Dr. Jean-Pierre Rwigema, DDS, FICOI

Dr. JP graduated from USC Ostrow School of Dentistry in Los Angeles and went on to pursue post-doctorate training focusing on cosmetic dentistry, hospital dentistry, and dental surgery at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by Harbor Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in Oral Implantology at the University of Nevada and California Implant Institute. Dr. Rwigema is a certified Oral Implantology Specialist and has earned fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Dr. JP is a standout in his profession because of his extensive knowledge and continuing studies. In his spare time, DR. JP enjoys spending time with his wife and three children traveling, traveling, or playing golf.

Meet Our Team

Each member our team forms a family of individuals dedicated to providing you with excellent dental care, whatever your dental needs might be. Dr. Jean Pierre Rwigema holds a high standard of excellence for both himself and his team and makes sure that he consistently stays up to date with the latest methods, the most reliable techniques, and modern equipment. If you are looking for a dentist who can provide you with patient-centered care and comfort in Palmdale, California, please contact JR Dental today at 661-265-7694 to schedule an appointment!

Saul, Hygienist

Saul graduated from the University of Southern California and has been working as a dental hygienist since 2010. Married in 2016 and has one daughter. He enjoys serving in the ministry at Lancaster Baptist Church along with his family.

Tanessa Cohen Lopez, Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions 2
Tanessa has been in the dental field since 2002 providing gentle quality care, specializing in cosmetic and occlusal disease. Tanessa has a calming demeanor and loves using her high level of training and education that allows her to give the highest level of care. She also provides clinical training continuing education to other dental assistants and dentists as well. On her spare time, Tanessa loves spending time with her two kids, the outdoors backpacking and carpentry.

Oreyana Hale, Dental Assistant
Oreyana has been in the dental field since 2012 and is very passionate about being a patient advocate. To calm fears, educate patients, answer questions and help make a patient’s visit an outstanding experience by providing excellent patient education and quality dentistry at the highest level of satisfaction and trust is very rewarding to her. When not working, Oreyana enjoys spending time with her son, taking on new adventures and making memories.

Cynthia Vaquiz – Hygiene Coordinator
Hello my name is Cynthia; your friendly receptionist/hygiene coordinator. I am here to gladly assist you with any dentistry questions you may have. I have been in the dental field for over 4 years and enjoy working with our patients and staff members at JR Dental. Please do not hesitate to give us a call, it would be my pleasure to reserve your next visit.