Dental Staff

We Strive For Better Care, Better Smiles and A Better Life! 

NoHo Family Dental is a well-equipped multi-specialty practice with experienced dental professionals who specialize in GENERAL DENTISTRY, ORTHODONTICS and IMPLANTOLOGY and other restorative procedures. We welcome patients of all ages and needs. We love what we do and apply our experience and knowledge to provide you with the dental services you need to enjoy a lifetime of good dental high-quality dentistry. We can do everything from routine cleanings to cosmetic dentistry procedures. Our goal is to help you achieve the healthiest and most vibrant smile health.We know how important dental health is for you and your family, therefore, we offer a one-stop practice where every member of the family receives high-quality dentistry from caring professionals. We can do everything from routine cleanings to cosmetic dentistry procedures.

NoHo Family Dental

NoHo Family Dental

 

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to our Patients, educating them and providing needed care
  • Earning the trust and respect of patients, profession, and community.
  • Exceeding our Patients' expectations
  • Providing high-quality care to everyone regardless of insurance coverage
  • Striving for continuous improvement at all levels

Meet our Chief Dentist and Our Team of Dental Professionals

Yury Gershfeld, DDS

Yury Gershfeld, DDS

General & Implant Dentist in North Hollywood, CA

NoHo Family Dental Group

Dr. Yury Gershfeld has been practicing general dentistry since 1992. He studied biology at UCLA and obtained his doctorate degree from USC. He is an experienced general dentist with a strong background in implant placement and restoration as well as in various other complex dental procedures using state of the art diagnostic techniques. Dr. Gershfeld provides high-quality treatment and a great dental experience to his patients. He treats his patients like his own family and prides in having been able to provide happy and comfortable environment for them. He is a committed lifelong learner who provides access to dental care for people in the community and from areas surrounding North Hollywood. Dr. Gershfeld loves spending his free time with the family and also fond of bicycle racing.

Elnaz Hendifar, DDS

Elnaz Hendifar, DDS

General Dentist in North Hollywood, CA

NoHo Family Dental Group

Dr. Elnaz Hendifar, DMD is a general dentist who has been associated with Noho Family Dental Group since 2015. Graduated from UCLA in 2012. Dr. Hendifar first became interested in being a dentist when she had her orthodontic treatment as a teenager. After earning her bachelor’s degree in molecular, cell & developmental biology and her doctorate degree in dentistry from UCLA, she completed an additional residency in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Hendifar strives for perfection and loves to combine the artistic and scientific sides of dentistry when treating patients. Her commitment to provide the best treatment and her friendly personality helps patients feel comfortable while in the chair. Dr. Hendifar loves to workout regularly and enjoys hiking and spending quality time with family and friends.

Tamar Babayan, DDS

Tamar Babayan, DDS

Orthodontics in North Hollywood, CA

NoHo Family Dental Group

Our Orthodontist, Dr. Tamar Babayan has been associated with Noho Family Dental Group since 2016. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA in 2010. She subsequently pursed her specialty education in dentofacial orthopedics at Loma Linda University, earning a Master of Science degree and specialty certification in Orthodontics in 2012. Dr. Babayan's focus is on diagnosis, prevention, interception and treatment of all forms of malocclusion of the teeth and associated alterations in their surrounding structures. Based on individual case studies, she supervises the design, application and control of functional and corrective appliances in order to correct any  teeth misalignment or other jaw bone irregularities. Dr. Tamar Babayan is accepting patients at a few offices. 

 

Karina Lavrenteva

Karina Lavrenteva

Registered Dental Hygienist in North Hollywood, CA

NoHo Family Dental Group

Our Hygienist, Karina Lavrenteva, has been associated with Noho Family Dental Group in North Hollywood since 2008. She graduated with Bachelors in Science in Dental Hygiene from USC in 2001. Karina Lavrenteva is a proud recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award in Didactic and Clinical Dental Hygiene. She is trained to deliver superior dental hygiene. No matter your age or stage of life, she provides quality services that promote and maintain your family’s oral hygiene that prevents problems with teeth. Thorough examinations and professional cleaning help Karina’s patients avoid costly dental procedures, save their teeth and bring out their best smiles.

Griselda Alatorre

Griselda Alatorre

Registered Dental Hygienist in North Hollywood, CA

NoHo Family Dental Group

Griselda Alatorre has been working in dentistry since 1994. Started as a Dental Assistant in General Dentistry, she continued her education as a Registered Dental Assistant within the Orthodontic specialty. Griselda achieved another step in the profession and became a Registered Dental Hygienist when in 2011 she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. Griselda is passionate about dentistry and enjoys taking care of her patients. Her goal is to provide education and deliver gentle and high quality hygiene care helping people of all ages prevent oral disease and maintain their oral health and happy smile.

Supporting Staff

Mayra Alfaro Dental Assistant

Mayra Alfaro
Dental Assistant

Mayra Alfaro Dental Assistant

Yolanda Paredes Dental Assistant

Yolanda Paredes
Dental Assistant

Yolanda Paredes Dental Assistant

Roxy Coto Front Office

Roxy Coto
Front Office

Roxy Coto Front Office

Laura Molina Office Manager

Laura Molina
Office Manager

Laura Molina Office Manager