29941 Aventura, Ste C, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 | Phone: 949 858-5150
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About Us

Jeanne Nguyen, D.D.S.

 Dr. Jeanne Nguyen with patient - Pediatric Dentist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CADr. Jeanne Nguyen was born and raised in Paris, France. As a young girl, her family moved to Southern California where she has been living since.

For college, she wanted to stay locally and attended UC Irvine. After 4 years of sunshine, she decided to look for a change in scenery and went all the way to NYC to obtain her dental degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. It was during dental school that she decided that she really loved treating children and teenagers. She decided to remain at New York University College of Dentistry to pursue her specialty degree in Pediatric Dentistry

After her specialty training, Dr. Jeanne remained in New York city, and was in a private Pediatric Dental practice for 3 years. After one too many bitter and snowy winters, she decided she missed home and is happy to be back here in sunny Southern California.

Dr. Jeanne serves as an adjunct faculty for the USC Pediatric Dental residency program. She also provides dental care for the underprivileged at Healthy Smiles of Orange County, a nonprofit organization. With ongoing and consistent Continuing Education classes, she is committed to staying up to date with the newest dental techniques and approaches. Dr. Jeanne is dedicated to providing excellent dental care in a fun and caring environment, where children will feel comfortable with their dental visits.

She is presently a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Orange County Dental Society.

Other than practicing dentistry, Dr. Jeanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her dog Bear! She also enjoys traveling, cooking, and trying out new restaurants.


John Fowle, D.D.S.

Dr. John Fowle - Pediatric Dentist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CAA graduate of USC Dental School, Dr. Fowle completed his Pediatric Dentistry Residency and Cleft Palate Fellowship at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. In practice since 1971, Dr. Fowle stays abreast of the latest advances in his field with memberships in the following professional organizations: American Dental Association, Orange County Dental Association, California Dental Association, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children. In his spare time, Dr. Fowle enjoys playing golf.

Amit Shah, D.D.S.

Dr. Amit Shah - Pediatric Dentist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CADr. Shah enjoys educating children and their parents about proper dental care and maintenance for a beautiful healthy smile. He wants to create positive experiences, making your children feel safe and comfortable.

He grew up in Orange County and received his Bachelor of Science from University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2007. In June 2009, he completed a 2-year Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Schneider Children’s Hospital in Queens, NY.

Dr. Shah serves on the faculty of both University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles Schools of Dentistry. As an assistant clinical professor at USC and lecturer in pediatric dentistry at UCLA, Dr. Shah works closely with training general dentists to become pediatric dentists. You will notice that his passion for teaching also carries over to his private practice patients. Most recently, he spends time working at Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County, training residents and treating an underserved population. In 2013, he participated in a medical mission to Cambodia, spending a week treating patients in need of dental care.

Dr. Shah completed his specialty board certification and is a Diplomate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Shah currently holds active membership with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Orange County Dental Society.

Having lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, Dr. Shah enjoys experiencing new cities, trying new foods, and also playing tennis. Dr. Shah looks forward to meeting you and your children in the near future!


Sheila Luwiharto, D.D.S.

Dr. Sheila Luwiharto - Orthodontist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CAAbout Dr. Sheila is thrilled to be a part of your smile journey! Her family immigrated to Southern California years ago and she has found her heart to settle in Orange County with her family.

She attended University of the Pacific (UOP) and completed her B.S. degree in Biological Science with Magna Cum Laude distinction. She then earned her Doctorate degree with highest award from University of Southern California (USC). She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) dental honorary society. She pursued her degree in Orthodontics and Master of Science from Oregon Heath & Science University (OHSU).

Prior to starting career in orthodontics, Dr. Sheila practiced general dentistry in the largest Indian reservation serving one of the most underpriviledged groups in the United States. She found her passion to be a community-minded practitioner. She is committed to provide the highest standard of care with the latest technology and she takes great pride of her work. She also doesn't just straighten teeth but she enjoys getting to know you and the whole family, which is her biggest love of the profession.

Outside of the office, she is an active mother of her amazing children, Ethan and Alyssa. They keep her and her husband on their toes. Together as a family, they are always up for new adventures!


Our Staff

Doctors and Staff - Pediatric Dentist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA