Meet Our Encino, CA Dental Team

Behzad Abadi, DMD

Dr. Abadi is an honors graduate of Montreal University School of Dental Medicine in Canada. He earned his Bachelor’s degree of Science in Bio-Chemistry and graduated from the University of Waterloo, highly sought General Practice Residency Continuum program in Southern California at UCLA. This program provided extensive training in Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Abadi has two twin boys, in his spare time Dr. Abadi enjoys spending time with his kids, and family, traveling and working out. 

Ana Martinez, Dental Assistant/Front Office Receptionist

Ana has been a valued part of our team for over a decade. She works hard and brings patients to the office. Ana is a big-hearted person who loves what she does because she loves getting to know our patients. Ana has three wonderful adult children. She loves spending time with her family, traveling, and watching movies.

Ana Maria Garcia, Office Manager

We have been so lucky to have Ana on our team for over five years. She is a hard worker and works well with our team. Ana loves helping patients understand the importance of their oral health. Ana has three beautiful kids: two boys and one girl. In her spare time, Ana enjoys going to the movies, going to her kids’ baseball and softball games, and spending time with family.

Sarah Rashidi, Dental Hygienist
Sarah’s goal as a dental hygienist is to provide quality therapeutic care for your teeth and gums.

To Sarah, the most rewarding part of being a dental hygienist is seeing patients’ periodontal health improve as they begin to use the techniques she teaches them. Sarah believes that stress-free dental care is possible and she does her best to adjust treatment to fit your specific needs and preferences.

Sarah’s goal is to always meet each and every patient’s needs. This position has granted her the opportunity to change her patients’ lives for the better each and every day. What Sarah finds most rewarding about her job is the feedback she receives from her patients on her thoroughness and the attention she gives them.

Iris Caceres – Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Iris has been a valued member of our team since 2002. She has a positive attitude. Iris is friendly and gives good care to our patients. Iris enjoys working at our office because our team is like family. In her spare time, Iris likes to travel, go to the movies, and spend time with family.


Meet Our Downey, CA Dental Team

Lupe Huerta, Office Manager

Sandra Flemate, Front Office Receptionist/Dental Assistant

Silvia Funes, Registered Dental Assistant
Silvia earned her degree from Bryman College. She has been a part of our team for over 15 years. She works hard and provides the best care possible for our patients. Silvia loves working here because our team is her second family. In her spare time, Silvia enjoys dancing.

Ana Carolina Martinez, Registered Dental Hygienist
Ana graduated from Loma Linda with a bachelor’s degree in hygiene. She is now a valuable asset to our dental team. Ana is a team player and she loves working with everyone at our office. Ana is the middle child of five – she has four brothers. In her spare time, Ana loves to travel and dance.

Silvano Puente Santos, Registered Dental Hygienist

Antionnette Draper, Dental Assistant