Faculty & Staff

Linda 20HuDr. Lin Yun Hu, DMD, President/Instructor

Dr. Hu received her DMD from Kunming Medical College, China in 1984. She also earned a Master of Oral Medicine from Shanghai Second Medical University, China in 1991. In 2000, she obtained a California dentist license and started Gabrie Dental Center. Dr. Hu is a member of the American General Dentist Association and the Southern California Chinese Dentist Association.

Constantino 20GabrieMr. Constantino Gabrie, School Director/Instructor

Mr. Gabrie received a BS in Business Management from the University of Phoenix in 1999. He is a member of the National Dental Laboratory Association, California Dental Laboratory Association, and the Dental Laboratory Owners Association of California. He has served as a NBC Board Trustee and now serves on the National Board of Certification, as a Educator Board Trustee. He brings with him many years of experience in teaching. Has operated American Dental Arts and Crenshaw Dental Laboratory as a technician, teacher as well as a successful business owner with vast experience in all phases. A Professor at Los Angeles City College, Dental Technology Department (1995-2012). At present an Adjunct Professor at Pasadena City College, Dental Laboratory Technology

Teresita 20Esteban 1Ms. Teresita Esteban, Instructor

Ms. Esteban holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine, Centro Escolar University in 1993. She has many years experience in chairside dental assisting. She is a member of the Philippine Dental Association.

Maria 20Maldonado

Ms. Maria Maldonado, Program Coordinator Spanish

Lucy 20HuangMs. Lucy Huang, Program Coordinator Chinese

Karen 20RodriguezMs. Karen Rodriquez, Instructor, RDA/RG

Ms. Karen Rodriguez is a Registered Dental Assistant. She is a 2004 graduate of Santa Monica College with an Associate’s Degree in Science. She also holds a Dental Technology Degree from Los Angeles City College. Karen has worked in different dental specialties from pediatric to holistic biocompatible dentistry. She’s been involved in the dental field for more than 11 years.

Lucy 20BarajasMs. Lucy Barajas, Intructor

Lucy Barajas is an experienced veteran in the Dental field. As a dental assistant for 13 years, Lucy is dedicated to continually expanding her knowledge to better serve her students. As a mother of two young and active girls, she has demonstrated a high level of commitment and passion to her career