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American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s “2020 Pediatric Dentist of the Year”

Oariona Lowe, DDS, MA, MPH
Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist

I enjoy getting to know my patients. Good oral health habits affect the whole body. Educating parents, adolescents and kids on the various ways to take care of their teeth is one of my passions.”

Dr. Oariona Lowe is known for her patience and compassion. She is a board-certified dentist for kids who treats children from age 1 through adulthood. Dr. Lowe also sees many patients with special needs. She offers in-office IV sedation and hospital dentistry for patients who need specialized care.

Dr. Lowe is on the faculty of Loma Linda University and UCLA School of Dentistry.

Credentials & Training

Board-Certified, Fellow and Diplomate: American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Pediatric Dentistry Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Residency: Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Master of Arts Degree: The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Masters of Public Health: UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
DDS: Howard University, Washington, DC
Immediate Past President: Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Past President: Tri-County Dental Society, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Member: College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Member Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American Association of Women Dentists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Kellog-AAPD Leadership Institute III.

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Current President of the American Prosthondontic Society

Evangelos Rossopoulos, DDS
Prosthodontist | Adult & Geriatric Dentistry

Dentistry today has many technological advances that make it a fascinating field. I enjoy using all of the means available to give patients plenty of options. Our goal is to give people healthy teeth for the rest of their lives.”

Dr. Evangelos Rossopoulos has been practicing dentistry since 1980. He is dedicated to the highest standard of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth. “Dr. Ross,” as his patients call him, is a prosthodontist, specializing in complete and partial dentures, dental implants, crowns for teeth, dental bridges and complex care management. Dr. Ross also treats the special needs of geriatric patients, along with snoring and sleep disorders. He also offers IV sedation and hospital dentistry to patients as needed. Dr. Ross instructs other dentists and dental professionals with hands-on dental courses on the new developments in dentistry.

Credentials & Training

DDS: Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Advanced Studies: Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY
Prosthodontic Training: University of Rochester, NY
Member: International College of Prosthodontists, American College of Prosthodontists, American Prosthodontic Society, American Dental Association, California Dental Association
Past President: Tri-County Dental Society

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Raj Swamidass DDS, MSD, FACP

Dr. Raj Swamidass was born and raised in Michigan where he also attended college at Andrews University and received a degree in Biology. He then made the move to California where he attended Loma Linda University for dental school. During dental school Dr. Raj enjoyed treating patient’s functional and esthetic needs and decided to pursue dual-specialty after finishing dental school.

Dr. Swamidass began a dual-specialty program in prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He also completed a Masters of Science (MSD) in Prosthodontics for research that was supported by a grant given by one of the top implant manufacturers. Dr. Swamidass has also co-authored publications in topics that include: implant dentistry, CAD/CAM Milled Dentures, 3D Printing, digital workflows in implant dentistry, and removable prosthodontics.

Dr. Swamidass is one of the few practitioners who has advanced training in complex rehabilitations as well as implant surgery and is board-certified. His training gives him the ability to comprehensively look at a patient’s oral condition and develop a person specific treatment plan. He lectures to other practitioners at schools, study clubs, and continuing education courses on various topics in prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He is also a part-time faculty at Loma Linda University.

DDS: Loma Linda University
Board Certified, Diplomate: American Board of Prosthodontics
Prosthodontic Residency: Loma Linda University
Implant Dentistry Residency: Loma Linda University
Master of Science in Dentistry: Loma Linda University
Member: American College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association

Meet our Team
Meet our Team

Brian Ly, DDS

Dr. Brian Ly grew up in California where he developed an interest in the dental profession because of the gentle care and relationship of his family dentist and orthodontist. He attended the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles where he completed his Bachelor’s in Biochemistry, Masters in Public Health and Doctorate in Dental Surgery.

Dr. Ly furthered his education by completing a post-Doctorate residency at UCLA Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Venice. This year long program allowed him to focus on implants, cosmetics, endodontics, and full mouth rehabilitation.

