Deanna Aronoff, DDS, MSD

Alameda County Public Health Liaison

Dr. Deanna Aronoff attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in biology after completing her first year of dental school at the Oklahoma City Health Center Campus.  After dental school, she attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas in the pediatric dental program under Dr. Paul Taylor.  She received her Masters Degree In Pediatric Dentistry from Baylor.  She was  asked to present her Masters Thesis on a sucrose calcium phosphate gel used to treat fluorosis fr at the International  Association of Dental Research in an oral presentation. (Her name was Deanna Miller-Myers at that time).  The family moved to California in 1990 due to her husband’s work in the semi-conductor field.  During this time, Deanna became one of the first female Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in Northern California.   Deanna and her husband, Alan, raised their three children in Pleasanton.  Deanna practiced dentistry for 20 years in Livermore.  She stepped away from dentistry for a while and took care of her mother who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.  After her mother’s death, Deanna started working in different areas where children had many unmet dental needs such as Standing Rock Dental Days in North Dakota, the Native American Health Centers in Oakland and San Francisco and the CDA’s Dental Days.  Deanna was approached by the Alameda County Office of Dental Health to start a school-based sealant program in Livermore.  Just as the program was beginning to take flight,  the Covid-19 Pandemic halted dentistry.  Deanna stayed on to help with the Covid-19 public health issues surrounding dentistry. 

The Aronoff Family is looking forward to the birth of their first grandchild in May.  They hope to travel, attend concerts, see friends and family and go hiking in many places around the USA soon.