Friendly Staff. Excellent Service. Beautiful Smiles.

We are a Mission Viejo, CA dentistry offering complete and comprehensive dental care for patients of all ages. Our mission is to restore and enhance the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures.

Our lines of service include procedures in both General Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry. Procedures such as, crowns, bridges, bonding, tooth extractions, wisdom teeth extractions, dentures, dental implants, braces, Invisalign, bone grafting, gum treatments, Veneers, Lumineers, night guards, mouth guards, Snap-on Smiles, and many more cosmetic, restorative, endodontic, orthodontic, periodontal, pediatric procedures.

California Dental Board-awarded Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Dr. Ami has been a practicing dentist for over 25 years. Our gentle, friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to understanding and meeting your needs as a patient. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle dental care you deserve.

We are compliant with OSHA, ADA and CDC guidelines and procedures. We also offer convenient financing options through CareCredit.

We proudly serve Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Foothill Ranch, Rancho Santa Margarita, Trabuco Canyon and many more Orange County communities.

Call us at 949-859-1400 to schedule an appointment or click here to schedule online!

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  • Dr.
    Ami Kagalwala
    DDS
    Doctor

    “I derive great satisfaction and pleasure from knowing that I’ve helped a patient’s overall health, well-being and made a distinct, positive difference in their life by providing them a dental treatment they deserve. Each day, I gain something from my patients, when they’re sharing their interests, their experiences, or even hearing a simple 'thank you.' Serving my patients iswhat makes my career so enjoyable and I thank them for giving me the opportunity.
     It has always been my focus to make each patient feel comfortable and relaxed when they come to me for treatment. I work with full dedication to give my patients the attention they deserve.
     Of course, none of this would have been possible without the support of my husband and our son, the blessings of God, and the encouragement of my parents and god-parents.”
    - Dr. Ami
     
    A California Dental Board-awarded Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) dentist, Dr. Ami Kagalwala has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years. She has successfully completed extensive courses in orthodontics and Invisalign from the United States Dental Institute. She is also a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA), the Orange County Dental Association (OCDA), the Indian Dental Association (IDA), and the Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce.
     
    Dr. Ami, both a general and cosmetic family dentist, is highly experienced with an extensive background in dental and oral health. Working with a gentle and caring hand, she is highly knowledgeable and experienced in several facets of oral care, including cosmetic, preventive, and restorative dentistry. She currently practices in Orange County, California.
     
    Dr. Ami’s comprehensive approach involves a utilizing a team of top local specialists and ground-breaking medical technology, ensuring her patients always receive the highest quality care available.
     
    She stays up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry by attending lectures, meetings, and dental conventions so she can continue providing the highest quality care to her patients.

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