Meet The Team
At Ford Dental Group, our family of dentists has been caring for people of all ages in Huntington Beach and the surrounding communities for almost three decades.
Our mission is to help you overcome any apprehension you may have about visiting a dentist. We are here to help you prevent future dental problems through discussing and understanding the consequences of your diet, medications, and lifestyle choices. A treatment plan specifically designed to enhance your dental health care will be provided.
When treatment is necessary we provide it in the gentlest manner, with the highest level of skill using state-of-the-art equipment. We strive to offer the best possible service, allowing you to smile with confidence.
We are dedicated to providing the very best of dental care and advice to our patients.
Gail attended University of California, Los Angeles and graduated from Northwestern University Dental Hygiene program. She believes that excellent oral hygiene is essential to overall good health. She is very thorough and takes pleasure in developing good rapport with her patients and making them feel comfortable.
Karla was born in Ohio and attended The Ohio State University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Zoology and a Certificate in Dental Hygiene. She very much enjoys educating patients and helping them gain and maintain a healthy oral environment. Karla has lived in Huntington Beach, CA for almost 30 years and has 2 children. She enjoys photography, college football, cooking and maintaining her rose garden. Go Buckeyes!!
Kim graduated from dental hygiene school from at the University of Southern California in 1988 and has experience in both periodontal and general dentistry practices. She is married with two daughters and a son who graduated from Connelly and Servite High Schools respectively. Kim keeps busy with volunteering at her church, Cursillo, Search and OSSM. She enjoys cooking for large groups, attending the theater and traveling with her husband. She is a long time Kings fan!
Monica joined the Ford team in 1988 with her experience in both periodontal and general practices. She graduated from University of California, San Francisco Dental Hygiene School in 1977. She volunteers at her church with women's ministry and does community dental health screenings. She also enjoys gardening and water aerobics. Monica and her husband enjoy traveling, riding their tandem bike and spending time with their married daughters.
Cheryl is originally from Maryland and has lived in Huntington Beach for 13 years. She brings over 20 years of dental front office management experience. Cheryl enjoys interacting with patients and specializes in helping patients maximize their insurance benefits. When not working, she loves to bake, cook and spend time with her "newfie" Logan.
Michelle has been in the dental field since 2012. She enjoys the interaction with patients and learning new things each day. In her free time, she enjoys being with her friends and family.
Oliva has been with our office for over ten years. She is a registered dental assistant with coronal polishing and x-rays license. She received her training through Regional Occupational Program. She is a pioneer in the Jehovah Witness Church and is happily married with a young daughter, who keeps her busy.
Michelle has been a registered dental assistant since 2004. She worked for a number of years in pediatric dental office until starting at Ford Dental Group in 2011. Outside of the office, she likes to read, travel and walk her 2 dogs.
Dr. Scott Ford is a native Californian and graduated from our local Marina High School. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Muir College at University of California, San Diego. He continued his education graduating from the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry with honors in Fixed Prosthodontics (crown and bridge). He served as a part-time faculty member at the University of Southern California Dental School for 2 years. He has also been involved in post-doctorate training attending a Baylor University Dental Program emphasizing tooth colored restorations. He has studied biofilm with Dr. Perry Radcliff, the former director of Periodontics at University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Scott retired in the summer of 2015 and now focuses his time being a deacon at Our Lady Queen of Angels.
Dr. Julie Ford graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1980. While a student she volunteered with the mobile dental clinic serving the less fortunate. She also did a special semester rotation at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. She graduated with honors in the department of pediatric dentistry receiving the Floyd Hogeboom award.
Dr. Julie retired in the summer of 2015 from Ford Dental Group and now teaches at Cypress College overseeing the hygiene clinic several days a week.
16511 Goldenwest Suite 107
Huntington Beach, CA 92647-4484
Tel: (714) 409-6161
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 7am - 6pm
Thursday: 7am - 5pm
Friday: 7am - 1pm