Our friendly team is excited to meet you! We are dedicated to providing personal care, and you can count on us to give you our full attention throughout your entire appointment. Call Palm Court Dental today at (909) 829-3994 to make your appointment with our dentists in Fontana, California, and learn more about our dental services.
Yu-Chi “Ricky” Chung, DDS
Dr. Chung is originally from Southern California and received his Bachelor of Science in biology from New York University in 2003. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry in 2006. Upon finishing his education in New York, he became licensed to practice in both Nevada and California. The beginning of his career took him to a general dentistry office in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he honed his clinical and patient management skills for 10 years. Dr. Chung practices with the main belief of “treating people the way you want to be treated.” His gentleness and patience have helped both children and adults find a relaxing and comfortable experience at the office. Dr. Chung makes it his goal to treat patients with kindness, compassion and honesty so they can have healthy mouths, confident smiles and comfort in their dental visits. With the use of Invisalign® clear aligners, dental implants, metal-free crowns, whitening and other cosmetic procedures, you can have the smile and confidence you have always wanted and deserved. When Dr. Chung is not dedicating his time to his patients and dentistry, you can find him enjoying his time with his wife and their baby. Dr. Chung is a member of the American Dental Association®, California Dental Association and Tri-County Dental Association.
Hillary – Office Manager
Hillary attended George Fox University, where she studied business management and marketing. After she graduated, she worked at OHSU School of Dentistry, where she ran the continuing education department. She has extensive dental knowledge and loves when she can help people love their smile.
Tawnia – Back Office Manager
Tawnia has been part of the Palm Court Dental family for eight years and holds extensive knowledge of our front and back office work. She received her degree as a registered dental assistant from Chatty College. Tawnia enjoys educating patients about their dental care and watching their confidence bloom with their smiles. Tawnia strives to provide each patient with individual attention. Tawnia enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids play sports.
Nicholas – Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicholas previously worked as a dental assistant before becoming a dental hygienist. He graduated with his dental hygiene degree in 2014. Nicholas loves being part of our family unit because he has the opportunity to create healthy smiles and make people laugh. When not at our dental office, Nicholas likes to go fishing with his dad or spend time at the beach with his girlfriend. Even though Nicholas is often busy with the family and girlfriend, he finds time to spend with his other love, pinball machines, whenever he can.
Nicole – Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicole has been with Palm Court Dental for over 13 years. She graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Washington University with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. What Nicole loves most about our office is the atmosphere. We are a family and we are all passionate about dental health and giving the best care to our patients. Nicole is married to the love of her life and they have two beautiful kids. She enjoys spending time with her family and animals when she isn’t working.
Briana – Registered Dental Assistant
Briana graduated from UEI in Riverside on the honor roll as a dental assistant. She is the newest addition to our office. Prior to working as a dental assistant, she worked for Amazon. Briana’s desire for higher education and a more fulfilling career eventually lead her to our office. Briana likes spending time outdoors especially with friends and family. She is adventurous and likes trying out new things.
Brianna – Registered Dental Assistant
Brianna was born and raised in Fontana. She finished the ROP dental assisting program at their Ontario location in 2016. She then became a licensed, registered dental assistant in 2017. Brianna enjoys hanging out with friends and family, going to concerts and music festivals and traveling and exploring new places.