About Your Dentist

Ruchira Lalwani, DDS

"Every tooth in a man's mouth is more valuable than a diamond."

My Mission

"My goal is to be professional, well informed, friendly and approachable, compassionate and someone who puts people at ease. I like having the opportunity to strengthen my patients' self-confidence, improve their overall health and potentially even save lives."


State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Buffalo, NY

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Lalwani has completed a variety of advanced training courses, including:

  • Hands-On CEREC Amherst, NY 2013
  • Implants Basic Steps and General Concepts India 2010
  • Hands-On Laminates and Veneers India 2009

In addition, Dr. Lalwani is a member of the following organizations:

  • Omicron Kappa Epsilon, Lambda Lambda Chapter
  • American Dental Association
  • American Student Dental Association
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Indian Dental Association

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Lalwani has participated in the UB Inter Professional Health Fair, ASDA Oral Health American Outreach, and Amish School Outreach. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, listening to music, and exploring adventure sports, such as paragliding, parasailing, bungee jumping, skydiving and scuba diving.

Denise Choo, DMD

"I am a DENTIST:
D: Doctor
EN: ENgineer

My Mission

"My goal in life is to make people laugh and smile. I love being able to change people's lives through a healthy, clean, and functional mouth. My commitment to my patients is to be well-educated on current advancements in dentistry in order to provide the best care possible. Patients should be able to come into our office feeling comfortable with the professionalism of our team and walk out feeling like they were taken care of as if they were family."


University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts – Seattle, WA

Midwestern University, Master of Arts – Glendale, AZ

Midwestern University, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Glendale, AZ

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Choo is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and American Academy of Implant Dentistry. She has successfully completed advanced training in the following continuing education courses:

  • Biolase Lasers: Standard Proficiency Course (2017)
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry: MAXI Course (2016 – 2018)
  • Bicon Implants: Hand-On and Didactics Course (2016 – 2018)
  • Bicon Implants: Cartegena Surgical Course (2016)
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, Oral Sedation Course (2015)
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry: Standard Proficiency Course (2015)

Life & Hobbies

When Dr. Choo is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys traveling, eating, exploring and cooking with her fiancé and friends. She is an outdoor enthusiast, soccer coach, lover of spontaneous adventures, and avid snowboarder in the winter. Most days, she spends her time trying to figure out what trouble her cuddly and (generally) sweet dog got into.