Our Team

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Chanel P.

Dental Assistant

Chanel has been a part of the Century Smile team since 2011. Since she began working with Dr. Talaie, Chanel has shown much enthusiasm for dentistry with focused attention on all areas involving patient care. She is very hands on and always eager to grow and learn.

   

Victoria L.

Dental Assistant

Victoria finished school in 2014 and recently joined the team in April 2016. She has quickly learned her way around the practice and has proven herself to be a great fit at Century Smile.  She always aims to make sure the patient is comfortable and relaxed during their visit and her warm and friendly demeanor will brighten your day.

   

Janine G.

Dental Assistant & Patient Coordinator

Janine is from Southern California and is a 2010 graduate of UEI Dental assisting program. Since finishing the program at the top of her class she has been working with Dr. Talaie gaining even more experience and expertise on the job. Recently she has brought in her scope and transitioned to front desk scheduling and insurance coordinating.  Her love of dentistry and dedication to patient care makes Janine a valuable member of the team.

   

Jarvin Jaramillo , Bachelors of Science / Biology

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jarvin attained his RDH education and training at Pasadena City College. He has over a decade of dental hygiene experience along with five years of dental assisting experience. He has furthered his education at California State University, Los Angeles and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in the biology in 2012. Jarvin earned his Laser certification through UCSF in 2013 and he strives to stay current on the latest techniques and products to better serve his patients. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. Jarvin volunteers his time at MEND providing dental hygiene services and is a member of the ADHA. He enjoys camping, hiking, biking and spending time with his family on his days off.

 

   

Michael Balchi, B.A. Marketing & Business

Office Manager

Michael has been working in the dental field since 2005 and has been managing Century Smile since February 2016.  He is a highly skilled dental practice administrator, with focus on each patient’s personal needs.  In addition to a creative approach to fulfilling each patient’s treatment plan, Michael excels in maximizing any available financial plans or benefits, and minimizing office visits for patient convenience.  A New York transplant, Michael currently lives in Santa Monica.  When not at work, he enjoys writing and often performs with L.A. Improv in Hollywood.

   

 

 

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