Meet Our Team
Dr. Charles Zahedi
Dr. Charles Zahedi has been intensively involved, since 1990, with treating and helping maintain the best oral health for all patients with a focus on those that have difficulties accessing quality dental care such as older adults, orally disabled, employees of large corporations, and patients needing a total cosmetic and functional rehabilitation.
Dr. Zahedi is presently teaching at the Department of Periodontics at the University of California, Los Angeles and was also a full-time Associate Professor at the Department of Advanced Periodontics and Implant surgery at Loma Linda University in California from 2002 to 2004.
Dr. Zahedi obtained a Ph.D. in oral medicine with a thesis on periodontal and bone regeneration. Most of the international publications by Dr. Zahedi deal with treating older adults having advanced bone loss and needing dental implants.
Dr. Michael Moore
Dr. Cooper is a graduate of USC School of Dentistry in 1986. A native of Southern California, he attended UC Irvine and graduated in 1982 with a degree in Biological Science. He has been in private practice for over 22 years after 4 years of further education and training after graduation. With advanced certification in laser, he is able to perform a wide range of conservative and effective procedures. Certification and training in Invisalign allows him to provide the most comfortable orthodontics without braces. State of the art and high precision care is his utmost goal, utilizing sedation and comfort methods to help patients receive optimal care.
Dr. Cooper enjoys spending time with his family of four children and doing many activities. He enjoys biking, swimming, tennis and other outdoor activities. His family has been church members for over 20 years, and his children were home schooled for 12 years.
He looks forward to providing the very best care for you and your family.
Dr. Patricia Murray
Dr. Murray graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Dentistry in 1979. She previously served as an associate professor and director of clinical research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She has earned a certificate in Periodontology and a Ph.D. in Oral Biology and Microbiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and holds dental licenses in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, and New Jersey. Dr. Murray has a strong background in clinical research and has been the recipient of numerous grants from both government and private institutions. In addition to her teaching positions at UMDNJ, she has also served in the Department of Stomatology, Division of Periodontology at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was the co-investigator (under Dr. John Greenspan) on a $3.9 million grant from the United States Public Health Servic to study “Oral Manifestations of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.” Her research and clinical reputation in the field of HIV-associated periodontal infections is nationally known. At the University of the Pacific, Dr. Murray coordinated the responsibilities of 17 faculty members in expanding the periodontics curriculum. She has a lifelong enthusiasm for learning, which she hopes to impart to students both clinically and didactically.Dr. Murray is listed in Who’s Who in American Women, and she has received development awards from the National Institute of Health and the National Institute of Dental Research in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992. She has also served as a consultant for Proctor and Gamble and has done applied research for P&G, Oral-B Laboratories, and the Pro-Dentec Corporation.
Dr. Leyla Sahabi
Dr. Leyla Sahabi (Dr. Lily as her patients call her) attended University of California Los Angeles for her undergraduate before going to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine to receive her DMD degree. She is licensed in the states of Massachusetts and California. Dr. Lily enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and believes in lifelong learning. Dr. Lily is passionate about Children Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry and is dedicated to providing the most up to date dental care.
She likes to positively affect patient’s lives by improving their smiles and general oral health. She enjoys camping, rock climbing as well as traveling when she is not practicing dentistry.
Dr. Albina Batchaeva
Dr. Albina Batchaeva graduated with honors from the prestigious University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
After many years of rigorous education and, more importantly, diverse clinical practice, Dr. Albina truly understand the value of quality patient care – and how to provide it. Her practice philosophy as a healthcare professional is to treat her patients with sincere compassion and care, and provide each patient with the best quality treatment. Dr. Albina’s passion and area of expertise lies in cosmetic, implant, and preventative dentistry. She loves being able to give her patients the smile of their dreams.
Dr. Albina keeps up to date with the latest technology that modern cosmetic dentistry has to offer including porcelain veneers/lumineers, Cerec CAD/CAM inlays, onlays and crowns, implant and laser dentistry.
Her approach to the practice of dentistry is to preserve the natural dentition by using the minimally-invasive dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Albina enjoys scuba diving, skiing, Bikram yoga and traveling. Also music is a huge part of her life, since she has been playing piano since the age of 10. Dr. Albina loves cooking and enjoying quality time with her family and friends.
Dr. Dylan Booth
Dr. Booth is a California native living in Venice with his fiancé. They enjoy weekends exploring the many shops and restaurants the area has to offer. What they love most about Venice is its energizing culture and unique vibrancy. Dr. Booth is an avid skateboarder and biker and is often found riding along the boardwalk or at the local park.
Dr. Booth attended New York University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in psychology. After achieving grades and test scores in the top percentile in the country, he was accepted to the UCLA School of Dentistry. There, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. During his time at UCLA, Dr. Booth received honors in many areas including treatment planning, advanced restorative dentistry, periodontics, and endodontics.
Dr. Booth promotes quality dental care that enhances cosmetics, function, and comfort. He works with each patient to discover their individual goals, and how he can help them achieve ideal dental health. He treats each patient one at a time, giving them his full attention and care. Dr. Booth provides treatment for any patient who values comfort and exceptional care.
Dr. Azadeh Lakani
Dr. Lakani obtained her doctorate of dental surgery from the UCLA school of dentistry with one year advanced training in Implantology. She also has a masters degree in laser dentistry from Germany. She believes that each individual deserves a beautiful smile. She treats every patient uniquely with a personalized plan of care by bringing a combination of the most up-to-date knowledge , using modern techniques combined with the artistic aspect of dentistry to fit every patient’s needs.
Brittany DiRico, Manager
Brittany moved to Southern California in 2016 from Dallas, TX. She has over 10 years of management experience, with over 5 of those years being in the dental field. She is an expert in dental insurance and patient care. Brittany is a vital asset to our office, ensuring all patients receive the utmost care and attention to detail when it comes to their treatment.