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Dr. Darcy Kawamoto

Family and General Dentist


Dr. Kawamoto graduated from University of California, Irvine in 2011 with excellence in Research in Biological Sciences including multiple publications on Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Before starting dental school, she traveled to Nicaragua and Honduras for humanitarian mission trips and helped local dentists provide care to the underserved. During dental school and her residency, Dr. Kawamoto volunteered and provided care in local homeless shelters and rural underserved communities. She plans to continue to volunteer her services to underserved communities, abroad and domestic.

She then graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry with her DDS in 2017. She received the Dental Alumni Scholarship Award and exceptional performance commendations in Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences and Biomedical Sciences. She was also the Co-Founder and Vice President of the Japanese Health Club. She later then continued to pursue her education by receiving her General Practitioner Dental Residency at the Veterans Affairs in Loma Linda, CA from 2017-2018.

During her free time, Dr. Kawamoto enjoys practicing yoga as well as and being a Yoga Sculpt Instructor at CorePower Yoga in The Market Place. She also loves spending time with her family and exploring new restaurants with friends.

Adriana Gonzalez

Office Manager


Adriana graduated with her Dental Assistant Certification in 2013 from American Career College in Anaheim. She has six years of administrative assistant roles as well as customer service. In 2015 she started as a Specialty Benefits coordinator in Huntington California and as of 2019 she is a part of our Aspire Dental family as our Office Manager. Adriana is a hard worker and puts pride and integrity into her work.

Doreen French

Treatment Coordinator


Doreen currently resides in Orange County, California, but grew up in Boston where she started her dental career of eight years. After moving to Orange County she took a break from dentistry to raise three boys. She has experience as a Customer Service Specialist, an Office Administrator as well as a Campus Supervisor for ten years. Doreen is excited to be back in the dental profession. 

Pooja Patel

Dental Assistant


Pooja currently lives in Irvine, California. She graduated with her Bachelors of Dental Surgery from the Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College in 2015 in Gujarat India where she enjoyed volunteering for Free Dental checkup events and Treatment Camps in rural and underserved areas. She was then a Dental Assistant in sunny Santa Ana California and how now joined our Aspire Dental office.

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Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed