Raju Dhariwal, DDS
Dr. Dhariwal has been a Dentist since 2004. His passion for dentistry is evident in his skill, knowledge and the ease with which he executes dental procedures. He is a friendly person who is easy to talk to, and he understands the needs and concerns of his patients. He has a great sense of humor, which makes his patients feel at ease and comfortable (and maintains a happy and friendly atmosphere in the office).
Dr. Dhariwal met his wife in India and has been married to her for 23 years, and together they have a beautiful 19-year-old daughter. His hobbies include gardening, traveling and cooking (to name a few), and he speaks five languages. It’s our honor and pleasure to introduce Dr. Dhariwal to you.
Meet Our Team
At our office, you will meet a dental team in Elk Grove, California, that is bubbly and enthusiastic but also very mindful of our patients’ needs and the relationships they form while caring for each person. Our team members bring a wealth of experience and a high level of dedication to their work, and they speak Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Punjabi to serve the people of our community. You can learn more about our team below and by calling 916-686-2888 today to make your appointment at Camden Dental Care.
Paula Edwards — Office Manager
- Employed at Camden Dental since opening day, July of 1996
- In dental field for 25 years
Paula oversees Case Presentations, where she consults new or existing patients after our dentist’s diagnosis to educate them on treatment. Her comforting approach and use of visuals help patients understand their dental care. Paula also ensures the office runs smoothly on a daily basis, including patients’ out-of-pocket copays and insurance coverages. Overall, Paula maintains and takes care of all patient needs of the Camden Family.
“I love working with our patients, making them feel comfortable and part of our Camden family.”
Carolina Palos — Relationship Coordinator
- Employed at Camden since 2005
- In dental field for 17 years
- Certified Dental Assistant
Carolina runs Camden Dental Care’s front office and greets all patients upon arrival! She prides herself on her excellent patient communication, putting any nervous patients or children at ease and scheduling appointments. Carolina is extremely knowledgeable with dental procedures and payment options. She is the core of our patient relations.
“I am blessed to be a part of the dental field because it is the most rewarding feeling to change someone’s life thanks to their smile.”
Hanh Tran — RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
- Employed at Camden Dental since 2004
- In dental field for 10 years
- Graduated at Santa Rosa Junior College in 2004
Hanh joined Camden Dental Care right after she received her license, 10 years ago. She is an advocate of properly educating patients of unhealthy gums as a predisposing factor to problems of other vital organs in our body.
“I am happy with the relationships that I have established with the patients and knowing that I can help them maintain a healthy smile.”
Kitman Likes — RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
- Employed at Camden Dental since 2007
- In the dental field for 7 years
- Graduated from Western Career College in 2007
Camden Dental Care was Kitman’s first job after she graduated from Western Career College in 2007. Just like Hanh, they have identical commitment to preserving and improving patients’ dental health.
“I love working as a dental hygienist because I like making a difference in patients’ dental health.”
Kwanay Smith — RDA (Registered Dental Assistant)
- Employed at Camden since 2011
- In dental field for 5 years
Kwanay assists the doctor with all dental assistant functions. She makes sure to give the patient a thorough explanation of their appointment. She is responsible for all the preliminary steps that are required before the treatment such as taking X-rays, study models and photos. She makes our patients feel comfortable before, during and after treatment.
“I enjoy the dental field because I love being a part of making someone’s smile beautiful.”
Ha Tran — RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
- New member of Camden Dental Care
- Registered Dental Hygienist since 2013
“I enjoy my work because I help people feel more confident with their smile.”