Our Team

If you want to learn more about our team of world class Dentists & Doctors, you’re in the right place. Read to learn more about the fantastic people in our organization!

Dr. Lynn Lempert

Dr. Lynn Lempert, DDS has been practicing pediatric dentistry in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica for almost 20 years.  She has seen her loyal patients grow from babies to adults then graduate from her office to go off to college. It is always rewarding to have these long term special relationships with her patients. She frequently sees her patients around town while with her own children, ages 9 and 14.  Working and living in the community helps this bond with her patients.

Dr. Lempert received her Bachelor’s  degree and post doctoral certificate in pediatric dentistry from  UCLA.  She attended Emory dental school and Mount Sinai Hospital  in Florida for a hospital residency.  Her background with child psychology at UCLA helps her treat patients with a kind and gentle manner. She has long-term experience in pediatric dentistry and is very comfortable treating patients with autism and special needs.  She is former faculty at UCLA Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Lempert is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

California Society of Pediatric Dentistry

Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

Dr. Michelle Elihu

Dr. Michelle Elihu is a dedicated and personable dentist who believes that every patient deserves optimal dental care and individualized treatment.  Dr. Elihu is a southern California native and serves her community as a dental practitioner in both private practice and in outreach programs at the MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity) clinic.

Dr. Elihu attended Corona del Mar High School, in Newport Beach, California and graduated at the top two percent of her class. She attained her B.S in Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA. She pursued her dental doctorate at the UCLA School of Dentistry and received an award of outstanding performance in dental and restorative biomaterials.

Dr. Elihu enjoys working as a family and cosmetic dentist. She believes in providing need based dentistry where patient concerns and well-being are a priority.  Dr. Elihu has worked as dentist in the Los Angeles community since 2012.  Her patients have described her as ” pleasant and simply wonderful”, and as “the only dentist I would go to”.    

Dr. Gary Saltz

Dr. Saltz received his D.D.S. degree from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago. He completed his Orthodontic residency at the University of Southern California Dental School, Department of Orthodontics.

Following Orthodontic residency he was appointed Associate Clinical Professor in Orthodontics at USC.  He joined the White Memorial Hospital Temporomandibular Joint Clinic and began working with Rancho Los Amigos Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate Team on pediatric cleft palate treatment.

Dr. Saltz is married and has a son in 10th grade and a daughter in 6th grade.  In his time off, he enjoys biking, swimming, reading, and volunteering at his children’s school.

Dr. Saltz is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations:

American Association of Orthodontists

California Association of Orthodontists

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists

Dr. Lempert received her Bachelor’s  degree and post doctoral certificate in pediatric dentistry from  UCLA.  She attended Emory dental school and Mount Sinai Hospital  in Florida for a hospital residency.  Her background with child psychology at UCLA helps her treat patients with a kind and gentle manner. She has long-term experience in pediatric dentistry and is very comfortable treating patients with autism and special needs.  She is former faculty at UCLA Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Lempert is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

California Society of Pediatric Dentistry

Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

Dr. James Sunwoo

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Board Certification: Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, The College, Chicago, IL. Dental Doctorate (DDS), Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York, NY. Medical Doctorate (MD), Univ of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.

Clinical Training: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident, University of Southern California General Surgical Intern, University of Southern California Anesthesiology, University of Southern California Clinical Fellow in Orthognathic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City Clinical Fellow in Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgical Center in Texas.

Honors and Awards: Top 10 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Specialists Top 10 Doctor Patients’ Choice Physician Award Most Compassionate Doctor Award University of Southern California Van Zile Endowment Columbia University Research Excellence Award American Association of Oral Biology Award Columbia University Divisional Excellence in Oral Biology Milton G. Schlesinger Research Award NIH/NIDCR T35 Research Training Grant William J. Gies Research Scholar

Dr. Tania Ohebsion

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Tania Ohebsion to our dental team. Dr. Tania was born and raised in Los Angeles and feels blessed to be able to serve the health care needs of the population she is most familiar with.  She received her B.S. in Biology from UCLA where she was awarded a full scholarship as a Regent Scholar and graduated Summa Cum Laude.  She was then admitted to the UCLA School of Dentistry where she excelled both in and out of the clinic, graduating Cum Laud and receiving admissions to the prestigious OKU National Dental Honor Society.  At graduation, she was also given the Eleanor J. Bushee Senior Student Award from the American Association of Women Dentists for academic excellence and outstanding leadership. 

Dr. Tania chose a career in orthodontics because she wanted to have an impact on someone’s life in a way that was positive, personal, and would last a lifetime.  After attending UCLA for both her undergraduate and dental education, she trained at UCLA’s Orthodontic residency program where she also obtained a Masters in Oral Biology.  There she was exposed to numerous cutting-edge techniques in orthodontics taught by world-renowned faculty members. Prior to her graduation she was selected by the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics as a finalist for the Eugene L. Gotlieb Student of the Year Award. 

Dr. Tania is thrilled to be a part of this office, where she can provide high quality, personalized treatment for each individual patient.   When she is not seeing patients Dr. Tania loves yoga, biking by the beach, traveling as much as possible, trying new restaurants, and watching everything on Netflix.  She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and loving dentist husband. 

Dr. Lempert received her Bachelor’s  degree and post doctoral certificate in pediatric dentistry from  UCLA.  She attended Emory dental school and Mount Sinai Hospital  in Florida for a hospital residency.  Her background with child psychology at UCLA helps her treat patients with a kind and gentle manner. She has long-term experience in pediatric dentistry and is very comfortable treating patients with autism and special needs.  She is former faculty at UCLA Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Lempert is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

California Society of Pediatric Dentistry

Southern California Society of Dentistry for Children

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

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