Get to Know Our Amazing Staff

Pleasant Grove Dental has an amazing staff dedicated to making your visit a pleasant one. From our dentist to our office staff, we will make sure to satisfy all your dental needs.


Dr. Carlos E. Bonilla

 Dr Carlos E. Bonilla graduated from Boston University Dental School in 1993.  He joined the US NAVY as a dental officer and served as part of First Dental Company, First Dental Battalion, Camp Pendleton CA.  Until 1997 gaining experience in general dentistry and surgery.  While in California he started working as a civilian in private practice.  Now with 25 years of experience doing all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry, he also has training in implant placement and restoration. Dr Bonilla is married to Dr Diaz and is the proud parent of two young men aged 17 and 21.  He coached them in baseball for some 8 years.  He enjoys sports, water sports and baseball.  His passion is dentistry and serving the patient first.


Dr. Marcela Diaz

Dr. Diaz has been a part of the Elk Grove Community for over 14 years where she raises her two sons. She graduated from the prestigious Boston University and is dedicated to dentistry and provides her patients with a gentle, caring, and comprehensive approach to oral health. She believes in a conservative, preventive dentistry and her goal is to keep her patients smiling. Both of Dr. Diaz’s sons are involved in baseball in the Elk Grove community. Her older son plays varsity baseball at Franklin High School and her younger son was part of the Laguna Youth Baseball team that participated in the Cal Ripken World Series 12U. Dr. Diaz is bilingual speaking both English and Spanish.


Josty Estrada, Office Manager

Josty has been working in dentistry for over ten years. She is very knowledgeable in all dental insurances and the business aspect of managing the dental practice. She is a mother of two who is very active in the Elk Grove Community and her children are also active in youth sports like football, soccer, baseball, and softball. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and traveling with her husband and children. She is also bilingual speaking both Spanish and English.


Partima Sharma, RDH

Partima is a long time resident of Elk Grove, she has two daughters that both graduated from Pleasant Grove High School. She has been practicing Hygiene since 2001. She has a Hygiene Certificate in Virtual Dental Home Hygiene from UOP and is also Dental Laser certified. She has worked in alternative practice since 2015. Partima is a very experienced hygienist that brings a high level of skill to our office.


Sarah Lopez, RDA

Sarah has been a registered dental assistant since 2006 and she takes pride in making her patients Smile! She strives to make sure that her patients are happy, comfortable, and confident in their dental work. She has been married since 2014 and in her spare time, she enjoys attending Raiders games with her husband, camping, cooking and spending time with family and pets. Her favorite show is The first 48 and she loves Harry Potter.