Our Team
Dr. Hema Pombra - DDS

Dr. Hema Pombra is a board-certified Dentist from the state of California and was awarded her Doctor of Dental Surgery from BVP Dental College, Pune, India. She has been trained in all aspects of general dentistry, including, preventive, restorative, cosmetic, and periodontics. Dr. Pombra is detail and quality oriented and she is committed to patient’s excellence and comfort. She accomplishes this by providing the highest quality of dental care by using the latest technology available for her patients. She is interested in treating the source of the disease rather than just the symptoms.

Dr. Pombra is a member of the San Mateo Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Society. Dr. Pombra continues to learn and improve her skills through various CE courses, study clubs, and ongoing training. As a member of our community, she is committed to give back by providing dental care for patients that cannot afford it. To achieve this Dr. Pombra volunteers at the Samaritan House Free Clinic, a non-profit organization located in San Mateo.

Amanda Bruce - Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a graduate of Cabrillo College School of Dental Hygiene. Her areas of professional focus are disease prevention, oral heath promotion and patient education.  She is truly dedicated to her patients, her profession, lifetime professional education and patient advocacy.  Away from the office Amanda enjoys time with her husband and their French bulldog Zee.  
Jaime Rattaro - Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Jaime Rattaro began dental assisting in 2006, and received her RDA Certification in 2007. To keep abreast with the newest dental technology Jaime takes continuing education courses. She enjoys working with the patients and making them feel right at home. Jaime finds working at Pombra Dental rewarding and satisfying. She enjoys working with her co-workers and serving kind and friendly patients. In her free time she enjoys cooking and teaching aerobics at a local gym.

Nina Esclamado
Practice Manager

Nina has over 15 years experience in the dental field as both an RDA and
Office administrator. She enjoys working with our patients to help them
better understand their insurance benefits and help them feel at ease
before their dental treatment. In her free time, she enjoys spending time
with her husband and doggy Nala.