Our Team

Meet Our Dental Implant Team

At Diablo Valley Implant Dentisty, Dr. Anthony Lizano and his staff are committed to providing you with the best possible implant dentisty available. We strive to make your visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Our office is continuously refining each aspect of our practice to make sure we are providing you with the best and most state-of-the-art dental implant treatment there is. We value you as a patient and welcome you into our practice as a patient.

Our Vision

The vision of our practice is to provide the highest quality implant dental care available anywhere in the world, offering meticulous, uncompromising, personalized service and attention; in order to help those patients who suffer with missing teeth return to optimal comfort, esthetics, function, confidence, and health.

-Dr. Anthony Lizano and Staff

Dr. Anthony Lizano

Dr Anthony Lizano | Dental Implant Surgeon
American Board Of Oral Implantology & American Academy Of Dental Implants

Dr. Anthony Lizano is a graduate of U.C.L.A. School of Dentistry and he obtained additional post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Connecticut. In 1996 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Lizano completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Davis. He is a native of our area, and in 1991 returned to establish Diablo Valley Implant Dentistry, a practice limited to Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Lizano is board certified in Implant Dentistry. Dr. Lizano is a Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Lizano is an active member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association. For many years he has served on the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa Dental Society and has served as President of the dental society in 2010.

He has given numerous continuing education lectures to other dentists on implant dentistry, published articles on implant dentistry, and has directed several dental implant study groups.

Dr. Lizano served as a staff member at John Muir Hospital and Aspen Surgery Center and he holds a state permit for the administration of conscious sedation. He has assisted the California Dental Board as an examiner of dentists seeking conscious sedation permits. Dr. Lizano also served as a state-appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator.

Cindy | Dental Implant Team | Diablo Valley Implant Dentistry

Cindy Shea


Cindy is our highly skilled Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and Certified California Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Assistant (CALOMSA). She is a graduate of the Tunxis College (1988). Cindy has over 30 years experience in oral surgery assisting and practice management. She is a certified oral and maxillofacial surgery assistant and is our office manager and implant treatment coordinator. She has two adult children and she lives in the East Bay. Her hobbies include travel and exploring fine foods. She loves sharing her experiences with our patients.

Lauren | Dental Implant Team | Diablo Valley Implant Dentistry



Lauren is our highly skilled Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and Certified California Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Assistant (CALOMSA). She is a graduate of the Diablo Valley College Dental Assisting Program (2016). Lauren is passionate about providing the highest quality of care for her patients and loves the challenges and rewards of working in oral surgery.