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Meet The Dentists At Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry

Dr. Allen Smudde

Dr. Allen Smudde, DDS

Allen Smudde is top-ranked dentist in Southern California. He helped found Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry along with his wife, Dr. Kelly Smudde. He is extremely knowledgeable in his craft. And that’s no coincidence.

During his childhood, while other boys played outside, Dr. Allen remembers being inside the house, helping his dad make dentures. Dr. Allen was hand-sculpting dentures out of wax.  From this point on, it was basically destined that Dr. Allen would become a dentist.


Next, Dr, Allen earned his undergraduate degree at Humboldt State University. In addition, Dr. Allen completed his Doctor of Dental surgery at Northwestern University Dental School. Afterwards, he completed a residency at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Moreover, he is certified in oral sedation, oral implantology, and Invisalign treatment.

Dr. Kelly Smudde, DDS

Similar to Dr. Allen, Dr. Kelly comes from a family of dentists and oral health professionals. Dr. Kelly is recognized as top-rated dentist in Southern California. She’s helped make Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry an Invisalign Platinum Provider. Additionally, Dr. Allen and Dr. Kelly share two beautiful daughters.

She completed her undergraduate degree at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, followed by her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Northwestern University Dental School. Next, she completed her residency at UCLA Sepulveda Veterans Affairs.

 Dr. Kelly is certified in the following:

·         Oral Sedation

·         Implantology

·         Invisalign Orthodontic Treatments


Fun Fact, Dr. Kelly’s family has been in dental for over 100 years. In fact, her grandfather was one of the first oral surgeons in the state of Indiana. Also, Dr. Kelly is fairly fluent in Spanish. 

Dr. Inbo Cho, DDS

dr. inbo cho, dds

Dr. Inbo Cho is a top-rated dentist in Valencia, California, providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care for
patients throughout the greater Santa Clarita Valley region. At Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry, he offers an array of general, preventive, and cosmetic treatments to help patients of all ages get the care they need for better oral health and more attractive smiles. 

Next, he earned his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University. Also, Dr. Cho completed his dental degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, followed by a residency at UCLA Sepulveda Veterans Affairs where he served as chief resident. Additionally, as a student, Dr. Cho was awarded both the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award and the Percy T. Phillips Award for his achievements in the field of dentistry.


Finally, he’s certified in oral sedation, oral implantology, and the Invisalign orthodontic system, Dr. Cho is dedicated to ensuring each patient he treats receives the highest quality of care focused on the patient’s individual needs for optimal outcomes and satisfaction. He is also fluent in Spanish, so he can help a wider demographic reach their oral health goals.

Dr. Ryan Shatz, DDS

Dr. Ryan Schatz, DDS

Dr. Ryan
Schatz is a leading dentist in Valencia, California, providing skilled, compassionate care to patients of all ages throughout the Santa Clarita valley. At Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry, Dr. Schatz offers comprehensive oral healthcare based on the individual’s needs, including preventive, restorative, and
cosmetic options.

After completing his bachelor’s degree at California State University, Northridge, California, Dr. Schatz earned his dental degree at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of
USC. Certified in advanced oral sedation techniques and the state-of-the-art ClearCorrect® orthodontic treatment system, Dr. Schatz is dedicated to making sure each patient he treats gets the care they need to enjoy optimal oral health at every stage of life.

 Dr. Schatz was raised in Orange County, California, and he remains deeply dedicated to helping Santa Clarita Valley communities thrive. At Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry, he
works closely with his patients to establish healthy oral hygiene habits and treatment plans. He welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Schatz is an avid sports fan, enjoys bicycling, and
loves to spend time with his family.

Based on 368 reviews
Randy Dormans
Randy Dormans
March 31, 2022.
Pleasant, professional and efficient! In and out quick w/o feeling rushed.
claudia uitz
claudia uitz
March 30, 2022.
Awesome staff! Best dentistry I been in Santa Clarita!
Sylvia Barton
Sylvia Barton
March 30, 2022.
I love the staff and service, very professional and they make you feel important and comfortable! I highly recommend them 😃😁
Edward Shick
Edward Shick
March 29, 2022.
Dr. Cho is outstanding, very patient and compassionate. Highly recommend!
Wayde Schatz
Wayde Schatz
March 26, 2022.
Did a routine checkup and cleaning. Very friendly staff. Hygienist did very good job. Dr. Schatz is very friendly and gentle. I like this office.
Andrea Sheldon
Andrea Sheldon
March 25, 2022.
I have been going to Santa Clarita Dentistry for some time. They are always so nice and helpful. The hygienists are very thorough with cleaning your teeth and their dentists do an amazing job not to mention how gentle they are! So glad someone I worked with referred me,
Michelle Smart
Michelle Smart
March 23, 2022.
Outstanding office visit today day. Hygienist was so friendly, caring and taught me few things. Got to see Dr. Kelly too! I never doubt that Allen and Kelly hire the best people for their office!

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