Dr. Anahita Sabaghian, DDS General Dentist - Montebello / Van Nuys
Dr. Anahita Sabaghian is a General Dentist skilled in diagnosis and comprehensive treatment planning. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology as well as her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is passionate about continuing her education to provide the best service for her patients at Kool Dental. Outside of the office, Dr. Sabaghian loves giving back to the community, and she uses her dental expertise to help those in need through Give Kids a Smile Day.
Dr. Nareg Alexandrian, DDS, MS Orthodontist - Montebello / Van Nuys
Dr. Nareg Alexandrian completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at Bichat University in France and received his Dental Surgery degree from Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon in 1996. After practicing general dentistry for two years, he was accepted into the orthodontic residency program at Tufts University in Boston. There, he received extensive training on functional therapy approaches with highly sophisticated orthodontic appliances and early treatment modalities. In 2000, Dr. Alexandrian completed his master’s thesis on maxillary molar eruption and flexible lip bumpers at Tufts University in collaboration with Nijmegen University in Holland. Dr. Alexandrian is highly regarded on the Kool Dental team as a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and American Association of Orthodontists.In his leisure time, Dr. Alexandrian enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. He is active in the community and enjoys teaching the art of sculpture.
Dr. Irene Tam, DDS, DABP Periodontist - Montebello / Van Nuys
Dr. Tam graduated magna cum laude with a major in Microbiology and a minor in Dance from UC San Diego. She continued her education at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where she received her dental degree graduating summa cum laude followed by a residency in Post Graduate Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery. Dr. Tam brings significant achievements to the Kool Dental team including being a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology as well as serving as clinical faculty for the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Dental Hygiene Program at Pasadena City College. Dr. Tam also spends time lecturing for various dental study groups, English, speaks Cantonese, and in her spare time, Dr. Tam enjoys dancing, baking, and crafts.
Dr. Narbeh Gharakhanian, DDS, MD Oral Surgeon - Montebello / Van Nuys
Dr. Narbeh Gharakhanian is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He earned this title through a wealth of education. Dr. Gharakhanian earned his Bachelors of Science in Microbiology/Molecular Genetics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before graduating from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry and earning his doctorate at the University of Texas Southwestern College of Medicine. As a member of many Dental and Surgical boards and associations, Dr. Gharakhanian brings a passion for continuing education to the Kool Dental family. Outside of the practice, he enjoys golfing, fishing, hiking and sports.
Dr. Joseph C. Kim, DDS Endodontist - Montebello / Van Nuys
An Endodontics specialist, Dr. Joseph Kim studied General Biology at the University of San Diego before earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry followed by a residency at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is passionate about research and development, and he brings that enthusiasm as well as over ten years of experience to the Kool Dental team.
Dr. Sepehr Hariri, DDS Pedodontist - Montebello / Van Nuys
Dr. Sepehr Hariri brings a passion for pediatric care to the Kool Dental family. He studied psychology at UCLA before earning his MPH with a dental emphasis from the A.T. Still University School of Health Management. He then went on to get his Doctor of Dentistry from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry followed by advanced education in Pediatric Dentistry at the Jacobi Medical Center. He is highly experienced in diagnosis, treatment planning and comprehensive care for children. Dr. Hariri was the co-founder of Special Needs in Dentistry at UCSF and spends a lot of leisure time volunteering for those in need.