“At Moorpark Smiles, we strive to provide great value to our patients by treating them as we would our close friends and family members.”
Dr. Paul K Takemoto: D.D.S.
Dr. Paul Takemoto earned his DDS degree from University of Southern California in 1987. He moved to Moorpark in 1997 and opened his dental office on Tierra Rejada Road in 1998. In 2011 he purchased Moorpark Smiles. He enjoys camping, fishing, skiing, golfing, hiking, church, and spending time with friends. He is very blessed with a great wife, and two wonderful kids, ages 9 and 13.
Dr. Takemoto has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years. He has worked in every major field in dentistry from working on cardboard dental chairs in Mexico to working in a High Rise Celebrity practice in Beverly Hills. He’s worked in a University, for The Veterans Hospital, and in large, and small practices. Through the years he has had the privilege of helping patients find the road back to dental health, and there is nothing as satisfying to him as giving someone who has really lost their way a new start, and giving them hope back in their lives.
- Member of Academy of General Dentistry
- Extensive training in implants, mini implants, orthodontics, clear aligners, and endodontics.
Dr. William Lee Chiueh: D.M.D.
Dr. William Lee Chiueh received his DMD degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine in 2013. After graduation, he completed further training in a general practice residency at Martin Luther King Ambulatory Care Center and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received the Resident of the Year award for his services there. He enjoys working out, running, hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Chiueh has always been committed to serving his community. During dental school, he was involved in the Riverside Student Run Dental Health Clinic that served the dental needs of the homeless population in Riverside, California. He also took part in other service activities such as volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, providing dental care at the San Gabriel Foundation for Dental Care pediatric clinic, and volunteering for a mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico to name a few.
Dr. Chiueh loves the process of building lasting relationships with his patients while providing great dental care. He is looking forward to doing just that at Moorpark Smiles Dental as an associate.
Claudine Takemoto: Dental Hygienist
Claudine was born and raised in neighboring Oxnard, and is happy to call Ventura County her home. After graduating from a small private high school in Newbury Park, she attended college in Northern California near the beautiful Napa Valley, before transferring to Loma Linda University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She says the best part of her job is meeting new people and getting to hear their life stories. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband and two children, shop, and travel.
Eriselda Ibarra: Dental Assistant, RDA
Edi is a native of Southern California. She has been a dental assistant for over 10 years. She is married and has two beautiful children. She loves working with patients and seeing their smiles transformed and changing their entire outlook on life. Edi and her family enjoy being outdoors and spending time with each other, family and friends.
Vanessa Olsen: Dental Assistant
Vanessa is from Camarillo. She got her formal dental training in Camarillo and Simi Valley in 2006. In her spare time she likes doing just about anything outdoors like hiking, camping, fishing and riding her beach cruiser around town. Her true joy comes from her son Westley (almost 1 years old) who keeps her busy and smiling!
Pamela Jones-Conn: Office Manager
Pam is originally from Florida and has been in California for 5 years and loves it! She has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She loves the challenge of being able to help people understand their dental health, dental benefits and finding a way for every patient to obtain optimal dental health while having a smile that they are proud of. Pam is married and has two beautiful step-children. She loves spending time with her family, friends and volunteering at her temple.