About La Paz Dentistry
Richard W. Wodiske, DDS
Dr. Richard W. Wodiske received his dental doctorate from Georgetown University Dental School, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. He then completed a post-graduate general practice residency at Sepulveda Hospital VA in Los Angeles, concentrating in the specialty areas of full mouth reconstruction, removable prosthetics (dentures), oral surgery and hospital dentistry. Dr. Wodiske is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Los Angeles Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society and the California Institute for Continuing Education. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education, focusing heavily on implants, cosmetic dentistry, TMJ, crowns and bridges.
Dean (Daiju) Tanaka, DDS
After receiving his dental degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Dental School, Dr. Dean Tanaka completed a two-year general dentistry hospital residency at Sepulveda Hospital VA in Los Angeles, where he received extensive training in oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, removable prosthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Tanaka has taken many hours of continuing education courses at the prestigious Seattle Institute and the Pankey Institute. He seeks to provide quality service and support to each patient. Dr. Tanaka is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Orange County Dental Society.
We are especially interested in making all of our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
Our mission is to be the best office in our area. Our patients’ emotional and physical satisfaction is our number one priority. We will never give into complacency and will strive every day to make each visit a pleasant experience.
We will be clear in our communications, and consistent and comprehensive in our recommendations, treating each patient with respect, tact and efficiency.
We will continue to enhance our office organization and clinical expertise with the aid of continuing education and staff input. At the end of the day, we will leave the office with the satisfaction of knowing that each patient was provided with the best quality service possible.
If you’d like to make an appointment, please use the convenient form on the bottom of this Page:
Our address is as follows:
La Paz Dentistry
25200 La Paz Road, Suite 109
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Call La Paz dentistry today to reserve your next appointment with Dr. Wodiske or Dr. Tanaka. Our caring team provides state-of-the-art general and cosmetic dentistry to residents of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, El Toro, Mission Viejo, and beyond.