Our Team


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.


Jaime Meyer

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Jaime Meyer 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 fitness.


Amy Stickel

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Amy Stickel is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a BA in Speech Communication and an AS in Dental Hygiene. She began practicing in 2009 and has focused on delivering patient education and preventative care in an informed, gentle and friendly manner. She strives to help reduce the incidence of oral disease by conducting evidenced based practices. In her free time, Amy enjoys being outdoors with her family and running. 


Sandy

Sandy is one of Dr. Pombra’s wonderful dental assistants. She has always loved working hands-on with individuals and knew that dentistry was the right fit for her. After graduating from College of San Mateo in 2019, Sandy jumped right into the workforce and has enjoyed providing patient-centered care since. Outside of the dental field, Sandy can be found traveling, watching movies and listening to good music.


Ruth

Ruth is one of Dr. Pombra’s administrative assistants. You can often find her talking to patients over the phone or navigating insurance information. As part of the admin staff, her first priority is to work as a team to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Outside of dentistry and administration, you can find Ruth running at the nearest trail, training one of her clients as a personal trainer or spending time with her pup Charlie and husband, Jason.