Meet Our Team

Dr. Elena Shabani 

Since 2015, Dr Shabani has been providing amazing care and bringing smiles to all her patients. She began her education at University of California Irvine where she earned her undergraduate degree. Dr Shabani moved onto her master’s degree at Boston University school of Medicine where she obtained a Master in Oral Health. Shortly after, she obtained her DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry. She now practices in her private office in La Crescenta, CA providing conservative dental treatment for her patients. Dr Shabani is certified in Invisalign, Clear Correct, Implant dentistry, Cosmetic dentistry, and sleep apnea treatment. Dr Shabani is a big advocate of oral health and preventive dentistry and continues to thrive and enhance her education by taking advanced education courses and introducing the latest technology for her patients. 
Dr. Armand Keuroghlian

Dr. Armand Keuroghlian is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who graduated from Harbor- UCLA. He received his DDS degree from UCLA School of Dentistry and completed a 1 year internship at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Tx. Prior to graduating from theUCLA School of Dentistry, Armand obtained a biology degree from the University of California, Irvine. While working toward his dental degree at UCLA, he researched implants and their integration with bone and received numerous awards, including the OMFS Student Award and Deans Leadership Institute. While in dental school, he gravitated toward the surgical aspect of dentistry, so he decided to continue his education in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Harbor-UCLA. While patient care is his first priority, Armand hopes to have an academic role in the future. Armand enjoys sports, hanging out with his friends, and traveling. He is also fluent in Armenian.

Rebecca Miranda 

Rebecca started her career in the dental field more than 10 years ago, starting off as dental assistant and over the years has moved into the front office as a treatment coordinator and office manager. Graduating dental assisting school from Everest College in 2012, she learned quickly that educating others in oral health and preventative dentistry was something of a top priority. Furthering her education, she obtained an Associated in Arts of Natural Sciences from Pasadena City College and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Los Angeles Pacific University. Rebecca is knowledgeable in dental terminology, dental insurance, billing and coding, treatment presentation and office management. She takes pride in her work and her ability to help others achieve a healthy smile.
Teni Akbari DA

Having worked in both the United States and Iran, Teni is a well educated and experienced dental assistant. She began her dental assisting career in Iran, where she learned the ins and outs of assisting in a general practice as well as a surgical setting. In 2015, Teni moved to the United States and was eager to return to work and help others in their oral health, so she obtained her Dental Assisting Certificate at NorthWest College in 2016 and graduated with honors. Since then, she has worked in multiple offices, learned new technology and new skills from impressions, bleaching, Itero Scans, Invisalign and much more. Teni is an outstanding dental assistant and has furthered her career by adapting management skills by supervising and training other dental assistants. Teni takes delight in knowing her background and education influences her ability to provide great care to her patients.   
Monica Andrade

Monica began her dental experience in 2021 as a friendly and caring receptionist. She has worked in both pediatric dentistry and general dentistry. Monica has always loved helping others in all aspects of life but has found a passion in helping patients understand the importance of oral care.  She has found that she has a passion for dentistry and has made the effort to educate herself with dental terminology and procedures. She strives to provide her patients with an amazing experience from their first initial phone conversation to their first welcome into the office. In her spare time, Monica likes to watch movies and play the piano
Sevan Gharakhanian, RDH

In 2015 Sevan graduated from Pasadena City College with her Dental Hygiene associate in science (AS) degree. The same year she graduated, Sevan passed her board exam and became a registered dental hygienist. When asked why she went into dentistry, she stated she has always loved healthcare and has always loved to see others smile. She has worked diligently to become the one who can help provide a healthy and beautiful smile to her patients. Sevan stays up to date with continued education courses as a commitment to her patient to continue her ability to provide optimal oral hygiene care. In her free time, Sevan likes to read, travel, and spend time with her friends and family.