Dr. Ali Sepehr has spent his entire career focused on the human face. While other doctors dabble in a variety of fields, he felt that choosing one specialty would allow him to truly treat a patient to the best of his ability. This single-minded devotion has led him to train under renowned surgeon Peter Adamson, receive board certification, and earn the 2010 Reuther Kris Conrad Merit Award for outstanding achievement in his field. He demonstrates his expertise at The OC Center for Facial Plastic Surgery by performing a variety of facial treatments, from liquid face-lifts and Botox injections to eyelid lifts and brow surgeries.
At Orange County Dental Specialists, the highly trained team includes general dentists, a periodontist, an endodontist, an oral surgeon, and a pediatric dentist. The office is helmed by Dr. Nina Sharma, a Southern California native and a ten-year veteran in the war on plaque. The staff’s broad range of expertise allows patients to receive a variety of treatments under one roof, ranging from dental implants and porcelain veneers to root canals to relieve pain and Invisalign clear braces that, like a chocolate-milk mustache after a spray tan, are nearly invisible.
Gold and burgundy walls, divans, and throw pillows provide a touch of elegance inside the office of Cosmetic Laser Center of Irvine, melting away the cold sterility normally associated with a high-tech clinic. Dr. Morris Ahdoot opened the center in 2005, and since then has devoted himself to helping women to feel good about themselves. He combines double specialties in gynecology and cosmetic skincare with a naturally gentle demeanor, addressing beauty issues while encouraging clients to talk freely about their individual needs. Dr. Ahdoot's communication skills evidence themselves during free consultations, in which he takes time to discuss patients' concerns face-to-face rather than speaking through the office intercom.
Therapies at Rah Spa make over faces and bodies—but at this airy, white oasis guided by tranquility and relaxation, aesthetic improvement is only half the goal. The other half: offering an escape from the every day. Surrounded with white-on-gray damask patterns, light hardwood floors, and high ceilings, clients set their minds adrift and let their bow ties naturally unravel as aestheticians conduct treatments. An award-winning board-certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Shahla Rah supervises her eponymous spa, ensuring its laser treatments, beauty injectables, and skin peels are administered smoothly, and serves as patients' weight-loss consultant.
The team of cosmetic and plastic surgeons at Athenix Body Sculpting Institute understands the direct link between physical appearance and self-confidence. In their quest to collectively boost the public's self-esteem, they actively reshape and refine clients' problem areas using the industry's latest technologies—including Natrelle breast implants, natural fat transfers, Body-Jet liposuction, and nonsurgical body contouring—to create curves that parabolas could only dream of.
Many of the clinic's doctors also dedicate their efforts to reshaping the lives of those less fortunate in the community. Dr. Maurice Sherman, the clinic's chief medical officer, donates his time and talents to victims of domestic violence, and Dr. Millicent Odunze repairs cleft palates and other facial deformities as a volunteer for Operation Smile.
The team of doctors and registered dental hygienists at Great Park Dental keeps mouths healthy with general, cosmetic, and surgical dentistry services. Staffers strive to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and accomplish everything from root canals and extractions to bone grafting and fillings with a gentle approach. For patients nervous about procedures, they also offer nitrous oxide, a sedative that fosters relaxation.