Cristena Carte


Personal Biography

Cris has been practicing dentistry for 40 years, and spent the last 15 years as a dental hygienist. She and her husband, Larry, have been together 34 years and have two adult children, Angela and Ryan, and twin grandchildren, Presleigh and Piper. Cris enjoys traveling, cooking, and being with family and friends. She especially loves spending time with her two granddaughters.


CPR, local anesthesia, laser


San Joaquin Valley College; Visalia, CA


Natural Science and Mathematics, Napa Valley College; Napa, CA


“As my patient, you can expect my absolute best. I will use my knowledge and experience with integrity and honesty. Together, we will achieve your improved oral health while using the latest technology available to us.”

Personal Favorites

Cristena’s favorite vacation spots are Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and Greece.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Volunteer Experience

Flying Doctors


Dean’s list