Dr. Ly does his best to stay updated with the latest advancement in dentistry through continuing education courses so he can provide relevant and appropriate treatment options for his patients. He is an active member in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Orange County Dental Society, the California Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, and the American Dental Association.

When he isn’t doing dentistry, Dr. Ly enjoys being a foodie and exploring different kinds of cuisine, workout, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.

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Kira Lee, DDS

Dr. Kira Lee was born and raised in Southern California. She then moved to Northern California to attend University of the Pacific as a pre-dental major. After her second year of college, she was admitted to Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery and graduated with honors. Dr. Kira grew her passion for working with children in the pediatric dental clinic as well as through her volunteer work with Give Kids A Smile and Special Olympics which led her to pursue a specialty in pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Kira completed her two year specialty program through NYU Langone Medical Center in Oahu, Hawaii. During her program, she gained experience in treating children with special healthcare needs in both the hospital and clinic setting. Her favorite part about being a
pediatric dentist is being able to build relationships with her patients and their families. She is a strong believer that positive experiences at the dentist at a young age sets the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health.

When she is not in the office, Dr. Kira enjoys traveling, playing tennis and going to the beach.

DDS: University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Pediatric Residency: NYU Langone Medical Center Oahu, HI
Member: American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, California Dental Association, American Dental Association

Meet our Team
Meet our Team

Aneri Gandhi, DDS

Dr. Aneri Gandhi is originally from Southern California. She grew up in Cerritos, CA and went to college at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Following her undergraduate education, Dr. Gandhi completed a one year commitment with Americorps in South Los Angeles. After working hard teaching children every day, she went on to complete her dental degree at the University of Southern California. At USC, Dr. Gandhi solidified her desire to work with children and applied to pediatric dental residency programs. She then moved to New York City and completed a 2 year residency training at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein. There, she learned the skills and techniques necessary to treat children of all ages, including those with special needs. She is now a board certified pediatric dentist.

Dr. Gandhi has been so happy being in sunny southern California. She now lives in Pasadena with her husband, and on her free time, she loves exploring what the area has to offer, including hiking, taking walks around different neighborhoods, and trying new restaurants.

Board-Certified, Diplomate: American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Undergraduate Degree: University of California, Los Angeles
Dental School: University of Southern California
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Member: College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry

Meet our Team
Meet our Team

David Lee, DDS

Dr. David Lee was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He received his B.S in Health Sciences from University of Miami in 2011. During his undergraduate years, David enjoyed playing club sports (lacrosse and golf), embracing the “U” swagger, and volunteering at Miami Children’s hospital. He was first exposed to pediatric dentistry on a mission trip serving the underprivileged communities of Costa Rica and Panama.

Since undergrad, he has received his M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Tufts University, worked for Americorps, and received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Class President. Upon graduation of dental school, he completed his General Practice Residency with UCSF where he continued his development as a dental/health provider and where his passion for pediatric dentistry continued to grow.

Dr. David completed his three year specialty program through the University of California – San Francisco, where he was able to build his foundation as a provider and gain confidence in all aspects of Pediatric Dentistry. He was honored to serve as the Chief Resident his final year of residency and hopes to implement all that he has learned into the care of all his patients

When he is not in the office, Dr. David enjoys spending time with his fiance, cooking dinner for family and friends, finding new restaurants, traveling, playing sports, or on a run with his dog, Cooper.

DMD: University of Pennsylvania
General Practice Residency: University of California San Francisco
Pediatric Residency: University of California San Francisco

Member: American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, California Dental Association, American Dental Association.

Meet our Team
Meet our Team

Dr. Susan Bae

Dr. Susan Bae is a lifelong Angelino and Bruin. At UCLA, Dr. Bae earned her Bachelor of Arts in History, Master of Science in Oral Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees, all with honors and distinctions. She culminated her time at UCLA with specialty training in orthodontics.

Dr. Bae is a Board-Certified orthodontist and is dedicated to delivering personalized and compassionate care for each of her orthodontic patients. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with her patients and colleagues and is honored to have the privilege of delivering healthy smiles to her patients.

