Dr. Desiree Yazdan
Dr. Desiree Yazdan is a leading general and cosmetic dentist in Newport Beach, who is passionate about the dental health and aesthetic appeal of her patients. Dr. Yazdan is an expert in general and cosmetic dentistry, taking pride in offering the finest in patient care and services to each and every patient individually. Having completed research and publications on enamel development and receiving her Masters in Craniofacial Biology, while obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California, Dr. Yazdan’s expert training and professionalism have added to her keen eye for beauty. At the Center for Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Yazdan utilizes her expertise and passion in her holistic approach to dentistry, She provides preventive dentistry first, then general dentistry. She also creates beautiful smile transformations for those seeking cosmetic changes to their smile. Dr. Yazdan believes using all of her unique preventive tools and protocols helps her patients take the extra steps to prevent dental problems before they happen and keep their teeth healthy and beautiful. Dr. Yazdan’s training in implant dentistry allows her to provide the latest technology and expertise when it comes to restoring smiles with dental implants. Dr. Yazdan is a very talented concert pianist, she enjoys spending time with her family, fitness, tennis, and her darling dog Napoleon. Dr Yazdan also enjoys working with Miracles for Kids, Rivals United for a Kure, Kid Works, and she is a mentor to high school girls aspiring to go on to higher education.
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.
Dr. Craig Anderson
Dr. Craig Anderson specializes in endodontics. He received his Bachelors, Doctorate of Dental Surgery, and specialized in endodontics all at the University of Southern California. Prior to specializing in endodontics, he practiced general dentistry for 5 years. He then realized his passion for endodontic therapy, and went back to school in 2003 to specialize. His first priority is to provide the highest quality endodontic services for his patients. Dr. Anderson is truly one of the most meticulous and On his spare time, Dr. Anderson likes to spend time with his twin boys, listen to music, read, and enjoys going to museums.
Yasmin Behbehani has spent most of her life in Orange County. She graduated from CSUF in the program of biological sciences then proceeded on to becoming a dental hygienist at USC school of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene program. She is also certified in the use of laser dentistry by the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has taught at the USC School Of dentistry as a dental hygienist as a clinical instructor. She has participated in many community outreach programs provided by USC. Her strong background and clinical experience has made her not only skilled in advanced instrumentation but also providing her patients with education and best of dental hygiene care. She likes to keep herself up to date with new advances in dental care in order to best serve her patients. In her spare time she likes to bake, spend quality time with family and friends and of course her dog Lucy.
Jill Cooper, registered dental hygienist, is head of our hygiene team. She has more than 20 years of experience in our office as the chief hygienist and hygiene educator. As a graduate from Loma Linda, she uses the latest techniques, equipment, and knowledge to provide you with excellent preventative dental care. She is arguably one of the best and most knowledgeable hygienists on the west coast. She treats each patient as an individual, and will help assist you to improve your oral hygiene, prevent gum disease and increase the longevity of your teeth. Jill enjoys spending time with her family and her son, fitness, and education. We are thankful to have Jill on our team.
Sandy Rojas has been in healthcare for over 15 years. She is a great asset to the Center. Her expertise in healthcare management helps her patients receive excellent care with personal attention to each patient’s individual needs. Sandy is an integral member of our team, she makes the process from the first appointment to treatment to hygiene visits simple and easy for every patient. Her personal concierge touch makes going to the dentist and pleasant experience. Sandy is also very well versed in preventive, general, and cosmetic dentistry to help her patients gain a better understanding of their treatment options. In her spare time, Sandy enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.