Meet The Doctors

Phyllis Kawada, DDS, MS

Dr. Phyllis Kawada is a licensed specialist in pediatric dentistry. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Originally from Hacienda Heights, she resides locally with husband Mark and son Matthew and daughter Camille. Dr. Kawada is a proud alumae of USC where she received a B.S. in Biological Science and continued on to complete her D.D.S. at the USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Kawada trained at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, completing a 3-year residency program in Pediatric Dentistry. She also received a M.S. for research in Oral Biology for studying oral effects on liver and kidney transplant patients. Dr. Kawada also holds a faculty position at USC as an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry and is on the medical staff at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier.  Dr. Kawada also serves on the Executive Board for the Friends of the Children’s Museum at La Habra. Outside of the office, Dr. Kawada is also a talented musician, and loves to follow USC Football. Fight On!

*Due to the recent changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kawada has designated the Surgery Center on Beach Blvd. as the Emergency triage and treatment facility.  Dr. Kawada is available for appointments at the Surgery Center.


Dr. Rosemary Tran

Dr. Rosie is a Southern Cal ex-pat recently moving back from Michigan.  She earned her BA in Economics at UCLA and received her DDS degree from the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.  She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Michigan Mott Children's Heath Center and Master's degree ath the UM Rackham Graduate School.  Dr. Rosie is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry and also specializes in dental treatment under general anesthesia.  She is available for new patients.

Dr. Jennifer Ramirez

Dr. Ramirez is joining our team after working locally in the community of Chino Hills for the past 6 years.  She brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm for pediatric dentistry to our Chino Hills office.  She attended dental school at New York University and completed her pediatric residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Massachusetts.  She is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry as is available for new patients.  Dr. Ramirez also specializes in oral conscious sedation. 

Dr. Susan Xu

Dr. Susan Xu comes to us from Southern California.  She obtained her DDS from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her pediatric residency at Loma Linda University.  Dr. Xu lives locally in Fullerton.  Dr. Xu is available in the La Habra and Chino Hills office.  She specializes in treatment under oral conscious sedation.  She is currently on maternity leave with her first child and plans to return in July 2021.


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