Dr. Esmeralda Marquez was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Lodi, California. She comes from a large family being the sixth of nine children and is fluent in Spanish. She was first exposed to the dental field working as a dental assistant. Dental sciences became intriguing to her and she decided to pursue her career in becoming a Dentist. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from UC San Francisco . She shares her expertise with each patient and gives them the gentle care that they deserve, striving to make every patient feel comfortable every step of the way. Dr Marquez joined Dr Desai in 2012. Together they strive to provide their patients with the best quality of care with honesty and integrity.