Team Member

Sushma Mangalavarapet Kantharaju


Education & Credentials

University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry; San Francisco, CA


Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences; Karnataka, India


I believe in giving one hundred percent in any work that I do in my life, and will apply the same in my practice of dentistry. As my patient, you can expect me to treat you as family. I will cater to your needs first, and make sure you are comfortable and receive all my care and attention. I want to bring you a smile and good oral health for a lifetime.

Personal Favorites

Dr. Sushmas favorite TV shows are Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Downton Abbey, and her favorite movies include Forrest Gump, Castaway, The Pursuit of Happyness, Finding Nemo, and Finding Dory, to name a few.

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, CDA Cares Sacramento, CDA Cares Santa Clara

Personal Biography

Dr. Sushma has been practicing dentistry in her home country for over two years and in the U.S. since 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing her culinary skills at home, gardening, trekking, and traveling with her husband. She also enjoys time spent with friends. She is a trained classical Indian dancer in Bharatanatyam style, and has had several performances in Bay area under the guidance of her guru.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Southern Alameda County Dental Society, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Kappa Omega Honor Society


Clinical excellence award


Deans List, graduated with honors