Meet the Doctors

Angelica Nieto, DDS

Angelica Nieto, DDS

Award-winning general dentist Dr. Angelica Nieto is passionate about dentistry and helping her patients in Cochella Valley get beautiful, healthy smiles. She provides friendly, experienced and state-of-the-art cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, crowns, root canals and computer-guided dental implant surgery.

“Ever since I was a child, I’ve been interested in dentistry,” says Dr. Nieto. “Dentists are trained to relieve people’s pain and give them beautiful smiles and, for me, that was a great reason to study dentistry. I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your dental goals!”

Dr. Nieto is a General Dentist and Dental Implant Specialist. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the School of Dentistry at University De La Salle. She earned her certificate of Implant Dental Placement from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Nieto graduated valedictorian from the University of Autonomous of San Luis. She is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, California Dental Association, and Tri-County Dental Society. In 2020, Dr. Nieto was named one of the Top Women in Medicine and a Top General Dentist. She enjoys treating children and seniors in her community. Experienced general and cosmetic dentist Dr. Nieto enjoys treating patients of all ages. She has been passionate about dentistry since she was a child and loves building long-lasting relationships with her patients.


In 2020, Dr. Nieto was named one of the Top Women in Medicine and a Top General Dentist.


Dr. Nieto completed her training on implant placement at Loma Linda University.


Dr. Nieto is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Tri-County Dental Society.

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Community Service

Dr. Nieto gives back to her community through volunteering.

Personal Life

When not in the office, Dr. Nieto enjoys swimming and spending time with her family and friends.

Angelica Nieto, DDS

Periodontist and Oral Surgeon

Jae Woo Chung, DMD

Dr. Jae Woo Chung is a dental specialist who earned his DMD from Tufts University and completed postgraduate education in periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. He received advanced training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Womack Army Medical Center and advanced implant surgery training at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He places the implants for our most complex cases. Dr. Chung served 10 years active duty in the U.S. military as a dental officer and continues to serve in the California Army National Guard.

Dr. Chung places, on average, 350 dental implants per month. He handles implant placement for our complex implant cases.

Dental Implants
Angelica Nieto, DDS


Richard Alexander

Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics

Dr. Alexander is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dentistry and Tufts University School of Orthodontics in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Alexander attended Columbia University in New York City for his BA undergraduate degree.

Teeth Straightening Clear Aligners

$149 New Patient Exam, X-Ray and Regular Cleaning

Dental Special Offer

Dr. Nieto provides a thorough examination and friendly, informative consultation. Your appointment will include the following:

  • Comprehensive oral examination
  • Digital X-ray
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Review of your treatment options
  • Answers to all of your questions
  • Treatment plan
  • Regular Teeth Cleaning
Call 760-771-8887 or click here to schedule an appointment.

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