Pegah Ghassemi Bakhtiari, DDS
Pegah Ghassemi Bakhtiari, DDS, earned her doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. She then went on to complete a general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. During her residency, she trained extensively in emergency dentistry, tooth injuries, root canals, oral surgery, and dental infections. Dr. Ghassemi is committed to advanced continuing education, attending lectures throughout the US where she focuses her studies on Cosmetic Dentistry and Full Mouth Rehabilitative Treatments. Dr. Ghassemi is an active member of the West LA Dental Society, The American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.
In the spirit of improving, Dr. Ghassemi has recently remodeled her office and is still updating aesthetics to fit her fun, joyous lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with her doggies. Enjoys catching movies, playing medium stakes poker, and has recently picked up a guitar. That's it. Not really taking lessons. Just picked up a guitar.
Danielle Akry, DDS
Dr. Danielle Akry is a general dentist with a focus on patients’ health in order to promote an optimal lifestyle for all.
Dr. Akry was born and raised in Los Angeles. She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from UC-Berkeley. Soon after, she attended the 4 year DDS program at the UCLA School of Dentistry. During her schooling, she did additional training in advanced restorative dentistry and prosthodontics. She continued her training abroad in Nicaragua and Vietnam, where she volunteered her time and skills for the local underserved populations. Beyond her travels, Dr. Akry was involved in local pediatric outreach programs through the professional dental fraternity Alpha Omega.
After she graduated, Dr. Akry participated in local courses and lectures on restorative, implant and esthetic dentistry. She has received additional certifications in Invisalign, Botox and Filler. Such training led her to practice conservative and well-rounded dentistry. Treating each patient as a whole, while offering dentistry at the utmost standard of care has permitted her to bond and comfort her patients. In addition, speaking Spanish and Hebrew has allowed her to further cross cultural and lingual barriers to further promote ease with her patients.
Dr. Akry is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Western Los Angeles Dental Association and other educational platforms to continue her knowledge and experience in dentistry. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.