Dr. Ameet Chopra is our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He specializes in tooth extractions, dental implants, anesthesia/sedation, corrective jaw surgery, and trauma surgery. He was born and raised in Southern California, where he attended University of California-Irvine for his undergraduate education. After graduating with honors, Dr.Chopra earned his dental degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, followed by his Oral Surgery Residency at UCLA.
Dr. Machhadani is our Endodontist. He obtained his dental degree from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. Never the one to shy away from a challenge, Dr.Machhadani relishes the complexities of this work. But the most rewarding part of his job is helping his patients find their smiles again. A lifelong soccer fan, he remains loyal to his favorite team, Futbol Club Barcelona. Dr. Machhadani also enjoys travelings with his wife
Dr. Alfred Penhaskashi is our Periodontist. He fills a vital role in treating and preserving the oral health of many of our patients diagnosed with periodontal (gum) disease. Dr. Penhaskashi is also an expert on Implant Surgery who he has placed hundreds of implants throughout his prestigious career spanning over 16 years.
Education has always played a major role in Dr. Penhaskashi’s career. He is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry and subsequently obtained his certification in periodontics from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Tricia Bato is our Periodontist, she obtained her specialty degree from USC in 2007. She graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2004. She is a highly skilled Periodontist who performs complex periodontal procedures, from bone augmentation to gum surgery. She also does all of our implant procedures in the office. Dr. Bato makes all of her patients feel at ease, despite the complexity of some treatment plans. She has definitely made many patients smile confidently again. Read More.