At Kali Smiles Kids Pleasant Hill, we offer a wide range of services that may be needed to restore function or improve your child’s appearance, relieve pain, or treat an infection.

Contact Information

675 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Services We Offer

Proudly serving the community of Pleasant Hill, CA

At Kali Smiles, we’re thrilled to provide families with quality, specialized dental care in a modern and inviting space. From infants to adolescents, we approach pediatric dentistry in a way that’s engaging, positive, and delightfully informative, so your child can take pride in their healthy smiles for life. If you’re seeking a caring pediatric dental home for your family, we couldn’t be more excited to meet you!

Our Mission

To provide a positive and supportive dental experience that cultivates children to be motivated to take pride in their oral health and maintain it for a lifetime. Our goal is to provide children with skills needed to maintain and preserve their oral health while putting a stop to dental anxiety before it can start.

Why Choose Us

Our expert team is focused on providing superior pediatric dental care as well as behavioral management and helps foster a positive relationship between your child and dental care.

Dr. Reshma Rajan Jawale

Dr. Reshma Rajan Jawale, DDS – General Dentist , is a native of Nagpur, India, where she attend dental school at the Government Dental College and Hospital and received her BDS and MDS. Dr. Jawale has her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) California Licensure and ADEC Australian Licensure. She served as a Clinical Instructor Royal Dental hospital of Melbourne and a Honorary Faculty member University of Melbourne 2005. Dr. Jawale loves working with kids. Her passion is for making the dental care process and appointments as fun as possible so that children are excited to come to the dentist. Dr. Jawale enjoys working with her care team to ensure each child that visits the office is provided with the highest quality care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and drinking tea.
Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Christy Tran, Pediatric Specialist

Dr. Christy Tran is originally from the suburbs of Los Angeles. She fell in love with the Bay Area when she attended UC Berkeley where she received a double major in Integrative Biology and Public Health. Life took her to hot and dry Glendale, Arizona for dental school at Midwestern University. There she held multiple leadership positions including president of both the American Student Dental Association and the National Student Research Group. She was fortunate enough to participate in an international mission trip to provide dental care for the people of the Kingdom of Tonga in the Polynesian Islands where her passion for working with children grew.

Dr. Tran completed a community clinic and hospital-based residency in Columbia, MO. There she participated in a fellowship program with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program, where she honed her skills working with children with special health care needs. Dr. Tran is excited to be back in the bay area and strives to create a positive, fulfilling and enjoyable environment for every child and their families. Her goal is to make every visit to the dentist fun and never scary!

Outside of work, Dr. Tran enjoys spending time with her fiancé Ian, a pediatric occupational therapist who shares her love of working with children. They’re kept busy with wedding planning and their energetic Westie Terrier, Scout who loves playing at the dog park. Dr. Tran is an aspiring chef who loves to try every new recipe she can find. She also enjoys traveling and her dream is to visit every continent in the world.

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Viviene Valdez (Dr. V)

Viviene L Valdez, DDS – Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, is a native of Sydney, Australia where she attended University of Sydney to study medical science. Wishing to continue her studies, Dr. Valdez moved to the United States and completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at the Ohio State University. She then attended New York University and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Valdez went on to complete her general dentistry and pediatric dentistry residency at St.Barnabas Hospital, Bronx NY Resident Dentistry-General.

Dr. Valdez is a clinical faculty member at the University of Pacific, San Francisco, Pediatric Dentistry. She also has been a Board Certified Pediatric Dentistry since 2011. She currently volunteers as a Committee Member for the certification and renewal process with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Valdez is dedicated to her profession and passionate about working with kids. In her spare time, Dr. Valdez enjoys spending time with family, biking, hiking, or going to new places. She also is passionate about serving the community and volunteers at dental health fairs.

Dental Emergencies

If you’re not sure if a dental problem is an emergency, we offer this advice: If it hurts, it’s an emergency. Quick response to a dental problem improves the odds of saving injured or damaged teeth.

Pediatric Dentistry

Trips to the dentist’s office can be a much more simple affair for some patients than others. For many of our patients, help from us to ensure a comfortable and successful treatment is a necessary part of their treatment.

Preventive Dentistry

At Kali Smiles Kids, we offer a variety of preventative dental services. We treat all of our patients like family in a professional and calm environment. After an Oral Exam, we’ll talk with your child about preventive at-home care.


Payment Options

Payment is due at the time of your appointment and services. We accept cash, check and these major credit cards:
No Insurance, no problem! At Kali Smiles we strive to make dental care accessible for all families and will do our utmost to work with our patients to create affordable payment plans.
We work with CareCredit and Lending Point to help you finance procedures that may be beyond your immediate reach.
At Kali Smiles Kids, we’re thrilled to provide families with quality, specialized dental care in a modern and inviting space. From infants to adolescents, we approach pediatric dentistry in a way that’s engaging, positive, and delightfully informative, so your child can take pride in their healthy smiles for life.
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