Dr. Christina Dizon
General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Dizon & her associates are part of a West Hills tradition of dental comfort & care. She is a 1996 honors graduate of the USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Dizon also pursued further training in cosmetic dentistry by completing an aesthetic professional residency in 1999. She & her associates are continually educating themselves on the latest techniques dentistry has to offer. They provide a warm, comprehensive & personalized approach to patient care. They are known to alleviate the anxiety of even the most fearful patient.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association & the San Fernando Valley Dental Society.
Dr. Harry Malhotra
Meet Dr. Harry Malhotra, our endodontist (root canal specialist). Here at Medical Center Dental Care, we are able to provide root canal treatments at a specialist level. Dr. Malhotra received his postgraduate training in endodontics from Boston University by completing his residency.
Those who have received his care are pleasantly surprised as to how comfortable the root canal experience can be. Among his colleagues, Dr. Malhotra is known to be able to numb even the most stubborn tooth. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association & the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, as well as the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Malhotra is also a graduate of Loma Linda Dental Implant Maxicourse.
Dr. Brijesh Patel
Dr. Brijesh Patel was raised in the western suburbs of Chicago and he graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1996. He then entered Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2000. Upon completion of dental school he was accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. His training included obtaining a Doctor of Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, a certificate of completion of a General Surgery internship, and a significant amount of anesthesia and ICU training.
Dr. Patel has been trained in a wide variety of contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial surgical procedures including: Surgical removal of impacted (wisdom) teeth, Intravenous Sedation and General Anesthesia, Dental Implants, Oral and Facial Trauma, Reconstructive Jaw Surgery, Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, Oral and Facial pathology, and Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Patel is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Board Certified) and currently holds a medical license along with an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery permit in the state of California.
Dr. Magnolia Becker
Pediatric Dentist, Children's DentistDr. Becker earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at UCLA as well. Her program was based at the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. Dr. Becker strives to make her patients feel welcome and special with a kind heart and a compassionate approach to her profession. Dr. Becker has more than 15 years of experience in providing excellent dental care. She practiced as an endodontist for 10 years in Lima, Peru, before relocating to the United States. Originally from Peru, Dr. Becker enjoys providing free dental care to the children of Peru at least once a year. It is no surprise that Dr. Becker's goal is that, "every child has a lifetime of healthy teeth." Dr. Becker is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Western Los Angeles Dental Society. She spends her free time with her husband and two young children, going to the beach and enjoying other outdoor activities. She speaks fluent Spanish and also dabbles in photography as a hobby.
Dr. Yoram Kohanzadeh
Dr Yoram Kohanzadeh is a graduate of UMDNJ's Orthodontic program, now Rutgers University Hospital. He selected a 3 year postgraduate residency, as opposed to the old 2 year programs. And he was the crainiofacial resident who worked on the patients with multiple specialty doctors on the care of special needs patients, such as those with cleft lip and palates. He obtained both his DDS and BS from our local UCLA.
Dr. Yoram Kohanzadeh is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish, and Persian/Farsi. He believes it is important to be able to communicate with his patients and their parents himself, as he feels it is important to let his patients know that he is interested in their care. He is energetic and greatly enjoys orthodontics and working with his patients to deliver them their unique smile and to positively reinforce their self image. He is involved with many of local programs and societies. He even goes to local schools and helps on dental awareness days with other specialists and the general dentists. He has been involved in providing free care internationally, and has done so in Mexico as well. He is part of the AAO, PCSO and CAO. He is currently a committee member of the NYM board of the PCSO.
He prides himself on providing all aspects of orthodontic care in a skillful and professional manner. He is a Level II certified Invisalign provider, and is certified and use Clear Correct. He is certified and uses lasers in some of his offices when needed. A special compounded pharmaceutical gel allows for some soft tissue procedures to be done with no need for needle anesthesia. He is up to speed on most of the newer orthodontic philosophies, including Damon and self ligating principles. He also utilizes orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices for more complicated and advanced cases.
His hobbies include cooking, hiking, technology and cars. In fact Dr. Kohanzadeh has one of the first bluetooth smart watches! He would love to know about your hobbies too! If you would like any additional information or have questions please contact our office at your convenience.