AboutSmile With Style

Smile With Style is a Fullerton based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Larson and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 714-782-0237 and experience why our patients think Smile With Style is the best dentist in Fullerton.

Fullerton Cosmetic Dentist

Meet Dr. Larson

Continuing a 60 year legacy of excellence in dentistry, Dr. Kirk Larson is a second generation dentist with a passion for his patients and his practice.

Dr. Larson’s commitment to his patients’ care and well-being stems from his deep-seated enthusiasm for dentistry. Continuing the family tradition established by his father, Dr. Larson attended the Boyne School of Dentistry at Creighton University to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Since then, he enjoys exceeding the required continuing education units that cover a wide array of topics, so he can provide the highest level of care for his patients.

To stay on top of his field, Dr. Larson is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Larson is also involved in local study clubs including Regenerative Solutions, and is a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

Dr. Larson has a personal devotion to serving his local community in Fullerton where he was raised. He attended Golden Hill Elementary School, Parks Jr. High School, Sunny Hills High School, UCLA, and California State University Fullerton. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and enjoyed 23 units of art classes in college.

He and his wife call Fullerton home and have three adult children. Dr. Larson and his family are involved with Antioch Community Church Fullerton. He spends his free time at the gym or beach, and enjoys mountain biking, and writing and recording music.

Dr. Larson and the Smile with Style team’s commitment to dental excellence and an unparalleled patient experience show in his beautiful state-of-the-art office, where patients are pampered and given the outstanding care they deserve.

Dr. Hedrick

Meet Dr. Hedrick

Dr. Tim Hedrick believes health begins in the mouth and loves to help people keep their smiles throughout their lifetime.

Dr. Hedrick is a second generation dentist graduating from USC Dental School. He began practicing in 1993. He received his B.S. in Biology from Wheaton College in Illinois in 1989. Before that he graduated from Whittier Christian High School.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Association. He received his fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Hedrick is also involved in the Regenerative Solutions and International Team for Implantology local study clubs. He is certified from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and with Biolase Laser.

He lives in Fullerton, has two young adult sons and attends Eastside Christian Church. He also volunteers through Fullerton South Rotary Club. Dr. Hedrick has had the opportunity to perform dentistry in Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.

In his free time, you can find him at the beach, stand up paddleboarding, scuba diving, tennis, golf and reading. He loves to travel and is a foodie. He doesn’t admit it but he’s also a fairly good cook.

Endodontist since 2006

Dr. Paula Elmi

Joined Smile With Style 2011

Dr. Elmi graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2004. After dental school, she was accepted into the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine endodontic residency and graduated in 2006. Dr. Elmi has been actively engaged in the dental community since dental school and has membership and leadership positions in a number of local, state and national dental associations. This includes serving on the board of the San Gabriel Dental Society and acting as a delegate to the California Dental Association. She has been an invited speaker for the American Association of Endodontics Annual Session and the California Dental Association Leadership Education Conference. Her passions outside of dentistry include: professional leadership coaching, singing and playing guitar, reading, and trying new cuisines.

Our Team

Fullerton Dental Staff

Debbie M.

Administrative Assistant, HR & AR Manager

Started 1992

Debbie has worked with Dr. Larson since 1992. She enjoys getting to know patients and helping them enjoy their dental experience. Debbie is known for her patience and no nonsense “can-do” attitude. Debbie is well traveled and enjoys learning tips and tricks about Disneyland and travel. She loves white chocolate covered strawberries and spending time with her husband, children, and adorable grandchildren.

May J.

Office Manager, Administrative Assistant, Insurance Billing Specialist

Started 2005, Joined Smile With Style 2007

May started her dental career in 2005 as a dental assistant before joining Dr. Larson’s Smile with Style team in 2007. Even though she is a Registered Dental Assistant, May is part of our administrative team with a focus on insurance billing and schedule coordinating. May excels at being personable, understanding, and inclusive while providing concierge-like care for patients. Our team and patients appreciate her humor, consistency, positive work ethic, and problem-solving skills. In her personal time, she finds purpose and meaning in volunteering for different causes such as CASA for foster youth and being involved in different ministries through her church. She loves organizing, traveling, Rottweilers, memes, and dessert (anything with bread, dark chocolate & strawberries!)

Beatriz “Bea” E.

Administrative Assistant, Scheduling Coordinator

Started 1987, Joined 2013

Bea has been in the dental field for 33+ years. She joined Dr. Larson’s awesome team in 2013. Bea enjoys connecting with patients and providing them excellent administrative care which results with our patients feeling comfortable and provided for. Her goal is to always help patients feel like a guest in our dental home instead of a stranger or “another number”. Bea loves being able to schedule appointments for our patient’s so that their dental priorities and treatment needs are met. She thrives in this team atmosphere. Our dental family love Bea for her caring heart, gentle tone and kindness. In her time away from the office, Bea loves going for long walks, staying active through exercise and keeping up with her 2 grandchildren.

Judi M.

Administrative Assistant, Scheduling Coordinator

Started 1985, Joined Smile With Style 2020

Judi has been in the dental field for over 35 years. She was thrilled to join Smile with Style at the end of 2020. Although she is a registered dental assistant, she has worked in the front office for many years. She enjoys talking with patients and accommodating their needs. She is a widowed mom of two beautiful daughters. In her spare time, she volunteers at OC Singles For Christ Church serving on the Café and Activities Team. She especially enjoys partner dancing and singing Karaoke. Her greatest joy is watching her grandson on her days off.

Amy E.

