Dr. Rita Daghlian, DDS

Dr. Rita Daghlian, a board-certified pediatric dentist, completed her dental education at the University of Southern California and entered her postdoctoral residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego. She also completed a general practice residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Her advanced training exposed her to all aspects of pediatric and hospital-based dentistry.

Dr. Rita is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry.


  • Harborview Swim Team
  • Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Irvine Public Schools
  • OC Family

Dr. Rita met her husband, Dr. Paul Sokolowski, at USC Dental School. They are the proud parents of young twin boys. As a mom, Dr. Rita understands the concerns and fears mothers have when it comes to the care of their children’s dentistry.

Dr. Paul Sokolowski

Dr. Paul Sokolowski’s philosophy is to make sure each of his patients are happy and satisfied with their orthodontic treatment. His excellent training and experience will help you achieve the smile you deserve.

Dr. Sokolowski received an honors Bachelor of Science in psychobiology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in May 1994. In May of 2000, Dr. Sokolowski received his Doctor of Dental Science from the USC School of Dentistry and was recognized with top honors as the “Student of the Year” from the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr. Sokolowski continued his orthodontic training at USC and completed a master’s degree in craniofacial biology. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of numerous dental organizations; including the American Dental Association®, American Association of Orthodontists®, California Dental Association, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and San Diego Dental Society. Dr. Sokolowski is a Premier Preferred Invisalign® Provider.

Meet Our Team
Dr. Rita Daghlian and Dr. Paul Sokolowski are a skilled husband and wife dental team, who work together to provide your child with the exceptional services they need. Our team at Daghlian Pediatric Dentistry & Sokolowski Orthodontics is friendly and compassionate, helping each young patient to create beautifully healthy smiles. We provide quality pediatric dental and orthodontic care in Huntington Beach, California, with services to patients in Newport Beach, Westminster, Costa Mesa, Santa Anna, Anaheim and the surrounding areas. Call our office at 714-848-0234 to set up an appointment with our dentist or orthodontist.