Westlake Smile Design

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Westlake Smile Design
911 Hampshire Rd., Suite #7
Westlake Village, CA 91361

OUR STAFF

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MEET OUR PROFESSIONAL STAFF

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. David Hakimi, D.M.D.

Dr. David Hakimi, D.M.D.

Dr. David Hakimi has been living in Southern California since his move from Toronto, Canada in 1988. He attended Birmingham High School in the San Fernando Valley upon his arrival, where he met his close friend and current business partner Dr. Armon Eben. After receiving his B.S. degree in Psychobiology from UCLA, he went on to study Dentistry at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA where he received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry.

Since having graduated, Dr. Hakimi has augmented his education through hundreds of hours of continuing education courses in general, cosmetic and implant dentistry in order to provide his patients with the highest quality and most state-of-the-art treatment available.

Dr. Hakimi prides himself on his commitment to providing quality dentistry in a sensitive and gentle manner. Furthermore, he believes that by listening to his patients’ goals, he can provide each patient with a smile that is not only beautiful, but also representative of their desires and personality.

Dr. Armon Eben, D.D.S.

Dr. Armon Eben, D.D.S.

Originally from Israel, Dr. Eben came to the US during his high school years where he attended Birmingham High School in the San Fernando Valley. It is during this time in high school that he developed a passion for the dental field while working as a dental assistant. Dr. Eben received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from UCLA, and then continued at the UCLA School of Dentistry where he received his doctorate degree.

Having inherited Dr. Scott Rosen’s patients upon his retirement in 2004 along with his business partner, Dr. David Hakimi, Dr. Eben has continued the tradition of excellence in the practice that has been serving the people of Westlake Village and the surroundings since 1990. Dr. Eben provides his patients with the highest quality of dental treatment with a gentle, personal touch utilizing his extended training in multiple areas of dentistry, including esthetics, implants and Invisalign orthodontics.


FRONT OFFICE

Beth
Beth

Beth has dedicated her 25 year career to the dental field. Her extensive knowledge of dentistry can be relied upon to bring clarity to any questions or concerns ranging from treatment to finances. Her tremendous energy, passion, loyalty and professionalism can easily be seen in her day-today interactions with patients and co-workers alike. Beth is always ready to greet you with a smile and to make you feel at home.

Beth enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years and close friends. Her interests vary from watching drag races to wandering through museums. But she is happiest visiting the tropical paradise of Hawaii.

Kristen
Kristen

Kristen was born and raised in Southern California. Passionate about dental care, she has experience as a Dental Assistant and is part of our business team. Kristen’s enthusiastic interest in dentistry and patient care make her a perfect fit for our office. Her outgoing and friendly personality makes her a favorite with patients and her fellow team members. She enjoys her role as part of the business team and also enjoys assisting Drs. Hakimi and Eben with patient care. She loves the opportunity to work with the leading technology that Westlake Smile Design offers, while still focusing on providing exceptional dental experiences for all new and existing patients.

Kristen currently lives in Thousand Oaks. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family as well as snowboarding, hiking, volleyball, and softball.

Bridget
Bridget

Bridget was born and raised in Southern California. She attended California State University Channel Islands and has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology. She began working in the dental field in 2009. She has worked as both a dental assistant and a member of the business team. She enjoys all the aspects of dentistry and providing personalized care to patients.

Bridget currently lives in Agoura Hills. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading, horseback riding, and spending time with family and friends.


HYGIENISTS

Karla
Karla

Originating from Texas, Karla moved to the sunshine of Southern California two years ago. She is a graduate of the dental hygiene program at TCC, located in Hurst, Texas. The combination of her acquired experiences and education have made her well versed in all areas related to dentistry and soft-tissue management. Karla’s motto, “If you make a patient feel that you care for them as a whole as much as you do their mouth, then you have done your job well”. Karla is happiest when she gets to spend time with her daughter, husband and two Jack Russels.

Jasmine
Jasmine

Jasmine has been in the dental field for over 10 years and with us at Wesltake Smile Design since moving to California in 2007. Jasmine completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from West Coast University in Anaheim, CA. She has had the privilege of living in several states due to her family being in the military, but has permanently settled since moving to California. She enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with her family, including her pomeranian, Marlo.


ASSISTANTS

Wendy
Wendy

Wendy has been a registered dental assistant at Westlake Smile Design since 2009, and in the dental field since 1998. She loves being in the dental field because of the feeling she gets when she helps improve a patient’s smile while making them feel comfortable. She also really enjoys the constant technological advances in dentistry, and how they help benefit patients.

Wendy lives in Thousand Oaks with her 4 children; Eddie, Matthew, Sunny and Tristan. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, playing basketball, and taking her kids to the amusement park.

Alisha
Alisha

Alisha is a native of Southern California, though she did live in Washington State where she started her dental assisting career in 1990.

Alisha enjoys caring for and educating her patients, and through this has created many lasting friendships throughout the years.In her free time, Alisha loves to dabble in many fun and unique activities including hiking, rock hunting, sewing, crocheting and relaxing in the garden.

Heather
Heather

Originally from Georgia, Heather moved to Westlake Village, Ca with her family when she was 15. She has always had a passion for dentistry since a young age. She became a dental assistant in 2013. In her spare time, she loves dancing and cooking for family and friends.