Meet Our Team

Dr. Kia

Orthodontist

Dr. Kia is passionate about orthodontics. His extensive engineering background, his knowledge in oral anatomy and his holistic approach make him a great candidate to treat orthodontic cases. 

He has achieved Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Sabo

Dentist, CEO

Pooneh Sabo-Ramezani is a dentist and managing partner here at OC Dental for 12 years now. She graduated from dental school in San Francisco. 

She enjoys the interactions she shares with both patients and staff. She makes sure everyone is comfortable and is always willing to give a helping hand. 

Dr. Sabo

Dentist, CEO

Pooneh Sabo-Ramezani is a dentist and managing partner here at OC Dental for 12 years now.
She graduated from dental school in San Francisco. 

She enjoys the interactions she shares with
both patients and staff. 
She makes sure everyone is comfortable and is always willing to give a helping hand. 

Dr. Omrani

General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. O specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry here at OC Dental Center. His favorite part of his job is seeing patients extremely happy after they see their brand new smile. 

Everyday he loves working on his patients’ smiles and also working with the OC Dental Center team.  

Dr. Pham

Dental Implant Specialist

Dr. Pham is the leading Doctor of Dental Surgery at the O.C. Dental Center for the past 4 years. He mainly focuses on dental implants, full mouth reconstruction and oral surgery. 

He enjoys and appreciates working with the energetic and dedicated staff who are truly team players and always puts his patients’ comfort and care first.

Dr. Pham

Dental Implant Specialist

Dr. Pham is the leading Doctor of Dental Surgery at the O.C. Dental Center for the past 4 years. He mainly focuses on dental implants, full mouth reconstruction and oral surgery. 

He enjoys and appreciates working with the energetic and dedicated staff who are truly team players and always puts his patients’ comfort and care first.

Sheila Azizpour

Dental Hygienist 

Sheila Azizpour is the Dental Hygienist here at OC Dental and has been here for 3 years. She appreciates the teamwork of the staff and watching her patients walk out with a bright/clean smile. 

Sheila is originally from Iran and enjoys traveling, swimming, and watching comedies on her spare time.

Maria Solis

RDA Extended Function – Team Lead  

Maria Solis is a Registered Dental Assistant here at OC Dental and has been here for 3 years.
Maria is extremely caring towards her patients and has enjoyment working on families. She
grew up in Inglewood California and loves hanging out with her family and friends on her free
time.

Maria Solis

RDA Extended Function – Team Lead  

Maria Solis is a Registered Dental Assistant here at OC Dental and has been here for 3 years.
Maria is extremely caring towards her patients and has enjoyment working on families. She
grew up in Inglewood California and loves hanging out with her family and friends on her free
time.

Karla Guzman

Ortho Assistant  

Karla Guzman is an Ortho Dental Assistant here at OC Dental. She has been working here for 6
months now and loves the friendly doctors, patients and staff. Karla listens to reggaetón to get
into the groove at work. Karla likes to spend her days off watching comedies and action films.

Roy Lacuata

Ortho Supervisor 

Rolando “Roy” Lacuata is the RDA and Back Office Supervisor here at OC Dental. He has been working here for over 9 years and has built a bond with both patients and staff. He finds enjoyment in educating them on dental care and takes pride in what he does. Roy is from San Fernando City in the Philippines, he dreams of traveling the world and seeing Scandinavian countries. His favorite thing to do on his time off is watch movies with his dog Fluffy.

Roy Lacuata

Ortho Supervisor 

Rolando “Roy” Lacuata is the RDA and Back Office Supervisor here at OC Dental. He has been working here for over 9 years and has built a bond with both patients and staff. He finds enjoyment in educating them on dental care and takes pride in what he does. Roy is from San Fernando City in the Philippines, he dreams of traveling the world and seeing Scandinavian countries. His favorite thing to do on his time off is watch movies with his dog Fluffy.

