Dr. John C. Whitworth
Dr. John Whitworth, DDS, a 1972 graduate of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, is celebrating more than 30 years of excellence in dentistry. His dedication to providing high quality, comprehensive care for all of his clients has earned him an excellent reputation in the community. He is proud to have developed a relationship-based practice where clients are confident that their dental needs are met with the utmost integrity. Dr. Whitworth is certified in laser use by both the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the World Clinical Laser Institute. He is also licensed to administer conscious sedation, one of the many methods he uses to ensure patient comfort. Dr. Whitworth is also trained to treat obstructive sleep apnea.
Dr. Vincent Chiappone
Dr. Chiappone joins us from Northern California where he operated three orthodontic practices in the Sacramento area. He has over two decades of patient care experience as an orthodontist, dentist, and emergency medical technician (EMT). Dr. C was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Alameda, California. He played football in high school and college (UC Santa Barbara), completed his dental training in New York City (Columbia University) and his orthodontic training in San Francisco (University of the Pacific). Dr. C also works for the U.S. Air Force as a reserve officer, and he continues to train once a month at March Air Reserve Base, Riverside. He has deployed on humanitarian and medical training missions in Africa, Europe and Central America. Dr. C is delighted to be of service to the patients and families at Brea Dental Group as he returns to Southern California. In his free time, he visits family and friends, exercises and plays the piano.
Dr. Tian Jin
Bio coming soon!
Dr. Grant Jong
Grant Jong, D.M.D., graduated from Boston’s Tufts School of Dentistry with Honors in 1994. He completed his oral surgery residency at Westchester Medical Center in New York, and a postgraduate fellowship in dental implants. Dr. Jong is a member of several prestigious organizations, including Inter-continental Congress of Oral Surgeons, The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, and the American Dental Association. He is licensed to administer anesthesia and has established a great reputation with patients and the dental community through his caring, professional treatment. Dr. Jong enjoys the coastal California lifestyle and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Dr. Darren Smolkin
Darren Smolkin, DDS, received his undergraduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from McGill University and completed his graduate training in endodontics (root canal therapy) from the University of Southern California in 1997. His goal is “to provide the highest quality of pain-free dental treatment.” Dr. Smolkin uses the latest in dental technology to perform root canal therapy that allows treatments to be more predictable, comfortable, and completed in less time.
Bio coming soon!