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Babak Khayatan, D.D.S.

Dr. Khayatan maintains a private practice in Antioch, California. He also teaches Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry Department of Restorative in San Francisco. Dr. Khayatan's roles as a practitioner and educator give him the opportunity to provide cutting edge care to all his patients. Dr. Khayatan attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies and graduated with high honors from University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, where he was the recipient of several awards and scholarships. Dr. Khayatan has had special training in advanced cosmetic dentistry, Implant Dentistry, and Invisalign.

Scholastic Awards, Honors & Membership Positions

  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member of California Dental Association
  • Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of Contra Costa Dental Society
  • High Honors, Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society
  • Honors, Member of Tau Kappa Omega (TKO) Honor Society
  • Winner of Bernerd C. Kingsbury Award, Highest Scholarship in Fixed Prosthodontics, San Francisco
  • Winner of International College of Dentists, USA Section Award, San Francisco
  • Winner of Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics/Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Award

Anh Nguyen DMD. MD (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon)

Dr. Nguyen attended University of California, Berkeley majoring in Biology. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine at A.T. Still University School of Dentistry.
Following dental school, Dr. Nguyen completed her residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda Medical Center. She also received her Doctor of Medicine degree at Loma Linda University. She is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After her training, she returned to her native Northern California to serve the community. In her spare time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys cooking and many outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and paddle boarding.

Maurice Simanian DDS, MSD (Orthodontist)

Dr. Maurice completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA receiving his bachelor of science in neuroscience. He continued his studies at UCLA and graduated from UCLA, School of dentistry with high awards. Dr. Maurice moved to northern California to attend the prestigious university of the Pacific for his orthodontic residency.
Dr. Maurice is active member of American Association of Orthodontics. In his spare time he enjoys reading, football, working out and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. "As the years pass I've come to appreciate the words of Maya Angelou: 'People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.' these are the words I live by."

Shirin Hamed D.M.D. (General Dentist)

Dr. Hamed received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) with honors from Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry. After obtaining her bachelors degree in Psychology at the University of California San Diego, she ventured out to Florida to complete her education in dentistry and graduated at the top of her class. Dr. Hamed has a passion for dentistry. She enjoys providing quality care as well as building lasting relationships with patients. Dr.Hamed is very active within the dental community always striving to stay at the forefront of cosmetic, restorative, and preventative dentistry. Dr. Hamed is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and California Dental Association (CDA). During her free time she enjoys cooking for friends and loved ones, hiking, skiing, music and wine.

Behzad Khayatan DMD, MS. (General Dentist)

Dr. Behzad received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of the Pacific and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Roseman College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Behzad views oral health as a crucial part of a person’s overall health and well-being. He takes pride in creating a personalized treatment plan that is catered to each individual to meet their specific needs. He is a firm believer in patient education and makes it his top priority to teach his patients best oral care practices.
He is constantly keeping up with the new advances in technology in dentistry and continues to expand his education by taking courses to provide exceptional quality care for his patients.
Dr. Behzad is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and Contra Costa Dental Society.

Patricia Ramos D.D.S. (Board Certified Dental Anesthesiologist)

Dr. Patricia Ramos is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology - "Board Certified". She is a graduate of Loma Linda University Dental Anesthesiology program.

"Patient safety is my primary concern and responsibility. Depending on the level of pain, anxiety, and individual medical history I will customize an anesthetic plan to meet each patient's specific needs. Patient comfort and safety is my goal".

Certified in:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support