Our Staff

Dentist in Livermore, CA

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Paul Szmyd DDS


Dr. Szmyd has been serving the Livermore Valley community since 1990. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He completed Dental Residencies at Oregon Health Science University and at Loma Linda University.

  • Dr Szmyd is a member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association.
  • He is also a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.
  • Dr Szmyd is member of the Livermore Rotary Club.
  • When not at work, he enjoys cycling, skiing, and hiking.



Carmen is our Office Manager and is also a Registered Dental Assistant. She has over 35 years of dental experience and can answer your questions about setting up an appointment, dental procedures, insurance coverage and financial arrangements.

When away from work she likes reading, estate sales, and spending time with family and friends.



Jaime is our Dental Assistant. She loves assisting and helping others. Her job is to make sure you have a great experience in our office. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has a cat named Blitzen, and loves camping, eating out and anything outdoors.



Karen is our Dental Hygienist. She has worked in dentistry for over 19 years . She looks forward to helping you have a "Beautiful Smile" and a good experience here in our Dental Office.

When away from the office, Karen enjoys the company of her friends and family.