Meet The Doctor

Dr. McCleve and his family

Dr. McCleve has been practicing general dentistry since 1998.  He offers a full range of services, from basic restorative and maintenance needs to cosmetic dentistry and implant restorations. 

Dr. McCleve received his Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from Brigham Young University in 1993 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1997.   He has been practicing in his native Los Gatos since 1998.

Dr. McCleve is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Santa Clara County Dental Society.  He strives to stay on the cutting edge of dental advances through his membership in an Implant Study Club and the San Jose Study Club.  Dr. McCleve also dedicates part of his time to working in the St. Joseph’s Pediatric Dental Clinic in Santa Rosa.

Dr. McCleve and his wife, Carolyn, have three young boys: Alexander, Andrew, and Ethan.  He enjoys road tripping with his family, surfing, and skin diving.  Dr. McCleve spent two years in Spain as a representative of his church and is fluent in Spanish.


Meet The Staff

Chrislena MiddletonChrislena Middleton
Registered Dental Assistant
Office Manager

Chris graduated from Galen College in Modesto, CA, and has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1986. She is licensed in Radiology, Coronal Polish, and Ultrasonic Scaler, and certified in CPR. Chris is very proficient and accurate in insurance billing and treatment plan calculation. She will be able to help utilize and maximize your dental benefits to the fullest, always working in your best interest. Because she also has chairside experience, she is also able to answer any questions you may have regarding our procedures. Chris enjoys scrapbooking, dancing, kayaking, traveling, going to the movies and listening to music.

Tina BurseseTina Bursese
Registered Dental Assistant

Tina has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1988, and graduated from Bryman College in San Jose, CA. She is licensed in Radiology and Coronal Polish and is also certified in CPR. Tina also has experience as a treatment coordinator and patient educator. Her reassuring chair-side manner helps even the most apprehensive patients feel comfortable. She is also known for her excellent temporary crowns and her ability to keep Dr. McCleve on schedule. When she is away from the office she loves being outdoors, and likes camping, boating and is an avid runner that enjoys her friends and family.

Janet Silk IrvinJanet Silk
Registered Dental Hygienist

After spending 12 years as an office manager in a couple of dental practices, Janet switched her focus to dental hygiene. Janet attended Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA and graduated with an Associate in Science degree in dental hygiene in 2001. She has licenses in Radiology, Anesthesia and Soft Tissue Curettage, and is certified in CPR. She also has worked as a dental hygiene clinical instructor at Carrington College of California. Janet is exceptionally thorough and conscientious. Her warm and caring personality, as well as her meticulous cleanings, have gained her a devoted following among our patients.

Olga TikhokhodOlga Tikhokhod
Registered Dental Hygienist

Olga attended San Joaquin College of Dental Hygiene in Visalia, and graduated in 2005. She has licenses in Radiology, Anesthesia and Soft Tissue Curettage, and is both Laser and CPR Certified. Olga has a very friendly and outgoing personality which helps our patients feel as comfortable as possible. She is always cheerful and has a very gentle chairside manner. When Olga isn't in the office she enjoys taking cycling classes, traveling and spending time with friends and family.


Debbie GolinoDebbie Golino
Registered Dental Hygienist

Debbie earned her dental hygiene degree in 1999 from Cabrillo College. Then in 2003 she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from East Tennessee State University with honors. Debbie is licensed in Radiology, Anesthesia, Soft Tissue Curettage and is both Laser and CPR Certified. Debbie loves all aspects of dental hygiene and enjoys getting to know her patients. She strives to make sure they are comfortable during treatment and well informed about their oral health. She is gentle and very thorough. When she isn't cleaning teeth, Debbie enjoys running, bike riding, traveling, arts/crafts, scrapbooking and gardening.

BushraBushra Abdaljabbar
Registered Dental Hygienist

Bushra graduated in 2003 from UCSF with a degree in dental hygiene, and in 2012 she graduated from UOP with her RDHAP (alternative practice). She has been in the dental field since 1991 when she started as an RDA. Bushra has licenses in Radiology, Anesthesia, Soft Tissue Curettage and is CPR and laser certified. Bushra spends a lot of time making sure patients understand how to manage their dental health once they have left the office and makes sure that each patient's individual needs are met. She really enjoys getting to know her patients and is passionate about providing the best hygiene care and education. In her spare time, Bushra enjoys cooking, biking, and spending time with family and friends.