Find Doctors and Dentists Near You
The location you tried did not return a result. Please enter a valid 5-digit Zip Code.

You can also search by physician, practice, or hospital name

Janice Sugiyama

Dr. Janice M. Sugiyama, DDS

Dentistry

OVERVIEW

Janice M. Sugiyama, DDS Dr. Janice’s breadth of education provides her the unique perspective of seeing beyond just one dental office. With two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Biology and in one in Dental Hygiene, a Masters degree in Public Administration specializing in Health Care Administration and her Doctorate in Dentistry, she was virtually destined to be involved with the governing structure of the dental profession. Dr. Sugiyama is a member of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She has served in many leadership positions in organized dentistry including past president of the Santa Barbara Ventura County Dental Society. Her current passion is serving as Trustee to CDA and as a delegate to the ADA. The voluminous preparation required to serve well in these organizations keeps her busy well beyond the normal schedules of most dentists. But her primary commitment is to her family, staff, and patients before her outside interests. “To bring a smile to my patient’s face when I have helped restore a damaged smile or a debilitated dentition is incredibly rewarding for me”. She chose to undergo certification for the Invisalign procedures just to kick up a notch her ability to serve her patients. “To provide esthetic enhancements like invisible braces and smile whitening really makes the day for all of us, patients, staff, and doctor alike”. A graduate of the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry in 1984, she is married to classmate and business partner, Dr. Robert Berkenmeier. They practice together in the quaint, seaside community of Carpinteria, California. “We moved to Carpinteria 20+ years ago as we preferred a small town environment in which to raise our daughter”. Their daughter, now a philosophy major at Santa Clara University, is still a major part of Dr. Sugiyama’s thoughts. “Although I speak with my daughter regularly, the geographic distance limits our interaction allowing me to refocus some of my energy toward my community”. Dr. Sugiyama is a Charter member of the Rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning and currently serves as Club Foundation Chair, a past president of the Carpinteria Valley Republican Woman Federated, past president of the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce, and other ad hoc organizations. “Although I enjoy my involvement with organized dentistry at the state and national levels, I never forget that it is only at the grass roots that I can provide my best service to my patients and my community”.
View more

RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Sugiyama's Rating

Be first to leave a review

Be first to leave a review

LOCATIONS

1066 Eugenia Pl
Carpinteria, CA, 93013

SPECIALTIES

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED 

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor's office as it may change frequently.

SIMILAR PROVIDERS

Data Transparency and Trust: Understanding WebMD Doctor Listings and Reviews

We know that finding the right doctor or provider is important to your health. That’s why we want to ensure you have confidence in the provider profiles and listings you see on WebMD Care. Our provider data is sourced from the physicians themselves as well as publicly available databases. Any doctor or provider who claims their profile by verifying themselves can update their information and provide additional data on their specialties, education, accepted insurances, conditions they treat, and procedures they perform.

All the physician and provider reviews on WebMD Care are provided by users just like you. Knowing these reviews provide insight into how other patients feel about a doctor, we maintain internal policies and protocols to ensure the quality and accuracy of all reviews. Providers are not able to remove or modify reviews on their own. Reviews can only be removed after an internal review by our customer service team.

We value your input and encourage you to reach out to our support team if you encounter any issues.