Meet the Doctors

Dr. Kass

Dr. Kass is a graduate of the University of Nevada and earned a Doctorate degree of Dental Surgery at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. School of Dentistry in 1989. Marquette is one of the oldest and most prestigious dental schools in the USA.

In 1990 Dr. Kass completed a one year research, surgical, and restorative training under renowned Implant doctors, Evasic, and Mish, at Scripps Educational Research Center, La Jolla, California, and he was rewarded with 320 units of California Board approved Continuing Education certification in Dental Implantology.

In 1995. Dr. Kass received a mastership from International Congress of Oral Implantology, and 1n 2007 he was rewarded as a Diplomate of Implantology by ICOI.org Diplomate status is the highest reward a practitioner may receive 1n his/her specialty.

Dr. Kass is now a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His prestigious awards include, fellowship, mastership and Diplomate of ICOI, Dental Implant.

He is widely published dealing with topics such as “Current Dental Techniques”, “Patient Anxiety associated with Dental Products involving Amalgam Mercury Toxicity”, “Public Confusion about HIV in relation to Dental Treatment”, “New Techniques and Different Philosophies in Dentistry”, “Importance of Flossing” and “Periodontal Pathology related to Oral Hygiene”.

Dr. Kass is very active in his local and the extended community. He lectures at local high schools on HIV, Drugs and Dentistry and is involved in fund-raising for children of disaster hit nations.

Memberships

Research

Dr. Kass is in the process of patenting a dental device called GHT that fights bacteria-causing gum disease.

Dr. Irene Tam

Dr. Irene Tam is a Board Certified Periodontist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases, and the surgical placement and long term maintenance of dental implants. Dr.Tam completed 4 years of General Dentistry training and 3 years of Post-Doctoral Periodontics & Implant Surgery Residency training at UCLA.

She graduated summa cum laude in her dental school class, and was elected to membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the prestigious national Dental Honor Society. Recently, Dr.Tam became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, by passing a rigorous written and oral examination process.

Dr.Tam is a Clinical Faculty at the Pasadena City College Dental Hygiene Program, where she teaches hygiene students about the importance of preventing and treating periodontal disease.

On a personal note Dr Tam enjoys scrapbooking and crafts; she is currently hand making her wedding invitations and ceremony programs.

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Board of Periodontology
  • Western Society of Periodontology
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Dr. J. Yalong, Orthodontist

EDUCATION:

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY – SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, Loma Linda, California
Master of Science – Orthodontics
Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics September 2012

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES – SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, Los Angeles, California
Certificate, General Practice Residency June 2010

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES – SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, Los Angeles, California
Doctor of Dental Surgery June 2009

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE, Irvine, California
Bachelor of Science – Biological Sciences June 2005

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 1st Place - California Dental Association Research Table Clinic Competition, Scientific Category
  • Weintraub Center for Biotechnology Research Award- Award given for outstanding research contribution.
  • Deans Leadership Award- Recognized for outstanding participation in highly selective leadership seminar.
  • Exceptional Performance Reports - recognized for outstanding performance in courses including didactic and clinical orthodontics courses given to top 10%, (2005-2009)
  • Comprehensive Patient Care Award - Awarded by dental school clinic faculty for providing excellent patient treatment as well as working well with vertical tier dental team.
  • Deans List- Recognized for exceptional academic performance. (2001-2005)
  • Outstanding Community Service Recognition - Awarded for outstanding volunteering efforts to Venice Community Dental Center.

Dr. Summy Abbasy, Graduate of UCLA and USC

Advanced cosmetic dentistry and family dentistry

Dr. Abbassi after obtaining a B.S of Biology from UCLA. joined USC School of dental Medicine , and graduated from USC in May of 2015.

Dr. Abbasi Is a Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists. Dr. Abbasy has devoted his career to cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He received a Certificate of Academic Excellence, awarded by President George W. Bush


Other awards included:

  • Certificate of Achievement from Mayor of Los Angeles
  • USC Dean's list honor.


Micael A. Hilario, DDS

Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics

July 2013 - June 2016
NYU Hospitals Center Brooklyn, NY

Other awards included:

  • Didactic and Clinical experience in diagnosing and treating all forms and severities of periodontal disease.
  • Proficiency in Implant Therapy, Sinus Augmentation, Lip Repositioning, Esthetic Crown Lengthening, Osseous Resective Surgery, Soft Tissue Augmentation and Root Coverage, Guided Bone Regeneration, Guided Tissue Regeneration, Nonsurgical Therapy, IV Moderate Sedation


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