In her spare time, she photographs and bakes, but by day, Dr. Birim Boyer turns her aesthetic sense and exacting eye to the art and science of dentistry. Her combination of family, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry keeps grins gleaming with services that include preventive care, veneers, and orthodontia. Over the years, Dr. Boyer has not only sharpened her technical skill but her chair-side manner, easing patients’ minds with her warm demeanor, delicate touch, and hand-monogrammed security blankets.
Doctors Goly Barar and Nicole Rashidi perform cosmetic and general dentistry at Elite Dental Group, a practice with more than four decades of experience in the field. The doctors scout for signs of oral cancer and gum disease during basic exams, and supplement preventative care with cosmetic enhancements. In-office Zoom! whitening effaces surface stains and graffiti tags, yielding results that last up to a year.
With hundreds of locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-healthcare professionals who deliver a variety of quality dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists is prescreened for a consistent record of excellence and the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a toothstack. Dentists will skillfully probe forgotten mouth corners, eradicating tartar and expunging plaque from bacterial lairs. The included x-rays will help uncover any oral problem areas that cannot be seen with the shamelessly naked eye. After treatment, clients will be privy to tips that explain the proper brushing and flossing techniques to ward off gum disease and tooth loss, ensuring tongue-stoppers remain firmly rooted to the rest of the skeletal system.
Dr. Nazila Doroodian and her team of dental hygienists pamper grins with modern technology and spa-like amenities designed to keep clients comfortable and relaxed. Guests slip their hands into paraffin gloves as their backs undulate to the beat of a massage mat's rolling strokes. During the exam and cleaning, hygienists maneuver intraoral cameras to discover decay and lost lottery tickets before gently sweeping away debris and snapping a few low-radiation digital x-rays.
Realizing the challenges of balancing family, career, and health, Brien Shamp decided to help mothers reduce stress and boost self-confidence via exercise. Pulling from his years of industry experience and fitness certifications, Brien spearheaded the boot-camp fitness program that has been lauded on Best of the Bay. He works with trainers at multiple gyms to lead women and other fitness-seekers through creative, constantly varied workouts. In addition to classes, Brien provides his clients with comprehensive nutritional advice while warning them of common diet mistakes, such as eating snacks with too much sugar or the realistic-looking plastic scones in their child's tea set.
Dr. Schwartz, a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the University of Southern California, attends to both the cosmetic and restorative oral-health needs of his patients. He has experience with adults and children as young as 1 year old, and offers several options for sedation dentistry. His helpful and friendly staffers, some of whom speak Polish, Dutch, Spanish, and pig Latin, help patients relax and pass the time during treatments with televisions or headphones for private music listening.