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

Practice 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.


Andrea

Hygiene Coordinator

Andrea is a native of Los Angeles and has been in customer service for over 10 years. Although she is new to dentistry, Andrea has been an incredible asset to our team. Andrea loves meeting people and building relationships with patients.

Outside of the office, Andrea loves hiking with her dog and spending time with friends. She is also a fashionista and considers shopping her cardio. 


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 time 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!


Yael

Registered Dental Hygienist

Yael, the newest member of our hygiene team is a true LA native. Yael graduated with a Bachelor of Science from West Los Angeles College. Having worked with special needs patients and veterans, Yael has the understanding and patience to care for everyone who may come to her. Yael is trained to care for patients along all ends of the spectrum, including at-risk periodontal patients. Her love of hygiene makes patients feel motivated and cared for. She truly wants to learn and grow to become the best hygienist she can be.

Outside of the office, Yael loves spending time with family, including her new nephew! She also enjoys spending time with friends, trying new cuisines, and exercising.

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