Administrative Assistant, Scheduling Coordinator

Joined Smile With Style 2021

Amy is originally from Hawaii and has been in administration since 1998, working and volunteering for different church and parachurch organizations. Amy is new to dentistry but loves learning about all of it! She loves people and working with each patient’s unique needs. Her passion is ministering to people’s hearts while acknowledging the struggles that they encounter in their lives. In her free time, Amy loves writing music, exercising, reading, making Hawaiian desserts and spending time with her husband and 4 boys.

Sarah A.


Started 2013, Joined Smile With Style 2015

Sarah grew up in Fullerton and loves being able to serve members of her hometown by caring for all their dental hygiene needs. She strives to give patients the excellent care they deserve while making them feel comfortable. When away from the office, she enjoys learning about integrative approaches to overall body health, mountain biking with her husband, and watching her daughter practice gymnastics.

Gigi V.


Started 2002, Joined Smile With Style 2005

Gigi’s kind and easygoing nature make her a pleasure to be around. She enjoys educating and encouraging patients through their dental journey. Gigi is married with three beautiful kids. When she is not busy with her family, Gigi loves getting massages or facials, catching up with girlfriends, dancing, and, when possible, traveling with her loved ones.

Branda S.


Started 1989, joined Smile With Style 1994

Branda loves cleaning teeth! Patients appreciate her kind and gentle chairside manner and soothing presence. There is always laughter coming from her room! She is committed to making hygiene appointments a comfortable and positive experience for each patient. For fun outside the office, Branda fosters rescue dogs and mentors underprivileged teenagers.

Kathy G.


Started 1992, Joined Smile With Style 2020

Kathy has been immersed in dentistry basically her whole life; her father was a dentist, and her brother is currently a dentist. She was 15 when she worked in dad's office, which sparked a true interest for patient care. It was only natural that she pursued a career in dentistry. After completing her bachelor's degree in dental Hygiene from USC in 1992, she started working with her brother. Kathy joined Dr. Hedrick's practice in 1999 and has been with him through the transition to our Smile With Style team in 2020. Kathy is a great hygienist because of the level of care she provides both professionally and personally. Patient's love seeing her because of her fun personality and tangible passion for dentistry.

Kathy is an amazing mother to her 4 sons and family is everything to her. Baseball is her families preferred sport and she LOVES watching her sons play. She lives a very healthy, active lifestyle and enjoys her outdoor activities such as running, hiking, gardening.

Jackie S.


Started 2000, Joined Smile With Style 2013

Jackie originally entered dentistry because of her love for helping people. She obtained her dental assistant license in 2000, and has been a part of the Smile with Style team since 2013. Patients and co-workers alike enjoy Jackie’s reliability, compassion, and happy-go-lucky personality. When Jackie is not at the office, she finds happiness in outdoor activities such as bike riding, completing 5-10Ks, and spending time with her husband at the river. She is an avid reader and loves sharing her favorite books with friends and patients. She loves her Blue Nose Pitbull named Steve and her 2 cats Cleo & Anell.

Janice K.


Started 2002, Joined Smile With Style 2018

Janice was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from the Dental assisting program at Concorde Career College with valedictorian honors in 2002 and completed her dental board exams to become a Registered Dental Assistant in 2004. Her primary focus is in General Practice and Endodontics. Janice joined Smile with Style in 2018. The team appreciates her playful, bubbly personality and her DIY fix-it skills. In her free time, Janice enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She likes to bake, make soap, and do handy things around the house.

Mayra G.


Started 2009, Joined Smile With Style 2018

Mayra is originally from Torrance and currently resides in Long Beach. After working in a dental office learning various skills, she realized how much she enjoys being a part of the smile make over process. She pursued extra schooling and obtained her RDA license in 2019. Mayra enjoys witnessing her patients achieve their end goal of a healthy mouth, beautiful smile and seeing their confidence exuberate. She appreciates being able to be a big part of that process. Through her calm, sweet nature, patients can feel comfortable and relaxed while being cared for. Our team enjoys Mayra’s kindness and thoughtful heart. She’s so skilled in cooking & baking so we love when she generously shares those homemade goodies with us. On her personal time, Mayra enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking trails, beaching and watching sunsets. She travels often and loves sightseeing. She is very family oriented and spoils her cute Frienchie, Luna.

Brenda “Bree” R.


Started 1985, Joined Smile With Style 2009

Bree has been in dentistry for over 35 years. She dabbled in Orthodontics and Oral Surgery before deciding on General Dentistry. Bree joined our team in 2009 as an RDA and pursued her license as an RDAEF in 2013. Bree feels fortunate to have found Smile with Style because of their shared belief in a high standard of patient care. She appreciates Dr. Larson’s leadership and care for his employees, and enjoys the camaraderie among co-workers. Bree’s willingness to help wherever needed — whether administratively or chairside — has been a blessing. Outside the office, Bree enjoys playing the drums, outdoor activities, drawing, and staying connected with family.

Naomie J.


Started 1996, Joined Smile With Style 2012

Naomie started with Smile with Style in 2012, and has been in dentistry for over 24 years. Her interest in dentistry started when she had braces in fifth grade. Now she has advanced training in expanded functions as an RDAEF and loves putting her skills to work. Naomie makes it easy to visit the office. She has been told by countless patients that they feel very comfortable working with her due to her love of people and attention to detail. Naomie is helpful and a great communicator who loves challenges and finding ways to work efficiently. When she is not at the office, Naomie enjoys camping and hiking with family, mountain biking, and backyard BBQs with friends.