Dr. Nyasha Scott, DDS
After completion of her doctoral studies at the University of Maryland, College of Dental Surgery, Doctor Scott received advanced education in general dentistry at UCLA. There she found that she especially enjoyed helping children develop healthy smiles. This led her to the University of Illinois at Chicago where she completed a two-year postdoctoral residency, earning her status as a specialist in pediatric dentistry. This advanced education has allowed her to stay current with the latest research and advances in pediatric dentistry. In practice for over 10 years, Dr. Scott is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Dental Association, and Angel City Dental Society.
Most importantly, she takes the time to get to know each child personally. She communicates with parents and children to create a lifetime of great smiles.
Little House of Smiles is the fulfillment of Doctor Scott’s dream modeled after a policy developed by the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Her dream is to create a place where children can receive high-quality comprehensive and preventive dental care by age one.
Dr. Jorge Tello
Dr. Tello began studying Dental Surgery in 1996 at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala. After making a short transition in 1997, he to continue his training at the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico until 1999. Later obtaining his California Dentist License in 2008, he has been heartily studying current and upcoming methods, which continue to advance the Pediatric Dentistry field, through education courses every year. During his early years in college, he felt a calling to Pediatric Dentistry, later finding it to be a thoroughly fascinating field and a key area to communicate with parents about their children’s well-being when it comes to their dental care. Dr. Tello feels nothing is more important than helping others at a young age learn simple dental care skills that will ultimately lead them to have a bright smile in the future.
Dr. Emma Onwuka
Dr. Emma Chioma Onwuka is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, she held leadership positions in the student chapter of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and received the Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry award by the Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children. Following her time at UCLA, she completed two additional years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Washington. Her pediatric dental training was based full time at two community clinics in Yakima, Washington, a rural farming community. In Yakima, there is a great need for pediatric dental care and her program provided a unique training experience as she gained a very high level of clinical exposure treating children and adolescents of all ages.
Dr. Collin Tsai
Little House of Smiles is excited to welcome the newest member of our clinical team, Dr. Collin Tsai.
Dr. Collin Tsai wants everyone to feel that they are not just patients, but a valued partner at Little House of Smiles. Dr. Collin is dedicated to providing the best orthodontic care and service possible. However, it requires a committed partnership between you, your family and the team at Little House of Smiles. An excellent orthodontic result can only be accomplished when we are all working as a team to achieve the best smile for you. It is the goal of Dr. Collin and the team at Little House of Smiles to make every patient and their family feel valued, respected and treated as a valued partner.
Dr. Collin attended UCLA School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He then was fortunate to attend the prestigious Saint Louis University, Center for Advanced Dental Education. There, he mentored under 30 of the most respected and renowned orthodontists in the orthodontic community and earned his orthodontic specialty certificate. Incorporating all he learned at Saint Louis University and clinical experience over time; he was able to come up with his own unique philosophy and approach to orthodontics. Dr. Collin Tsai believes that his approach to orthodontics can effectively treat 85% of all patients without taking out (extracting) any permanent teeth.
Dr. Collin grew up in San Francisco. Although he misses San Francisco very much, he has made Southern California his home He loves spending time with his adorable 5-year-old daughter and lovely wife. He also enjoys a good movie and is a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Golden State Warriors. Go Dubs!!!
Dr. Kathryn Le-Anesthesiologist
Doctor Kathryn Le is a graduate of the Dental Anesthesiology Program at Loma Linda University, a two-year post-doctoral residency. Her extensive training at the Veterans Affairs Loma Linda Health Care System, Riverside County Regional Medical Center and Loma Linda Medical Center provided her with invaluable experience in cardiology, internal medicine, and medical anesthesiology.
Doctor Le is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, the International Anesthesia Research Society, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Society. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
As a dentist anesthesiologist, she is committed to providing the highest level of comfortable and safe anesthesia for your family’s dentistry needs.