Improving your quality of life

Through meaningful relationships, exceptional customer service, and comfortable and excellent dentistry--every day, one person at a time.

The Grace Difference ™

Why Grace Dental?

Open 6 days (Mondays to Saturdays)

Ease of scheduling

Email and Text appointment reminders

Empathetic listening; Developing a meaningful, trusting relationship first

Exceeding your expectations to provide the best patient experience

Commitment to continuing education, Gentle touch and comfort amenities (wireless headphones, memory foam pillows, plush blankets, Isolite mouthpiece)

Locally, Grace Dental will be partnering with Freedom House (supporting human trafficking survivors) and Street Life Ministries (serving the homeless).

Globally, Dr. Kwon has been providing free dental care and serving the underserved in Paraguay since 2003.

The benefits of innovative technology allow us to better serve you.

Paperless software: less wait time, environmentally friendly

Digital xrays: less than 80% traditional xray radiation; more efficient

Intraoral digital camera: allows us to involve and engage you in the co-discovery process



White fillings


Sleep apnea


Root canals

Implant placement and restoration

Oral surgery

Our Team

Eric Kwon DDS, FAGD

Dr. Eric Kwon was born and raised in Cerritos, California. After completing his undergraduate studies at USC, he moved to the Bay area and graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry in 2007. To further hone his clinical craft, he then completed his General Practice Residency at the VA Northern California Health Care System.

Dr. Kwon prides himself in maintaining meaningful relationships with every patient and ensuring your comfort with his gentle touch. He is also dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care by remaining current in his profession through lifelong learning. In recognition for his commitment to education and excellence, Dr. Kwon received the Fellowship Award by the Academy of General Dentistry in June 2015.

He is married to Grace Kwon, a pediatric dentist in Menlo Park and they have one son Eli. In his free time, Dr. Kwon enjoys cooking, watching and playing sports, and serving the underserved.

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Gary Laine DDS

Dr. Gary Laine grew up in a dental family as his grandfather was a general dentist in Nebraska and his father the first pediatric dentist in Pasadena, CA. This marks 102 years and counting for his family in dentistry.

After graduating from USC for undergrad and dental school, he served in the US Navy, returned to USC for his prosthodontics residency and then to UCLA for his maxillofacial prosthetics fellowship (head and neck cancer patients).

Dr. Laine distinguishes himself in his commitment to personalized care, continuing education (learning and teaching), excellence, and attention to detail. For over 25 years, Dr. Laine has been collaborating with a sleep medicine team to treat sleep disorder patients, as he himself has sleep apnea. He believes there is nothing more important than improving your quality of life or saving it.

Dr. Laine has been married for 29 years to his wife Judy and they have two grown children Shannon and Julia. His interests include travelling, photography and following most sports, especially USC football.

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Nimisha Nidgundi DDS

Dr. Nidgundi was born in India and moved to the Bay Area in her early 20s. She completed her bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from University of the Pacific and then received her DDS from UCSF in 2009. It was at UCSF that Dr. Kwon met Dr. Nidgundi and quickly became impressed with her warm personality, genuine compassion, positive attitude and excellent dentistry.

After graduating, Dr. Nidgundi has been practicing in the Bay Area. In her free time, Dr Nidgundi enjoys spending time with her husband, 6 year old daughter and cat Fluffy as well as hiking and reading.

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Growing up in San Jose, Lan has over 5 years of experience in the dental field. Whether warmly welcoming you on your visit, verifying your insurance benefits, scheduling your appointment or helping to explain your treatment plan, Lan prides herself in providing exceptional customer service with her signature smile and positive attitude.

In her free time, Lan enjoys the great outdoors and finding her next great adventure, whether it is discovering a new hiking trail or breathtaking waterfall.

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Jordan was born in SW Louisiana, but has lived most of her life in either the SF Bay area or the Phoenix, AZ area. She attended Central Arizona College and started a career in the healthcare industry. She is a skilled and caring patient advocate and returned to the Bay Area to transfer her skills to Grace Dental. She strives for a positive outlook, commitment to accuracy and willingness to learn and to teach others.

In her free time, Jordan enjoys meeting new people, travelling, hiking, cooking and spending time with her Boston Terrier, Ollie.

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Irina is originally from Odesssa, Ukraine where she was a physician. Having a health care background, Irina enjoys serving patients and taking care of their dental needs. Irina loves being in the Bay area and enjoys music in her free time. Read More

Financial Options

We are happy to have you as our patient and look forward to offering you and your family the highest quality dental care. We know that providing comprehensive dental services includes discussing treatment and financial information before performing treatment.

Payment is due at the time of service. And for your convenience, we accept cash and most major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard and Discover. One affordable payment option that may be available to you is Lending Club.

Insurance Benefits

To maximize your payment options, we accept all out-of-network insurance plans and will gladly process your claim. Please bring the necessary forms with you on your first visit.

Insurance policies generally cover only a portion of the total treatment cost. Unless other arrangements have been made, we ask that you pay your portion of the bill at the time of treatment. It is your responsibility to pay any balance not paid by your insurance company.

To make an appointment, call (650) 322-4750