Meet Our Pediatric Dental Specialists

Dr. Lana Tran, Pedodontist

Dr. Tran is passionate about working with children and helping her young patients have a pleasant experience with their dentist. She believes this is the best way to build a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy teeth and  smile.

Education

Dr.Tran has obtained her dental degree from University of Southern California (USC)   and completed her residency  in pedodontics  at  New York City 's St. Barnabas Hospital. She is a board-eligible pediatric dentist and always keeping up to date with the newest research and advancements in the specialty field of children's dentistry.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • California Dental Association

Family and Community

Dr. Tran and her husband who is also a health professional have made Orange County their home and are looking forward to raising their family here.


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Meet Dr. Joyce Kao

The most rewarding moment for Dr. Kao as a pediatric dentist is seeing the spark in children’s eyes when they accomplish a successful dentist visit.  “Just like a first step, that spark starts them on a positive path to great dental health, “ she often says.

Education

Dr. Kao obtained her DDS degree from New York University’s College of Dentistry with Honors in Pediatric Dentistry and Special Patient Care.  Realizing her passion for treating children and special needs patients, she remained at NYU and its affiliated Bellevue Hospital Center for residency training. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry

Family and Community

After residency, Dr. Kao practiced in Massachusetts for 4 years before settling back in Orange County, where her husband is from.  She grew up in Taiwan and Vancouver, Canada, and speaks fluent Mandarin.  While not at the office, Dr. Kao enjoys spending time with her twins, building LEGO, cooking, and exploring fun places in southern California with her family. 

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