Erica Gandy

"My new favorite dentist. Very friendly staff. Nice and clean. Super kid friendly..."

Imelda Salazar

"Great employees really nice and friendly"

Tim Laverdiere

"Very helpful staff, making you comfortable in the process."

Timmy Ayee

"They where very kind, fast, and professional. Best appointment I’ve ever had at a dental office."

Patty Rosas

"They took cared of my smile"

West Coast Dental of Gage


1423 E Gage Ave Suite A
Los Angeles, CA 90001
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Office Hours
Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed
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Available for Emergencies
Call For More Information 323-364-0093

Family-Friendly General Dentist in Los Angeles, CA

West Coast Dental of Gage welcomes patients to visit our general dentist in Los Angeles, CA. We offer orthodontics and a full range of general dentistry services, making us a one-stop dental choice for families in the region. Not only do we work hard to ensure optimal oral health for our patients, but we also emphasize affordability. We encourage you to get the dental care you need when you need it. For your convenience, know that we offer competitive pricing and accept all insurances.

We Have a Caring Staff

Our modern and high-end dental office is outfitted with the latest advanced technology needed to ensure a perfect smile. Our doctors are established, and we also have specialists on-site. We work to build a relationship with you and genuinely care about your overall experience. Much of our staff is bilingual. They’re available to answer your questions, point you to resources, and help you overcome challenges. We even have financing options open in case the care you require isn’t covered by your insurance plan.

All new patients are welcome. If you’ve been receiving regular preventative dental care, we’ll work to continue and refine that regimen. If you’re someone who has put off dental visits for whatever reason, we’ll perform a thorough assessment and work with you on a plan to get back on track. Our office handles everything from routine care, such as exams and cleanings, to advanced dental work. We offer all specialties under one roof, including:

  • Orthodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Emergency Dental Services
  • Oral Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer convenient office hours and appointment flexibility on Saturday as well as throughout the workweek, and we also have an emergency dentist available. We have our own compliance department, which ensures that we adhere to the highest standards of care at all times. Patients from throughout Los Angeles and the neighboring communities come to us for general dentistry services. Call us today to set up an appointment.

Compassionate General Dentist in Los Angeles, CA

Regular dental visits are essential for the health of your mouth as well as for your overall well-being. At West Coast Dental of Gage, our general dentist is here to ensure you and your family are getting the best dental care available. We work closely with you to determine all your dental needs and provide you with a comprehensive treatment plan for your oral health.

We offer both preventative and restorative dentistry services, as well as specialized care such as orthodontics and periodontics. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Custom Dentures
  • Dental Crowns, Bridges, and Veneers
  • Fillings
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Cleanings
  • Sleep Dentistry

No matter what treatment services you require, we are able to handle them. Additionally, we believe that dentistry should be for everyone and offer affordable payment plans for all our services to cover you even without insurance.

Family Dental Care

Good oral hygiene is important for your entire family. At our clinic, we understand this and offer family services for everyone. Our family dentists are specialized to handle the needs of children and adults alike ensuring that your whole family has a healthy smile.

Starting good oral health practices with your children when they are young is important. This helps set up good brushing and flossing habits, as well as to develop a strong relationship with dental visits. As your children age, regular dental checkups allow the dentist to track the progress of their oral development as well as catch any issues early. 

This allows us to use preventative dental care to deal with the issues before they get too severe. Through this care, your child will be able to more easily maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. 

Care When You Need It

Dental emergencies happen and when they do you need care right away. At our office, we understand this and offer complete emergency services so you can be seen right away. Whether you chip a tooth, have severe dental pain or break a crown, our trained emergency dentist is here to take care of it.

By visiting us right away, we will be able to quickly diagnose the issue and come up with a treatment solution. This way you can get back to enjoying a healthy smile and be pain-free. If you are suffering from oral pain or have chipped a tooth, give us a call; our team will set you up with an emergency appointment right away.  

Contact our dental clinic when you need general dental services for your family. We proudly serve patients in Los Angeles, CA, and the surrounding areas.


Dental Services in Los Angeles, CA

If you're looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you've come to the right place. At West Coast Dental of Gage, our ultimate goal is to serve you and make your experience a pleasant one, and our team will stop at nothing to ensure that you come away more than satisfied.

When we say we are a multi-specialty, comprehensive dental practice, we aren’t kidding. No matter what type of dental service you need, our talented general dentists and specialists can provide it, conveniently from an office near you. A partial listing of our preventive, cosmetic, restorative, reconstructive specialty services includes:

Find out if we accept your insurance plan

West Coast Dental of Gage does accept the majority of the insurance providers in the area that the clinic is located.

Please contact your insurance provider to see if we are in network with your plan. On the front or the back of your insurance card you will find a phone number that will allow you to contact your insurance provider to determine if we are in or out of network.

  • Access Dental HF & LAPHP
  • Aetna HMO & PPO
  • American HealthGuard
  • Ameriplan
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant
  • Anthem Blue Cross HMO & PPO
  • California Dental Network
  • Careington International
  • Care1st
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Community Dental Services - SmileCare
  • DeCare Dental
  • Delta Dental USA (PMI)
  • Delta Dental HF &PPO
  • Dental Benefits Provider
  • Dental Health Alliance
  • Dental Health Services
  • DenteMax
  • Doral
  • First Dental Health
  • Golden West
  • GE Signature
  • Guardian PPO
  • Humana
  • Jaimini Health
  • Liberty Dental
  • Managed Dental Care (managed by Guardian)
  • Metlife PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Pacific Care
  • Pacific Union
  • Premier Access PPO
  • Principal PPO
  • Safeguard HMO, PPO, HF, LAPHP, Smile Saver
  • Uni-Care
  • United Concordia
  • United Dental Care (managed by Assurant)
  • United Health Plan
  • Universal Care
  • Wellpoint PPO
  • Western Dental HMO & PPO

Dental Services in Los Angeles, CA

At West Coast Dental of Gage, we take pride in selecting a great staff to serve you and your family’s dental needs. See below for what makes our team so great then call 323-364-0093 to schedule an appointment today.

