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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make South Hill Dental the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Puyallup.

Dr. Harinder Walia

Dr. Walia, also known as Dr. Happy or Dr. Happy Walia, graduated, in 1973, from Amritsar Dental College, in Amritsar, India. After graduation he attended The Royal College of Surgeons, in England, and completed his oral surgery residency, in 1976.

Dr. Walia is now in private practice and has been since 1979. He has taken extensive continuing education courses in every field of dentistry. However, Dr. Walia’s passion lies in oral surgery, endodontics, and orthodontics. He has lectured internationally in endodontics and practice management.

Dr. Walia is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Washington State Dental Association (WSDA), King County Dental Society (KCDS), and American Association in Functional Orthodontics (AAFO).


  • Graduate of Amritsar Dental College
  • Oral Surgery Training from The Royal College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of the ADA, AGD, WSDA, KCDS, and AAFO

Dr. Kunal Walia

Dr. Kunal Walia graduated in 2007 from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Kunal is fascinated with general dentistry and likes to provide as many services to his patients as possible.

Dr. Kunal has a keen interest in Implant dentistry, and Invisalign. He has taken many classes on these subjects as well as others. Dr. Kunal is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Washington State Dental Association (WSDA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Pierce County Dental Society (PCDS), and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Dr. Kunal has also earned a fellowship from the ICOI.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kunal enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and cars.


  • D.D.S. from University of Washington
  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists