Meet The Team

  • Alexander Ash
    Principal Dentist

    Today, dentistry has expanded and is going through a golden era of technological advancement and growth. Everything from better dental materials to advancements in implants has allowed people to have healthier oral health. My focus is to make sure that all my patients are in the best shape both in gum and bone so that any work done on the teeth will be well supported.

    My goal is also to help patients feel in control of their own dental health by providing them with pertinent and current information regarding the care of their teeth. I have also made sure that the labs and materials we use are the best in the industry and the specialists who work in our office are comprised of some of the most competent and educated doctors.

    I have been fortunate enough to receive the credentials of:

    • Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from UCLA
    • Doctorate at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, which holds the prestigious title of First Dental College in the world
    • Extern at The John Hopkins School of Medicine in Oral Pathology, and doing General Residency Training at New York-Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell Hospital
    • Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • A second General Residency at the UCLA Sepulveda VA Hospital.

    My goal is simply to give my patients the best in oral health care. I look forward to being a part of your healthy tooth regimen for life!

    Sincerely,
    Dr. Alexander Ash

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  • Dr. Wright
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

    Dr. Ronald Wright completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1995 at UCLA and obtained his master’s degree. Dr. Wright is an expert in the fields of advanced implant surgery, bone regeneration and oral surgery.
    He served as the chairperson of the oral surgery department at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California from 2002 to 2004.

    Dr. Wright is a member of “Pathways to Independence” which is an organization that assists women who have been abused both physically and sexually or have been released from various drug rehab facilities. He provides necessary surgery and treatment for these women at no cost. He is the first Oral Surgeon to join “Pathways” in their quest to make a difference in the lives of these women.

    License:
    California State Dental License, No. 38151
    Nevada State Dental License, No. S2-44C

    Specialization:
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    Board Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    Educational Experience

    Postgraduate:
    1993-1995 University of California, Los Angeles. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency.
    1991-1993 University of Washington, School of Dentistry. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency.
    1990-1991 Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York City. General Practice Residency.

    Dental:
    1985-1989 Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee

    Undergraduate:
    1983-1985 Meramec College, Kirkwood, Missouri
    1981-1983 University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
    1980-1981 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

    Presentations:
    “Management of Aggressive Benign Bone
    Lesions Using Cryotherapy”
    Southern California Society
    Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

    Dental School Recognitions
    Gross Anatomy Award
    Physiology Award
    Biochemistry Award
    Pharmacology Award
    Oral Pathology Award
    Eastman-Kodak Scholarship Award
    Fixed Prosthodontic Award

    Memberships:
    Academy of Osseointegration
    American Academy of Implant Dentistry
    American Associations of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    American Dental Association
    American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Inc.
    California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    California Dental Association
    International Congress of Oral Implantologists
    National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Orange County Dental Association
    Southern California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

    References: Available upon request.

    Personal Information:
    Dr. Wright is married with 5 children. Dr. Wright hobbies and interest include sports and spending time with his kids. Also he has coached little league baseball for many years.
    Dr. Wright currently lives in Palos Verdes and has resided in this area for the last two years.

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  • Dr. Farzad Mahjoubi
    Anesthesiologist

    Hello. My name is Dr. Farzad David Mahjoubi, MD, and I’m a board certified Anesthesiologist. I provide safe, comfortable, and effective Anesthesia for patients of all ages in the dental setting.

    After attending the Chicago Medical School, I completed a 3 year residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Southern California, which included training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles & Los Angeles County Medical Center.

    As a graduate of a medical residency in Anesthesiology, invaluable experience was gained in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.  Following my training, I joined the Anesthesia group at Northridge Hospital, where I was one of a few Anesthesiologists performing Anesthesia on Pediatric patients of all ages, including patients with special needs such as Down’s Syndrome and Autism. I now split my time between dental offices, Surgical Centers, and Marina Del Rey Hospital.

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  • Alon Frydman DDS
    Periodontist

    Dr. Frydman is a full time Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry in the Division of Periodontology and the Division of Restorative Sciences at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. At the school Dr. Frydman is engaged in clinically training residents to be the surgeons of tomorrow and dental students in working with periodontal specialists. Dr. Frydman attended UCLA undergraduate, received his dental degree from UCLA, and completed his specialty residency at the Advanced Periodontology Program at USC, where he has since been a faculty member. Dr. Frydman teaches continuing education courses in treatment planning and implant therapy and lectures nationally on topics related to aggressive periodontitis and implant disease.

    He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology as well as an Examiner for the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Frydman’s research and publications focus on implant therapy, periodontal disease, and immunocompromised populations. In the area of service Dr. Frydman serves as a reviewer for the California State Board, as a peer reviewer for the Los Angeles Dental Society, and is an ad hoc reviewer for many peer reviewed scientific journals. In his spare time Dr. Frydman is an avid photographer and technology buff.

    Expertise:

    –  Periodontics associated with Down syndrome
    –  Aggressive periodontics
    –  Implant dentistry
    –  Full-mouth reconstruction
    –  Surgical photography
    –  Advanced treatment planning
    –  Instructional and educational media


    Additional Information
    :

    • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
    • Recipient, Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching Grant at USC (for dental podcasting)
    • Subject Matter Expert in Periodontics, Dental Board of California
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry

    Foreign Languages: Spanish, Hebrew

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