About Us

Dr. Walter Rong

Dr. Rong earned his Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 1997 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in 2002 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After receiving his D.D.S. he practiced dentistry at various dental offices which include the Fairgrove Dental Center in La Puente, CA as an Associate Dentist, at NTM Dental Office in Long Beach, CA as a Managing Dentist and at The Sylmar Family Dental Group in Sylmar, CA as an Associate Dentist. With years of experience, Dr. Rong has obtained mastery in cosmetic dentistry, endodontic, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics (invisalign I certified). His exceptional skills were well recognized at UCLA Dental School, where he received the departmental honor for endodontic and oral biology.

He strives to better the quality and comfort of his patients. He maintains active in learning new and advanced dentistry techniques by attending annual dental conferences and seminars in cosmetics dentistry, endodontic, oral surgery and infection control. He is determined to provide the utmost care so that his patients are fully satisfied and they leave the dental office with a confident smile.

Outside of his practice he is a dedicated and loving father of two children, who enjoys playing tennis, hiking, reading, web surfing, and gardening on his free time.

Karen Yates RDA / Front Office

Karen brings over 20 years of dental experience to our practice. She is a registered dental assistant and certified insurance biller. Karen is very knowledgeable with our office policies and handles extensively with insurance companies. She is very personal and friendly. In her spare time, she enjoys working in her yard and baking.

Ruby Bonillas RDA

Ruby is a graduate from the Bryman College. She also has over 20 years of dental experience. She is a registered dental assistant and highly trained infection control specialist. Ruby is compassionate and caring. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping and listening to music.

Carol Adragna RDA

 Carol offers to the our office over 20 years of experience in dentistry.  She has worked in wide range of Dental Specialties.  She is friendly and passionate.  In her spare time, she enjoys friends, church and family.




Silviya Jew, RDH

We are very please to welcome Silviya whom had been working with Dr. Tanaka until he retired to our practice in 2016.  Silviya brings to Walter Dental her many years of experience in dentistry.  She is friendly, compassionate, professional and caring.  She delivers a highly effective and individualized hygiene maintainence regimen thru education and root planing.  Silviya completed her dental hygiene program at USC and is a big Trojan fan.  She enjoys her iced tea, hiking and gardening in her spare time.