About Dr. Sheila

Dr. Sheila is thrilled to be part of your smile journey! Her family immigrated to Southern California years ago and she has found her heart to settle in Orange County with her family.

Dr. SheilaShe attended University of the Pacific (UOP) and completed her B.S. degree in Biological Science with Magna Cum Laude distinction. She then earned her Doctorate degree with highest award from University of Southern California (USC). She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) dental honorary society. She pursued her degree in Orthodontics and Master of Science from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).

Prior to starting career in orthodontics, Dr. Sheila practiced general dentistry in the largest Indian reservation serving one of the most underprivileged groups in the United States. She found her passion to be a community-minded practitioner. She is committed to provide the highest standard of care with the latest technology and she takes great pride of her work. She also doesn’t just straighten teeth but she enjoys getting to know you and the whole family, which is her biggest love of the profession.

Outside of the office, she is an active mother of her amazing children, Ethan and Alyssa. They keep her and her husband on their toes. Together as a family, they are always up for new adventures!

About Dr. Staples

Dr. Staples found the perfect place to start his practice when he first saw Mission Viejo. A native Californian, he wanted to find a community that catered to his vision of both his work and family life. His dream was to raise his family in a town that provided a safe, friendly environment with good schools and healthy family values.

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Since moving to Mission Viejo in 1976, Dr. Staples has been a figure in Mission Viejo both personally and professionally. With his wife, Durenda, they raised 3 children and experienced many years of community interaction and support. From Little League to club soccer, high school football and gymnastics, Dr. Staples has been an active parent in nearly all sporting organizations that are available in Mission Viejo. And now that his children are grown, Dr. Staples is committed to staying involved in the community by professionally sponsoring many local teams and schools. Dr. Staples has participated in other things such as the Elk’s Club, Charity Events, Food Drives and in-classroom dental education at many local elementary schools. Dr. Staples also spent many years as an active member of an a cappella singing group that performed at numerous churches, local civic events and social outreach programs.

About our Staff

About Our Staff - Assistant PhotoWe have very special people working on the Staples Orthodontics team.  Everyone in the office tries hard to make you feel like part of our family.  We want you to know that getting braces is one of the best decisions you will ever make.  We take full advantage of our strongest asset — every member of our outstanding team — to make your time in braces a positive experience.  Throughout your treatment, our registered clinical assistants can provide valuable information about your progress and challenges.  As a result of our dedication to teamwork, our patients tend to complete treatment on time more often, and with excellent results.

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