Outside the office, Dr. Bae enjoys hiking and traveling.

Meet our Team
Meet our Team

Dr. Kenneth Glen

Dr. Glen grew up on the East Coast, splitting time between South Carolina and Georgia and then moved to California in 2018 to attend UCLA School of Dentistry. He then completed a General Practice Residency Program in 2023 with a focus on patients with special needs and significant medical conditions.

Dr. Glen’s main focus is oral health, and that’s important, but he truly cares about the general well-being of his patients. Therefore, he hopes he can provide gentle encouragement for his patients to have routine visits to their Primary Care provider to maintain their overall quality of life as well.

Meet our Team

At the core of our Whittier, Corona and Huntington Beach dental practices is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

The Corona Team

Stephanie has been with us for 14 years. She has been working in the dental field since 1985, started working as a Registered Dental Assistant in the back office and has been Managing Front offices since 1992. She loves the field of dentistry and being able to help patients with their dental needs. Stephanie has twin adult daughters and enjoys time with her family, boating, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Stephanie
Office Manager

Stephanie has been with us for 14 years. She has been working in the dental field since 1985, started working as a Registered Dental Assistant in the back office and has been Managing Front offices since 1992. She loves the field of dentistry and being able to help patients with their dental needs. Stephanie has twin adult daughters and enjoys time with her family, boating, hiking and other outdoor activities.
Francesca has been providing dental hygiene services and oral healthcare advice to clients in our Corona and Whittier locations since 2017. Her kind nature and gentle touch helps to put our patients at ease. She is a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist since 1991 and regularly attends continuing education seminars to stay current on latest technologies in the dental health field.

Francesca
Registered Dental Hygienist

Francesca has been providing dental hygiene services and oral healthcare advice to clients in our Corona and Whittier locations since 2017. Her kind nature and gentle touch helps to put our patients at ease. She is a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist since 1991 and regularly attends continuing education seminars to stay current on latest technologies in the dental health field.
Stephanie has been with us for 14 years. She has been working in the dental field since 1985, started working as a Registered Dental Assistant in the back office and has been Managing Front offices since 1992. She loves the field of dentistry and being able to help patients with their dental needs. Stephanie has twin adult daughters and enjoys time with her family, boating, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Stephanie
Office Manager

Stephanie has been with us for 14 years. She has been working in the dental field since 1985, started working as a Registered Dental Assistant in the back office and has been Managing Front offices since 1992. She loves the field of dentistry and being able to help patients with their dental needs. Stephanie has twin adult daughters and enjoys time with her family, boating, hiking and other outdoor activities.
Francesca has been providing dental hygiene services and oral healthcare advice to clients in our Corona and Whittier locations since 2017. Her kind nature and gentle touch helps to put our patients at ease. She is a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist since 1991 and regularly attends continuing education seminars to stay current on latest technologies in the dental health field.

Francesca
Registered Dental Hygienist

Francesca has been providing dental hygiene services and oral healthcare advice to clients in our Corona and Whittier locations since 2017. Her kind nature and gentle touch helps to put our patients at ease. She is a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist since 1991 and regularly attends continuing education seminars to stay current on latest technologies in the dental health field.
Lisa<br>Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has been working in our Corona Office since 2018. She enjoys working in the dental field, and knew she wanted to work in Dentistry straight out of High School. She loves working with patients of all ages, helping nervous patients feel at ease and wants them to have a positive experience. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter and visiting friends and family in her home city of Fresno.

Jennifer
Dental Assistant

Jennifer has been working in our Corona Office since 2018. She enjoys working in the dental field, and knew she wanted to work in Dentistry straight out of High School. She loves working with patients of all ages, helping nervous patients feel at ease and wants them to have a positive experience. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter and visiting friends and family in her home city of Fresno.
Lisa<br>Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has been working in our Corona Office since 2018. She enjoys working in the dental field, and knew she wanted to work in Dentistry straight out of High School. She loves working with patients of all ages, helping nervous patients feel at ease and wants them to have a positive experience. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter and visiting friends and family in her home city of Fresno.