Andrea Melchor

Ortho Assistant 

Maria Andrea R. Melcitor works in the ortho department as an Orthodontic Assistant. She has been working at OC Dental for a year and a half now. She enjoys working with Dr. Kia who motivates her to do better. She has learned so much here and appreciates the knowledge of all the doctors and staff. Maria says she does Zumba on her days off to build up energy for work, it helps her body and mind stay productive.

Maggie De Anda

Dental Assistant 

Maggie De Anda is a dental assistant and has been working at OC Dental for 6 years now. She is an Orange County local and loves spending time with her family on her days off. She says the best part of working at OC Dental is the teamwork and having everyone come together to accomplish so much more, the patients truly appreciate it.

Maggie De Anda

Dental Assistant 

Maggie De Anda is a dental assistant and has been working at OC Dental for 6 years now. She is an Orange County local and loves spending time with her family on her days off. She says the best part of working at OC Dental is the teamwork and having everyone come together to accomplish so much more, the patients truly appreciate it.

Liliana A.

Dental Assistant 

Liliana has been a dental assistant since 2003. She absolutely loves making patients’ smiles shine brighter. 

Her goal is to make her patients love coming to the dentist. 

On her free time she loves spending time with family!

Caroline Avila

Patient Coordinator 

Caroline De Avila has been a front desk receptionist for almost 3 years now. She is an Orange County local and calls Anaheim her hometown. She considers her colleagues as a second family and loves all the social activities that happen around the office. Caroline enjoys spending her free time with her babies and listening to Christmas music year-round.

Caroline Avila

Patient Coordinator 

Caroline De Avila has been a front desk receptionist for almost 3 years now. She is an Orange County local and calls Anaheim her hometown. She considers her colleagues as a second family and loves all the social activities that happen around the office. Caroline enjoys spending her free time with her babies and listening to Christmas music year-round.

Chaun Lewis

Treatment Coordinator 

Chaun Lewis has been the Treatment Coordinator here for almost 3 years. She appreciates the unity that comes from the office. She believes it is important to have a good relationship with both patients and staff. Chaun is from Long Beach and enjoys spending time with her husband, children and her bed. She is the person to see when it comes to dental plans and insurance

Erica Guzman

Patient Coordinator 

Erica Guzman has been the Patient Coordinator here at OC Dental for the past 5 years. She loves the fast pace of OC Dental and makes sure every patient walks out the door satisfied. Erica is from Santa Ana and enjoys taking her boys out to the park to read and later goes home to watch Coco over and over again.

Erica Guzman

Patient Coordinator 

Erica Guzman has been the Patient Coordinator here at OC Dental for the past 5 years. She loves the fast pace of OC Dental and makes sure every patient walks out the door satisfied. Erica is from Santa Ana and enjoys taking her boys out to the park to read and later goes home to watch Coco over and over again.

Juanita Navarette

Patient Coordinator 

Juanita Navarrette has been a receptionist at OC Dental for 3 years. She was born and raised in beautiful Santa Ana to a proud Mexican family that valued strong work esthetics and discipline. Juanita believes that OC Dental is more than a job for her, it’s a family. She enjoys helping both patients and staff in any way she can. On Juanita’s spare time she enjoys building low rider bikes and showing them off at car shows.

Mercedes Castillo

Dental Biller 

Mercedes Castillo has been a dental biller here at OC Dental for half a year. She enjoys the positivity that comes from the office the moment she walks in. She usually listens to hip-hop as background noise while getting the job done. Mercedes considers Los Angeles her hometown and travels a lot on her time off, her dream vacation is Dubai.

Mercedes Castillo

Dental Biller 

Mercedes Castillo has been a dental biller here at OC Dental for half a year. She enjoys the positivity that comes from the office the moment she walks in. She usually listens to hip-hop as background noise while getting the job done. Mercedes considers Los Angeles her hometown and travels a lot on her time off, her dream vacation is Dubai.