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Dr. Farid Shafa

Managing Dentist
Dr. Shafa chose a career in dentistry so that he could, in his own words, "...make a change in people's lives." He stresses the importance of proper dental hygiene to his patients. As he puts it, "Prevention is better and easier than treatment." A biology major at California State University, Los Angeles, Dr. Shafa obtained his doctor of dental surgery from the New York University College of Dentistry in 2002. He belongs to the Academy of General Dentistry, an organization that promotes excellence in dental care. A devoted family man, Dr. Shafa enjoys spending time with his family as well as playing basketball and soccer.
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Dr. Pooyan Nasibi

�€œAs a medical professional, I will provide the highest standard of care to all of my patients regardless of background, culture or personal characteristics. Proving care with compassion and well being of others is a doctor's high concern and I hope to continue to grow as a doctor and a member of my community�€. Dr. Pooyan Nasibi earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the USC�€™s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in 2013. Dr. Nasibi spent the next two years in an advanced education program in Pediatric Dentistry at Loma Linda University. He volunteered monthly at the USC mobile dental clinic in Bakersfield, Escondido, and Pasadena. Conducted comprehensive oral examinations and treatment plans; provided appropriate oral hygiene instruction to parents, performed restorative treatment, prophy, and fluoride varnish for children and young adults.
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Dr. Simon Yashari

By employing the latest equipment and performing the newest procedures, Dr. Simon Yashari is able to offer state-of-the-art orthodontic care for smiles of all ages. He received his doctor of dental surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry. He currently belongs to the California Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Yashari believes as an orthodontist, he enjoys creating beautiful smiles every day and being part of patients�€™ journeys through smile make-overs. There is no better satisfaction than seeing patients�€™ transformations and boosting their self-confidence.
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Dr. Sunwoong Choi

Oral Surgeon
One of our most capable and accomplished oral surgeons, Dr. Choi can secure dental implants into place or remove wisdom teeth with equal delicacy and dexterity. He majored in biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles, before attaining his doctor of dental surgery at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California in 2005. Deciding to specialize in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Choi continued his education at the prestigious Case School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Here he learned the skills that would enable him to perform a host of complex procedures ranging from corrective jaw surgery to bone grafting. After a long day at the office, Dr. Choi likes to relax by reading a good book or playing with his dog. It's always been his dream to someday travel around the world.
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Dr. Debra Stein

Dr. Stein was born and raised in Los Angeles California. She moved east to pursue her education. Dr. Stein graduated from The University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine. She stayed in Philadelphia to complete a General Practice Residency Program at Albert Einstein Medical Center. It was there that she attended to medically compromised patients in the clinic and in the operating room, as well as traumatic injuries to the dentoalveolar process. After her training in at Penn and Einstein, she completed her postdoctoral training in conventional and microsurgical endodontics at Harvard University's School of Dental Medicine. It was at Harvard that she also obtained her Masters in Medical Science in Oral Biology.
Profile Photo of Manouchehr Manouchehr-Pour  Periodontist

Dr. Manouchehr Manouchehr-Pour

Dr. Manouchehr-Pour knew he wanted to be a dentist before he even graduated from high school. "I thought it was interesting and rewarding," he recalls. In 1981, Dr. Manouchehr-Pour completed several years of advanced training in periodontics at the Case School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he went on to become an assistant professor. Following that experience, Dr. Manouchehr-Pour became an Associate Professor of Periodontics at the University of Florida from 1983 through 1989 and finally served as a Clinical Associate Professor of Peridontics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles from 1989 through 1991. Dr. Manouchehr-Pour has been a practicing periodontics in the Southern California area since 1989. Today, he belongs to the American Academy of Periodontology as well as the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. In his free time, Dr. Manouchehr-Pour likes to take long hikes and watch the Lakers.

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Our office at West Coast Dental of Gage is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide you and your family with the best dental care. Please see the below video to take a virtual tour of our office then call us at 323-364-0093 to schedule an appointment today.

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"I love love love the way they cleaned my teeth. Went in for a deep cleaning. I was continually trying to brush and do whatever to get the brown of my teeth. I was amazed at the cleanliness of my teeth and still feel refreshed. Also had other work done from the oral surgeon as well I'm pretty much satisfied at this point."

– Keyanna Johnson

"West Coast Dental of Gage was amazing! Just got my braces done by a great orthodontist and her assistant. Place is clean, professional, and great. Highly recommend it."

– Daniell A.

"Came in today. They always work around my schedule and got I an appointment when it was convenient for me. The office is clean. They are very professional and caring. They do not overcharge for work and tell you want you need. I don't like going to the dentist but they made it as pleasant experience. Awesome! Love this place."

– Salvador S.

"I had a great experience being a patient at West Coast dental.. they're really welcoming. The orthodontist and oral surgeons are really nice and patient... I really recommend this Dentist."

– Yesenia T.

"First timer, felt welcomed and thankful for their services. I would recommend this office, the employees were very patient with my 1 year old."

– Stephanie V.

"I love the staff! Always nice and professional services are inexpensive and you get what you pay for (with alittle extra care added). I will definitely recommend."

– Maisha K.