Jennifer
Dental Assistant

Jennifer has been working in our Corona Office since 2018. She enjoys working in the dental field, and knew she wanted to work in Dentistry straight out of High School. She loves working with patients of all ages, helping nervous patients feel at ease and wants them to have a positive experience. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter and visiting friends and family in her home city of Fresno.
Teonna has had a love for dentistry since she was a young child and has now been helping to create smiles as a RDA since 2007. She loves to not only educate her patients, but to build relationships as to comfort them through any phobias or concerns they may have. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her children, baking cupcakes and longing on the beach.

Teonna
Registered Dental Assistant

Teonna has had a love for dentistry since she was a young child and has now been helping to create smiles as a RDA since 2007. She loves to not only educate her patients, but to build relationships as to comfort them through any phobias or concerns they may have. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her children, baking cupcakes and longing on the beach.
Teonna has had a love for dentistry since she was a young child and has now been helping to create smiles as a RDA since 2007. She loves to not only educate her patients, but to build relationships as to comfort them through any phobias or concerns they may have. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her children, baking cupcakes and longing on the beach.

Teonna
Registered Dental Assistant

Teonna has had a love for dentistry since she was a young child and has now been helping to create smiles as a RDA since 2007. She loves to not only educate her patients, but to build relationships as to comfort them through any phobias or concerns they may have. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her children, baking cupcakes and longing on the beach.

The Whittier Team

Vinnie has been working the front desk with our dental office for 17 years and working in the dental field for 36 years. She loves that our practice allows her to enjoy the best of both worlds, seeing patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric and everything in between! The best thing about working for Dr. Rossopoulos and Dr. Lowe is seeing the smiles of our satisfied patients. Vinnie is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family and reading books.

Vinnie
Front Office

Vinnie has been working the front desk with our dental office for 17 years and working in the dental field for 36 years. She loves that our practice allows her to enjoy the best of both worlds, seeing patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric and everything in between! The best thing about working for Dr. Rossopoulos and Dr. Lowe is seeing the smiles of our satisfied patients. Vinnie is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family and reading books.
Maria<br>Front Office

Maria
Front Office

Vinnie has been working the front desk with our dental office for 17 years and working in the dental field for 36 years. She loves that our practice allows her to enjoy the best of both worlds, seeing patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric and everything in between! The best thing about working for Dr. Rossopoulos and Dr. Lowe is seeing the smiles of our satisfied patients. Vinnie is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family and reading books.

Vinnie
Front Office

Vinnie has been working the front desk with our dental office for 17 years and working in the dental field for 36 years. She loves that our practice allows her to enjoy the best of both worlds, seeing patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric and everything in between! The best thing about working for Dr. Rossopoulos and Dr. Lowe is seeing the smiles of our satisfied patients. Vinnie is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family and reading books.
Maria<br>Front Office

Maria
Front Office

Kanatcha’s passion is helping others acquire a better oral health care. She especially feels accomplished when she is able to help nervous patients during their cleaning, providing them with a positive and welcoming experience. Alumni from San Joaquin Valley Collage located in Fresno, Kanatcha has obtained her hygienist degree. In 2004, she graduated from Assumption University with a Bachelor in Science and Technology. Kanatcha was born and raised in Thailand, enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and dining out.

Kanatcha "Nat"
Registered Dental Hygienist

Kanatcha’s passion is helping others acquire a better oral health care. She especially feels accomplished when she is able to help nervous patients during their cleaning, providing them with a positive and welcoming experience. Alumni from San Joaquin Valley Collage located in Fresno, Kanatcha has obtained her hygienist degree. In 2004, she graduated from Assumption University with a Bachelor in Science and Technology. Kanatcha was born and raised in Thailand, enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and dining out.
Natalie<br>Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie
Registered Dental Hygienist

Kanatcha’s passion is helping others acquire a better oral health care. She especially feels accomplished when she is able to help nervous patients during their cleaning, providing them with a positive and welcoming experience. Alumni from San Joaquin Valley Collage located in Fresno, Kanatcha has obtained her hygienist degree. In 2004, she graduated from Assumption University with a Bachelor in Science and Technology. Kanatcha was born and raised in Thailand, enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and dining out.

