About us

At our dental practice, we're more than just a team - we're a family committed to your oral health. We believe in treating you with respect and understanding, making each visit an experience you'll look forward to. Our goal? To lead the way in dentistry through clinical excellence, cutting-edge care, and unmatched patient satisfaction.

Get to Know Bittner Family Dental Group!

Get to know
the doctors

Dr. Gerald Bittner Jr.

Dr. Gerald Bittner, Jr., a second generation of dentist, is a 35-year veteran with a broad array of proficiency helping patients maintain healthy smiles. He has extensive general dentistry experience with an emphasis on leading-edge cosmetic and restorative dentistry. With over 12,000 veneer placements successfully completed for patients, Dr. Bittner has truly changed people’s lives, literally putting smiles on thousands of faces.

Dr. Bittner, Jr. is an expert at bringing the science of function and the art of aesthetics together to design and deliver life-changing smiles. He has spent many years as a clinical instructor and nationwide lecturer teaching the art of cosmetic dentistry and has traveled globally to lecture on dental laser technology. One of his most popular seminars is “Help Your Patients Appear Younger” with a focus on porcelain veneering, cosmetic bonding, teeth whitening, and surgery-free cosmetic smile lifts.

Dr. Gerald Bittner III

Dr. Gerald Bittner III, a third generation dentist and a Bay Area native, grew up knowing he wanted to serve the community his father and grandparents have been serving for over 50 years. When asked why he wanted to become a dentist he said, “I was fortunate to see at a young age the impact that dentistry can have on people’s lives. I was always drawn to the profession for promoting health and fostering lifelong relationships.”

Dr. Jerry graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at the top of his class. During his time there, he was recognized for his exemplary clinical skills and humanistic approach to patient treatment.

Following graduation, Dr. Jerry completed a residency in digital smile design, where he learned to utilize cutting edge technology to promote minimally invasive and precise cosmetic dentistry. This technology utilizes the entire oro-facial complex to construct smiles that are customized to the patient’s facial features and functional needs.

Dr. Jerry is committed to empowering his patients through preventive care and education to give patients the tools they need to have a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Dr. Jerry uses the latest technology to render treatment that is precise, conservative and painless. He is known for his gentle touch and calming demeanor. Patients who are scared of coming to the dentist love Dr. Jerry for the time he spends helping patients understand their oral condition and the effort he puts in making each experience pleasant.

Dr. Chloe Bittner

Introducing Dr. Chloe, a third-generation dentist and one of the top graduates from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Her academic prowess and dedication to comprehensive dentistry have laid the foundation for a remarkable career.Believing in the holistic well-being of her patients, Dr. Chloe understands that a healthy smile is the cornerstone of overall health. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she prioritizes effective communication to tailor personalized care for each patient.

With early mentorship from her father and leadership in the Aesthetic Dentistry Club at UOP, Dr. Chloe possesses a natural eye for cosmetic dentistry. As an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, she understands the intrinsic link between facial aesthetics and a captivating smile.

At the forefront of technology, Dr. Chloe seamlessly blends tradition with innovation, ensuring each smile is a unique masterpiece. Step into a new era in dentistry with Dr. Chloe, where comprehensive care and aesthetic excellence converge to create radiant, healthy smiles.

Dr. Jennifer Eitutis

Dr. Jennifer Eitutis, a 10-year dental veteran, with a talent for aesthetic dentistry, graduated Cum Laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Eitutis has helped many of her patients achieve new smiles combining her mastery of cosmetic dentistry with her extensive Invisalign experience. Although Dr. Eitutis excels at “Smile Design” her real passion is helping patients achieve and maintain positive dental health.

Dr. Jennifer’s calm demeanor exudes compassion and provides a level of comfort that is commonly highlighted by our patients, especially those who get anxious just thinking about being at the dentist. Although all of her patients love her, Dr. Jennifer has an affinity for our younger patients. It’s her mission to educate patients early and develop good dental hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.

Recently a patient came into the office complaining of a severe toothache, after a comprehensive exam and review of the situation, Dr. Jennifer explained the various options to the patient, one of which was an implant. Dr. Jennifer walked her patient over to meet Dr. Mancuso to discuss the procedure in more detail.

At the conclusion of the discussion, the patient requested the implant be done immediately but under one condition... that Dr. Jennifer stay with her and hold her hand. After juggling the schedule around, Dr. Mancuso placed the implant, while Dr. Jennifer honored her patient’s request, truly taking hand-holding to a whole new level!

Dr. Jerome Mancuso

Dr. Jerry Mancuso, a 25-year dental veteran, and board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon has expertise ranging from wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. He has performed thousands of surgical procedures including reconstructive and trauma surgery.

Dr. Mancuso’s has successfully completed 13,500+ implant and bone grafting procedures. He is a specialist in treating facial pain, facial injuries, and TMJ disorders, and has been credited with saving many lives through early identification and treatment of oral cancer.

Dr. Mancuso’s exemplary military service is representative of his performance as a surgeon. He was commissioned as an officer in the US Navy, where he completed a one-year residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Upon completion of his overseas Naval service and attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander, Dr. Mancuso enrolled in residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Hospital of St. Raphael/Yale-New Haven Hospital and Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Mancuso became Board-Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2002 and was a Diplomate of ABOMS from 2002 to 2011. He is licensed by the State of California to perform IV sedation and General Anesthesia.

