Upgrade Your Smile!

We’re now offering Six Month Smiles®. Six Month Smiles® offers both Invisible Aligners and Clear Braces.

Welcome To Murrieta Dental Studio

We believe that everyone can have a healthy smile for life and with our help it’s easier than you think! We are passionate about helping patients to live better quality lives thanks to good oral health.

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to choosing a dentist in Murrieta, CA, Dr. Erick Hernandez, DDS and his team at Murrieta Dental Studio know that you have a range of options to choose from. That’s why they work hard to ensure that they’re providing the most comprehensive, comfortable, and pleasant dental experiences possible. It’s their mission to preserve each patient’s oral health while making them feel good about going to the dentist again.

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Erick Hernandez

    Dr. Hernandez attended La Sierra High School where he graduated at an early age of 16. After finishing his general studies, he attended Loma Linda University where he studied Clinical laboratory sciences and worked at Loma Linda Medical Center Hematology department for several years.

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  • Claudia Hernandez

    Claudia started working in the dental field since 1995, became a Registered Dental Assistant in 1998. She joined the dental field because she enjoyed caring and comforting patients. Also, to help the doctor create beautiful smiles. In 2015, Dr. Erick Hernandez took over Dr. Todd Evans private practice. Since then, she became part of the Murrieta Dental Studio team as an administrator. Her general responsibilities are to manage office clerical, handling phone calls, accounts payable and receivable. Claudia is happily married, has three children, and enjoys reading, gardening, and spending quality time with her loved ones.

  • Teresa Dacio
    Office Manager

    I am an out of state dental graduate and I’ve been working in the dental field for about 30 years. I have 2 wonderful sons. One is a full time chef at a high-end steak house In Orange County and my youngest works as a graphic designer in one of the leading clothing distributor.

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  • Mallory Lazar

    I began my career in the Dental field right out of high school. I knew that was the field I wanted to get into and quickly fell in love with it. I became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2005. I then continued my education to pursue a degree in Dental Hygiene. I graduated from San Joaquin Valley College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2010. I am dedicated in providing quality dental care and I believe that educating my patients on their oral health is essential. I really enjoy working with people and feel so blessed to be doing what I love.

    When I’m not working Im spending time with my family. I have been married for about 8 years. I keep busy with my three kids.

  • Sosie Malone

    After graduating from high school in 1981, it was only natural for me to follow in my family’s footsteps into dentistry with an Uncle and Cousin who are dentists and my father who owned a dental lab for over 50 years. I graduated from Colorado Northwestern Community College in 1986 as a Dental Hygienist. I have worked in this field for the past 35 years and I have and continue to develop a passion to help patients reach their best dental health.

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  • Silvia Sainos
    Registered Dental Assistant

    I have been working in Dentistry for over 25 years. I have worked both as a registered dental assistant and back office supervisor. One of the things I enjoy the most about my job I when I see how changing a patient’s smile transform their lives.

    Outside the office, my grandkids enrich my life everyday. In my free time I enjoy sewing.


Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.


When you are new to our office, we put in the effort to provide you with a positive and comforting experience. Once you have been with us for a while, you can continue to expect the highest level of service. We focus on providing quality dental care, excellent customer service, and a relaxing environment to maintain a lasting patient relationship

Featured Articles

Read up on informative topics

  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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What Our Patients Say

    Dr Hernandez has been my dentist for years now; he is exceptional. His staff are courteous and accommodating; they will always go the extra mile for their clients. The office is clean and comfortable. I highly recommend the Murrieta Dental Studio. You will not be disappointed.

    Barbara S.

    Staff was very polite & helpful. They did a great job on my sons teeth & gave him a lesson on how to properly brush his teeth. Very kid friendly. Nice, clean dental office as well.

    Briana R.

    This is my favorite dentist I’ve ever been to! I get so scared of any dental work (even a cleaning) and they ease my mind and are so calm and soothing! Always quick and painless!

    Jessica S.

Our Location

Business Hours


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm