Meet The Doctors

Endodontist EVAN S. Halpern, DDS

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Dr. Halpern was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Altadena, CA. A graduate of John Muir School, Dr.  Halpern gained early acceptance to and earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He then received his DDS degree from UCLA in 1997. After practicing general dentistry for 3 years, he attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and received his certification in Endodontics in 2002.

After working as an associate for three years, Dr. Halpern opened his private practice limited to Endodontics in Rialto in 2005. As a result of his success and practice growth, Dr. Halpern moved the office to Rancho Cucamonga, CA in the fall of 2007.

While at UCLA, Dr. Dr. Halpern met his wife Karen. They have two wonderful children, Amanda and Jason. During his free time, Dr. Halpern enjoys spending time with his family, bowling, biking and travelling. Evan and Karen also enjoy rooting for the L.A.Lakers, L.A.Dodgers, and any UCLA team.

Endodontist Hadi sHBEEB , DDS

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Dr. Shbeeb was born in Santa Barbara, California and raised in Orange County, Ca. Dr. Shbeeb earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California Irvine in 2006 and earned his DDS degree at the University of Southern California in 2011.  Dr. Shbeeb continued his training at the GPR program in Loma Linda VA Hospital and afterwards worked as a general dentist in private practice. He further continued his  education at the University of California, San Francisco Endodontic specialty program where he received his Endodontic certificate.

Dr. Shbeeb grew up and went to school in California, where he is an enthusiastic surfer and snowboarder. In his extra time he also enjoys teaching, traveling, reading and hiking.

Endodontist Nooshin Katebzadeh , DDS

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Dr. Katebzadeh received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA in 1991 and continued her dental education at UCLA school of Dentistry. She received her DDS degree in 1995. Her Masters degree in dental sciences and her specialty certificate in Endodontics were completed in 1998 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  She returned to LA after graduation and while working as an endodontist, became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontists. In 2010, she became a full time faculty at the University of Health Sciences in Pomona and established the Endodontists program for the newly opened dental school. She continued teaching until the first dental class graduated in 2013 and then returned to private practice.

She is married to Dr. David Beachler and together with their daughter they live in Orange County. They always enjoyed many outdoor activities in California. Their favorite locations are Lake Tahoe and Mammoth Lakes which they often visit in summers.

 

Endodontist michael vongphoe, DDS
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Dr. Vongphoe received his DDS from University of Southern California, where he also completed an Advanced Endodontic Residency. His BS is in Biology from University of California, Irvine. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Los Angeles Dental Society.
Dr. Vongphoe has been practicing dentistry since 2007. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, spending time with friends and family, watching and attending sporting events, and trying new dining experiences. Dr. Vongphoe’s favorite books are Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand and Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. His favorite TV shows are Breaking Bad, The Wire, and Pawn Stars. For vacation, his favorites are various tropical destinations such as Hawaii and Thailand.