At The Dental Care Center, we pride ourselves on offering our patients a “one stop shop” experience when it comes to dental care. Whether you are in need of cosmetic dentistry, a one-day crown, a root canal, or a run-of-the-mill filling, we can take care of your needs right here in our office. One of the goals of our practice is to make dental accessible for everyone. And we want to do it as comfortably and as painlessly for our patients as possible.
In addition to the warm, professional atmosphere you’ll find when you walk through our doors, you will see that we are one of the most up-to-date, cutting-edge dental practices in the Valley. Our commitment to staying current with the latest in dental technology means our patients can enjoy all the benefits of modern dentistry. We are not the average cookie-cutter dental practice because we truly recognize the individuality of each our patients. We are a team of passionate professionals who love what we do and believe in providing patients with the very best in modern dentistry. Come in and see for yourself why so many of our patients have been coming to The Dental Care Center for so many years.
Peter Suh, DMD
Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Peter Suh is a general dentist and owner of The Dental Care Center. A graduate of UC San Diego and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, he has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Suh finds a lot of joy in his work, especially when it comes to helping patients overcome the obstacles that have prevented them in the past from getting good dental treatment, whether it be fear, finances, or just a lack of understanding of what a nice healthy smile is. This Pasadena, California native is an avid golfer who also enjoys tennis, hiking, swimming, theater, and movies.
Nicholas Ravon, DDS
Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
Dr. Nicolas Ravon has specifically trained and developed advanced expertise for the most challenging cases. In fact, his skills as a cosmetic dentist and periodontist have often been called on to correct the results of existing procedures that have turned out poorly or not as expected. In addition to his cosmetic dentistry work, Dr. Ravon is a skilled gum graft surgeon and has performed hundreds of gum graft procedures to reverse the damage caused by receding gums. He prides himself on providing all patients, regardless of the complexity of their condition, much-needed comfort and relief—not to mention a new, healthy, and more beautiful smile. From France originally, Dr. Ravon received his education at the University of Washington and has been with The Dental Care Center for six years. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, golf, fine dining, travel, and photography.
Anthony Guerrero, DDS
Dr. Anthony Guerrero grew up in Orange County, California, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA. After college, he moved to New York City to attend Columbia University for his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He continued his education at Columbia University to gain his dental specialty certification in Endodontics. Dr. Guerrero has been in practice since 2004 and is a member of the American Association of Endodontics, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the West Los Angeles Dental Society. Besides having published research articles in the Journal of the American Dental Association, he is a lecturer and clinical faculty member at UCLA School of Dentistry. He spends his free time traveling, playing golf, and playing music.
Mark Yafai, DDS, MD
Mark Yafai DDS, MD, is an oral surgeon at The Dental Care Center and has been with the practice for four years. He received his training at UCLA, receiving both his bachelor and dental degrees there. Dr. Yafai also graduated from UC Davis and UC San Francisco, receiving medical and general and oral surgery degrees. His hometown is Los Angeles, and he enjoys computers, photography, racquetball, basketball, and weight lifting in his spare time.
Esther Feldman, DMD, M.Sc., F.R.C.D.
Dr. Feldman is a Canadian-born, board-certified orthodontist currently residing in Los Angeles, California. She attended dental school at the prestigious McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Upon completion, she was accepted to the Graduate Orthodontics Residency at the UBC School of Dentistry in a three-year combined program that included a master's degree in craniofacial science.
Dr. Feldman is passionate about helping her patients achieve their absolute best smile. Strong in her belief that every smile is unique, Dr. Feldman provides a uniquely tailored plan for each individual patient, with the end goal of a healthy, beautiful smile in mind. She is grateful to be part of a talented and caring team at The Dental Care Center, where the patients' happiness and satisfaction are always paramount.
Inbo Cho, DDS
Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry
With The Dental Care Center for a decade, Inbo Cho, DDS, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University. He went on to attend the Columbia University School of Dental Medicine in New York City, receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, as well as the Pierre Fauchard and the Percy T. Philips student awards. Dr. Cho did a two-year general practice residency as chief resident at UCLA/Sepulveda VA Hospital. His specializations include a certification to perform adult oral conscious sedation (“sleep dentistry”) in the state of California. He is also Invisalign certified and experienced in treating teeth crowding and spacing using clear aligners. Dr. Cho has continued his education at the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education, and is a member of American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Fernando Valley Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Cathy Sargent grew up in Orange County and earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California. She then attended a two-year leadership training program in Anaheim, CA. Following that, she went back to her alma mater and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the USC School of Dentistry. During her dental training, Dr. Sargent participated in an externship in San Diego, CA and was also active in several community outreach programs.
Dr. Sargent is committed to learning about the latest advancements in dentistry. Through continuing education courses, she enjoys learning about new techniques and materials that will help make your dental experience more enjoyable. Dr. Sargent’s goal is to offer the best dental care in a respectful and warm environment while striving to provide the most gentle and painless dentistry as possible. She is an advocate of preventive care and total wellness through educating her patients about the relationship between dental conditions and overall health. She resides in Los Angeles, and when not in the office, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her husband and son.
Leslie is an RDH and has been in the dental field for over 12 years. She joined The Dental Care Center in 2014. A Southern California native, she has been living in Los Angeles for 11 years. The field of dentistry has always been her passion and she looks forward to teaching and explaining all aspects of oral health to our patients. On the weekends she likes to spend time cooking and taking care of her energetic son.
Raised in the San Fernando Valley, Gabriela started her career at The Dental Care Center 27 years ago. She’s been a staple of the practice since then and now manages most of the day to day operations. She received her RDA with Extended Function from UCLA in 2003. Outside of work she spends her time taking care of her two teenage boys and husband Ernie.
Jeff Porter has been a dental hygienist for over 12 years. He prides himself in being thorough yet gentle with his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and producing music in his home studio.
Lynn Taylor, RDH graduated from the West Los Angeles Dental Hygiene program in 1983. She has enjoyed being a part of the Dental Care Center family for the last 30 years. She has also been an active member of the California Dental Hygienist Association and is currently serving as Trustee, representing the San Fernando Valley Dental Hygiene Association.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, movies, and lazy weekends (of which there are never enough!)
Hello, my name is Olga and I've been practicing dental hygiene for 20 years. I received my degree in dental hygiene from Taft college in 1998 and have since been dedicated and passionate toward promoting outstanding dental care services that attend to each patient's unique and individual needs. It is my greatest commitment to provide everyone with the best dental services as well as an enjoyable, engaging, and positive patient experience.
Outside of work, I have an interest in art, traveling, cooking, and spending time with my family.