Dr. Todd H. Yamada, DDS, MS
Dr. Daraporn (June) Tanpattana, DDS
Specializing in Periodontics and Dental Implants

Meet The Doctors


Dr. Todd H. Yamada, DDS, MS

Dr. Todd Yamada is a periodontist practicing in West Los Angeles, California. He received his dental degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1988 and completed his post-doctoral training in Periodontics at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Dentistry in 1990.  He also holds a UCLA Masters of Science degree in Oral Biology and is Board Certified through the American Board of  Periodontology.  He currently holds teaching appointments at UCLA in sections of Post-doctoral Periodontics since 1988, General Practice Residency in Hospital Dentistry since 1990 and taught periodontics at West Los Angeles College of Dental Hygiene for 7 years.   Dr. Yamada has lectured nationally and internationally in the subjects of Dental Hygiene, Periodontics, Endodontics, Dental Implants and Systemic Health as it relates to Periodontics.



Dr. Daraporn (June) Tanpattana, DDS

Dr. June Tanpattana is a Board-certified Periodontist specializing in the treatment of periodontal diseases and dental implants. She received her Bachelors of Science degree at the State University on New York at Albany and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  After receiving her DDS degree, she moved to beautiful Southern California, where she completed 2 years of General Practice Residency at the Veterans Administration in Long Beach.  Dr. Tanpattana practiced general dentistry for a year then decided to return for specialized training in Periodontics.  She completed her Post-Doctorate training in the Specialty of Periodontics and Dental Implants at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Dentistry.  She has also served as a clinical instructor and lecturer at the VA Long Beach and UCLA School of Dentistry.  She belongs to numerous professional organizations including the American Association of Periodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and West Los Angeles Dental Association.  She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, hiking, and biking.  


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