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Pediatrics, Orthodontics, and Adult Dentistry 949.661.3380


DR. CLARA LEE
Pediatric Dentist
  (Irvine & Capistrano) 


DR. ANNA CHAND
Pediatric Dentist
  (Irvine & Capistrano) 


DR. PARISA KERMANSHAHI
Pediatric Dentist
  (Irvine) 


DR. MANDI WILSON
Pediatric Dentist
  (Capistrano) 


DR. LANI CHANG
Pediatric Dentist
  (Irvine) 


DR. YVONNE LEE
Pediatric Dentist
  (Irvine) 


DR. MICHELLE MIAN
Orthodontist
  (Irvine & Capistrano) 


DR. JENNIFER WU
Orthodontist
  (Irvine) 


Dr. PRIYA GANJU
Adult & Cosmetics
  (Capistrano) 

   

LAURA RDA, OAP
Business Manager

(Irvine & Capistrano)


JILL RDA
Office Manager

(Capistrano)

SARA 
Office Manager
Assist.
(Irvine)


CINTHYA 
Financial Coordinator

(Irvine)


REBECCA
Patient Coordinator

(Irvine)

KATHALEEN
Patient Coordinator

(Capistrano)

KIRSTIE 
Patient Coordinator

(Irvine)


CRYSTAL 
Patient Coordinator

(Irvine)


MICHELLE
Patient Coordinator

(Irvine)


GINA RDA/EF, OAP
Clinical Coordinator

(Irvine & Capistrano)

JENNY RDA
Dental Assistant 

(Irvine)


JESSICA RDA
Dental Assistant

(Irvine & Capistrano)

SANDRA RDA
Dental Assistant

(Irvine & Capistrano)

ANGELICA RDA
Dental Assistant

(Irvine)


          FERI RDA            Dental Assistant   (Irvine & Capistrano)

DIANE RDA 
Dental Assistant
(Irvine & Capistrano)

         



DR. CLARA LEE     Pediatric Dentist (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

"My goal is for each of our young patients to grow up to be adults who continue to seek regular dental care without fear or apprehension."

Dr. Lee was born and raised in Southern California. In 1998, Dr. Lee graduated from UCLA's School of Dentistry where she received Honors in several disciplines, as well as recognition for Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry by the American Society of Dentistry for Children. She was also the recipient of the International Award, Health Careers Scholarship throughout her dental school education. She then completed a 2 year residency program at UCLA where at the time, only 4 residents per year were accepted throughout the nation to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Lee enjoys philanthropy and organizing events that encourage giving back.  She is also a Public Health Educator and lectures in community centers, and local schools. In her free time, Dr. Lee enjoys photography, painting, yoga, music and traveling with her husband and their 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the Orange County Dental Society.


DR. ANNA CHAND     Pediatric Dentist (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

"I believe that childhood experiences are carried with a person into adulthood. That is why we strive to make each dental visit a positive and pleasant one."

Dr. Chand grew up in New York and moved to Irvine at the age of 15 where she attended University High School.  She is a graduate of UCLA's School of Dentistry and was the recipient of the Dean's Scholarship. She is a Board Certified Diplomat of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was an honors student, graduating Cum Laude from UCI.

Dr. Chand enjoys cooking, upholstery, traveling and leading dental mission teams overseas. She has a heart for underdeveloped countries and is proud to use her dental background to help those in need. She is currently working to open a nonprofit medical/dental facility in Thailand. Dr. Chand and her husband are enjoying their 2 year old girl and newborn baby boy.  Dr. Chand is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the Orange County Dental Society.


DR. PARISA KERMANSHAHI     Pediatric Dentist (Irvine)

“Being a mom, I understand the struggles parents have in trying to do what is best for their child. I love being a resource to helping parents make informed decisions for their children.”

Dr. Parisa originally practiced as a general dentist. Though she worked with both adults and children, Dr. Parisa found much fulfillment in working with children, particularly those with physical and mental challenges. As a result, Dr. Parisa went back to school to pursue a career in Pediatric Dentistry. She received her Specialty Pediatrics Certificate and Masters Degree in Dentistry at Loma Linda School of Dentistry. Dr. Parisa is a Board Certified Diplomate and is a member of the California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Society.

Dr. Parisa enjoys attending non-profit mission trips locally and overseas. She had the privilege of serving the people of Haiti recently. Dr. Parisa and her husband Dr. Reza Izadi, an endodontist, and their son reside in Irvine.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, scuba diving and running.


DR. MANDI WILSON     Pediatric Dentist (San Juan Capistrano)

"Being a pediatric dentist is so fulfilling.  Working with kids though sometimes challenging, is truly rewarding and fun!"

Dr. Mandi Wilson grew up in East Texas and received her D.D.S from Baylor College of Dentistry.  She then completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital of Orange County, where she had the opportunity to care for the needs of infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, and children with special healthcare needs.  Dr. Wilson understands that every child is unique and strives to create an experience that is tailored to fit their individual needs. 


DR. LANI CHANG     Pediatric Dentist (Irvine)

"I always strive to be a kind and patient dentist. I also want to equip our patients and families with the knowledge and skills to maintain good oral health for their lifetime."

Dr. Lani is a 2003 graduate of the prestigious Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She completed her residency in Pediatric Dentistry at USC and is a Board Certified Diplomate in Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Lani is an Irvine native and attended Woodbridge High School.  She currently resides in Tustin with her husband who is an architect, and her son and daughter.  Dr. Lani enjoys traveling, reading, and trying out gourmet restaurants.  She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Board of Pediatric Dentists and the USC Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Association.


DR. YVONNE LEE     Pediatric Dentist (Irvine)

"The best part of my day is seeing a previously anxious child leave his/her dental visit with a smile and a proud sense of accomplishment."

Dr. Yvonne grew up in Southern California. After receiving her bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley, she moved to the East Coast to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry. While in dental school, she realized that she loved working with children. Dr. Yvonne completed her pediatric residency at UCLA where she served as the Chief Resident.  She is a Board Certified Diplomate and really enjoys her career.

In her spare time, Dr. Yvonne enjoys discovering new hiking trails in Southern California, yoga, and traveling to different corners of the world with her husband, Bryant, who is an Optometrist in Irvine.   She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Orange County Dental Society.


DR. JENNIFER WU     Orthodontist (Irvine)

"I love creating beautiful smiles. It is truly rewarding to see the children after treatment with healthy and balanced smiles."

Dr. Wu is a graduate from the UC San Francisco School of Dentistry; one of the top orthodontic programs in the nation. She completed a specialty program in Orthodontics in addition to a Master's Degree in Craniofacial Sciences, and received several research grants and awards. Dr. Wu attends numerous continuing education courses each year to stay on top of the latest trends and techniques in the field of Orthodontics. She uses the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art technology, including self-ligating brackets and Invisalign®, to move teeth efficiently with as little force as possible, in an effort to ease discomfort. Dr. Wu is a member of the ADA, CDA, AAO (American Association of Orthodontists), and PCSO (Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists).

Dr. Wu grew up in San Diego and plans to move to Irvine with her husband, 2 sons and  daughter.  When not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Wu enjoys outdoor activities including running, snowboarding, tennis and camping.


DR. MICHELLE MIAN     Orthodontist (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

"It is an honor and a pleasure to be in the profession of creating healthy and long-lasting smiles."

Dr. Mian is a graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she completed her DMD, Masters in Medical Science, and Orthodontic certificate. She served as Pre-doctoral director of Orthodontics at HSDM and presented and published research throughout her time there. Though she misses Boston, Dr. Mian is enjoying sunny California with her family.  She is a member of the Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontics, and the American Dental Association.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, and scuba diving.


DR. PRIYA GANJU     General Adult and Cosmetic Dentist (San Juan Capistrano)

"May I always act so as to preserve the finest traditions of my calling and may I long experience the joy of those who seek my help."

Dr. Priya was born and raised in Houston, Texas and has been in practice for over 18 years.  She recently moved to Orange County and is excited to get to know and serve patients in the area.  Dr. Priya obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigious six year dental program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry.  Besides being only one of fifteen students nationwide to be admitted into the program, Dr. Priya was also selected as a Chancellor's Scholar each year that she attended.  Upon graduating, Dr. Priya continued her commitment to staying abreast of the latest technologies, procedures and materials through hundreds of hours of continuing education courses taught by worldwide experts in their given fields.  Dr. Priya enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and 2 beautiful daughters.


LAURA RDA, OAP     Business Manager (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

"I really love working with children."

Laura has a way with children and is just a fun person to be around. Laura is a wife and mother of 3. She enjoys traveling, photography and spending time with her family at the beach.   Laura is also a great cook!  


JILL  RDA     Office Manager (San Juan Capistrano)

“My goal is to make people feel like part of our dental family.”

Jill grew up in San Juan Capistrano and has been in dentistry since the early 1980’s.  She has seen many advancements and improvements since then.  Jill always has a smile on her face and loves getting to know the great families in our practice.  She has been married for over 20 years and has 3 teenagers that keep her very busy.  Jill enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids take part in their activities which include; Karate, Irish dance competitions and Outrigger canoe races.


