Dr. Chitra Tiruveedula believes dentistry is an art
and is dedicated to patient care.


The Advanced Dental is here to provide you with the best affordable cosmetic, preventative and restorative dental care you can trust. We understand the convenience of having multiple specialized dental services, which is why we provide a one stop family dentistry for our patients in Aliso Viejo. We truly care about providing you with dental services designed to fit you busy daily schedule.

We accept CareCredit and any major credit cards. You can find more information about ways to pay on our New Patients page.


Meet Dr. Chitra Tiruveedula –

Everyone calls her Dr. Chitra

Dr. Chitra Tiruveedula has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years. After completing training in advanced general dentistry at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Chitra had a successful practice in Solon, Ohio. Dr. Chitra and her family relocated to Orange County, CA, where she has been practicing since 2015 and would like to welcome you to Advanced Dental in Aliso Viejo, CA.

Dr. Chitra believes in a friendly, personalized approach to dental care and can customize treatment to fit your needs. She enjoys working with children, adults and geriatric patients, which makes her ideal for providing complete family dental care. She believes that a beautiful smile is an invaluable asset that builds a lifetime of confidence and contributes to excellent overall health. Dr. Chitra is very passionate about patients’ dental care and long-term well being.

Dr. Chitra is a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association. She is committed to ongoing continuing education and professional development, and strives to provide the best in modern dental care.

On a personal note, Dr. Chitra enjoys spending time with her family, husband Satish and two daughters Myna (8 years) and Aashna (5 years). Her other passion is cooking and she enjoys experimenting with various international cuisines.


Meet Dr. Joseph C. Yang

Dr. Joseph C. Yang has been practicing dentistry for over 20 years. Graduate of University of Illinois School of Dentistry and Oklahoma University of Health Sciences Center in Periodontics. He was on staff and was the former program director at Bethesda Naval Postgraduate dental school.

Board Certified Periodontist
He is a board certified specialist in Periodontics. He has performed thousands of periodontal and implant cases with great success.


Meet Dr. Pierce

Dr. Pierce is passionate about patient care and building lasting relationships. His commitment to patients is driven by the effects that a beautiful smile can have on their lives. He has made it his highest priority to continue his education in order to provide premier dental care to his patients.

Dr. Pierce grew up in Green Lake, WI. He completed his undergraduate education in three years at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. He then attended dental school at Marquette University where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He made the Dean’s list every semester throughout dental school and then graduate Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Pierce then moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA School of Dentistry for a one year post graduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program.

In addition to general and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Pierce’s expertise include implant placement and restoration, sedation dentistry, oral surgery, and TMJ disorder treatment. He has received advanced training in implant dentistry, oral surgery and sedation dentistry at UCLA and has numerous research publications on TMJ disorders and treatments.

In his spare time, Dr. Pierce likes to run, golf, and cheer for the Green Bay Packers.

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