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Personalized Pediatric Dentistry in mission viejo

South OC Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics delivers a state-of-the-art, customized dental experience to ensure glowing smiles and thriving oral health for all children in Mission Viejo! By getting to know your child’s specific needs, our friendly team will empower you and your little one to establish healthy dental habits for a future of flourishing smiles. With our commitment to excellence and focus on preventive, conservative dentistry, we’re here to provide personalized care that's just as unique as your child’s smile.

Preventive Care

Professional preventive care is at the heart of a happy, healthy grin for growing children! When paired with strong brushing and flossing habits, your child’s smile can thrive throughout their childhood and beyond. Our dentists will craft a customized plan to help your child conquer cavities and maintain a bright, bold smile.

Restorative Care

If your little one is struggling with dental issues, our team is here to help with compassionate, restorative care. From fillings and space maintainers to pulpotomies and extractions, we provide an extensive selection of treatments to ensure your child can start smiling again with ease.


Infant Care

From the moment your baby’s first tooth erupts, a dental visit should be scheduled to ensure their tiny smile is in tip-top shape for a healthy, glowing grin. Our team can’t wait to meet your new bundle of joy and set them up for a lifetime of oral success!

Dental Emergencies

Our attentive crew is standing by for our brave little patients to relieve their pain and restore their smiles with same-day care. Reach out to our team right away at (949) 581-5800 to schedule an emergency appointment today.

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A Team You Can Trust

Our crew of highly accredited dentists firmly believe every child deserves a customized approach that breaks free from the cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all approach to dentistry. 

That’s why Drs. John De Lorme, Sam Wu, Chris Carillo, and Edward Balasanian take the time to truly get to know you and your family, explain treatment in a way your child will understand, and set your little one up for a strong, healthy smile for life. Our trusted dentists are honored to nurture your child’s smile as they continue to grow into toddlers, tweens, and teens. If you’re looking for a new pediatric dentist in Mission Viejo, Dr. John De Lorme, Dr. Sam Wu, and Dr. Chris Carillo can’t wait to meet you and your child soon!

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See What Parents Are Saying!

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South OC Pediatric Dentistry is amazing! They have such friendly staff and Dr. Wu makes going to the dentist fun for my kids instead of frightening. He always explains everything in detail and makes you comfortable during exams. We have not had a bad experience yet!


Megan S.

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First time for both of our boys at this office, ages 9 & 13. Office is clean, spacious, with up-to-date technology, extremely friendly staff, and kind, informative providers. We will definitely be continuing our dental care here. Thank you South OC Pediatric Dentistry!


A. Smith

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Everyone was so patient with my 2 year old and I didn't have one bad interaction! Best interaction in healthcare I've had with her yet. From the second we walked in the door to our last good byes everyone was so kind and sweet. They went above and beyond for my little girl!



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“We believe in treating each of our patients as we would a member of our own family: professionally, respectfully, and with great compassion."

Dr. John De Lorme,
Dr. Sam Wu, and
Dr. Chris Carillo

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Pediatric Dentistry


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