Meet The Doctors

Kanoknuch Shiflett, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Shiflett graduated from University of Southern California in 1992 and continued her education in General Practice Residency at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, California. During her residency training, she had the opportunity to treat adult and children with special health care needs. After finishing her residency program, she practiced general dentistry and realized that her passion in dentistry was children and special health care need patients. She furthered her training in Advanced Pediatric Dentistry at University of Southern California and Miller Children’s Hospital at Long Beach and graduated in 1996. During her residency, she received graduate student research award from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the outstanding resident award from the program.

Dr. Shiflett was a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Southern California, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and worked with non-profit Children’s Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach from 1996-1998. Dr. Shiflett has been in private practice in West Covina since 2000.

She is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentist
  • California Society of Pediatric Dentist
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Gabriel Valley Dental Society

Anna Lynn De Guzman, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. De Guzman is committed to providing expert dental treatment and friendly, personalized service to ensure your child obtains the best possible care.

She received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from the University of the Pacific and she earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Following dental school, she completed two additional years of post-doctoral training in Pediatric Dentistry. She was in the inaugural class of the new UCLA-Venice Community Health and Advocacy Training (CHAT) program which was integrated with the UCLA CHAT Pediatric Medicine training program. Dr. De Guzman is trained and qualified in the management of child behavior and the provision of care utilizing various sedation modalities as well as treatment of children with special healthcare needs.

As a UCLA faculty member in the department of Pediatric Dentistry, she currently enjoys teaching pediatric dentistry to the next generation of oral health care providers. She is also a member of various dental organizations including the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, the California Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. De Guzman is passionate about improving oral health and looks forward to working with you and your child.

Stephen Kim, DDS, MSD


Dr. Kim earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from UCLA.  He then attended the University of California, San Francisco(UCSF) School of Dentistry and graduated among the top of his class with a Doctor of Dental Surgery(DDS) degree.  Following dental school, Dr. Kim completed a General Practice Residency at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut where he received additional training in pediatric dentistry, cosmetic,implant dentistry and oral surgery. Continuing to pursue his dream of becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Kim then embarked upon the final phase of his education at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine.  It was there that Dr. Kim studies alongside world leaders in the profession to receive his advanced specialty certification in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.  While at the University of Colorado, Dr. Kim's innovative research also earned him a Master of Science(MSD) degree in Dentistry.  Throughout the course of his entire education, Dr. Kim received numerous awards and honors for his academic excellence and superior patient care.  Dr. Kim is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction achieved by only a select few practicing orthodontists.

Having undergone orthodontic treatment himself, Dr. Kim understands firsthand the positive impact a healthy, confident and beautiful smile can make on someone's life.  Practicing orthodontics over the years, Dr. Kim feels privileged to have helped many others receive the same benefits he received as a patient.

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Orthodontics, Board-Certified, Diplomate
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • California Association of Orthodontists