The Best Dentists In Santa Monica!
Joan Pi-Anfruns, DMD, DAO
Dr. Joan Pi-Anfruns was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He earned his degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. He completed post-doctoral training in Implant Dentistry from New York University’s Advanced Implant Program, Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. He then joined the UCLA School of Dentistry and completed a Fellowship in Surgical Implant Dentistry. Currently, Dr. Pi-Anfruns shares his time between private practice in Los Angeles, CA and as a part-time Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA with a dual appointment in the sections of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the Academy of Osseointegration and a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology. His areas of expertise include dental implant surgery, hard and soft tissue reconstruction, and dental extractions and he lectures nationally and internationally on these topics. Dr. Pi-Anfruns has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored several book chapters in the field of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Pi-Anfruns also finds time to give back to the community. He is an active volunteer of the Thousand Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization that organizes quarterly trips to Ensenada, Mexico to provide treatment to children suffering from cleft lip and palate. He also collaborates with the UCLA Operation Mend, a non-profit dedicated to providing treatment to our wounded warriors.
Andrea Henderson, DDS, FACP
Dr. Andrea Henderson obtained her dental degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Dr. Henderson went on to complete post-doctoral residencies in 3 different specialties at the UCLA School of Dentistry: Hospital Dentistry, Advanced Prosthodontics, and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. Dr. Henderson is highly specialized in dental aesthetics and reconstructive and implant dentistry. She is also specialized in the treatment of medically compromised patients, such as Head and Neck cancer patients who have, or are undergoing surgical resection, radiation, and chemotherapy. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics, prestigious achievements attained only by a small percentage of Prosthodontists. Dr. Henderson is actively involved in organized dentistry. She is the President of the Osseointegration Foundation of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), the world’s leading organization in Implant Dentistry. She is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA) and Western Los Angeles Dental Society (WLADS). Dr. Henderson also finds time to give back to the community. She is an active volunteer of the Thousand Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization that organizes quarterly trips to Ensenada, Mexico to provide treatment to children suffering from cleft lip and palate.
Brittany Kane, DMD
Dr. Brittany Kane received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she graduated with honors in community oral health. Dr. Kane went on to complete her post-doctoral training in Advanced Prosthodontics from the UCLA School of Dentistry, with a strong emphasis on several aspects of digital dentistry, including digital smile design and computer-guided surgical planning. She has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals on digital dentistry and is committed to incorporating technological advancements to the practice. As a Prosthodontist, she is highly specialized in several areas of dentistry, including general, cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. Dr. Kane is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA) and American College of Prosthodontics (ACP).
Eugene Peng, DMD
Dr. Eugene Peng, an East Coast native, was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, one of the country’s top dental schools. During his time at BU, Dr. Peng excelled academically and clinically graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors. Dr. Peng then moved to Los Angeles and completed an additional General Practice Residency (GPR) at the VA Sepulveda, one of the area's busiest veteran hospitals. Here, he provided comprehensive oral health care to ambulatory and hospitalized patients with a wide spectrum of medical conditions. He also received advanced training in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery, implantology, endodontics and periodontal surgery. Dr. Peng is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Los Angeles Dental Society and Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS). Dr. Peng holds certification in Invisalign, and specializes in smile makeovers, cosmetics and digital dentistry using the latest 3D technologies. His unique experience and skillset not only allows him to deliver beautiful natural results, but also ensures optimal health and longevity for his patients’ smiles. When Dr. Peng isn’t practicing dentistry, you can find him lounging at the beach, climbing the nearest mountain, binge watching Netflix, working out, and eating at yummy local restaurants.
Michelle Jang, DDS
Dr. Michelle Jang obtained her dental degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Following her dental school education, Dr. Jang went on to complete 2 post-doctoral General Practice Residency Programs at UCLA and the West LA VA. Dr. Jang has received advanced general dentistry training in providing specialty care for medically compromised patients, including patients with special needs, cancer, organ transplants, bleeding disorders, immune disorders, and infectious diseases. Dr. Jang is a compassionate and service-focused provider experienced in a multitude of complex dental procedures in a variety of healthcare environments. She is a dedicated professional with skilled knowledge of special needs and geriatric dentistry, oral surgery, maxillofacial surgery, treatment planning and patient education. Dr. Jang is committed to cultivating interpersonal and interprofessional relationships through practiced team collaboration, mentorship, and communication.
Michelle Boden, DDS
Dr. Boden obtained her dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry, graduating with magna cum laude. Her passion to continually increase her knowledge and skills led her to seek advanced training in all aspects of general dentistry by completing a General Practice Residency (GPR) at the West Los Angeles VA Hospital. Her goal is to help patients feel at ease in the dental office while providing the highest level of care. Dr. Boden has experience in restorative dentistry, oral surgery, implants, root canal treatments, dentures, and more. In her free time, Dr. Boden likes to attend concerts, picnic on the beach, and visit with friends and family. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and providing you with an outstanding experience at your next dental visit.