Meet the Doctor

Maryam M. Pearose, D.D.S.

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Dr. Maryam M. Pearose is a board-certified pediatric dentist with over ten years of experience providing personalized dental care based on each child's unique and individual needs. Dr. Pearose has earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Board Certification is a status granted only to doctors who demonstrate achievement of the requisite training, experience, and knowledge. Dr. Pearose is proud to provide the most up-to-date and thorough treatment for a wide variety of children's dental needs. She is also trained and qualified to treat patients with special health care needs.

Dr. Pearose’s passion to work with children lead her to specialize in pediatric dentistry after graduating dental school from the prestigious University of California at San Francisco. Due to its intensive and thorough reputation, Dr. Pearose headed east to the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Pediatric Dental program in New York. There she gained the knowledge and training necessary to provide children with the finest dental care available. She also served as a clinical instructor for the University of Buffalo and taught dental students the art of pediatric dentistry. In 2005, Dr. Pearose was awarded the Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry Specialty.

Dr. Pearose is a native of southern California, and grew up in the city of Irvine, graduating with high honors from Irvine High School. She also completed her undergraduate training with honors from The University of California at Irvine.

Dr. Pearose is happy to have returned to her hometown of Orange County, making it both her personal and professional home. She is actively involved in our local community and schools. She loves spending time with her husband, son and daughter. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and  personal fitness.

Publications/Honors

  • Pearose MM, Perinpanayagam MK, ChinKit-Wells MD.
    Trends in Oral Piercing in Buffalo, New York high schools.
    N Y State Dental Journal. 2006 Aug- Sept; 72(5):30-2.
  • Cited in OC Family Magazine- May 2009
    “Open Wide! Fight fear by going to a Pediatric Dentist.”
  • Named one of Orange County’s Top Dentists- 2008 & 2009,
    as seen in Coast Magazine 11/2008 and 11/2009.
  • Named one of Southern California's Super Dentists- 2014 & 2015

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry-Fellow
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry- Diplomate
  • California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Orange County Dental Society

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Meet Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate with our patients to provide the best care possible.

Kim - Office Manager

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A Southern California resident from birth, Kim has lived in South Orange County since 1995 with her three amazing children Mikayla, Andrew and Brendan (who are also patients of Dr. Pearose!). As a second generation dental field enthusiast, Kim has worked in dentistry for over 10 years. While she has worked in a variety of offices, Kim enjoys and prefers pediatric dentistry. Working with children to get them started on the right path with dental care right from the beginning is a truly rewarding experience for her and we are proud to have her serving our patients!

Marla- Front Office Coordinator

Marla is our Front Office Coordinator. She is the smiling face you see when you enter our office. Marla moved to Orange County 4 years ago from Valencia, California and loves it. She enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family and spending her free time outdoors or traveling. Marla speaks both English and Spanish.

Diane - Registered Dental Assistant

Diane is a Southern California native. She has been a pediatric dental assistant for over 15 years and really enjoys working with kids. She feels working with kids is rewarding because we are creating positive experiences for them, as well as helping them overcome their fears and teaching them good oral hygiene habits. In her spare time, Diane enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children, and nephew. She also enjoys bike riding, playing softball, going to movies and reading.

Devon-Registered Dental Assistant

Devon is a Registered Dental Assistant, who loves working with children. She is passionate about creating a relaxed and fun environment where children can feel comfortable and truly enjoy coming to the dentist! Originally from Illinois, Devon has been an Orange County local now for over 10 years. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, going on hikes, taking her dog to the park, relaxing at the beach, and trying out new restaurants.

Paula- Registered Dental Assistant

Paula is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been working in the field for over 12 years. She enjoys working with kids every day! Paula is originally from Colombia. She is married with two children, a 13 year old daughter and 6 year old son. In her free time she likes spending time with her family, working out, and reading.

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