Dr. Bartolome grew up in Las Vegas, NV with her parents, two sisters, and four dogs. She majored in Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley with an emphasis in Cell and Developmental Biology. After college, Dr. Bartolome worked as a Starbucks barista and a dental assistant prior to entering dental school at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. While at USC, she volunteered with organizations that provide dental care to underserved communities in Los Angeles, including USC Mobile Clinic, Queenscare, and Ayuda International. Dr. Bartolome has enjoyed teaching others throughout her education. In dental school, she served as a teaching assistant, helping other students learn concepts and develop their hand dexterity skills in the dental simulation lab. Dr. Bartolome brings this passion for teaching into the clinic, taking the time to thoroughly educate each of her patients about their dental health and options for treatment. In her free time, Dr. Bartolome enjoys spending time with her family in Las Vegas, hiking with her fiancé and dog, exploring the world, sewing, playing the piano and ukulele, singing, and baking. Dr. Bartolome is excited to join the Blue Oak Dental family and provide the best care to her patients.