James Lampasi, DDS – General Dentist/Clinical Director
After graduating from Loma Linda University with a DDS and from Southern Adventist University with a BS, Dr. Lampasi founded our practice on April 1, 1984. He practices dentistry with the philosophy “do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and is known by his patients for his honest, caring manner, as well as his gentle hands. He loves the appreciation his patients have for receiving excellent oral healthcare. Dr. Lampasi is active in charity work, volunteering with Doctors Without Borders and Flying Doctors. He is also the recipient of an American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry award and belongs to the following organizations:
- California Dental Association (CDA)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Tri County Dental Society
Away from work, Dr. Lampasi enjoys spending time with his two sons, snow skiing, dirt biking, and scuba diving.
Tonia Cantrell, DDS – Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Cantrell holds her DDS from UCLA School of Dentistry, a BA from San Diego State University, and a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Her goal in dentistry is to teach families about cavity prevention and how to implement proper home care, which she accomplishes in part with her outreach in the local community. She loves getting to know her patients and their families, while providing them with excellent dental care. Dr. Cantrell’s patients love that she makes them feel special, that she takes her time, and that she truly cares about each and every patient. She participates in charity work by volunteering with LULAC of Riverside and is a Community Health Fair Dentist Volunteer. She belongs to the following organizations:
- Tri County Dental Society
Away from the practice, Dr. Cantrell spends quality time with her spouse and their two boys, as well as reading, camping, and enjoying the outdoors.
Johnny Koo, DDS – General Dentist
Dr. Koo graduated from Loma Linda University, where he earned his DDS, and from the University of California, Riverside, where he completed a BS. He joined our practice in 2004 and has special certification in dental implants as well as cosmetic dentistry. His general life philosophy is “try your best” and patients love that he offers comfortable injections and a thorough explanation of treatment plans. Dr. Koo remains updated on the latest advancements in dentistry and loves providing patients with smiles they can feel proud of. He enjoys his patients’ kindness and understanding. Dr. Koo participates in mission work performing dentistry in underserved areas.
Away from work, he is happily married and enjoys spending time with his spouse and their two daughters. He is also a golf enthusiast.
Jessicah Moretz, DDS/MS – Orthodontist
Before joining Dental Associates of Moreno Valley, Dr. Jessicah Moretz received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Southern Adventist University. She continued on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and Master of Science in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Moretz enjoys interacting with a wide variety of patients, learning their personalities and treating each one like family while creating customized orthodontic treatment plans.
At home, Dr. Moretz enjoys spending time with her husband, who happens to be her college sweetheart, reading, relaxing at the beach, or attending a Broadway show.
Anja Shah – Endodontist
Dr. Shah joined our practice as an endodontist in 2016. She attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and has obtained special certification in endodontic treatment. Dr. Shah is a member of both the American Dental Association and the TDIC. She appreciates the opportunity to help relieve patients of pain and improve their oral health. She also loves the chance to meet so many different people from so many different cultures and walks of life. Dr. Shah also enjoys volunteering, and has taken part in charity work with orphanages in India through the Helpline organization. Outside of the office, her hobbies include Yoga and reading.