Meet Dr. John Van, DDS
Dr. Van was born and raised in the Bay Area and has remained in the community for most of his life. He received a full academic scholarship to the University of California, Los Angeles, for outstanding achievement in high school. After earning his BS in psychobiology, he attended one of the top clinical dental training programs in the country at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
Dr. Van’s true passion for dentistry shines through in his volunteer work. He is a volunteer with Operation Smile, a medical charity providing dental, cleft lip, and palate repair surgeries to children around the world. With this altruistic background, Dr. Van brings an extraordinary amount of compassion and empathy to his patients. His humanitarian work is what brought him to join Dental Arts of Mountain View, where Dr. Van provides care to the community he knows and loves.
Dr. Van has been placing implants and providing cosmetic dentistry since 2011. He is an outstanding clinician who brings expertise in CEREC cad-cam dentistry, endodontics, implant dentistry, and oral surgeries for our patients.
Meet Dr. Ratna Indah, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Ratna Indah, graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with honors; she was an intern at The Gelb TMJ Center and a tutor during her dental school years. She has attained Fellowship Status with the Academy of General Dentistry; to earn Fellowship in the AGD, dentists must take more than 500 hours of education courses in various disciplines. Candidates must also pass a rigorous exam before the award is then presented in a formal ceremony. Ratna Indah, Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique, FAGD is one of only 6 percent of general dentists who have achieved this honor. To learn more about this award or the AGD, visit www.agd.org.
Dr. Indah believes in a proactive, preventative approach to dental care, as an active member of International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), she is also passionate about the whole-body approach in her dentistry
Dr. Ratna Indah is proudly the first dentist in the Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, San Jose area to be SMART Certified (Smart Amalgam Removal Technique) and is an Accreditation Candidate through the AIAOMT. SMART-certification signifies that a dentist has completed the AIAOMT’s educational program related to dental amalgam mercury removal. To learn more about SMART and to see videos of SMART being applied in practice, visit www.thesmartchoice.com.
She regularly takes Continuing Education courses to keep up with advances in dentistry such as Invisalign, TMJ, Advanced Laser Therapy, Comprehensive Implant Restoration, and sleep apnea alternatives to CPAP. She is a passionate supporter of airway centric facial growth and has passionately advocated for Myofunctional Therapy, Breastfeeding Education, and Tethered Oral Tissue/Tongue Tie intervention. She works closely with Myofunctional Therapists, Epigenetics Orthodontics Practitioners, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Naturopaths, Nutritionists, and other Allied Health Professionals that support whole-body health.
Dr. Indah enjoys cooking and traveling the world with her family. Her favorite vacation spots are Bali, Netherlands, and Australia. Dr. Indah treats every patient with respect, honesty, and compassion, as she would treat a friend or family member. She will customize your plan to meet your unique wants and goals. Dr. Indah looks forward to helping you achieve a brilliant and healthy smile for life!
Meet Dr. Theresa Ta, DDS
Although born in Des Moines, Iowa, Dr. Theresa Ta spent most of her upbringing in San Jose, California. As a true local, she attended San Jose State University, where she graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology. Dr. Ta continued her educational journey at the prestigious UCLA School of Dentistry, where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
After completing her dental degree, Dr. Ta pursued advanced training in cosmetic dentistry through various courses and seminars. She is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and is dedicated to staying current with the latest advancements in dental aesthetics.
Dr. Ta’s expertise includes a wide range of restorative and cosmetic dental procedures such as composite/porcelain veneers, dental bonding/Bioclear, crowns, Invisalign and Botox. She believes in taking a personalized approach to each patient’s needs, ensuring that they receive the best possible care and results that exceed their expectations. Dr. Ta combines artistry, advanced technology, and her warm, empathetic nature to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for her patients. She is known for her gentle touch and her ability to put even the most anxious patients at ease.
In her spare time, Dr. Ta loves spending time with her family (including her cat, Pepper), exploring the outdoors, and traveling to experience new cultures.
105 South Dr #200, Mountain View, CA 94040
Mon: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tues: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thur: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am – 2:00pm