Our Team

Amanda Siu, DDS

Dr. Siu was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science from the University of California, Irvine and earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry.  Following dental school, she furthered her education with a two-year residency program to specialize in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio. 

Dr. Siu is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and California Society of Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Siu enjoys giving back to the community by organizing health fairs and going on dental mission trips.

Dr. Siu enjoys developing relationships with children and their families.  Her goal is to provide a positive dental experience to your child while executing integrity driven work. 

The aspect of pediatric dentistry she loves most is the ability to put children at ease through engaging conversation, singing, and making balloon animals!

While away from the office Dr. Siu can be found at playing basketball, running, cycling baking, and spending quality time with friends, family, & her dogs.

Carolina Sanchez, DDS

Dr. Carolina Sanchez is a sport lover and enjoys adventurous sports which keep her active and energized what she loves the most, being a pediatric dentist. Dr. Sanchez is originally from Colombia and of course she  loves Shakira's music. She went to Dental School at Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia where she obtained her dental degree. Her desire of moving forward in her career lead her to start her post doctoral education in General Practice Residency and then specializing in Pediatric Dentistry at University of Puerto Rico.

Dr Carolina is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Her charisma, passion and devotion for what she does make her work of high quality and uniqueness reason why she  was listed as one of ‘America's Top Dentists 2014’ placing her among the nation’s most excellent dentists.

Karan Nett, DDS

Dr. Karan Nett was born and raised in rural Modesto, California.  Growing up in this small town with lots of family and friends provided the backdrop to being part of a close-knit community. Her father, a farmer by profession, instilled in his children the value of hard work, determination, and the importance of giving back to your community.

Dr. Karan Nett graduated from University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Physiology/Neuroscience and a minor in Psychology.  It is here that she met her husband, Dr. Brian Nett.  While volunteering at the campus dental clinic, she soon realized she wanted to pursue a career in dentistry because this profession would allow her to utilize her science education, and her love of working with people.

Dr. Karan Nett completed her dental education at New York University College of Dentistry. She graduated in the top of her class and was invited into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, which has come to represent one of the highest honors attainable within the dental profession.  Nomination into this society is based on academics, character, ethics, professionalism, and leadership.  After graduation from dental school, Dr. Karan Nett completed a one-year general practice residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sepulveda with affiliation at UCLA.

After getting married to Dr. Brian Nett and having her first child, Dr. Karan Nett decided to further her education and earn her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.  It is here where Dr. Karan Nett was able to learn the necessary skills to treat special needs children from all walks of life. She also took part in Craniofacial Team at the hospital, which allowed her to collaborate with different specialists to help provide comprehensive care to special needs children.

Dr. Karan Nett’s professional affiliations include being a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Dental Association, a member of the Arizona Dental Society, and a member of the Central Arizona Dental Society.  She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a certification achieved by only 5% of all dentists.  She holds dental licenses in Arizona, California, and Texas.

Dr. Karan Nett enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Brian Nett, her two adoring children Jackson and Emerson, and their lovable golden retriever, Cooper. They love to spend time in Encinitas where beach time, cooking, and relaxing with neighbors is a favorite pastime.  Dr. Karan Nett enjoys hiking the beautiful mountains in Phoenix, spinning, Yoga, and travel.  Her future goals include being able to teach pediatric dental residents and dental students and also to travel to third world countries as part of a volunteer effort to provide dental care to children.

Lorraine Lin, DDS

Dr. Lin received her education from The University of Loma Linda, CA and accomplished her residency at the pediatric Dentistry at Randy Children's Hospital in San Diego, CA. Dr. Lin has been practicing dentistry since 2003. Diplomat, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.

She and her husband recently celebrated the birth of their daughter, Isabella. She has a quote that she lives by " "My goal is to provide comprehensive care to treat every child with a caring and gentle manner that I would want for my child. My focus is on prevention and educating the parent and child on how to have excellent oral health and future cavity-free appointments"

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.

Nanni Baker, DDS

Dr. Nanni Baker earned her B.A. in 1986 from Colorado State University in German Language. After graduation she taught German for the Department of Defense schools in Wiesbaden, Germany. From 1988 - 1991, she attended the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, graduating with a D.D.S.. In addition, she received a Health Profession Scholarship which enabled her to serve in the United States Army Dental Corps as a Captain.

Following her tour in Wurzburg Germany, she completed her certificate of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1996.

In September of 1996 Dr Baker began working regularly in El Paso as well as opening her private practice in Boerne Texas. Dr Baker and Dr Maldonado have been working together in El Paso since 2003 and together opened Children's Dentistry of El Paso November 2008.

Dr Baker and her husband Bo enjoy ranching and raising both warmblood and quarter horses. Dr Baker's passion is riding dressage on her new mare Sienna! She is also a member of the United States Dressage Federation and the United States Equestrian Federation. When she is not at the office you'll be able to find her at the barn or spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Dr Baker is Certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Southwest Pediatric Dental Association, San Antonio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was selected as a Texas Monthly Super Dentist in 2004, 2005 and 2007. Dr. Baker also serves on the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)Border Rates and Expenditures Advisory Committee.

Dr. Baker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.