Meet Our Team
Dentist in Temecula, CA
Dr. Peng is a Southern California native. He obtained both his B.S. in Biological Sciences and his Dental Degree at the University of Southern California. After several years working at IBM as a computer engineer, Dr. Peng’s desire to help people in a more tangible way led him to dentistry, where he was able to provide his patients compassionate and comprehensive oral health care. When he is not at the office, Dr. Peng enjoys working out, spending time with his family, and traveling.
Dr. Bustos was born and educated in Chile. He obtained his dental degree from the Universidad de Chile Dental School, Santiago, Chile. Dr. Bustos has made Temecula his home since 1989 and founded Vineyard Dental Group in 1991. He and his wife, Cindy, raised two daughters that both graduated from Temecula Valley High School. Dr. Bustos is also a proud grandfather to a beautiful seven year old.
Dr. Ebrahim Graduated from Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine in Pomona, CA., and was on the Dean’s list for all 4 years. Dr. Ebrahim is always eager to listen to your dental needs and provide you with high-quality dentistry supported by a strong and caring team. He is devoted to keeping up with the latest dental research, techniques, and technology to provide the best patient care. In his free time Dr. Ebrahim enjoys going to the gym, hiking, spending quality time with family and friends, and traveling.
Darlene began her career in dentistry in 2002 and joined Vineyard Dental Group in 2019. As a Registered Dental Assistant she ensures every patient receives the best care and attention so they can have a great dental experience when they leave. The best part of her job is meeting new people and building relationships with them. In her spare time, she enjoys growing in her faith, visiting antique shops, gardening, home projects with her husband, and spending time with her two sons and family.
Emily joined Vineyard dental in 2019, not long after graduating from the Registered Dental Assisting program at Palomar College in San Marcos. Emily is a caring, compassionate person who is eager to learn and grateful to be part of an office with such an incredible staff! In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with her family and three cats, traveling, and cooking.
Kevin graduated dental assisting school in 2019 from San Joaquin Valley college. Kevin loves being an assistant at Vineyard Dental Group because he likes learning new things and being hands on. He takes great pride in patient education and enjoys talking with patients and learning about their family life. In his free time Kevin is part of a band and plays various instruments, reading and going to the gym.
Marni obtained her training at the USC School of Dentistry, where she received her BS in Dental Hygiene. She joined Vineyard Dental in 1997, and has been providing top quality care for her patients. Marni’s favorite part of her job is to get to know her patients, meeting new people, and helping all her patients achieve optimum oral health. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, going to the gym, working out, and road biking.
Rene began her career here, at Vineyard Dental as an RDH in 1995, after she graduated from Loma Linda University with a B.S. degree in dental hygiene. She enjoys the one-on-one care and connection, as she helps provide the best quality hygiene needs for her patients. When she is not at the office, Rene really enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 boys, as well as reading a good book, watching movies, and game nights with her family.
Angel started her career as a Dental Assistant in 2016 and later obtained her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at San Joaquin Valley College in 2021. She is enthusiastic about dental health and enjoys educating her patients on personal dental care and preventative techniques while providing optimum oral care for every patient she comes in contact with. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is seeing people happy and comfortable in their own smiles. In her free time she enjoys going to the lake and spending quality time with her fiancé and French bulldog.
Kendra has been in the dental field for over 10 years starting as a dental assistant and decided to pursue her career in dental hygiene, graduating from San Joaquin Valley College in 2017. Kendra was born and raised in Southern California and spent time in some big cities, between New York, Austin,Texas and Seattle and made her way back to the Temecula area. Her passion is connecting with patients and being their personal cheerleader while educating them in the latest up to date technology. Kendra enjoys her free time with her husband and children while finding the latest eatery, winery or music concerts and keeping busy with kids school and sporting events
Erin joined the Vineyard team in 2007. Originally from Orange County, she and her husband relocated to Temecula in 1997, where they raised their now two grown children. Erin feels extremely thankful to work in such a wonderful office with the best staff and nicest patients!!! In her spare time, Erin loves spending time with her two grandchildren and traveling.
Kristen is a Temecula native whose family has lived here since 1986. Kristen moved to the bay area in 2004, where she would eventually enter a dental assisting program at San Jose City College in 2008. Kristen took her state board exams and became a registered dental assistant in 2009. In 2013 Kristen moved back to the Temecula area and became part of the Vineyard Dental team. Kristen enjoys science fiction, trips to the beach, and spending time with her 2 children.
Crystal has been in the dental field since 2004 and joined Vineyard Dental Group in 2021. She enjoys helping patients understand how important it is to get the care they need. Crystal enjoys spending time with her children, crafting and baking in her spare time.