Meet The Superior Smiles Team

Dr. Harsimran Kaur

Dr. Harsimran Kaur

Dr. Harsimran Kaur is a Restorative Dentist at Superior Smiles Dentistry. Dr. Kaur received her Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery from Kurkshetra University in India. In 2011, she graduated from the Goldman School of Dentistry at Boston University with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine. Dr. Kaur has been certified by and is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Kern County Dental Society (KCDS), Dawson Academy, and Minimally Invasive Dentistry. Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Spear Education Dr. Kaur has extensive industry experience performing a wide variety of dental treatments. Her first priority is caring for her patients with the highest quality of dentistry, and to do so requires providing effective dental care through superior expertise and compassion for each patient’s unique needs. Dr. Kaur recognizes that a patient’s oral health is critical to his or her overall health and well-being. The health of the mouth and the health of the body simply cannot be separated. At Superior Smiles, our aim is to provide the best comprehensive, complete dental care and to educate patients on how oral health is linked with whole-system health, utilizing the latest dental technology in comfortable settings.
For fun, Dr. Kaur enjoys listening to music, reading memoirs, and playing with her two dogs, Nemo and Buddy. Furthermore, she enjoys traveling and learning about different world cultures. Dr. Kaur loves to spend time with her family when not practicing dentistry.

Teresa Hammer, Office Manager

Teresa Hammer, Office Manager

Teresa has enjoyed working in dentistry since 2003. She has a love of interacting with patients and getting to know each one, as well as ensuring that everyone feels like family and receives “superior” care and quality treatment.
In her time away from the office, she enjoys traveling, cooking Sunday dinners for her family, hanging with her beloved dog Norman, thrift shopping, starting (but not necessarily finishing!) projects on her house, and going completely overboard decorating for the holidays.
Lucy Rivera Superior Smiles

Lucy Rivera, RDAEFII

Lucy joined Superior Smiles Dentistry in 2020 as a Registered Dental Assistant and is now a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEFII). She earned her dental assistant degree from San Joaquin Valley College in 1999 and has been working in dentistry for 20 years.
She is a devoted wife and mother of two wonderful kids and two dogs. She spends time outdoors, playing co-ed softball, traveling when she can, and spending her spare time with family and friends.

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Taryn Armstrong, Treatment Coordinator/RDA

Taryn graduated from UEI College in 2017 as a Registered Dental Assistant. In addition to a desire to provide quality dental care for her patients, Taryn enjoys cooking, baking, reading books, camping with family and friends, and watching murder documentaries.

Dental Group Bakersfield California Southwest
Dental Group Bakersfield California Southwest
Dental Group Bakersfield California Southwest

4605 Buena Vista Rd Suite 660
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Hours: Mon / Tues / Thurs 8-5pm
Wednesday 9-6pm
Friday (by appointment)


(661) 454-7600
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