Our Doctors

Sopheap Tang, D.M.D

Dr. Tang received her Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. In May of 2007. She graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, D.M.D. She also attended an externship at Inglewood Pediatric Neighborhood Health Clinic in association with UCLA and USC. In 2008, She completed an IV Sedation course from USC.  She obtained her laser certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and is a Solea provider. Dr. Tang is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, affiliate member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. She was a recipient of the 2007 American Association of Oral Biologists, Oral Biologist Award and a Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholar. She is In her free time, Dr. Tang enjoys running, gardening, volunteering for non profit dental services.

Amit Shah, D.D.S

Dr. Shah enjoys educating children and their parents about proper dental care and maintenance for a beautiful healthy smile. He wants to create positive experiences, making your children feel safe and comfortable. 

He grew up in southern California and received his Bachelor of Science from University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2007. In June 2009, he completed a 2-year Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Schneider Children’s Hospital in Queens, NY.  

Dr. Shah serves on the faculty of both University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles Schools of Dentistry. As an assistant clinical professor at USC and lecturer in pediatric dentistry at UCLA, Dr. Shah works closely with training general dentists to become pediatric dentists. You will notice that his passion for teaching also carries over to his private practice patients.

Dr. Shah completed his specialty board certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Only a small percentage of pediatric dentists hold the board-certified Diplomate designation. Dr. Shah currently holds active membership with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.

Having lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, Dr. Shah enjoys experiencing new cities, trying new foods, and playing tennis.  Dr. Shah looks forward to meeting you and your children in the near future! 

Harbir Jhawar, D.D.S.

Harbir Jhawar, DDS is so happy to be a part of A Tooth Fairy Dental. Here he enjoys putting children at ease with his positive spirit and relaxed manner. Dr. Jhawar completed his undergrad at La Sierra University and then earned his DDS from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.

Some notable awards he has received include: 
Honorable Mention, Dental Student Community Category,    CDA Presents Table Clinic Competition  Obesity and Dental Caries Among Children Aged 2-5 Seen at LLU School of Dentistry.
1st Place, Clinical Category LLU School of Dentistry Student Research Symposium  Obesity and Dental Caries Among Children Aged 2-5 Seen at LLU School of Dentistry

With memberships to the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Jhawar is looking forward to helping set the stage for your child’s good oral health. 


Kevin Ryan, D.M.D.

Dr. Ryan is an enthusiastic member of our dental team, as he is dedicated to improving the oral health of his community. He is especially passionate in helping children. He is always good humored and helps children feel comforted and at ease.

Dr. Ryan has always had a keen interest in both medicine and art. He completed his undergraduate degree in Pre-Dental and Studio Art at Middlebury College in Vermont. He graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where he participated in two years of research in early childhood tooth decay and received the Oral Pathology Award. He continued his dental education, completing an additional year in a hospital based dental residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He proudly served our country as a Navy dentist for six years. As a veteran, Dr. Ryan continues serve others with compassion and skill on Team Tooth Fairy.

Dr. Devin Tang, MD

Devin Tang, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist who now proudly serves the Southern California region. 

He graduated from Boston University with both his undergraduate degree in Pure & Applied Mathematics (magna cum laude), as well as his medical degree. Afterwards, he completed his residency in Philadelphia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Upon completion of his training, he worked with several anesthesia groups surrounding Baltimore to help develop and improve their postoperative pain programs. While serving in those communities, he received several distinctive awards, including the Physician Spirit Award at Harbor Hospital and the Shining Star Award while serving Baltimore Washington Medical Center. 

After moving to Southern California, he joined the largest physician-led anesthesia group in the area, and is also the founder of the Klarity Clinic of Southern California, where he treats patients with mental health, addiction, and pain syndromes.

He continues to work with patients of all ages, but does have a soft spot for kids. With the reputation that A Tooth Fairy Dental has gained, he is excited to join such a dynamic and talented team!

Dr. So Hyun Chung , D.M.D.

Dr. Chung was born in Korea and lived in many different countries such as Russia, Philippines, and US . She graduated Adventist University of the Philippines School of Dentistry and obtained Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D) in 2014. While attending dental school in the Philippines, she had the opportunity to go to mission trips and serve underprivileged children. She experienced great joy by helping and educating children to have healthier teeth which leads to beautiful smile. Dr. Chung continued further dental education in the US, earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S) in Loma Linda School of Dentistry through International Dental program.

She loves bouldering, rock climbing and playing piano in her free time. She looks forward to welcoming your children to safe and comforted office filled with laughter.

Dr. Joanna Koo, D.D.S.

Dr. Joanna Koo, DDS has always had a connection with children and loves to create positive relationships with them, taking care of each and every one and making sure they are receiving the best care when they come to A Tooth Fairy Dental. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from California Baptist University then went on to complete her DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Koo is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.

Aside from educating children and parents in the dental office, Dr. Koo loves to give and provide her time to children at her home church, serving as a leader for many events, including bible school. Although she is passionate about working locally, Dr. Koo is very grateful to have served in underprivileged communities around the world through mission work- she has gone to Mexico, Ghana, Africa and Neah Bay, which is on the Makah Indian Reservation in Washington State. Her goal is to do one mission trip a year, near or far! Dr. Koo enjoys interacting with and meeting new people, trying new foods, and weightlifting at the gym. She is so excited to work with you and your children and looks forward to meeting you soon!

Dr. Sumin Kang , D.D.S.

Dr. Kang grew up in Bucheon, South Korea. Moved Eugene, Oregon, when she was in middle school. Dr. Kang graduated with a degree in Biochemistry from University of Washington and earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. She is certified Solea Laser provider. She loves the joy of working with children and being able to impact their oral health. She strives to make every child feel comfortable and welcomed in our Tooth fairy dental office. 

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