SARA     Assistant Office Manager (Irvine)      

"I come from a long line of dentists and have always enjoyed going to the dentist. I love helping to make the patient's experience pleasant and fun."

Sara is our Assistant Office Manager.   Though she is young she is knowledgeable, quick and efficient and works hard at making each dental visit smooth and easy for our busy families.  Sara also loves baking and looks forward to being a mom someday.


CINTHYA     Financial Coordinator (Irvine)

“Everyday I have the opportunity to meet new people and when I can do something good for another person, that makes my day! I really enjoy what I do and I'm thankful to have found my passion in the dental field.”

Cinthya is from Bolivia and has been happily married for 13 years and has 2 beautiful daughters, Angie (9) and Kamila (4). Cinthya and her husband enjoy traveling and any activity that brings smiles to their daughter's faces.


REBECCA     Patient Coordinator (Irvine)

"I've been in the dental field for over 15 years and I love it!"

Rebecca is a busy mom of two. She loves spending time with her family, cooking, entertaining, watching her kids put on performances at home, and supporting the Los Angeles Angels!


KATHALEEN     Patient Coordinator (San Juan Capistrano)

“It’s great to work with a team who are really dedicated to giving patients their best dental experience while providing the best dental care, whether it's their first  visit or been a long time patient."  

Kathaleen has been in dentistry for over 9 years working in dental administration. Being brought up in the South, she loves welcoming patients and making them feel right at home!  She and her husband and are "empty nesters" and grandparents.  They love spending time with family and friends, going to Church and watching College Football. 


KIRSTIE     Patient Coordinator (Irvine)

"Our practice is a place where kids feel welcome. The Doctors and Staff are honest people who truly care about providing quality treatment for their patients."

Kirstie is one of our patient coordinators. She has been in the dental field for over 18 years.  Kirstie lives in Orange with her husband and their very active kids: 12 year old son Nathaniel, and 2 year old daughter Adelynn.  Kirstie enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her familyShe's also an amazing makeup consultant!


CRYSTAL     Patient Coordinator (Irvine)

"I love working at Irvine Children's Dentistry. Every one here is so friendly and genuine."


Crystal is currently attending college and majoring in Psychology. Crystal enjoys going to Disneyland weekly with friends, watching NBA Basketball, and is a youth leader at her church.  She loves spending time with her family, going to the beach, and camping with her friends.


YASMIN

"I love that the staff always put the patients first to make them feel comfortable."

Yasmin has been a dental assistant since the age of 16.  She enjoys being outdoors.  She enjoys hiking and camping.


GINA RDA/EF, OAP     Clinical Coordinator (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

"Irvine Children's Dentistry and Capistrano Children's Dentistry both provide a fun and happy environment for the kids. I can't think of a better place to work!"

Gina is our Clinical Coordinator. What many people do not know about Gina is that she is a dentist from the Philippines. Gina's dental knowledge is extensive due to her educational background and years of experience.  She is happily married to her husband Pete and is the proud mother of two children Rachel (age 17), and David (age 14). In her free time, Gina enjoys gardening.   


JENNY RDA     Registered Dental Assistant (Irvine)

"Everyone that works here has a genuine passion for Dentistry."

Jenny has been a pedo/ortho assistant for over 10 years.  Jenny is a very active girl and a new mom to a beautiful little girl. She enjoys playing competitive soccer with her husband when they have free time... which is a little tougher these days with the new addition to their family.


JESSICA  RDA     Registered Dental Assistant (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)  

"Working with kids has always been a fun and rewarding part of my life."

Jessica always has a smile on her face and is like a big kid herself so our patients love her! Jessica enjoys painting, watching movies, and riding bikes at the park with her two young daughters.


"I've been in the dental field for over 23 yrs. Working with children has been the best experience ever."
 
Sandra is married and has 2 kids, Andrew (21), and Janai (14).  She grew up in LA but moved to the OC in 2002. She enjoys attending Angel's games with her family, watching the sun set, and eating sushi.

ANGELICA RDA     Registered Dental Assistant (Irvine)

"I enjoy working with kids because they bring a smile to my face."

Angelica is originally from Santa Barbara and has lived in Orange County for 5 years.  She runs leisurely and enjoys traveling with her husband and discovering all that Orange County has to offer, especially good food!  She's also an avid Laker's and Galaxy fan.


FERI RDA     Registered Dental Assistant (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

 


DIANE RDA     Registered Dental Assistant (Irvine & San Juan Capistrano)

Diane is a caring dental assistant with many years of experience in all specialties of Dentistry. She enjoys being active and is an avid swimmer.  She also has a unique interest in Aviation history.

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