Meet the Team

We wish to take just a moment to introduce ourselves or possibly reintroduce ourselves and extend an invitation for you and your family to visit our facility. We are always happy to see new smile come through our door.

Maria 
Office Manager

Maria looks forward to meeting you and assisting with all of your questions about treatment, dental health, and insurance benefits. She is in charge of patient relations and makes sure the insurance companies are cooperating well. Anythinng you do not understand, Maria will be more than happy to explain. You will find her at our front desk smiling and waiting to greet you upon your arrival.


Esther 
Schedule Coordinator 

Esther is a computer wizard and our kind receptionist. With a devoted smile, she coordinates treatment for each patient and makes a very complex schedule work for everyone. She keeps accounts in order and helps keep the day running smoothly. You will most likely speak with her on your first and each call to the office. She will assist you with any questions you may have in pleasant and positive manner.


Karen
Registered Dental Assistant

Liz
Dental Assistant

Sarah Farzan, DDS
General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Sarah Farzan is warm and compassionate, dedicating her full attention and expertise, to every patient. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from UCLA and received her dental degree at The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC. She has practiced both in the Los Angeles and Washington DC areas, she practices all aspects dentistry, and is also Invisalign Certified.
 
Dr. Farzan has had the opportunity to train with some of the world’s leaders in aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. She has also been a professor at The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in the past. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA), and the Los Angeles Dental Society (LADS).
 
Of utmost importance to Dr. Farzan is to get to know every patient and communicate as effectively as possible. She sees herself as their teammate in the journey to attain their dental goals.
 
When not at the office, Dr. Farzan enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, traveling, and cooking (because she also like eating!)


James McAndrews, DDS
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

 Dr. James McAndrews is a native of southern California and he attended Crespi Carmelite High School. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo where he received his BS in Biochemistry. He completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Medical Center. Following his residency Dr. McAndrews joined the attending staff at USC / LAC Medical Center and Keck Medical Center of USC where continues to educate and train the residents.He is committed to giving back to his profession and community. Dr. McAndrews lectures regularly to students, residents, and his peers; he has authored several scientific papers and contributed chapters to textbooks. Dr. McAndrews supports at risk and underserved children and youths through his volunteer service with Homeboy Industries, Young & Health of Pasadena, and St. Michael’s School of south central Los Angeles. 
 

 

Peter Refela, DDS 
Periodontist & Implant Specialist 

Dr. Peter Refela was born and raised in Los Angeles. He attended UCLA School of Dentistry, where he excelled as an undergraduate, graduate, and periodontics student. While at UCLA he became Editor-in-Chief of UCLA’s ASDA Newsletter, Periodontology Study Club President, and Resident Representative for California Society of Periodontists Board of Directors. He developed leaderships skills as a tutor, mentor, volunteer, presenter, and student instructor. Once Dr. Refela completed UCLA's renowned Periodontics and Implant Surgery Specialty Program he went on to field research/practice and became a fellow member of: American Academy of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontists, Western Society of Periodontology, American Dental Association (ADA), and California Dental Association (CDA). As a doctor, He is attentive to patients overall health and needs. He encourages patient participation and enjoys informing the patient with step by step treatment plans and at home oral health care.


 

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Location

1872 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite #2
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel. 310.444.9121
Fax. 310.444.9638