Dr. Vales graduated from Centro Escolar University in 1988 and attended Loma Linda University in 1994 for preparation to complete the California Dental Board Examination. She earned the Certificate of Excellence in the field of Advanced Functional Aesthetics from the Las Vegas Institute and Invisalign Certification from Align Technology. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Diego Dental Society, and San Diego Advanced Study Group.
Dr. Vales has been practicing dentistry in the Bonita and Chula Vista area for the past 20 years. She is married to her wonderful husband, David, and they have raised two beautiful daughters.