Meet Our Dentist - Dr. Katherine Ahn
Dr. Katherine Ahn (Wallace), DDS Founder of Ahncore Smile & Aviara CenterCosmetic Dentistry | Orthodontic Treatments | Facial Development | Sleep Apnea | TMD

Dr. Katherine Ahn Wallace is committed to excellence. She has nearly 30 years of experience in advanced reconstructive dentistry and functional smile make-overs. Dr. Ahn is as caring and gentle with her patients as she is meticulous. She understands the delicate balance between beauty and function, and her work is transformational. Dr. Ahn also specializes in sleep and TMJ therapy, orofacial development and orthodontics which facilitate the harmony between the jaw, muscles, teeth and the airway. Dr. Ahn’s passion is helping patients achieve optimal smile and health through proper lifestyle and jaw, facial and airway development.

“I want my patients to have a strong
foundation for a beautiful smile”


    • Biology: Loma Linda University
    • Doctor of Dental Surgery: UCLA School of Dentistry
    • Pediatric Dental Residency: UCLA School of Dentistry
    • Post-Graduate Studies:
      · Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies: Cosmetic & Neuromuscular Dentistry
      · TMJ & Sleep Therapy Research Center: Dental Sleep Medicine & TMJ Disease Mini Residency
      · EODO: Full Face Orthodontic Mini Residency
      · Facial Beauty Institute: Controlled Arch & Facial Growth Training
      · AACP (American Academy of Craniofacial Pain) Mini Residency


  • ADA, CDA, OCDS, AACD (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry)
  • AACP (American Academy of Craniofacial Pain)
  • AADSM (American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine)
  • IAO (International Association of Orthodontics)


  • Veneers and Bonding
  • Functional Smile Makeovers
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
  • Ahncore Smile by Dr. Ahn: Signature Smile Design Supported by Healthy TMJ & Airway


  • Orthodontics (Braces, Invisalign)
  • Jaw Development (ALF, FORA/RORA, Vivos, Homeoblock, POD)
  • Myobrace Therapy (Myofunctional Research Co.)
  • Occlusal Guards, Mouth Guards & Sports Guards
  • Snoring, Sleep & TMJ Therapy
  • Functional Frenulopasty
  • Infant Laser Frenectomy
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