Dr. Cristina Markiewicz is a lifelong resident of the area. She grew up in Camarillo and went to high school in Thousand Oaks. She received her degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Departmental Honors as well as her Masters in Business Administration from California Lutheran University. She obtained her doctorate in dental surgery from University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
Dr. Markiewicz believes one of the most fulfilling things about being a dentist is combining art and science to create confidence and self-esteem in her patients. She will work with you on an individual level to reach your version of oral health. Her goal is to provide patient-centered, comprehensive and minimally invasive care. Understanding dentistry is more than treating teeth, Dr. Markiewicz takes a more integrative approach to care. She takes the knowledge and skills she has to change people's lives. Her focus on optimal dental wellness and total health not only improves the way her patients feel, it improves their interactions with others. She strives to remain at the forefront of a continuously growing field. She is a cosmetic dentist that has continued to refine her knowledge of dentistry through numerous continuing education programs, including the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the premier post-graduate educational center for neuromuscular, physiologic and cosmetic dentistry. She has earned the prestigious title of "Fellow" at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. She frequently travels across the country to learn about the latest and best techniques to bring to her patients.
She has a passion for helping others and has worked to benefit many local and global charitable organizations. She has volunteered with the American Cancer Society, Hopes Haven, Ventura County Sheriff's Foundation, For The Troops, Westlake Village Junior Women's Club, Conejo Free Clinic, CLU Community Leaders Association, Project Homeless Connect, Give Kids A Smile and California Dental Association Cares.
Dr. Markiewicz is an active in many organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- California Dental Association
- Santa Barbara/Ventura Dental Society
- Conejo Valley Academy of Dentistry
- Greater Conejo Chamber of Commerce
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics