Meet the Dentist...
Dr. Shahrzad (Sherry) Sami is a dual specialized doctor in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. She has been providing highest quality care for infants, children, adolescents, and those with special needs since 2002. She obtained her dental degree from Columbia University in New York. She then finished her dual specialty residency in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics at UCLA.
Dr. Sami has been a clinical instructor and professor at UCLA, teaching both residents and students in dentistry and medicine. She is also clinician and instructor at the Cranio-facial clinic at UCLA, treating children with cranio-facial anomalies or severly medically compromised.
Dr. Sami believes in total body wellness and connection between a “healthy mouth and a healthy body”. As such, she concentrates on nutrition, prevention, education, and positive reinforcements in a nurturing environment. She Provides quality care with no mercury filling and customizes her patients’ care by evaluating their needs for x-ray and Fluoride.
When away from the dental chair, Dr. Sami enjoys being a mom, triathlon races (swimming, biking, and running), Bikram Yoga, hiking, backpacking, traveling, music and dance, and reading. She is married to Dr. Habib Sadeghi, Family practitioner, and they have a 2 yrs old son, Hafez. Her passion is to provide free dental and medical care and health education to children in third world country few times a year. She has been involved with Corozon de Vida in providing dental care for orphan kids in Baja, Mexico for the past 7 years.