Kawata Dental

12211 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 826-6123 / Hours: 8am - 5pm (Mon - Fri)

Our Dentists

At Kawata Dental, all of our dentists share the same philosophy to provide our patients with the best and most comfortable care available and in a friendly and approachable environment.

Dr. Ben Kawata

Dr. Ben Kawata

Dr. Ben Kawata was born and raised in West Los Angeles and attended Venice High school. He then did his undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University majoring in Biology and then earned his D.D.S. degree at USC School of Dentistry in 1988. He has owned Kawata Dental Inc. since 2001.

Dr. Kristin Moriguchi

Dr. Kristin Moriguchi

Dr. Kristin Maile Moriguchi was born in Santa Monica and attended high school in Calabasas, California. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in physiology and later earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery at UCLA School of Dentistry. She went on to complete a General Practice Residency at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii where she focused on hospital dentistry treating medically compromised patients. In her free time, she volunteers at Kids Dental Clinic in Burbank and enjoys baking, golfing, and spending time with her family.

Our Dental Staff

At Kawata Dental, most of us have worked together for numerous years. We are family in our dental office and we translate that feeling in the care we provide our patients. With the experience we have had and the training we continue to receive, we are equipped as a team to help you understand your oral health so that you can feel confident in the decisions you make.

Our administrative and financial team is well-versed in the complexities of dealing with insurance companies and will do their best to help you receive maximum benefits from your insurance.

Your comfort, health and trust are priority to us. If there is anything you need, just ask.

  • Emiko

    Front Office

  • Michelle

    Receptionist / Front Office

  • Michelle


  • Tammy


  • Emi

    Dental Assistant

  • Miyuko

    Dental Assistant

  • Alisa


  • Carole




Top 10 Dentistry Clinics in Los Angeles, CA
A Los Angeles Dentistry winner of the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards.
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Education & Training

  • USC School of Dentistry
  • UCLA School of Dentistry
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • University of Arizona
  • Queens Medical in Hawaii