Meet The Team

Dr. Clara Lee

Pediatric Dentist

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 10 year old son and 7 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

"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 and UCI.  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 4 year old girl and 2 year old 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

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 2 active boys reside in Irvine.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, scuba diving and running.  Dr. Parisa is brave, she has gone sky diving twice!

Dr. Cynthia Huang


DR. CYNTHIA HUANG Orthodontist (Irvine & Capistrano)

"I am passionate about creating beautiful smiles and the positive changes that they bring."

Dr. Cynthia Huang spent her childhood in Malaysia but then moved to the United Kingdom where she completed high school and college. Upon graduating from Queen's University Dental School with distinctions, she pursued her orthodontic specialty training at Northwestern University, Chicago. After finishing her residency in 1999, she joined the faculty at Northwestern University Dental School as a Clinical Assistant Professor, teaching the fundamentals of clinical orthodontics to the dental students, and treating patients with the Cleft Palate Team at Northwestern University in collaboration with Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago. Dr. Huang has been in private practice since moving to Southern California in 2001. She is a member of American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics (PCSO) and California Association of Orthodontics (CAO). 

She resides in Irvine with her husband and their two children. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching her children everything from math to music, and cherishes spending time outdoors making wonderful memories with her family.

Dr. Lani Chang

Pediatric Dentist

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 as well as UCI.  Dr. Lani enjoys traveling with her husband and two kids.  She also enjoys reading, and trying out new 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

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.They are enjoying their new baby girl and are learning the ropes of being first time parents.  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


DR. JENNIFER WU Orthodontist (Irvine)

"I love creating beautiful smiles. It's 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 lives in San Marino with her 2 sons and daughter.  She is expecting her 4th child -a boy this May.  When not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Wu enjoys outdoor activities including running, snowboarding, tennis and camping.



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Our Irvine, CA Pediatric Dentists and Orthodontists at Irvine Children's Dentistry are dental professionals dedicated to excellence in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics (braces) for children and teens. Available treatments include dental cleanings, comprehensive exams, digital x-rays, sealants, fluoride treatments, white fillings, crowns, root canal treatments, extractions, emergency care, laser dentistry, gum surgery, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, Invisalign, braces and more.

18124 Culver Dr. Suite E
Irvine, CA, 92612
(949) 786-0800
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