Dr. Trishia (Dr. T) joined the practice in 2017. She is a southern California native and is a triple USC Trojan having attended the University of Southern California (USC) for college, dental school, and pediatric dental residency. She graduated with high honors and received her B.S. in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. This helped her lay a strong foundation for her interest in preventive dentistry and has given her a deeper understanding how having a healthy mouth can affect the entire body. In dental school, Dr. Trishia knew her heart was meant to serve the pediatric dental population. She enjoyed volunteering at local elementary schools educating kids how to properly care for their teeth and volunteering on international mission trips to countries such as Panama and Belize to provide dental care to underserved children.
Dr. Trishia completed her final year of residency at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and Healthy Smiles of Orange County, where she received specialized training working with children with a wide range of special needs. She remains on board as a USC faculty member and is grateful to have the opportunity to teach the current generation of pediatric dentists. Dr. Trishia loves that dentistry constantly evolves, making it challenging, exciting, and rewarding everyday. One of her favorite parts about being a pediatric dentist is getting to know her patients and their families. She hopes to motivate her patients to achieve their best health possible and strives to make each visit fun and interactive.
On her free time, you will find Dr. Trishia trying new restaurants with her husband (who is also a dentist), running, and practicing yoga.