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. Leonard James Plaitano DMD, MSD, - Endodontist
Dr. Plaitano his Post-Doctoral Certificate and Master degree in Endodontics from State University of New York Buffalo in 1999 graduating 1st in his class and received his DMD (Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry), from the University of Pittsburg in 1987.
Dr. Plaitano had a distinguished in the U.S Military service as a General Dentist and Endodontist in the U.S Navy from 1990-1997 and the Endodontist in The U.S Marine Corps from 1997-2011.
In 1990 D. Plaitano was selected for a Commission in the U.S. Navy and served as the Dental Department Head on the USS Saipan and was deployed in the Persian Gulf during Desert Storm and the Adriatic Sea in support of the Bosnia No-Fly Zones.
Dr. Plaitano retied with distinguished from the U.S. Military with the following honors: 3 Navy Commendation Medals, a Navy Achievement Medal, 2 National defense Medals, Southeast Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal.
Following his retirement Dr. Plaitano has in worked as an Endodontist in Private Practice in Southern California. and reside in Lake Forest.