Meet Our Specialist Team

 

Dr. Tamman Sheabar, Endodontist

Dr. Sheabar has been practicing dentistry since 1999, after a long successful career in general dentistry he decided to dedicate his field to the specialty of endodontics. He was awarded his endodontic certificate from Boston University.

Treating patients with compassion and gentle care is Dr. Sheabar’s priority. He takes pride in his quality of treatment and understands that coming to the dentist to have a root canal procedure is not something anyone looks forward to, but relieving patients from pain and discomfort and saving natural teeth is an important role that the specialty of endodontics can give to patients.

In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife and two kids, swimming, running, reading, cooking and baking.

He is a member of many dental organizations including:

  • American Dental Association.
  • California Dental Association.
  • Tricounty Dental Society
  • American Association of Endodontics.
 

Dr. Ronald Wright, Oral Surgeon

Dr. Wright completed his residency at UCLA. He received his board certification in 1998 from the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. He was also recognized in the national registry of “Who’s Who” 1999 edition.

Dr. Wright served as Chairperson for the Oral Surgery and Dentistry Department at Hoag Presbyterian Hospital in Newport Beach, California from 2002 thru 2004. Dr. Wright also has the privilege of being an evaluator for the California Dental Board for general anesthesia permits.

Dr. Wright is a member of “Pathways to Independence” which is an organization that assists women who have been abused both physically and sexually or have been released from various drug rehab facilities. He provides necessary surgery and treatment for these women at no cost. He is the first Oral Surgeon to join “Pathways” in their quest to make a difference in the lives of these women.

 

Dr. Christopher Chan, Oral Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Chan is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon focusing on dental extractions and implants. He was born and raised in southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles for his undergraduate degree.

He then continued his education at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC where he graduated in the top 10% of his class with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.). While at USC, he was elected President of the student body and also served as the American Student Dental Association Delegate. Furthermore, he was intimately involved in treating underserved populations through the AYUDA International program and received scholarships to travel to Panama, Belize, Guatemala, and Colombia to perform dentistry in impoverished communities.

He then completed an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas before returning to attend the Keck School of Medicine of USC and graduate with a Medical Degree (M.D.).

Dr. Chan completed a six-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training at USC with extensive experience in dental implants, dentoalveolar extractions, orthognathic corrective jaw surgery, maxillofacial trauma, head and neck pathology, and anesthesia.

He is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the Southern California Orofacial Academy, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, cheering for the LA Lakers and Rams, and playing basketball.

 

 

Dr. Blake Adams, Implant Specialist

Dr. Blake Adams grew up in northeastern Arizona and completed his undergraduate work at Arizona State University. In 2004 he left Arizona to attend the University Of Oklahoma where he obtained his DDS degree in 2008. Upon graduation, he returned to his home town of Snowflake Arizona and worked for 3 years. In 2011, Dr. Adams became the owner of Parker Family Dental and practiced in Western Arizona for 7 years. During his time as a practice owner, Dr. Adams spent extensive time training in the field of dental implants. He is a graduate of the Implant Continuum and received a Masters of Implantology from the California Implant Institute and UNLV School of Dentistry. In 2018, Dr. Adams chose to further his education in the field of implant dentistry by attending Loma Linda University and completing a 3 year advanced education in implant dentistry program. Here he was able to advance his education and skills by being mentored by some of the most respected and knowledgeable implantologists in the world.
Dr. Adams loves the ability to teach and mentor other doctors how to properly and safely place and restore dental implants. His passion for teaching has given him the opportunity to be a surgical instructor for the California Implant institute in San Diego and Implant Training Solutions in Reno Nevada.
Dr. Adams has a passion to provide dental implant therapy at the highest level possible all while treating those who trust him with the care and compassion they deserve.

Dr. Adams has always enjoyed staying physically active. When he is not in the office or mentoring other doctors he can be found running trails, swimming, or biking. Dr. Adams is an avid runner and competes in marathons, ultramarathons, and triathlons. His running accomplishments include qualifying and competing in the Boston Marathon in 2017 and completing the 48 mile run through the Grand Canyon. Running is something that brings him a sense of accomplishment and allows him to push himself in ways he never thought possible.
Dr. Adams has been married to his high school sweetheart for 23 years and together they have 4 children ages 11, 14, 18, and 21.

 

 

Dr. Adrien Hamedi, Orthodontist and Periodontist

Check back soon to learn more about Dr. Hamedi!

 

 

Dr. Andrew Elmasri, Dental Anesthesiologist

Dr. Elmasri is proud to be providing dental anesthesia to the Southern California area. He was born and raised in this area and it will always be his home. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. His love for the health profession attracted him to dentistry where he attended and graduated from Loma Linda University with honors in Implantology and Anesthesia. It was during dental school when he realized his passion for anesthesia and continued training at Loma Linda to completed a post-doctorate residency in Dental Anesthesia. During his residency, he received extensive training in cardiology, internal medicine, medical anesthesia and dental anesthesia. His valuable training at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, Riverside County Regional Medical Center and Loma Linda Veteran Affairs Hospital provided him with experience and proficiency in treating a wide range of patients with various medical backgrounds. In addition, he trained at Loma Linda University’s Special Care Dentistry Center which provided him with the valuable experience of dental anesthesia treating patients as young as 12 months old and patients with a variety of special needs including: ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Developmental Delay, and more.

Dr. Elmasri is a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, International Anesthesia Research Society, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Dr. Elmasri is committed to providing safe anesthesia and enhancing your next dental experience.