Vision Dental General & Cosmetic Dentists

DSC09542portrait2William Cheng DDS, MS

College : UCLA Biology
Dental School : UCLA School of Dentistry
Graduate School : UCLA Section of Oral Biology

Dr. William J. Cheng is co-founder of Vision Dental, and an active UCLA School of Dentistry clinical faculty since 2013. His practice philosophy focuses on providing a patient-centered dental experience blending new technology with time-proven techniques. An award winning teacher at Kaplan Test Preparation, he completed his dental program receiving both DDS, MS Degrees in 2012. Since 2008, he has worked with dentists from both USC and UCLA, amalgamating the styles of both schools into his own. He has presented his research at IADR and AADR conferences around the world, and published his research in the CDA Journal in 2012. Dr. Cheng’s dental interests lie in restorative & cosmetic dentistry, as well as implant surgery.

Outside of dentistry William, and his wife Dr. Nicole Cheng, love to stay active outdoors, travel and spend time with family and friends. Dr. Cheng’s hobbies include basketball, playing cards, building computers, video games, audio electronics, and working on cars.

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College : UCLA Biology
Dental School : UCLA School of Dentistry

Dr. Rogelio “Roger” Garcia is co-founder of Vision Dental. Dr. Garcia stays active and current in dentistry through his professional membership in the Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.Dr. Garcia has lived and been raised in SoCal, from the high desert to Los Angeles area. He enjoys hiking, quadding, basketball, microbrewing, swimming, snorkeling, all things Bruin, and eating at local dives.

“I want all my patients to have a healthy smile they’re confident and proud of. For every individual, this means different things. It’s my goal to find exactly what that “thing” is for you and make it a smooth transition to excellent, comprehensive oral health you can be proud of. Using the latest research and state-of-the-art equipment, we’ll find the best treatment options tailored to your needs. We’ll tackle any problem, small or large, together, and find your perfect smile.”

Favorite book(s): Game of Thrones, Rant
Favorite movies(s): Big Fish, Pan’s Labyrinth, What Dreams May Come
Favorite TV show(s): Breaking Bad, Community, Arrested Development, Game of Thrones.

Vision Dental Orthodontist

NicoleSite1Nicole Cheng DDS, MS

College : UCLA Biochemistry
Dental School : USC School of Dentistry
Graduate School : UCLA Section of Oral Biology
Orthodontic Residency : UCLA School of Dentistry, Section of Orthodontics

Dr. Nicole Cheng is a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and focuses on the use of traditional braces, self-ligating braces, Invisalign and Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs). She is an Affiliate Member of the Edward H. Angle Society and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Board certification is based on the highest standards of clinical skill. It is a lifelong commitment and re-certification is performed on a periodic basis.

She holds the privilege of being in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Honor Society, a unique distinction that represents the top of the dental profession. Dr. Cheng is the author of peer-reviewed manuscripts published in Molecular Immunology, AIDS, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and Journal of the California Dental Association. She has received biomedical research grants from the Cleft Palate Foundation and the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation. She received the Craniofacial Biology Group Award at the 2008 IADR conference and the Charley Schultz Award at the 2014 American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session. Dr. Cheng believes in volunteering her time to give back to the local community and her alma mater. She is a part-time clinical faculty at UCLA teaching the orthodontic residents, and is an orthodontist on the Cleft Team at Providence Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her friends and family traveling, running and biking. She strives to provide the highest level of care and will work closely with you to create a smile you can be proud of!

Vision Dental Pediatric Dentist

AndysiteAndrew Huynh DDS

College: UCSD Biochemistry and Psychology Dual Degree
Dental School: UCLA School of Dentistry
Pediatric Dental Residency: Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Andrew Huynh is a board certified specialist in pediatric dentistry. He is a Southern California native and is excited to return to Los Angeles to serve the community. During his dental training at UCLA, Dr. Huynh had the opportunity to take part in dental mission trips to treat the pediatric populations in Honduras and China. These unforgettable experiences assured him that a specialty in pediatric dentistry was the right path for him. He completed his pediatric dental residency at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Boston Children’s Hospital, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Huynh has extensive experience in treating children from all backgrounds, including those with special healthcare needs and complex medical histories. His philosophy focuses on providing a positive impact on each child’s dental health through fun and educational experiences at every visit.
When he is not working, you can find Dr. Huynh jogging around town, on a hiking trail, practicing martial arts, and spending quality time with his family.

Vision Dental Periodontist

DeborahTermeie-Bio Deborah Termeie DDS

College : UCLA Neuroscience
Dental School : UCLA School of Dentistry
Periodontal Residency : UCLA School of Dentistry, Section of Periodontics

Dr. Deborah Termeie specializes in Periodontics and Implantology. She treats gum disease, and she performs cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace missing teeth.Dr. Termeie strives to make your visit as comfortable and as pleasant as possible. She strongly believes in patient comfort. Her mission is to treat every patient as if they are her only patient. Dr. Termeie , a board certified periodontist, actively serves on the faculty of the UCLA School of Dentistry. She has published a textbook, “Periodontal Review”, in 2013 and is currently working on additional in periodontal literature.

Vision Dental Office Staff

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As Office Manager, Michael coordinates Vision Dental’s patient care schedule, and billing information. His goal is to help make your dental visit as simple and painless as possible.Aside from work, Michael is an avid foodie and loves to eat, always willing to try cuisines of different varieties. In order to keep up with his passion for food, he also enjoys playing pickup basketball to maintain a healthy lifestyle. His leisurely activities include watching TV shows, catching a movie, cheering on his favorite sports team, or even diving into a good book.

Vision Dental Hygienists

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Hygiene Program and College : USC School of Dentistry Dental Hygiene

Nicole is our office’s dental hygienist. She is kind and has a true passion for her profession. Nicole graduated from University of Southern California School of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene program, where she received her bachelor’s in dental hygiene. Shortly after graduating, Nicole taught as a dental hygiene clinical instructor to dental students at USC School of Dentistry. Her strong background and clinical experience has provided our patients with excellent dental hygiene care. Aside from working, Nicole has participated in several volunteer dental work, such as AYUDA, Care Harbor, Union Rescue Mission, and health fairs. On her spare time, Nicole likes to travel and spend time with her friends and family.

Christine B RDH

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Holli H RDH

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