Dr. Kevin Ackerman, DDS, BS

Since 1991, Dr. Ackerman has served the dental needs of East County Families. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois. He also received a distinguished Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry for completing over 500 hours of study in a wide variety of dental disciplines and passing an extensive, all day exam.

Always expanding his professional knowledge, Dr. Ackerman has completed extensive additional training in the areas of Orthodontics and T.M.J. (Temporal Mandibular Disorders).

Dr. Ackerman and his family live in Brentwood and are active in the community. He enjoys all sports and believes in giving back to the community. He has the privilege of brightening the smiles of people in worlds far different than ours by building play structures in DaNang, Vietnam and volunteering his dental skills in Chad, Africa.

Dr. Eric Towson, DDS, BS

An East Bay native Dr. Eric Towson was drawn to dentistry by his father, who is also a dentist.

He first received his Bachelor of Science degree from Santa Clara University. Then, he graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1995. His career began as a captain in the United States Air Force. Dr. Towson enjoyed serving his country while expanding his skills and knowledge as a dentist.

After returning to the East Bay, he entered private practice. Dr. Towson enjoys all aspects of the profession, especially cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Towson lives with his wife and two children in Brentwood. He enjoys following English soccer, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Towson is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Contra Costa Dental Society.

Dr. Vincent Locascio, DMD, BS

Vincent Locascio is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL where he earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular and microbiology. From there, he attended Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove, IL, where he earned the degree of Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. As a general practitioner, Dr. Locascio applies the latest in evidence-based research for the comprehensive practice of dentistry with a focus on orthodontic treatment and oral conscious sedation. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Contra Costa Dental Society.

“I love dentistry because I am passionate about caring for my patients through relieving both pain and treatment anxiety. It feels wonderful to help my patients achieve a smile that they can truly feel excited about. My philosophy of care involves minimally invasive dental treatment and stressing methods for the prevention of tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. In my free time I love spending time with my wife and kids, watching movies, and playing music.”

Vincent Locascio, DMD

Dental Staff

Please take a moment to read about our team.

We are all dedicated to providing the highest quality of dental service available. We want you to have the BEST smile and to use it often!

Our dedicated and friendly hygiene team strives to keep your oral hygiene appointments painless, prompt and prevention-oriented. They routinely provide comprehensive hygiene therapy, including checks for decay, gum disease, oral cancer, and any links between systemic and oral health. Share your concerns with them regarding your dental care; they’ll work with you to help maximize your health and well-being.

Our chair side dental assistants are highly skilled, and caring individuals. Their goal is to make your experience as comfortable and pleasant as possible and to assist the dentist as he works. They are well trained and happy to answer your questions.

When it comes to scheduling appointments, filing insurance claims, or assisting with payment plans, we are fortunate to have our friendly, professional office staff. There’s no maximum number of questions that can be asked and no question is a wrong question.