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Dr. Ellen Im Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics offers personalized service and state-of-the-art dental care to the children of Poway, Scripps Ranch and Rancho Bernardo. We’re conveniently located at 13422 Pomerado Road, #2201, Poway, CA 92064, near Pomerado Elementary School.
High Quality Oral Care With an Extra Gentle Touch
At Dr. Ellen Im Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, we understand that parents want their kids to have the very best. In addition to providing the highest quality dental care, we go out of our way to make visiting the dentist as enjoyable as possible. We believe that when kids feel good about the dentist, they are better prepared to enjoy a lifetime of good oral health.
Dr. Ellen Im
Dr. Ellen is a board certified pediatric dentist and mother of three. She truly cares about children, and she’s committed to providing exceptional oral health care in an environment where they feel safe. That means answering their questions, teaching them about oral hygiene and just simply taking the time to make her patients feel supported.
“It’s always been easy for me to connect with kids. I love helping them learn, and seeing the world through their eyes. It feels good to teach them proper oral hygiene, and make visiting the dentist more fun.”
Dr. Tyler Johnson
Dr. Johnson is the founder and owner of San Diego Dental Anesthesia. He is a dual board-certified dental anesthesiologist serving over 60 pediatric specialists in greater San Diego. Dr. Johnson lives with his wife and children in San Diego, California, where he was born and raised. He’s an active member of the community and enjoys serving on the Board of Directors for the San Diego County Dental Society. He also serves as faculty, part-time, at Lutheran Medical Center where he lectures to pediatric residents about emergency management and in-office general anesthesia for children.
Dr. Johnson earned his post-doctoral degree in dental anesthesiology and his doctorate in dental surgery from Loma Linda University. In the fourth year of his doctoral program, he was awarded Excellence in the Field of Dental Anesthesia by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), graduating from his dental anesthesia residency academically ranked first in his class. His bachelor’s degree in chemistry is from the University of San Diego.
Dr. Anke Beyer-Jordan
Dr. Anke Beyer-Jordan earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and PhD degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University/Dental School in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. After several years in private practice she became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Stellenbosch/Cape Town, South Africa where she devoted her spare time to help the underserved townships in need of dental surgery, focusing mainly on children.
Dr. Beyer-Jordan received her degree as an orthodontist from the prestigious Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Charite’, Humboldt-University zu Berlin, Germany where she spent her residency and post graduate training. She became Assistant Professor at the University where her advanced training and publishing focused on the research of cleft-palate patients as well as comprehensive orthodontic care. She is an active member of many professional associations including the American Dental Association and the World Federation of Orthodontists and has been providing care for children, teenagers and adults in southern California since 2004.
Dr. Beyer-Jordan, her husband and two sons love the outdoors and spend every free minute near or on the water.
Dr. Gloria Tengonciang
Dr. Gloria is a San Diego transplant originating from Michigan. She received both her Bachelors of Science degree and her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at Temple University where she met her husband who is an endodontist.
She is extremely excited to be starting at Dr. Ellen Im Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics because she enjoys working with children and adults alike. Her primary goal is to provide the best comprehensive dental care to her patients and help them achieve healthy and beautiful smiles. Dr. Gloria stays up to date on the latest techniques and materials through continuing education courses. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, California State Dental Society, and San Diego Dental Society.
Most of her free time is spent exploring the world through the eyes of her two daughters, Avery and Zoey. She also enjoys photography, trying new restaurants, reading, running, and traveling.
Dr. Gloria is now accepting adult patients for all general dentistry needs!
Meet the Team
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As a native of Southern California, Dr. Ellen is proud to serve the community in and around Poway, CA, and enjoys educating at local community events, schools and churches about effective oral hygiene. She also helps out with her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. In 2017, she and her staff participated in Chelsea’s Run, a memorial run that raises money and awareness to encourage safety and positivity for today’s youth community.