Our Team

Dr. Jason Lipton

 Dr. Lipton is a  general dentist with over 18 years of professional experience in San Mateo, California.  He enjoys helping patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles that have been made possible through unprecedented advancements in modern dentistry.  Dr. Lipton strengthens his practice by keeping abreast of advancements in modern dental procedures, utilizing state of the art equipment, and attending conferences and  lectures.   


After graduating from UC Davis, Dr. Lipton pursued his DDS at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.  Upon graduation, he completed a residency in hospital based dentistry at Evanston Hospital. After practicing in the  Chicago area, he returned to his native Northern California where he took over the practice from Dr. William Layton, the family dentist he went to as a child.  Dr.  Lipton's years of experience and commitment to continuing education for both himself and his staff form the basis for the exceptional oral and aesthetic dental care.

Dr.  Lipton is a member and fellowship awardee of the Academy of General Dentistry, the California Dental Association, the American Dental  Association, San Mateo County Dental Society, and the Peninsula-Seattle  Study Club - a prestigious club dedicated to providing continuing  education above and beyond what is required.  Outside the office, Dr.  Lipton enjoys spending time with his wife and their twin sons, trying to stay in shape, and playing drums. ​


Maria - Office Manager 

Maria  keeps the office running smoothly, and has been doing so at this office  for 18 years.  She handles most financial coordination and is a wealth of information about dental benefit/insurance plans.  Away from the  office, she loves spending time with her family and rooting on the local teams, especially the Raiders!


Sylvia - Receptionist-Insurance Coordinator

Sylvia  is a receptionist and primary insurance coordinator at Jason P. Lipton,  DDS.  Sylvia has over 15 years of experience in this role, and is integral to the functioning of the front office.  When she is not at the office, Sylvia is busy parenting four boys and traveling.

Janet- Registered Dental Assistant

Dr.  Lipton's dental dance partner, Janet brings a wealth of dental experience to the office.  Her upbeat attitude and caring nature help in  all phases of patient care.  In her free time she enjoys family trips to Mariposa, playing with her Boston Terrier Beau, and sport shooting!

Dorene - Registered Dental Hygienist

Doreen is a dental hygienist with more than 25 years experience. Doreen began her career with Dr. Layton and has continued on working with Dr. Lipton for over 11 years.  Doreen has built strong relationships with her patients who have come to rely on her expertise for maintaining a healthy mouth.   Doreen is key to the success of Dr. Lipton's practice, and her friendly demeanor makes getting your teeth cleaned a pleasant experience.  Away  from the office, Doreen is a mother to two daughters and enjoys  traveling and reading.

Carmen - Registered Dental Hygienist

Carmen fortunately joined the team in early 2014, and has  proven to be an invaluable asset to Dr. Lipton's practice.  With her kind demeanor, dedication to the profession and her patients, Carmen delivers gentle, excellent care.  She stays busy with family, friends, fitness and food!

​Virginia - Registered Dental Hygienist

Virginia is the spark of youth our hygiene team!  She earned her Bachelors of Science from U. C. Davis, and then obtained her RDH degree from Carrington College.   She is planning to continue her education and recently earned her Masters in Dental Hygiene.  Virginia has an out-going and fun personality that shines when she is caring for our patients.

Sweetu - Registered Dental Hygienist

Sweetu is our newest team member, and although she doesn't work here too often, we and our patients are very lucky when she does!  Great skills, great personality, and quite busy with her young family.  

Kim - Dental Assistant and Receptionist

Kim will most likely be the first and last person you see during your visit, and she makes sure you are treated in a friendly, professional manner.  She has years of dental office experience, and will most likely leave you with . . . a smile of  course!  When not keeping everything in order, she enjoys visiting our beautiful wine regions.