Our Team


leslie Butler, DDS, MSD

Dr. Butler discovered her love for dentistry the summer before she was going to apply to med school. While working for a family friend at his dental office, she realized how rewarding and engaging dentistry could be. At the end of the summer, she took the dental entrance exam instead of applying to med school and never looked back.

Dr. Butler attended Loma Linda University where she earned her DDS, MSD, and her Pediatric Certification. She feels honored to provide compassionate, upbeat dental care to children of all ages in Villa Park, and she would love to meet you and your little ones! Call today or visit our office to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Butler of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Maryam Meschi

Dr. Maryam Meschi has spent most of her life living in Southern California. She has always had a passion for children and she always knew she would have a career working with kids. She goes above and beyond to make sure her patients have a great experience at the dentist and leave feeling happy.
Dr. Meschi attended the University of California, San Diego for her undergraduate degree. While at UCSD, she was an active member of the San Diego Pre-Dental Society and Student-Run Free Clinic Project where she would provide free dental care to those in need. Dr. Meschi continued her education and graduated from the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health with her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. She also completed courses at A.T. Still University School of Health Management to achieve a certificate in Public Health Dental Emphasis.

Dr. Meschi then completed her pediatric dentistry specialty training at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. Baylor is a dual university and hospital-based training program with a strong emphasis on children with special needs and those who are medically compromised. Dr. Meschi is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), California Society of Pediatric Dentistry (CSPD), American Dental Association (ADA), and California Dental Association (CDA).

In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, trying out new restaurants, skiing, scuba diving, and traveling. She also loves to spend time with her Pomeranian, Cody.


Dr. Jackie Nelson

Dr. Jackie Nelson grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and earned her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. Dr. Nelson obtained her DDS and graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry with honors and went on to complete her pediatric speciality training at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. When she’s not providing dental care, Dr.  Nelson is spending time with her husband, new baby boy, and golden retriever. In her free time she enjoys yoga, skiing, and trips to Disneyland. Dr. Jackie Nelson is very excited to join the team and help children create healthy smiles!

Dr. Nelson of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Andrea Taguinod

Dr Andrea was born and raised in Southern California. She attended California Baptist University, where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. Since then, she has spent most of her time at the University of Southern California where she received a Master of Science in Global Medicine, Doctor of Dental Surgery, and completed pediatric dental residency. During residency, she trained at Healthy Smiles for Kids of OC and Children's Hospital of OC. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her three furry pups, Dash, Lincoln and Royce. She loves food and enjoys finding new places to eat and different cuisines to try!

Dr. Krall of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Armine Martirosian

Dr. Armine Martirosian grew up in Anaheim Hills and received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Los Angeles. She then went on to receive her DDS from University of Southern California and completed her pediatric dental training at New York University. Dr. Armine has a true passion for working with kids and strives to be the best provider she possibly can and help children leave the office with healthy smiles and a positive experience. In her spare time, she loves to cook new recipes, try new restaurants, hang out with family and friends, and spend time outdoors, especially at the beach. Dr. Armine is very excited to meet all her new patients.

Dr. Krall of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Leslie Tay

Dr. Leslie Tay is a California native and spent her early childhood in Orange County. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. After working as a general dentist for a year, she decided to pursue her pediatric dental residency at NYC Health and Hospitals/Woodhull, an NYU affiliate, in Brooklyn, New York. Her two years of specialty experience gave her a broader perspective on public health, prevention and providing compassionate dental care.
Having majored in both history and biology in college, Dr. Tay loves learning about different cultures. She has traveled to 20 different states, nearly 15 different countries and has working proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. She is also part of Orange County's Yelp Elite Squad and loves to try new restaurants and foods. In her free time, she enjoys watching Marvel movies and lounging at the beach with her son and husband, Billy.

Dr. Krall of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Barry Krall

Dr. Krall is a Board Certified Dentist Anesthesiologist who has dedicated his practice to the delivery of anesthesia and sedation services to the dental profession only. Because of his dental background and his focus on providing services only for dentists, he understands the dental procedure and can anticipate the needs for each procedure and patient.