Shoreh Hemmati, Master Ceramist

Shoreh, our master ceramist, has spent the last 25 years specializing in the design and making of over 25,000 individual veneers. That’s a whole lot of teeth!

Shoreh works side-by-side with our team to create the beautiful smiles that Bittner Family Dental Group is known for. Working with Shoreh’s onsite lab is an advantage for everyone: the patient, the dentist, and the ceramist.

There are a variety of benefits to having an in-house master ceramist like Shoreh Hemmati:

  • Patients have the opportunity to express their desires to both the dentist and the ceramist.
  • The in-office interaction between the patient and the ceramist guarantees the most personalized smile for every patient.
  • The ceramist has real-time input in creating the smile and ensuring the smile creation meets both the dentist’s and patient’s expectations.

The end result is a tailor-made smile that fits the patient's face, lips, and personality. This is only possible because of the hands-on and personal interaction between the patient, Shoreh, and the rest of the team.

Meet the team



Aaliyah is a Bay Area native and graduate from Foothill College where she received her BS in Dental Hygiene. She strives to provide the best experience possible to her patients with a loving and gentle touch. Aaliyah loves to make connections with her patients and to educate on achieving and maintaining oral health. In her free time, Aaliyah enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and binge-watching shows on Netflix.


Shelby graduated in 2018 from the University of the Pacific's Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She loves helping patients improve their oral health as well as their overall health by providing gentle yet thorough dental cleanings. In Shelby's free time, she loves to travel, work out, and spend time with her family and friends. She also loves spending time with her two Labradoodles, Jaxon and Cooper!


Cora graduated from Foothill College and was honored with the “Golden Scaler” award. Her passion lies in the wellness and preventative aspects of dentistry with a mission to inform, educate, and inspire patients to invest in their oral health. Outside of the office, she loves to spend time with family and friends, either cooking for her children or finding new restaurants.


Gina has been practicing dental hygiene since 2015 and she works toward providing all of her patients an excellent experience that is relaxing and gentle. She loves what she does and she is very compassionate. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and her dog. She likes to go on food adventures and stay active by hiking and doing obstacle course races.



Melissa loves what she does. She feels a deep sense of accomplishment when her patients leave feeling safe and happy after each of their appointments, and strives to give them the reassurance they need at any time. Melissa loves spending her free time outdoors with family and friends, and also enjoys going to the gym and walking her dog Bailey.


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Kendra takes great pride in her work! Assisting patients and ensuring they have a smooth, easy, and comfortable appointment is where she finds her happiness. Seeing her patients showing off their beautiful smiles that we help them maintain is the biggest reward in itself. In Kendra's free time, she enjoys spending time with the ones she loves. She has a passion for cars, her dog Zayne, and music. But most importantly, she loves food and trying new things!


Jerome has worked in both the administrative and clinical departments of dentistry since 2017. Born in San Jose and raised in the East Bay, he enjoys working with patients to ensure that they receive the highest quality of care at each appointment. In his free time, he loves to watch basketball and football and spend time with his family and friends.


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Yesenia was born and raised in San Jose and strongly believes in the intersection between oral health and overall well-being. Her education and experience working in the dental field have inspired her to advocate for patients to have routine cleanings and checkups as a prevention-based approach to dental health. She loves communicating with patients and listening to their experiences: dental-related or otherwise. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones and her two cats, Megumi and Alphonse.


Tom enjoys working with patients and keeping their hygiene appointments up to date. His years in the manufacturing field has allowed him to be able to handle anything that arises. He loves to cook and travel.


Isabel has been in dentistry for over 20 years and she cares for her team and patients like they are family. She loves working with patients to schedule needed treatment to help prevent future problems. She enjoys spending time with her sons and husband on camping trips and loves working in her beautiful yard.


Vicki feels accomplished when she can make a patient’s smile affordable. She is happy watching her two children succeed in school, sports, and music. You can find her smiling with a cup of joe or visiting a local winery.


Sue has loved dentistry for over 30 years and values her ability to make a difference for her patients. Her own experience of dental anxiety allows her to connect with and assist patients to help overcome their fears. With the newest dental technologies, coming to the dentist is easier and more comfortable than ever. She loves spending time with her family and 4 grandsons.


Paula lives in Saratoga with her husband, and she has over 40 years of customer service and dental experience. She studied at San Jose State where she graduated with BS in Occupational Therapy. She has continued her education with many dental & marketing programs throughout the country. She loves spending time with her family, doing outdoor activities such as hiking, tennis, gardening, and traveling.

Modern dentistry for you

We believe in providing our patients with the best care possible, and one of the ways we do that is through our investment in cutting-edge dental technology. It's designed to enhance your comfort, streamline procedures, and deliver superior results for a healthier, brighter smile.

CEREC Same-Day Crowns

On-Site Master Ceramist

No Shot Laser Fillings

LANAP Laser-Assisted Bone Growth

Rayscan CBCT

Intraoral Scanners

Rhinometer/ Pharyngometer

Comforting amenities

Massage Chairs

Paraffin Hand Wax


Sedation Options



Neck Pillows

Giving back to the community

Our dedication to our patients and community doesn’t stop at the doors of our office. We’re proud to partner with various organizations that positively impact the city we call home. To learn more about our give, or to find out about how you can get involved, get in touch with us today, or ask us about it at your next appointment!