After graduating with honors from the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Kelli Junker attended the USC School of Dentistry. While there, she received the unique Academy of General Dentistry Award for excellence in restorative dentistry and the Lewis E. Ford Memorial award for ethics, compassion, and leadership. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2003 with honors, graduating suma cum laude, and taught at the USC School of Dentistry following graduation. Dr. Junker has over 2 decades of experience in all areas of complex and cosmetic dentistry with patients of all ages.
Dr. Junker continues to refine her knowledge of dentistry through continuing education courses to stay on the forefront of science, technology and exceptional patient care. She maintains memberships in several professional organizations including Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, California Center for Advanced Dental Studies, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Orange County Dental Society. In addition, Dr. Junker holds credentials in Invisalign®, Zoom!® teeth whitening, and sedation dentistry.
Dr. Junker is married to David, a film producer and teacher in Irvine. Together they have four children Jack, Juliet, Jia and James. They make their home in Huntington Beach. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family, photography, traveling, watching football, and doing just about anything outdoors.
“Helping others has always been my heartfelt passion and it is a privilege to be a dentist. I am inspired daily to provide my patients with healthy, beautiful smiles. I love that my patients are also my neighbors and friends, and I always provide the highest quality of services possible for them. I care about each person who comes to see me, and am humbled by the fact that they put so much trust in me.
Providing successful care has always been part art and part science. Scientific knowledge has exploded in recent years, giving us better technologies to improve our patients’ oral health and self-esteem – all while keeping them comfortable. This has allowed me to experience first-hand the satisfaction of incorporating leading-edge technology to increase patient comfort and to expand treatment options.”
– Dr. Kelli Junker, DDS