Dr. Lisa Chan-Flagg has been practicing dentistry in the Santa Monica area for more than two decades, keeping local smiles beaming in the SoCal sun with services ranging from standard cleanings to cosmetic treatments. Inside Dr. Chan-Flagg’s Tuscan-style office, an indoor waterfall adds a soundtrack of rippling water to the scenic ocean views through the windows. Upon request, service dogs keep patients company, wagging their tails in quiet reassurance before scampering off to bury x-rays under the carpet.
Established in 1986, Dr Richard Kim is a 1986 Graduate of UCLA. Dr.Kim has completed several post doctoral programs in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Kim's comprehensive and conservative approach ensures his patients always receive the highest quality care available. Dr. Kim is an Invisalign Certified Doctor.
Led by veteran dentist Dr. Sameer Aljanedi, Marina Dentistry fosters a collaborative spirit between patients and staff. The practice's professionals listen to each patient's questions and concerns, working together to alleviate fears while fashioning customized treatment plans. Services range from straightforward preventative care, such as exams and cleaning, to more advanced procedures, such as zapping cavities with specialized lasers or replacing sets of mechanical chattering teeth with realistic dentures.
The class stands barefoot in the studio, engulfed by music. Inhibitions disappear and mental chatter melts away as the class begins to move together, flowing through motions that draw from martial arts, dance, and healing arts. The instructors use Nia as an attempt to improve physical, emotional, and mental well-being through joyful self-expression that, much like showing up to class in a cape and goggles, makes students feel like kids again.