Dr. Reem is a pediatric dentist who truly believes in the prevention of dental problems and in educating families about healthy smiles for life. In treating patients, her philosophy is based on respecting children yet caring for them using age-appropriate techniques and loving attention. Understanding the uniqueness of each child and identifying each family’s individual needs is how Dr. Reem delivers gentle dentistry and creates positive dental experiences at Smiles Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Reem is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a recipient of the Richard C Pugh Achievement Award for outstanding performance on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry examination. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), a member of the California Dental Association and a member of the Western Los Angeles Dental Society.
Besides pediatric dentistry, Dr. Reem enjoys being a mom and spending time with her family. She loves dance, yoga, music, cooking, reading, art and design.
Dr. Phillip Liu graduated from dental school at the University of California, Los Angeles and completed his pediatric specialty training at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He has served as a faculty member of the pediatric dental department at UCLA. He is a also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) as well as the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Liu joined the Smiles team in 2011 and loves meeting and caring for our visiting families. His gentle touch and kind approach allow children of all ages to feel secure and comfortable with his care. He is an advocate of early preventative dental counseling and kind, age-appropriate techniques with children.
In his free time Dr. Liu enjoys being a father and spending time with his family. Besides pediatric dentistry, he enjoys playing and watching basketball, reading and movies. Dr. Liu is also an international traveler.
Hi, I’m Angela! I am the Office Manager at Smiles. I’ve been in the dental field for over a decade and love it! My experience at Smiles, for the last several years, has been wonderful in every way. Dr. Reem and Dr. Liu are excellent pediatric dentists who care dearly for each child we see. Our Care Coordinators are talented and kind. My goal is to make your time with us positive, educational and efficient. I especially love watching our little ones collect their prizes and leave with big smiles after their visits!
In my spare time, I enjoy my husband and children. We love watching sports and simply “hanging out.”
Welcome to our office! My name is Myra. I am a Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Assistant who is certified to place dental sealants. I love working with children because it is so rewarding. I strive to provide our families with a positive experience every visit and enjoy educating parents and children about dental prevention. Our high-tech office allows me to deliver many services in digital format. I also get to research the newest devices on the market to add to our equipment. We love to be on the cutting edge of pediatric dentistry!
My hobbies include yoga, going for hikes and being outdoors. I also love to spend quality time with my son, family and friends.
Hi there! My name is Dianna and I am a Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Hygienist. I’ve worked in the pediatric and orthodontic dental field since 2006. I would say that my favorite part about working with children is the opportunity to prevent dental problems. I love educating parents and kids about dentistry. I enjoy making dental visits fun and gentle. I find that a calm and kind approach can really help families have a positive experience at our office.
When I’m not working, I like to paint and go bike riding. I have three doggies that I love and I take care of their teeth too!
Hi, I’m Carmen! I am a Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Assistant who is certified to place dental sealants. I love working at Smiles because I adore taking excellent care of our patients. I truly believe in our philosophy of being a dental home for every family we see. I admire the gentle way our doctors care for the children and love how we work together as a team.
I have three children of my own and one granddaughter. I enjoy spending time with my family and hope to take wonderful care of yours when you come to see us!
Hello! My name is Mari. I am a Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Assistant. Working in the pediatric dental field is my true passion because I am a kid at heart! I feel that everyday at our office is a joyful experience and I believe that helping children is rewarding, heart-warming and fun. The best part of my career is working with families to prevent dental problems from ever starting. This way, we can teach children about keeping their smiles healthy for life.
When I’m not at the office, I like to spend time with my children and bike ride at the beach!
My name is Brenda and I am a Care Coordinator and a Registered Dental Assistant. I just love working with children! I’ve been doing it for years! I am fun and upbeat and love to laugh. That really helps make the kids enjoy their time at our office. I show the children how to brush, floss and clean their mouths and talk to them about healthy snacks. Giving your kids a positive experience is what makes my day!
In my spare time, I enjoy the outdoors with my husband and son. We love taking our dogs to the dog park or the beach!
Hello! My name is Adriana and I am a Dental Assistant. I absolutely love being part of the Smiles team! My role here is two fold. The first part is working with our administrative team on an organizational level. The second part is assisting our clinical team and caring for our families. I enjoy both positions as each offers a different perspective on pediatric dentistry. When I’m not in the “yellow building,” I enjoy spending time with my son. We love to go on bike rides and visit the beach. My hobbies include dancing, cooking and exploring LA.