Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Naz Sepehripour
Dr. Naz Sepehripour is a caring, experienced dental professional. With a bachelor’s degree in biology from California State University, Northridge, and a dental degree from University of the Pacific, Dr. Sepehripour values education. Since graduating, she has taken several continuing education courses, including those in implant dentistry and Invisalign, to stay at the forefront of modern dentistry. Dr. Sepehripour believes in being a careful listener and getting to know each patient as an individual in order to provide the best personalized dental care possible.
Outside of the office, Dr. Sepehripour loves spending time with her husband of 25 years and their two children. She also enjoys exercising.
Dr. Barouir Deirmenjian
As a general dentist, Dr. Deirmenjian is devoted to providing quality, rewarding, and compassionate care to every patient that visits him. Serving as the founder and CEO of B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates, he serves patients at many multi-specialty facilities in California, including Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and has just added three new locations in the San Diego area.
With nineteen locations in California, B. Deirmenjian and Affiliates serve patients of all ages, from all backgrounds, and from every walk of life. The team of specialists, general dentists, assistants, and benefit coordinators offer a number of services, including: cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, endodontics, family dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics. They are dedicated to making dental care rewarding, so that individuals have a reason to share their smile.
Before entering private practice, Dr. Deirmenjian served as Dental Director at Guards Dental, where he demonstrated strong leadership skills in operating over 40 locations. Subsequently, he established his own family dental private practices, Smiles West, Desert Dental Group, and Ponderosa Dental Group.
To prepare for his career, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Irvine, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988. Furthering his studies, he went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 1999.
Remaining abreast of the latest dental developments, Dr. Deirmenjian is an active member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association. He is also a peer-review member at MetLife Insurance and Liberty Dental, sits on the advisory committee of Henry Schein Dental, is a UCLA adjunct professor, and is board-certified by the Dental Board of California.
Revered for his extensive 30+ year leadership background, Dr. Deirmenjian has been voted #100 on the Inc.5000 Series list of the Fastest-Growing Companies in California and #1528 of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies nationally. He was also named one of LA Business of the Year, Best Office by Insurance Companies, and one of the Emerging Dental Groups to Watch 2020 by Group Dentistry Now.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy.
An active member of his community, Dr. Deirmenjian truly enjoys helping the less fortunate and volunteering when he can with food drives and community outreach initiatives. Previously, he has participated in pro bono work for human trafficking victims in the Los Angeles area. He was also involved in a health fair head-start program, senior citizens program, and maintained an affiliation with Veteran Affairs.
In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors. He is fluent in English, Armenian, Spanish, and French.
Dr. Edwin Pouldar
Dr. Edwin Pouldar is from Los Angeles and graduated from USC dental school. Dr. Pouldar specializes in procedures such as crowns, veneers, fillings, dentures, Invisalign, root canals and extractions. Dr. Pouldar’s favorite part about patient care is fostering long lasting relationships with patients and building their trust. Our practice strives to provide comprehensive care to all of our patients, through proper communication and excellent quality of treatment.
Outside of the office, Dr. Pouldar is a Southern California native and loves the outdoors such as hiking and sports, especially basketball.
Dr Leyli Aminian
Dr. Aminian was born and raised in Tehran, lran. At age 16, she moved to Paris, France. When she was 19 years old, Dr. Aminian came to Los Angeles. In 1990, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Whittier College, graduated with honors in 1994 with her Doctor of Dental Surgery from USC and joined American Dental in 2011. Her favorite thing about dentistry is providing function, creating aesthetics, and repairing a tooth that is in pain or severely damaged. She loves seeing patients happy and pain-free. When a patient follows home care instructions and the treatment is successful, it is the biggest reward.
When Dr. Aminian isn’t working, she enjoys fitness classes, yoga and traveling. Her goals are to help and touch as many human lives as possible, especially underprivileged children.