Mehran Abbassian, DDS
I graduated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 1988. In 1989, I moved to the Santa Clarita Valley. I purchased my office in 1990 located in Newhall, California. In 2007, I moved to my state-of-the-art practice located on Tourney Road, Valencia. It is a full service dental office, for adults and children. Throughout the years, I have served on many boards for non-profit organizations. In early 2000, I was the assistant clinical professor at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. In 2011, I was the President of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society which is a component of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In my free time I enjoy playing golf and of course my family and friends.
Shanne J. Sastiel, DDS, MS
Dr. Shanne Sastiel was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Sastiel then went on to attend the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and later his Master’s degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, as well as his postgraduate training and certificate in Periodontics. During his time at UCSF, he received the prestigious award for Outstanding Achievement in Periodontics by the American Academy of Periodontics.
Dr. Sastiel’s passion in dentistry stems from his desire to educate and care for patients. Dr. Sastiel believes that the highest quality of dental care can only be achieved through the communication and trust between doctor and patient. Dr. Sastiel does a variety of procedures with a gentle touch, including placing dental Implants, extractions, bone and gum tissue grafting and improving patient smiles! Dr. Sastiel is married to Shirley and has two children. During his free time, he can be found cooking, hiking, or taking his family to the beach.
I am a registered Dental Hygienist. I earned my bachelors degree from UC Santa Barbara before pursuing dental hygiene at Pasadena City College. I enjoy playing sports and spending time with my husband and three boys who light up my life. I love working in the dental field because I enjoy interacting with my patients and helping them maintain optimal oral health.
Anita, Dental Insurance Coordinator
I am a committed dental professional, and skilled insurance coordinator with over 20 years of experience. I am bilingual in English and Spanish. I am always willing to help and care for our patients. In my free time, I enjoy hiking and exercising. I also serve my community every week by volunteering to serve the less fortunate.
Julie, Office Manager
Along with everyone working here in Dr. Abbassian’s dental office, I strive to make your dental experience excellent, with great communication and service. Each patient is important to me and I look forward to providing sincere, honest care to everyone. All of us in this office do our best to create a welcoming and comfortable environment. Your optimum oral health is our goal for you and your family.
I am an RDA and Dr. Abbassian’s chairside assistant. I have been active and currently delivering patient care since 1985. My philosophy is developing stronger relationships in everything I do, both professionally and personally. I graduated from Western Technical College of Dental Assisting and continue to keep up on dental education seminars and hands on training in my personal time. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 3 children, 3 grandchildren and the 3 dogs.
I am an RDA and one of Dr. Abbassian’s assistants. I graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College in 2015 with a diploma in dental assisting. I was raised here in Santa Clarita. I spend my free time with my beautiful daughter, we enjoy hiking, beach days, movies and mermaids!
I began my career as a Dental Assistant. While raising my children I found an opportunity to take my career to the next level – I became a Hygienist with a Bachelor’s Degree from USC. I love to jog, travel, and spend time with friends and family.