About Us

Stapleton Dental Care SacramentoDr. Stapleton
Dr. Craig Stapleton was born in Northern California and raised in Sacramento. He graduated from Jesuit High School, received a Bachelor of Arts at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and attended dental school at Indiana University. During those years, he earned All-American honors in swimming in both high school and college in the long distance events.

Upon returning to Sacramento, Dr. Stapleton partnered with and bought the practice from Dr. Tom Holloway, a long-time dentist in the area. Eventually, the practice was relocated to its current, more modern location across from Florin Mall. In 1997, Dr. Stapleton graduated from the Mid-American Orthodontic School and added orthodontics and TMJ treatment to the practice’s specialties. Dr. Stapleton believes in keeping the personal touch of a family practice along with modern techniques offered today.

When not working at the office, Dr. Stapleton enjoys many outdoor activities. He has been an avid skydiver since 1986, traveling the world in competitions. In the last 20 years, Dr. Stapleton and his team have set several world records, won 13 National Championships, and won one World Championship. He also enjoys rock climbing, running, and swimming.

Stapleton Dental Care SacramentoGail - Office Manager
Gail is our office manager and has been with Dr. Stapleton since he started practicing in 1989. She is a people-person and is happy to answer any questions you may have about your insurance and payment options. She has been married for 38 years and loves spending time with her grown children and grandchild. Her hobbies include traveling, singing in choir, gardening, and cooking for friends and family.

Stapleton Dental Care SacramentoLalaine - RDA
Lalaine is the Registered Dental assistant here at Stapleton Dental. She graduated from Bryman College as a dental assistant in 2005. She enjoys and is passionate about what she does and, most importantly, the desire to brighten our patients’ smiles. In her free time, Lalaine likes to go on family outings and spend time with her two kids.

Stapleton Dental Care SacramentoCarol - RDH
Carol has been in dentistry for over 40 years, 9 as an assistant and 30 as a hygienist. She has taught clinical dental hygiene at Sacramento City and Western (now Carrington) Colleges. She has spent 15 years of dental hygiene in periodontology (gum specialists) and has been with Dr. Stapleton since 2006. Married since 1991, Carol enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She is being considered for induction to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame for 2014.

Stapleton Dental Care SacramentoKimi - RDH
Kimi joined our office in 2010. She has been a hygienist since 2002. She graduated from CSU Sacramento and The Oregon Institute of Technology. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and eating out with friends and family.