore Family Dentistry, we are 100% committed to always doing what’s best for you. Our dentist and team members are trustworthy and will always keep your best interests in mind. We take the time to listen to your needs and answer your questions so you can feel comfortable and confident in any decisions you make. It is our goal to help you achieve the beautiful smile you want and the lasting health you deserve.