Dr. Rachel Hendrickson
Dr. Rachel Hendrickson earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle, where she also volunteered and published research under a Dental Public Health Sciences fellowship, after receiving her B.A. from Occidental College in L.A. where majored in English and Comparative Literary Studies, studied Biofilms in a Microbiology Research lab, and swam on a full ride scholarship.
Dr. Arnel Eugenio
Dr. Arnel Eugenio earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona after active duty in the U.S. Air Force. He then obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry where he distinguished himself during his senior year through advanced studies at UCLA’s Center for Esthetic Dentistry. He was also a founding member of the Lambda Alpha Chapter of Psi Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Eugenio continued his post-doctoral education in a General Practice Residency at the V.A. Hospital – West Los Angeles. He resumed his military career while in private practice with the U.S. Army Reserve Dental Corps and was honorably discharged in 2005 with the rank of Major.
Dr. John Spear
Dr. John Spear is a graduate of USC Dental School and has been practicing dentistry for over 25 Years in Orange County. Dr. Spear goes beyond providing cosmetic dentistry by distinguishing himself as Affinity Dental Center’s “Smile Makeover Artist”. Anxious patients have come to rely on his gentle approach to care, always with a smile and a skilled hand, as you will experience as a patient in our office. Dr. Spear is a big sports fan and enjoys playing tennis, golf, and water sports, as well as attending USC Football games. “The greatest satisfaction for me is when Isee how our Smile Makeovers literally change a person’s life for the better. Dentistry for me is not just repairing teeth but to promote good oral health.”
Dr. Alfred Penhaskashi
Dr. Alfred Penhaskashi is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry and later earned his certification in Periodontics from University of Southern California. He was an associate professor in the Department of Continuing Education at USC and was instrumental in the development of training programs such as the Dental Implant Study Club.
At Affinity Dental Center, Dr. Penhaskashi plays a vital role in the treatment and therapy of our patients diagnosed with periodontal (gum) disease. Patients appreciate his warm attitude and comprehensive approach to the management of periodontal disease. His work is an important complement to our excellent hygiene staff. Together they provide our patients the best care possible for periodontal maintenance.
Dr. Ameet Chopra
Dr. Ameet Chopra is our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon specializing in tooth extractions, dental implants, anesthesia/sedation, corrective jaw surgery, and trauma surgery. He was born and raised in Southern California, where he attended University of California-Irvine for his undergraduate education. After graduating with honors, Dr.Chopra earned his dental degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, followed by his Oral Surgery Residency at UCLA.
Dr. Lyndi Bach
Dr. Lyndi Bach was raised locally in the city of Tustin. She completed her undergraduate degree at UC San Diego and earned her dental degree from the University of Connecticut. She then attended UCLA for a general practice residency before going to UMDNJ to complete her orthodontic residency. Dr. Bach has been exclusively practicing orthodontics for over 10 years and has treated all types of malocclusions in children and adults. Dr. Bach is known for her dedication and personal attention to every patient, straight-forward advice, well-reasoned treatment plans, and excellent results.
Dr. Tricia Bato
Dr. Tricia Bato, our Periodontist, obtained her specialty degree from USC in 2007. She graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2004. She is a highly skilled Periodontist who performs complex periodontal procedures, from bone augmentation to gum surgery.
Dr. James Chiu
Dr. James Chiu eamed his Bachelor’s Degree in Science Biology from the University of the Pacific, Stockton in 2007. After completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific, Dr.Chiu continued his post-doctoral studies at UOP to earn his certificate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. Chiu is a general dentist with advanced training in all aspect of dentistry. He also has a gentle chairside manner that patients appreciate. Dr. Chiu is a member of the Orange County Dental Society, the Academy of GeneralDentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Chinese American Dental Society of Southern California. He is fluent in Mandarin, Chinese, Taiwanese, and English.
Dr. Khoshrou resides from Orange County, CA. He graduated from University of California Irvine and received his D.M.D from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL. After practicing in Miami and Chicago, he decided home is where the heart is and moved back to Southern California. Dr. Khoshrou prides himself on being a careful listener & takes the time to get to know each of his patients as individuals in order to provide personalized dental care. In his free time, he likes to travel, surf, and cook. His mission statement is treat people as you would want to be treated & be happy.e.
Dr. Machhadani obtained his dental degree from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. Never the one to shy away from a challenge, Dr.Machhadani relishes the complexities of this work. But the most rewarding part of his job is helping his patients find their smiles again. A lifelong soccer fan, he remains loyal to his favorite team, Futbol Club Barcelona. Dr. Machhadani also enjoys travelings with his wife
Dr. Hanh Le
Dr. Hanh Le was born and raised in southern California where she studied Biology at California State University, Fullerton. She continued her education at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where she was an active student member of the ethics committee as well as the curriculum review board.