Invisalign & Sleep Apnea
Your Irvine dentist, Dr. Masi Hashemian, completed her undergraduate studies at Cal State-Long Beach in Microbiology and Chemistry before earning her dental degree (DDS) at the University of Southern California.
She has had extensive training in Implant Dentistry including an UCLA Implant Fellowship. Dr Hashemian uses all aspects of dentistry, from Invisalign to porcelain veneers and implants to provide the patients with few different treatment options.
In practice since 1991, Irvine dentist Dr. Hashemian stays abreast of the latest advances in dentistry with memberships in the following organizations:
American Dental Association (ADA)
California Dental Association (CDA)
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
the Orange County Dental Society (OCDS)
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI)
Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD)
In her practice she likes to take care of her patients “like members of her own family.” She takes her time to provide a comprehensive evaluation of her patients’ oral health, from what is urgent to what is needed to improve the patients’ smile and confidence. Dr. Hashemian’s patients experience a very different environment and are treated so differently that majority of them refer their loved ones to her. Dr. Hashemian with her team in Park Place Dentistry are happy and proud to be dental care providers to people who travel from all over the globe to trust their smile to them.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, watching college football, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Parham Akhavan
General & Cosmetic
Dr. Akhavan graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University. Dr. Akhavan has extensive post graduate training in all fields of dentistry including Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, and Oral Surgery. He has also completed a certification program in dental implantology through the prestigious Texas A & M Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Akhavan is known to be the best cosmetic dentist in Orange County performing complete smile makeover procedures with extreme precision. His background in engineering has allowed him to be detail oriented and incorporate an artistic aspect to his work.
Dr. Akhavan is passionate about what he does, striving to provide excellent care to all and treats his patients like family. These unique qualities set him apart from all other dental providers.
Dr. Janet Pezold
General & Cosmetic
Dr. Pezold has been practicing dentistry since 2016, after already having worked in the field of dentistry for over ten years. She graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California. She graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Dental Award. She is a proud member of The American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry and was honored as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Fraternity. She enjoys volunteering with dental organizations including USC Mobile Clinic, AYUDA International, and Dental Care for Children and Smile Generation Serve Day. It is her mission to make her patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. As her patient you can expect a gentle, thorough and honest examination, knowing that your health, comfort and trust are her top priority.
Dr. Joseph Morcos
Dr. Morcos grew up in Glendale, California and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. He then went on to obtain his Doctoral of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California. Dr. Morcos further pursued post-graduate training and completed a Master’s degree in Oral Biology and obtained a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontology from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Morcos specializes in Periodontics which is the diagnosis and treatment of gum disease, replacement of missing teeth utilizing dental implants, bone grafts, and gum grafts. Dr. Morcos is passionate about providing the highest level of care to his patients and treating them as his own family.
Dr. Morcos is a Board Certified Periodontist, a certificate by the American Board of Periodontology. It is highest level of academic achievement awarded in the field of Periodontology.
Dr. Morcos is a member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Morcos enjoys running and spending time with his wife and twin girls. They currently reside in Orange, California.
Dr. Ronald Wright
Dr. Wright completed his residency at UCLA. He received his board certification in 1998 from the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. He was also recognized in the national registry of “Who’s Who” 1999 edition.
Dr. Wright also served as Chairperson for the Oral Surgery and Dentistry Department at Hoag Presbyterian Hospital in Newport Beach, California from 2002 thru 2004.
Dr. Wright is a member of “Pathways to Independence” which is an organization that assists women who have been abused both physically and sexually or have been released from various drug rehab facilities. He provides necessary surgery and treatment for these women at no cost. He is the first Oral Surgeon to join “Pathways” in their quest to make a difference in the lives of these women.