FULLER SMILES DENTIST TEAM

Dr. Arsh Ahuja, DDS, FICOI

Arshjot Ahuja, DDS, FICOI, is a leading dentist in Los Angeles and New York, with locations in Long Beach, Culver City, and Rancho Cucamonga, and one of Southern California’s most qualified dentists.

Dr. Taran Reynolds, DDS

Dr. Reynolds is a general dentist in Los Angeles with an extraordinary eye for detail and devotion to compassionate dental care.

Dr. Claudine Kashiwabara, DDS

Dr. Kashiwabara is committed to providing high-quality dentistry with a sense of empathy for her patients’ needs and comfort at Fuller Smiles. “Dr. K” takes great pride in serving as a caring, trustworthy, and gentle practitioner.

Dr. Katie Nemirovsky, DMD

Dr. Katie Nemirovsky DMD is a general and cosmetic dentist. She received her undergraduate degree from George Washington University with a B.S in Biology.

Dr. Nancy Ho, DDS

Dr. Nancy Ho studied dentistry at one of the top dental schools in the nation: University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.

Dr. David Shannon, DDS

Dr. David Shannon, Northridge CA dentist, has studied and refined his skills for over thirty years. His extensive continuing education includes study in the areas of veneers, metal free porcelain crowns as well as partial crowns, implants, TMJ therapy.

Dr. Teresa Nguyen, DDS

Dr. Nguyen enjoys how dentistry is not just a combination of arts and sciences but also a profession that builds relationships with patients.

Dr. Justin Cho, DDS

Dr. Justin Cho graduated from University of the Pacific with Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science, then proceeded to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery at University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Sheena Patel, DDS

Dr. Sheena Patel became a dentist because she loved  the thought of combining art and science. She’s a London native who practiced in the UK for 5 years before coming to America!

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Jessica S.

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"He had great reviews from patients and I completely agree with their thoughts... very gentle during his exams, as well as thorough."

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Nihal G.

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"He was very knowledgeable on the retainers... So far he did a crown for me which fitted very well and he was very gentle during his practice."

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Jack F.

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"No really, I didn’t even feel the numbing process... Don’t believe me? Go check them out and be happy with that new smile received!"

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Beau A.

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"Dr. Shannon’s Office and He himself delivers!... My overall experience was amazing and they will really take care of you!"

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M. Hiller

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"Dr. Shannon helped me to prioritize and understand what work was necessary, and what was not. It was an honest conversation and I greatly appreciated the plain speak."

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Destiny L.

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"One visit in and I feel certain I've found my new dentist... The office staff was kind also and I look forward to going back for my next appointment."

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Tina M.

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"I really can’t say enough about Dr. Shannon and his staff!... From our family a sincere Thank you!"

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Shannan T.

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"Most honest, caring, amusing Place to be... The hygienist are very gentle and sufficient and are very caring to the health of your teeth and gums."

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Debbie S.

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"Love this dentist... Dr Matt is awesome... I had a crown and bridge done and am happy with the outcome and service."

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Norman B.

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"I have a medical issue and the doctor and hygienist work closely with me... This is much appreciated."

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Destiny L.

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"I don't think I've ever left the dentist laughing!... He was so kind, took time to talk to me and get to know me and what I was looking for in a dental provider and listen to the concerns I had."

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JJ Welsh

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"I spent awhile researching dentists in my area and changed my choice a few times... What a fantastic experience at Dr. Shannon's office that I had... Great staff, so friendly & helpful!"

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Emma K.

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""I have had bad experiences with dentists and dread going. Fuller Smiles made up for all those previous experiences... The staff were compassionate and helpful and made sure I was comfortable throughout the entire appointment.""

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Lucy M.

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"I cracked my molar and was immediately seen by Dr. Matt. Dr. Matt truly made this experience painless... I appreciate his sensitivity and understanding given I was so nervous."

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Robin K.

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"I started seeing David Shannon, DDS a couple of years ago and am so happy that I made the switch over to him... Kind, funny, and caring. I would highly recommend Dr. Shannon for your family's dental needs."

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Jonathan R.

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"Great experience overall thus far... I'm pleased so far. Thanks y'all!"

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Kelly Q.

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"I had a great experience at Fuller Smiles!... Everyone was super friendly and professional. Would highly recommend!"

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selenia m.

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"Experience today was amazing!... Very attentive, very professional, and above all else, extremely kind."

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Dr. Arsh Ahuja, DDS, FICOI

Arshjot Ahuja, DDS, FICOI, is a leading dentist in Los Angeles and New York, with locations in Long Beach, Culver City, and Rancho Cucamonga, and one of Southern California’s most qualified dentists.

Dr. Ahuja grew up in Los Angeles, where he spent the bulk of his time at his father’s dental practice. After graduating from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, with a bachelor’s degree, Dr. Ahuja followed in the footsteps of both his father and his older sister to become a dentist, receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

After dental school, Dr. Ahuja completed a general practice residency in New York City at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he received further education on trauma, sedation, and surgical procedures. He then completed a rigorous program in implant placement training at New York University. His education in implants continued when he was named the youngest fellow ever elected to the International Congress of Oral Implantology, an organization founded and run by the world’s foremost experts in dental implants.
Dr. Ahuja is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and almost a dozen other dental professional fellowships and associations. In addition to his education and fellowships, Dr. Ahuja has been named an Elite provider by Invisalign.

