Our Vision

At Silicon Valley Dental Excellence, we look forward to providing all of our guests with the highest quality of personalized care in a comfortable atmosphere. We thank you for choosing us and for trusting us as your dental care office. We are determined to provide our clients with complete confidence in their dental health. The fusion of our expertise with the latest knowledge, skills, and tools in our industry is what creates our thoroughness and professionalism and set us apart.

Our Mission

We are committed at Silicon Valley Dental Excellence to learning about all the latest innovations in the field of dentistry to provide you with unparalleled service. We want to create an office that is both modern and welcoming. Customers can be confident in knowing that we go the extra mile to provide our customers with educations about their oral health as well as attending to all their needs, safety, and overall health. At Silicon Valley Dental Excellence every client is our foremost concern and we are intent on fulfilling all individual’s dental needs beyond expectations.


Meet Dr. Chitra Shikaram

Dr. Chitra Shikaram sums up her work philosophy in one phrase – “I care deeply and genuinely about all of my patients.” 

She strives to fulfill a vision of dental care that not only restores and maintains oral health but is also supportive and empowering for the patient. Dr. Chitra Shikaram is known both for the quality of her work and the warm and personal rapport she builds with each of her patients. 

Dr. Chitra Shikaram has extensive dental experience as she has worked in both a private and community dental offices. Dr. Shikaram graduated from Arthur A Dugoni (UOP) School of Dentistry with a D.D.S degree and a Bachelor of Dentistry B.D.S degree from India. She is a strong believer in continuing education as a means to ensure that her patients receive the highest quality dental care. Dr. Shikaram has been part of several study clubs. She has also participated in many continuing education courses. She is currently enrolled in the Master Track program with California Academy of General Dentistry. 

Besides being committed to her patients, Dr. Shikaram is dedicated to Organized Dentistry. She has been on the Board of Northern California Academy of General Dentistry for over 8 years and served as President in 2015. Dr.Shikaram has been a part of Native Indian Health Service- a Federal Health Agency (nonprofit) and has been working at their local dental clinic in San Jose for over 14 years. 

She has also worked as an associate and partner in private dental offices. She is very involved with the community and volunteers for Give Kids a Smile, career days at schools and enjoys fundraising for several health-related causes.



Our closely-knit staff is the key to our success. All of us take pride in making sure that our patients feel at home and that your visit to the office is as pleasant as possible. The highest standards of dental care are maintained in our office, and each member of our staff frequently takes continuing education programs so as to be on the cutting edge of the dental profession.