Dr. Pene moved to Irvine from the East Coast in 1987. She attended the University of California, Irvine where she earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology, then continued on to receive her Doctorate in Dental Surgery at UCLA where she graduated with honors.
Following completion of a post-doctoral General Practice Residency at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital, Dr. Pene moved to Washington state to practice dentistry while her husband completed his Endodontic residency. After two years in Seattle, she returned to Irvine and has been practicing with us since 1999.
Dr Pene and her husband Jef, enjoy spending time with their two sons, traveling, running and are avid hockey fans.