Dr. Flora Stenger D.D.S - General Dentist
Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dentists, dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
Dr. Carol Basilio D.D.S - General Dentist
Dr. Carol Basilio graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco in 1998. Prior to that, she received Bachelor Degrees in Biology and Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. She has lived in Southern California for over 20 years and has practiced in Laguna Hills for 15 years. Dr. Basilio attends many continuing education classes to provide comprehensive and advanced dental care to all of her patients.
Dr. Basilio is a member in the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA) and the Orange County Dental Society (OCDS).
On her free time, Dr. Basilio spends time with her family, reads, volunteers for the Girl Scouts and volunteers at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church.
Dr. Oliver Hofman D.D.S, M.S.- Periodontist - Diplomat of the American
Academy of Periodontology
Dr. Oliver Hoffmann received his dental degree from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany in 1997. Dr. Hoffmann wrote his doctoral thesis at the department of Operative Surgery and Periodontics of the University of Wuerzburg, Germany under the guidance of PD. Dr. B. Hugo and Prof. Dr. B. Klaiber.
After working for 1.5 years as an associate in a general dental office and 1.5 years in an orthodontic office, he started his residency in the Graduate Program in periodontics at Loma Linda University in 2000. He received his certificate in Periodontics in 2003. In 2003 he also finished his Masters Degree (“The use of a Subperiosteal Device for Orthodontic Anchorage”)
Dr. Hoffmann is “Diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Periodontology”, an active member of the “AAP” and the “Academy of Osseointegration”.
Dr. Hoffmann also works part-time as an „Associate Professor” at the department of Periodontics at Loma Linda University. Dr. Hoffmann lectures on a regular basis on Periodontology and Implantology and has presented at several international professional meetings.
Dr. Farah Abbassi DMD, MSD, - Endodontist
Dr. Abbassi received her Post-Doctoral Certificate and Master degree in Endodontics from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2005. She received her DMD (Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry) with high honors, ranked second, from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1999.
She presented her dissertation in American Association of Endodontics meeting in May 2004 in Anaheim, CA.The abstract of her dissertation titled ”Effects of Silicon, Calcium and Phosphorous Concentrations on the Growth, Differentiation and Mineralization of Dental Pulp Cells in Vitro?was published in June 2004 issue of Journal of Endodontics.
Dr. Abbassi is the recipient of the 1999 Academy of General Dentistry Award, Massachusetts dental society award, and has been inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society).
She is a member of American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society, Orange County Women Dental Association, and several other dental societies and organizations. She devotes a great deal of her time and effort to furthering her knowledge and skills through comprehensive programs of advanced continuing dental education.
Dr. Abbassi has been practicing Endodontic in the Orange and Riverside counties since August 2005 and is a resident of Newport Beach.
Dr. Nadim Z. Baba DMD, MSD, FACP - Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry - Diplomat American Board of Prosthodontics
“Less than 400 prosthodontists are board certified and are members of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Receiving this distinction is a great honor for me and I know that my patients appreciate receiving such a level of dental care.”
Diplomate: American Board of Prosthodontics fellow
Fellow: Pierre Fauchard Academy
Fellow: International College of Dentists
Associate Fellow: Academy of Prosthodontics
Awards: Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty Award, CDA, 2010 & Claude R. Baker Faculty Award, AAFP, 2009
“I have always believed that education is the key to becoming a leader in dentistry.”
Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University
CAGS, Prosthodontics, Boston University, Massachusetts, 1999
MSD, Restorative, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2000
DMD, University of Montréal, Québec, Canada, 1996
BA, Political Science, Concordia University, Canada, 1995
At the forefront of innovations in Restorative Dentistry
“It is only by being informed of the latest innovations in dentistry that, I can provide you with the care you need, at the cutting edge of technology.”
Member: American College of Prosthodontists
Academy of Prosthodontics
American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
International College of Prosthodontists Academy of Osseointegration
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Ordre des Dentistes du Québec