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At Civic Dental we have a team of warm, caring professionals who care about you! Our team members speak Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese to better serve the people of the Vista, California, area! We want you to feel at home, and at the same time we want you to know that you are in the hands of a professional team who will make sure that you receive the quality dental care you deserve. Our team looks forward to welcoming you to our practice. If you would like to get the know our team members, call our office today at 760-941-1906 to schedule your appointment!

Dr. Dunya Antwan, DDS

In 1999, Dr. Dunya Antwan graduated from the University of Mosul College of Dentistry. Dr. Antwan received an additional two years of orthodontic training and she continues to learn and study new advancements in the dental field every year.  She has been practicing in the Vista, California area for over two years and strives to create beautiful smiles for everyone.

In 2016, Dr. Antwan was named as one of “America’s Best Dentists” and is currently a member of the San Diego Dental Society. At home, she enjoys reading, dancing and travelling. She has been married to her husband for 16 years. Together they raise their two children — 13-year-old Martin, who is a member of a high honor society and their wonderful daughter Amy, who is 10 years old.


Meet Our Team

Registered Dental Hygienist
Raquel has been educating our patients in oral hygiene and systemic health since February of 2018. She enjoys being part of a practice that not only cares about patient health, but also has team members who care about each other. Everyone works together to lend a helping hand to one another and to our patients.

In 2008, Raquel obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Caldwell University. After developing a passion for the dental field, Raquel returned to school and earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Concorde Career College in San Diego, graduating at the top of her class with the highest honors.


Registered Dental Hygienist
Denice has been with Civic Dental for seven years ensuring the comfort and trust of our patients.
She earned her Associate of Science degree in 1990. Denice believes that her first responsibility is making sure that her patients feel comfortable and that they trust her when they come to see her for a teeth cleaning. She loves our patients, our doctor and her coworkers.In her spare time, Denice enjoys hiking, body surfing and collecting sea glass.


Registered Dental Assistant
Helen has been a part of Civic Dental since 1983. She has an Associate of Arts degree and is committed to providing every patient with the best care possible. She enjoys the teamwork in our office and has assisted in some of our more challenging treatments, such as implants and other procedures.In her spare time, Helen enjoys needlework photography and working out at the gym.


Registered Dental Assistant
Lynn joined Civic Dental in 1985 and has an Associate of Arts degree. Lynn makes a point of making our patients feel welcomed and comfortable by taking good care of them. She enjoys the relationships she has with her fellow team members and the fun environment at our office. She also appreciates the opportunity to learn about the developing technology in the field of dentistry.Away from the office, Lynn enjoys traveling, going to the gym and other activities.


Front Office Receptionist
Monica joined our team in 2013. She maintains our appointment book and ensures our patients receive great care by assisting them with any questions that they may have. She loves working with the great people at our office.Monica is married and loves to spend time traveling and enjoying outdoor activities, especially going to the beach!