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

Dental Care in Los Angeles, CA,
for the Entire Family

Attaining a bright, beautiful, and lasting smile is simple when you choose a team you can trust. West Coast Dental of Gage is your destination for dental care in Los Angeles, CA. As your general dentistry practice, you may visit us for many of your oral care needs. From routine checkups to specialized procedures, we provide the right treatment to patients of all ages. With our emphasis on compasionate care and affordability, you and your family can count on us for dental treatment.

We are a dental office that provides compassionate care while utilizing the latest advances in dentistry. Our dentists are established, and we also have specialists on-site, including dental care providers that practice in fields such as orthodontics and oral surgery.

Whether you are considering revisions to your current preventative dental care or are returning after putting it off, you can feel at ease when visiting our practice. We work with patients closely to ensure they remain on track with their oral health goals. You may turn to us for routine care as well as specialized procedures.

Your Compassionate General Dentist

When it comes to family dental care, we have you covered. We understand that each patient is unique and that their needs are different. Therefore, we make a point to provide personalized care and treatment. From routine dental exams to oral surgery, we are here for you. Our office serves children, adults, and senior citizens. In addition to routine checkups, we also provide services like:

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

Top-notch dental care should be accessible to all. Our scheduling is flexible, and we also have an emergency dentist available to meet your needs. Additionally, our office accepts most major insurance plans and can also provide financing for procedures.

Contact us to request an appointment for dental services. Our dental office is located in Los Angeles, CA.


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. 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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Take an Office Tour

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.