- General Dentistry
- Comprehensive Dental Care for Veterans
- Educating the Community about Good Dental Care
Dr. Alison Parker-Cole is a San Mateo native and loves the Bay Area. She attended college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she graduated with honors while receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. At college she decided dentistry was the perfect match for her skills, passion for healthcare, and strong desire to help underserved communities.
Dr. Parker-Cole attended dental school at the University of California, San Francisco where she served as a leader of the Community Dental Clinic, an organization that provided free dental services to the San Francisco homeless community. Dr. Parker-Cole gained experience in the field of pediatric dentistry through externship sites at St. Joseph’s Dental Clinic and Eastmont Community Clinic. Her dedication to underserved communities led her to volunteer with 1000 Smiles and the United States Navy to provide dental care in Jamaica, Micronesia and Timor-Leste. Dr. Parker-Cole is a recipient of the ADA International Volunteer Award and the C. Craig Memorial Scholarship. She is also a member of the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
After dental school, Dr. Parker-Cole worked in a General Practice Residency at a Veteran Affairs facility in Palo Alto where she further developed her skills as an oral surgeon; working with medically compromised patients and conducting advanced treatment planning. After completing her residency, Dr. Parker-Cole was thrilled to discover an opportunity to work with the Rohnert Park Health Center community and joined the health center in July of 2015. In her spare time, Alison enjoys hiking, yoga, pilates and traveling.