Kanatcha "Nat"
Registered Dental Hygienist

Kanatcha’s passion is helping others acquire a better oral health care. She especially feels accomplished when she is able to help nervous patients during their cleaning, providing them with a positive and welcoming experience. Alumni from San Joaquin Valley Collage located in Fresno, Kanatcha has obtained her hygienist degree. In 2004, she graduated from Assumption University with a Bachelor in Science and Technology. Kanatcha was born and raised in Thailand, enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and dining out.
Natalie<br>Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie
Registered Dental Hygienist

Gisela has been working as an RDA for 11 years. She is originally from Uruguay and has two children both still in school. Gisela is a very active member of her children’s schooling, including being a volunteer of the PTA. When Gisela is not practicing dentistry, she is active with her church, children’s PTA and cake decorating. She enjoys the variety that dentistry offers including working with patients of all ages and needs. She is also experienced in orthodontic dentistry.

Gisela
Registered Dental Assistant

Gisela has been working as an RDA for 11 years. She is originally from Uruguay and has two children both still in school. Gisela is a very active member of her children’s schooling, including being a volunteer of the PTA. When Gisela is not practicing dentistry, she is active with her church, children’s PTA and cake decorating. She enjoys the variety that dentistry offers including working with patients of all ages and needs. She is also experienced in orthodontic dentistry.
Luz has been working for 10 years as an RDA at our practice and 13 years in the field. In addition to pediatric and prosthodontic dentistry, Luz helps assist in the Operating Room at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital on special needs patients. She enjoys working with patients and making them feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visit. Luz also loves traveling, spending time with family, enjoys a healthy and clean lifestyle and taking care of herself. She is a proud mother of two daughters whom are academic and attend UCLA and USC.

Luz
Registered Dental Assistant

Luz has been working for 10 years as an RDA at our practice and 13 years in the field. In addition to pediatric and prosthodontic dentistry, Luz helps assist in the Operating Room at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital on special needs patients. She enjoys working with patients and making them feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visit. Luz also loves traveling, spending time with family, enjoys a healthy and clean lifestyle and taking care of herself. She is a proud mother of two daughters whom are academic and attend UCLA and USC.
Gisela has been working as an RDA for 11 years. She is originally from Uruguay and has two children both still in school. Gisela is a very active member of her children’s schooling, including being a volunteer of the PTA. When Gisela is not practicing dentistry, she is active with her church, children’s PTA and cake decorating. She enjoys the variety that dentistry offers including working with patients of all ages and needs. She is also experienced in orthodontic dentistry.

Gisela
Registered Dental Assistant

Gisela has been working as an RDA for 11 years. She is originally from Uruguay and has two children both still in school. Gisela is a very active member of her children’s schooling, including being a volunteer of the PTA. When Gisela is not practicing dentistry, she is active with her church, children’s PTA and cake decorating. She enjoys the variety that dentistry offers including working with patients of all ages and needs. She is also experienced in orthodontic dentistry.
Luz has been working for 10 years as an RDA at our practice and 13 years in the field. In addition to pediatric and prosthodontic dentistry, Luz helps assist in the Operating Room at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital on special needs patients. She enjoys working with patients and making them feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visit. Luz also loves traveling, spending time with family, enjoys a healthy and clean lifestyle and taking care of herself. She is a proud mother of two daughters whom are academic and attend UCLA and USC.

Luz
Registered Dental Assistant

Luz has been working for 10 years as an RDA at our practice and 13 years in the field. In addition to pediatric and prosthodontic dentistry, Luz helps assist in the Operating Room at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital on special needs patients. She enjoys working with patients and making them feel comfortable and relaxed during their dental visit. Luz also loves traveling, spending time with family, enjoys a healthy and clean lifestyle and taking care of herself. She is a proud mother of two daughters whom are academic and attend UCLA and USC.