Dr. Kristy H. Bae received her bachelor of science degree in biology in 1991 and her doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1995. Dr. Bae has many years of experience in general dentistry and spends many hours in continuing education to bring her patients the latest and the best technology in dentistry. Her scope of practice includes all aspects of general dentistry including implants and orthodontics which includes Invisalign.
Dr. Kristy Bae is a member of American Dental Association, California Dental Association, International Association of Orthodontics, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Bae grew up in the Los Angeles area and enjoys an active life with friends and family. She also likes to volunteers dental care to disadvantaged patients in both Los Angeles Christian Health Centers and makes one or two trips a year overseas to provide dental care and dental education.
Dr. Nushin Shir
Dr. Nushin Shir practices cosmetic and general dentistry and has served many well-known celebrities in addition to owning and managing several successful dental practices in Los Angeles County for over 23 years. She is highly trained in complex and cosmetic dental procedures. Dr. Shir's commitment and focus are to provide quality dental and patient care utilizing the most advanced techniques and procedures. Your overall patient’s health is her highest priority. She listens and provides the best choice of treatment based on each individual and their needs. Her capabilities and philosophy of treatment are what makes her stand out from the rest.
Dr. Shir has graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in June of 1993 and has completed her coursework towards her Masters in Public Health at UCLA (1987/1988 & 2007/2008). She is well versed academically and has been the Course Director and Academic Instructor at West Coast University teaching the Art of Dental Materials. Furthermore, she is collaborating with UCLA School of Dentistry in mentoring the graduating dental students in the areas of dental practice and practice management.
Dr. Bashar Ayyoub
Dr. Bashar Ayyoub values honesty and integrity. He applies these values to his professional life and strives to give utmost care when treating his patients. These qualities, after all came from his father, who is a dentist himself and who displayed these values throughout his entire career. As a child, his father often took him to his dental office where Dr. Ayyoub learned the values firsthand. Being around his father and seeing his passion and the joy he gets out of helping people was a big influence on him. Dr. Ayyoub has developed the same affinity for his career. Having graduated from Loma Linda University in 2008 with a degree in Advanced Prosthodontics and followed that with a degree in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at UCLA in 2010, his goal is to prove the best dental treatment for his patients in a most relaxing peaceful atmosphere possible.
Dr. Krikor Simonian
Dr. Krikor Simonian is a graduate of the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry. He has practiced as a general dentist for 11 years, during which time he also held a faculty position at the USC School of Dentistry. He then went on to complete the 3 year residency program in Advanced Periodontology at the USC School of Dentistry, obtaining his specialty certificate in 2004 and went on to receive his board certification by the American Board of Periodontology in 2005.
Dr. Simonian is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the USC School of Dentistry's Advanced Periodontology Program and has lectured nationally. His scientific articles on dental implants, bone grafting, sinus augmentation and periodontal disease are published in several leading peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Periodontology, The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, Journal of the California Dental Association, Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, Clinical Advances
in Periodontics and Journal of the Western Society of Periodontology. Dr. Simonian is an active member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society.
He is an avid reader and enjoys theatre, classical music and traveling.
Dr. S. Katherine Harounian
Dr. S. Katherine Harounian is a general dentist, best known for her kind and sweet personality, gentle touch, and excellent patient care. Her top priority is to make sure that dental treatments are completed with as little stress to her patients as possible. She always takes the necessary time to explain the dental treatment process to make it easier for all her patients.
Dr. Harounian has received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Southern California in Dental Hygiene in 2002. Pursuing her passion for dentistry she has graduated from USC School of dentistry in 2006 after practicing dental hygiene for one year. Dr. Harounian has completed her general practice residency at the Veterans Hospital in West Los Angeles, which is a highly sought after training program. She takes continuing education courses each year to be up to date on the newest products and technology and has been in private practice since 2007.
She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her two children.
Dr. Christina Lee
Dr. Christina Lee obtained her Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Michigan and her Doctorate from the University of Southern California. She stays active and current in dentistry through her professional membership in the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Los Angeles Dental Society, as well as taking continuing education courses. Dr. Lee’s dental interests lie within restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
Dedicated to offer personalized care to every patient, Dr. Lee provides ample time to discuss treatment goals and options with each of her patients. This is because she believes patient education and preventative care is the foundation for a lifetime of optimal oral health. She is always mindful of the patient’s experience and known for her gentle hands, friendly demeanor, and caring approach.
Outside of dentistry Dr. Lee and her husband, who is also a dentist, enjoy living a healthy lifestyle full of yoga and exercising while occasionally indulging in new restaurants and appreciating the experiences of their travels.
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