The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Tarzana Smile Design Team

dentist reseda

Dr. Monica Moussanejad

Dr. Monica Moussanejad- dental reseda

Dr. Monica Moussanejad grew up in southern CA where she attended Reseda High School. While there, Dr. Monica always had an interest in the field of dentistry, and pursued it by working as a dental assistant. It was during that time as an assistant, that she discovered that becoming a dentist would be her chosen path.

Following high school, she received her Bachelors of Science degree from UCLA in Biology and then went on to received her dental education from USC School of Dentistry, where she excelled, graduating in 2002.

Since graduating from USC she has worked in the San Fernando Valley and in Beverly-Hills. Over her years of practice, Dr. Monica has completed many aesthetics cases, but she also very much enjoys all aspects of general and family dentistry, including treating children. Dr. Monica takes particular pride in making sure that her dental work is exceptional, while maintaining patient comfort at all times.

Jasmine DeBoer

Yolanda Medrigal - Reseda dentist

Jasmine recently moved from cold Colorado to the warmth of sunny California. She has traveled across the nation due to her father being in the Navy, and did most of her growing up in Florida. She always knew that she would end up back in California since it’s the place of her birth.

She will be continuing her college education to complete her prerequisites for dental school, and hopes to attend UCLA in the near future. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends & her playful Pomeranian.

Brenda Diaz

Ruth Genah- Reseda dentist

Brenda was born and raised in Southern California. She knew she enjoyed helping people and addressing their needs so she decided to go into the dental field. In 2006, she graduated from American Career College and has been assisting since then. She joined the Tarzana Smile Design Team in April 2010, and enjoys sharing her knowledge of oral health and is very attentive to her patients needs while in the office.

Brenda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and loves going to the beach. She enjoys many genres of music and spending time with her sweet dog, Audrey.

Ryan Matthews

Farnaz Cheshmazar - Reseda dentist

Born and Raised in Georgia, Ryan  is a true southern gentlemen. He originally came to California for a successful career in the entertainment field, during which time he also obtained and art degree from Pasadena Art Center. Through the course of his time in California a dear friend passed away from breast cancer. This incident was like an internal alarm clock sounding off inspiring him to change careers to healthcare. Ryan returned to schooling search of the perfect fit for his passion to help others. After exploring different areas of health care Ryan found that the dental field was a perfect fit for him. Ryan then went to UOP for a year, and finally on to a degree in Dental Hygiene from Fresno.

Kenitha Taylor

Kenitha Taylor - Reseda dentist

Kenitha Taylor is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and received her dental hygiene education from Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College. Kenitha has been living in Southern California for the past 8 years with her husband and two children. Away from the dental office, Kenitha enjoys bowling and taking care of her family.