About Your Dentist

Jameena Abdulkareem, DDS

"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing." – Mother Teresa

My Mission

I am immensely gratified, both personally and professionally, to be able to help my patients enjoy the many benefits of excellent oral health and a beautiful, healthy smile. I strive to deliver individualized treatment that emphasizes patient education, preventative care, and the correlation between oral health and general systemic well-being.  

As a Dental Care provider, I believe it is vital to stay active in continuing education courses so that I can expand my knowledge of dentistry, refine my skills, and ensure that my patients always receive the most effective and innovative dental treatment.

Education 

Doctorate of Dental Surgery
University of California at Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Dental Surgery - Honors
Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences – Chennai, India

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Abdulkareem is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the California Dental Association. 

Dr. Abdulkareem was named "Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry" by the Academy of Osseointegration at UCLA.  During her studies at UCLA, she served in a variety of leadership positions, including Graduate Student Representative, Pre-Advanced Enrichment Officer for the American Student Dental Association and Student Advisory Chair.

Dr. Abdulkareem has successfully completed the following continuing education courses: 

  • Invisalign Certification
  • Laser Certified
  • Nitrous Oxide Certified
  • Digital Dentistry & Scanning 
  • WaveOne Advanced Endodontics
  • Aesthetic Continuum Patient Workshop 
  • Doctor Leadership Series
  • Achievers by Bell Leadership
  • Implant Selective, CAD/CAM Restorative, Prosthodontics Selective – Candidate (UCLA)
  • Advanced Learning in Prosthodontics and Restorations (Canada)
  • Dental Implantology Certification and Rotary Endodontics Certification (India)

Life & Hobbies

In her free time, Dr. Adulkarem enjoys traveling with her husband and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Joshua Kriegstein, DMD

"Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe." - Sri Chinmoy 

My Mission

My mission is to provide high quality, patient-centered dental care that is based on trust and clear communication. I believe in taking the time to listen to each patient's concerns, needs, and expectations so that we may work collaboratively on developing individualized treatment strategies that are based on oral health education, effective dental hygiene and disease prevention.  Helping people improve their lives through better oral health is a privilege and I consider myself fortunate to be trusted with this awesome responsibility. Nothing is more satisfying than seeing my patients smile with newfound confidence and pride. Working together, we can produce extraordinary results.

I am proud to be a part of the dental team here at Tracy Orchard Dental Care and I look forward to helping my patients experience all the benefits of optimal oral health.

Education

Dr. Kriegstein earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Kriegstein is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), the Santa Clara County Dental Society (SCCDS), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).  

Dr. Kriegstein is committed to pursuing continuing education and advanced training in the most up-to-date dental techniques, cutting-edge services, and innovative technology.

Life & Hobbies

When not working with patients, Dr. Kriegstein enjoys discovering new restaurants, traveling, cheering on the New Orleans Saints, San Jose Sharks, and San Francisco Giants, and spending quality time with his family and friends.