He is committed to staying up to date with the very latest in techniques and technology, ensuring that his patients get the best possible care.

When he’s not at the office, Dr. Ahuja enjoys a nice hike or game of soccer.

Dr. Taran Reynolds, DDS

Dr. Reynolds is a general dentist in Los Angeles with an extraordinary eye for detail and devotion to compassionate dental care.

She graduated from the University of Rochester New York in 2007 with educational pursuits in Pediatrics and Endodontics.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.

Dr. Claudine Kashiwabara, DDS

Dr. Kashiwabara is committed to providing high-quality dentistry with a sense of empathy for her patients’ needs and comfort at Fuller Smiles. “Dr. K” takes great pride in serving as a caring, trustworthy, and gentle practitioner.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from UCLA, and thereafter pursued cancer research at USC. She then completed a rigorous dental program at UCLA School of Dentistry where she enjoyed partaking in study clubs in all aspects of general dentistry and volunteering for dental mission trips. She obtained further training in an intense hospital setting at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and has since then enjoyed serving as a general dentist in NYC and now back in her LA hometown for Fuller Smiles. Dr. Kashiwabara is passionate about providing the best care and treatment for her patients, and is proficient in cosmetic dentistry, fixed and removable prosthetics, endodontics, and oral surgery. She is Invisalign-certified and is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the West Los Angeles Dental Society. Outside of her practice, Dr. K enjoys biking, hiking, yoga, photography, and museums.

Dr. Katie Nemirovsky, DMD

Dr. Katie Nemirovsky DMD is a general and cosmetic dentist. She received her undergraduate degree from George Washington University with a B.S in Biology.

Following in her grandfather’s footsteps, she graduated from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. As a Temple University Alumnae, she proudly stands on the reputation this institution has gained as one which produces strong clinical dentists. Dr. Nemirovsky continued after dental school to complete a rigorous one-year Residency Program in General Practice Dentistry at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Nemirovsky is currently working towards completing a two-year Implant Surgery and Prosthetics Fellowship at New York University.

Dr. Katie Nemirovsky’s lifelong passion for dentistry, extensive clinical experience, meticulous attention to detail and compassionate nature towards all patients has molded her into an accomplished and confident dental practitioner. She strives to provide the highest possible care to her patients, presenting them with all adequate and available treatment options and the information needed to make the most informed possible treatment decision. Her kind passionate, patient, and energetic personality allows her to build trustworthy relationships with her patients.

Dr. Nemirovsky attends continuing dental education courses and seminars to stay up to date with the most modern trends in dentistry. Schedule an appointment with her today!

Dr. Nancy Ho, DDS

Dr. Nancy Ho studied dentistry at one of the top dental schools in the nation: University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.

Before dental school, she attended college at the University of California, San Diego. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Nancy actively volunteers her time as a dentist to treat low-income patients in underserved areas.

As part of this work, Dr. Nancy has treated patients throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles’ Skid Row district, and has even treated patients internationally in countries such as Belize. Volunteering and giving back to those in need is very important to Dr. Nancy, and one of the principal reasons she became a dentist in the first place.

In her spare time, Dr. Nancy enjoys baking, spending time at the beach (even though she can’t swim), and reading.

Dr. David Shannon, DDS

Dr. David Shannon, Northridge CA dentist, has studied and refined his skills for over thirty years. His extensive continuing education includes study in the areas of veneers, metal free porcelain crowns as well as partial crowns, implants, TMJ therapy.

Dr Shannon has made a commitment to his community for over thirty years by serving both his patients and local causes. He has an annual feed the hungry program which collects both food and money for those in need. He collects Halloween candy during the first week in November to support the troops through the USO. He also gives money to those children willing to turn in their extra candy.

Christmas is his toy collection time, where toys are distributed to families who would otherwise go without. He has two or three free emergency dentistry days annually for those who have lost jobs and insurance and have no where to turn. His “Do a Good Deed” contest for children highlights all the good deeds done by our children during the year and one child receives a free computer for their selfless efforts to make this a better world.

Dr. Teresa Nguyen, DDS

Dr. Nguyen enjoys how dentistry is not just a combination of arts and sciences but also a profession that builds relationships with patients.

Growing up with limited knowledge and access to oral health, She is inspired to continue to give back through volunteering and helping increase awareness among her community. She attended USC.

She enjoys trying new restaurants/foods, traveling, walks at the beach, spending time with family/friends

Dr. Justin Cho, DDS

Dr. Justin Cho graduated from University of the Pacific with Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science, then proceeded to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery at University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. 

He is an active member of American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and is the Continuing Education Chair at the Korean American Dental Association.

He is proficient at fixed prosthesis, crowns and bridges, endodontics, dentures, oral surgery, clear aligner therapy, Invisalign, implants, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Cho finds dentistry captivating due to its blend of creativity, science, entrepreneurship and patient care.

Fun fact about Dr. Cho? He was his high school president and also served in the military!

Dr. Sheena Patel, DDS

Dr. Sheena Patel became a dentist because she loved  the thought of combining art and science. She’s a London native who practiced in the UK for 5 years before coming to America!

Being able to be artistic in the general and cosmetic aspect of dentistry is very important as to why I chose this career.

She considers herself a people person and someone who likes to take care of people who are in need.

In her free time, she loves being outdoors, as Sun is a rarity in the UK, where she grew up! She loves cooking, and watching sports like tennis and basketball

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