Portrait of Dr. Darren Gonzalez, DDS
Darren Gonzalez, DDS
Dr. Darren Gonzalez completed his Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Chico State before attending dental school at USCF, graduating with his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1997. He has completed extensive continuing education in implant surgery, biomaterials, 3D imaging and CEREC same-day dentistry. He also completed a General Practice Residency at St. Mary’s Hospital, Yale University. Dr. Gonzalez is also certified in sleep dentistry and has practiced in the Santa Rosa area for over 21 years.

Dr. Gonzalez is a member of several professional organizations, including:

As a dentist, Dr. Gonzalez’s goal is to uphold our mission statement:

“Our goal is to provide excellent care and exceptional dentistry. We take pride in our honest and thorough evaluation of our patients’ needs and our delivery of the highest standards of dentistry.

Our team of highly skilled, compassionate and caring professionals is committed to providing a comfortable, relaxed environment for people who value quality and demonstrate a commitment to their dental care.

We are dedicated to your best dental experience.”

Ultimately, Dr. Gonzalez wants each of his patients to feel comfortable and understand their treatment options. His standards are very high, and he is committed to providing excellent care.

Dr. Gonzalez’s family has been in Santa Rosa for 40 years. His son, Jake, is a northern California wrestling champion, and is currently attending Tech High. In his spare time, Dr. Gonzalez and his son scuba dive.


Meet Our Team


Our friendly team of dental professionals is excited to meet you! We love welcoming patients of all ages to our office, and we provide a full range of treatments to help you improve and maintain your oral health and smile. Give us a call at 707-509-0569 or contact us online to schedule your appointment with our dentist in Santa Rosa, California, and learn more!
Tammi, the office manager for the dental office of Darren Gonzalez, DDS in Santa Rosa, CA
Tammi – Office Manager
Tammi has been with our team since 2011. She enjoys interacting with our patients, and goes above and beyond to make sure our patients are well-informed of their procedures, co-payments and treatment plans. Tammi and her husband of 19 years have two children. In her spare time, she coaches softball, and enjoys hiking and being outdoors.
Teresa, the dental hygienist of Darren Gonzalez, DDS in Santa Rosa, CA
Teresa – Dental Hygienist
Teresa has been with our team since 2004! She is a team player, and enjoys educating her patients to help them keep their mouths and smiles healthy. Teresa has been married for 19 years and has twin sons. She loves to vacation, and can often be found camping, hiking, kayaking and spending time with her family and friends.
Charlene, the registered dental assistant of Darren Gonzalez, DDS in Santa Rosa, CA
Charlene – Registered Dental Assistant
Charlene is Dr. Gonzalez’s registered dental assistant, and has been part of our team since February 2020. She brings her calming demeanor chairside, and sets patients at ease. Charlene has been an RDA for over 30 years! She enjoys boating, horseback riding, camping and all outdoor activities. Charlene has been married for 16 years and has 2 step children.