Meet Our Team

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Our friendly team is excited to meet you! We love welcoming children and parents to Shining Stars Kids Dental, and will work with you to help your child have a positive dental experience. Call 323-922-2260 today to make your child’s appointment with Dr. Smit Dangaria, our pediatric dentist in Los Angeles, California, to learn more.


Front Desk

Cecelia earned her degree as a medical assistant for both front and back desk in 1995, and joined our team in June 2023. She understands the end goal of providing quality care for our patients and communicates well with both them and fellow team members to help our practice run smoothly. Cecilia enjoys being part of a team that works with children and their parents, and loves her coworkers.

Ceclia has a beautiful family who always support her. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking walks around her neighborhood.


Dental Assistant

Carlos graduated from American Career College and has a certificate in dental assisting. He joined our dental family in August 2023, and works hard to transfer his knowledge and skills into the practice to serve our patients and their parents. He enjoys being part of a practice that is kind and welcoming.

Carlos has a family of four and is the oldest child. In his spare time enjoys playing basketball.


Dental Assistant

Cristal joined our team in June 2023. She is a great team player and is always looking for ways to help others around the office. She enjoys working with children and being part of a practice where she is continually learning.

Cristal is currently attending LATTC, and hopes to transfer to Cal State. She is family-oriented, and is the oldest child of a family of four. Her hobbies include watching movies and doing outdoor activities.


Dental Assistant

Graciela is a graduate of Los Angeles High School. She joined our practice in February 2023, and loves working with children and teenagers, engaging with them to help them care for their smile and learn about their oral health. Graciela is a great team player and is always working with others to help them succeed. She hopes to spend many years here at Shining Stars Kids Dental.

Graciela lives with her parents and has one sibling. Outside the office, she enjoys reading, drawing, running, listening to music, playing the piano and spending time with her family and friends.


Dental Assistant

Lizbeth joined our team in 2023, and enjoys being part of a practice that helps patients and provides them with education about oral hygiene. She always puts forth her best effort to help our patients, team and practice succeed.

Lizbeth is currently attending California State University in Los Angeles, majoring in sociology. She comes from a large family who she is very close to. Her hobbies include reading, writing, painting, drawing and spending time with her dog. She also enjoys going to amusement parks and museums.

Contact Us

Give us a call to schedule your child’s next appointment. Our pediatric dentist and team will be happy to see you!