Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care and that we value the trust you have placed in us.



Allison

Office Manager

Allison started her career in dentistry in 2007 as an insurance auditor and treatment coordinator in her home state of Georgia. After moving to Los Angeles in April 2013 and trying to find her “work home” she met Dr. Cosgrove and her amazing team. Allison has been the Practice Manager since January 2014 and has appreciated the opportunity to learn and grow with the office. Working as the liaison between patient and doctor, she has the opportunity to build relationships with our patients and provide superior customer care. Not only is she trained in auditing and insurance, she also has training in the Ritz Carlton Gold Standard Customer Service.

When Allison is not in the office she enjoys relaxing at home with a glass of wine and a good movie. She also enjoys shopping, writing for her blog and does some modeling on the side.


Giovanna "Gio"

Registered Dental Assistant

Giovanna is a Registered Dental Assistant and one of the first members to join our team in 2010. She completed her education in 2007 from Allan Hancock College; graduating on the Dean’s List while working full-time. Giovanna keeps up to date by attending seminars and continuing education to ensure you always feel in safe hands in our office and have a positive and comfortable experience. Giovanna has always been passionate about helping others and takes pride in being able to assist in achieving your dream smile.

When she is not working she enjoys traveling the world, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering with various organizations in the community. 


Reina

Registered Dental Assistant

For Reina, it’s all about relationships! Reina is happy, huggable and a hard worker. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1993 after graduating from Philippine Dental College in 1990. She joined Dr. Cosgrove’s team after Dr. Saffro retired in December 2013. Her passion for dentistry is driven by her love of people. She most enjoys the opportunity dentistry gives to build relationships that make a difference in patients’ lives. Her skills, energy and positive attitude really help the patients to feel at ease.

In her free time, Reina enjoys spending with her family. She also enjoys going to the spa, shopping, and dancing.


Miranda

Registered Dental Hygienist

Miranda graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. She relocated to Los Angeles in June of 2016. She is very empathetic and knows how to handle patients with any level of dental anxiety. She enjoys building rapport and having a solid relationship with patients. It allows a sense of comfort that can make going to the dentist that much more enjoyable. Miranda has a passion for health and service. She believes in the importance of oral health education and providing preventive services, and does her best to encourage everyone that they can have a healthy and bright smile.

When not in the office, Miranda enjoys exploring Southern California with her fiancé and hiking, reading, watching films and painting.


Golshid "Goli"

Registered Dental Hygienist

Golshid received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry and received her undergraduate Bachelor's degree from the University Of California Los Angeles. She has been working as a dental hygienist since 2009 and taught at USC for three years. She is a dedicated and dynamic dental hygienist with extensive experience in patient care. She is passionate about hygiene and brings it to each appointment with the intent of empowering patients to do their best with at-home care.

Golshid has been happily married since March of 2012 and has two beautiful children ages 3 and 1. She enjoys spending time with her family. Her hobbies include traveling and hiking.


Maryam

Registered Dental Hygienist

Maryam was born and raised in Iran. She came to America when she was 15 years old and finished high school in Los Angeles. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Science at USC and Dental Hygiene at USC School of Dentistry. She has over 17 years of experience in the field of dental hygiene and has been a clinical instructor at USC Dental School. She has been with Dr. Cosgrove for over 10 years and is also a member of different professional dental organizations such as The American Dental Hygiene Association and Dental Hygiene Club of Beverly Hills.


When she is not at the office, Maryam enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children! Maryam also loves to read and her favorites are historical fiction books!


Kathy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kathy is a native of Los Angeles and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 25 years. She has been caring for patients in general dental practices that specialize in cosmetic dentistry as well as periodontal practices. Kathy loves building relationships with patients and watching their overall dental health improves at each visit.

Kathy is also active in serving the underprivileged by volunteering with the Care Harbour team in Los Angeles urban health clinics. In addition to working in dentistry, she is a wife and a mother of two. Her hobbies include cooking, shopping, camping, and traveling.


Samira

Registered Dental Hygienist

Samira graduated from a dental hygiene program in New York City in 2008. She is licensed to practice both in New York and California. Samira is professional and thorough and wants to make sure all questions are answered. She is caring and gentle which makes the patient feel cared for, and more at ease.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, traveling and trying different cuisines.