Cardinal Dental Group
Huntington Beach California

Joshua Drais, DDS

Joshua Drais, DDS

Kayla Maher (Dental Assistant), Jamie Urtiaga (Dental Hygienist)

Kayla Maher (Dental Assistant), Jamie Urtiaga (Dental Hygienist)

Brittany DiRico (Office Manager)

Brittany DiRico (Office Manager)

General Dentist

Dr. Drais grew up in Oregon, and moved down to Southern California to attend Pepperdine University and study biology. He played varsity waterpolo for the Waves and was part of their 1997 NCAA Championship team. After undergrad, Dr. Drais worked for a few years before finding his true calling and enrolling in dental school at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry. Since graduating from dental school, Dr, Drais has continued to pursue his education in dentistry, and particularly enjoys multi-displinary dentistry, as well as keeping up with the lates in dental techniques and procedures. Dr. Drais loves to help his patients improve their oral health, and is often praisd for his gentle, hands and comforting chairside manner. 


Clinical Team Members

Jamie obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill school of dentistry where she graduated in the top of her class. She has been in the dental field for over 4 years as a certified dental assistant and dental hygienist trained in oral surgery and endodontics through the military. Jamie’s favorite part of being a dental hygienist is working with each patient to listen to their needs, help them find oral hygiene strategies to help improve their oral and overall health, and making sure they are comfortable and well taken care of at each visit. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Healthcare Administration.

Kayla is our dental assistant. She graduated from OC Dental Careers with her dental assisting certificate and is currently in the process of becoming a Registered Dental Assistant. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is laughing with the patients and making sure they enjoy their visit.


Office Manager

Brittany is our seasoned office manager. She has been in the dental field for about 5 years working as an office manager. Brittany attended Binghamton University in Upstate NY for business/finance. Her favorite part of being an office manager is the interaction with patients. Brittany takes great pride in making sure patients feel comfortable during their visit, and completely confident in their financial treatment plan decision.


Cardinal Dental
19365 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

(949) 393-2999

Monday: 10am-7pm
Tuesday: 9am-6pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed


Accepted Insurance

Anthem Blue Cross
Delta Dental
Managed Care
Premier Access
United Concordia
United Healthcare
and more...


American Express
Care Credit
In-house Payment Plans