Dr. Krall is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. After graduation, he practiced general dentistry for 12 years before returning to train in Dental Anesthesiology at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and affiliated hospitals.

Dr. Krall is currently a member of numerous organizations, including being a diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Tri-County Dental Association.

Dr. Krall has been married to his wonderful wife Lisa for 17 years. They have 13 year old twins, Daniel and Bailey.  His family enjoys cycling and completed their first century (100 miles) as a family on Mother’s day of 2013. They also enjoy other outdoor activities such as hiking and running.

Dr. Krall of Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry

What Sets Us Apart

At Villa Park

Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate pediatric dental care in a fun, safe environment. We believe that all children deserve quality pediatric dentistry because this is the foundation for the future of their dental health. We want to be a resource for you and your family, and offer honest guidance to help you make the best oral care decisions for your little ones. Give us a call today to set up a consultation with one of our specialists.

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Preventative Care

Routine checkups at Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry are one of the best ways to help your child maintain optimal dental health. These appointments ensure that any small issues are caught before they become bigger problems, and that your child’s teeth are clean, strong, and healthy.

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Infant Care

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s first dental visit should be when their first tooth erupts, or around their first birthday. Bringing your little one in early will ensure that their mouth and gums are healthy and that their oral health is on the right track.

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Emergency Dentistry

As part of our commitment to compassionate care, we offer same-day appointments to get your child out of pain in the event of a dental emergency. If your little one has a knocked-out tooth or another dental injury, call us immediately or come into our office for an appointment.

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the caring, upbeat team

at Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry

Our energetic, compassionate team genuinely cares about your child’s dental health and they want you and your little ones to enjoy your visit at Villa Park Pediatric Dentistry. We want to make all dental procedures fun and easy for every child, and help them associate positive memories with dental appointments. Our goal is to make sure patients leave with a smile and look forward to their next visit. Call us today to schedule an appointment and meet the team!

Karen Norman

Financial Coordinator

As Financial Coordinator, Karen is responsible for keeping the day-to-day organizational and financial aspects of the practice in order.  She is here for all of our patient families, with regards to any questions they may have about their accounts.  Karen has more than 20 years of experience in both medical and dental specialties, but it wasn’t until 4 years ago, when she began working with Dr. Butler that she found her favorite specialty – Pediatric Dentistry.  Karen looks forward to working with your children and the entire family to make your visit a comfortable experience.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three kids, her friends, reading, hiking, trips to the beach and trips to Disneyland.


Front Office Coordinator/Treatment Coordinator

Nikki was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and was originally a certified dental assistant. She now assists the front office with all their needs and helps create treatment plans. She knew dentistry was for her because she loves helping everyone have a wonderful experience in the dental offices. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys going to the gym, relaxing under the sun at the beach, and discovering new restaurants.


Front Office Assistant

Haydee was born in El Salvador and raised in Santa Ana, CA. She started in the dental field working in the back office. After leaving the field for some time, she’s back and loves assisting the front office. She always knew she wanted to help people and what better way than helping patients love their smile. In her free time, Haydee loves going to the gym, spend lots of time with family, and finding new places to eat.


Registered Dental Assistant

I’ve been working in Pediatric dentistry for 8 years. At a young age I knew I wanted to work in dentistry. After raising my boys I went back to school in 2012 and completed the RDA program at OCC. I enjoy working with children and helping them keep healthy smiles. In my spare time I enjoy bbq’s with the family, shopping, sports, watching my boys play baseball and date nights.


Dental Assistant

Meet Aline. She is our new dental assistant here at VPPD. She is very excited to join our awesome Team here. When she’s not studying for school, she loves to read, play the guitar and piano, sing, and bake. She also loves her coffee!!!


Registered Dental Assistant

Leanna has been a part of the dental field for 10 years. She has worked at a General Practice for the initial 3 years where she was able to experience other specialties, but fell in love with working in Pediatrics. She has a very fun and inviting personality that the kids enjoy. When Leanna is not in the office, she spends time with her 2 boys. As a family, they like going to the movies, the beach, amusement parks, and cooking together at home. Leanna looks forward to working chairside with your child(ren) to make their visits enjoyable and educational.

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