Dr. Sierra is a Tampa native who graduated from The University of South Florida with a Bachelors degree in Natural Sciences and Master of Science in Public Health. He earned Doctor of Dental Medicine from The University of Florida College of Dentistry with awards in pediatrics. Following dental school, he completed residency training in pediatric dentistry at University of FloridaShands Hospital. He is board certified in pediatric dentistry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Sierra is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals, and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He has served as President of Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Florida Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association.
Dr. Sierra is on the clinical faculty at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. He is an author and has made national presentations in the dental care of the child with facial differences. He has been involved in family-centered care and oral health care for children with special needs for over 20 years.
Dr. Mia Kwon is originally from Seoul, South Korea. When she was 14, she moved to California to study abroad by herself. After high school, she decided to continue her education in the U.S. because she enjoyed being here so much. In 2011, she received her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of WisconsinMadison. In 2015, she received her D.M.D. degree with cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. In dental school, she was actively involved in community based dental volunteer clinics, health fairs, and school based oral hygiene education programs. During this time, she found her passion for interacting and treating young children and decided to devote her career to pediatrics. She received her certificate of advanced education in pediatric dentistry from NYU Langone Hospitals Florida in June 2018. During her time in residency, she fell in love with the sunshine state and after she graduated she decided to make Florida her permanent home. Dr. Kwon is a board certified pediatric dentist.
Outside of work, Dr. Kwon enjoys cooking and baking, which allows her to continue to express the same creativity and dexterity she uses in her dental practice. She is also passionate about music. She enjoys playing the piano and violin, as she has done since ages 5 and 12, respectively. Her favorite part of the day is singing Disney songs with her patients.
At Kids Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, our mission is to provide the highest quality childrens dental care and experience for every patient we treat. This means its important to us that our team members are experienced, friendly, and love making your kids smile! Check out some of the snapshots below of our day-to-day fun and team spotlights.