About Us

Who We Are

The Los Angeles Dental Society (LADS) is a local component of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. We are dedicated to helping our member dentists provide excellent patient care and providing the Los Angeles community with dental resources and information.

Our member doctors serve central Los Angeles, encompassing the regions of Bell, Bell Gardens, Beverly Hills, City of Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Downtown LA, Hollywood, Huntington Park, Koreatown, Leimert Park, Los Feliz, Lynwood, Maywood, Mid-Wilshire, Silverlake, South Gate, Watts, and West Hollywood.

Executive Committee


Michele L. Frawley, DDS
8920 Wilshire Blvd.,
Suite 701
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2006
Tel: (310) 652-8383


President- Elect

Fariba Kalantari, DDS
6464 West Sunset Blvd, 
Suite 1080
Los Angeles, CA 90028-8020
Tel: (323) 461-4676

Vice President

Pilseong Kim, DDS
3440 Wilshire Blvd,

Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: (213) 383-5151


Sadegh M. Namazikhah, DMD
16661 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 606
Encino, CA 91436-1982
Tel: (818) 789-3236


Richard Hirschinger, DDS MBA
9615 Brighton Way #323,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel: (888) 981-8981

Immediate Past President

M. Navid Mapara, DMD
5814 Rodeo Road 
Los Angeles, CA 90016-4406
Tel: (310) 836-7200


Neil McLeod, DDS
9201 West Sunset Boulevard
Suite 715
West Hollywood, CA 90069-3708
Tel: (310) 275-5379

CDA Trustee

David Anson, DDS 
8500 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 800
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-3106
Tel: (310)657-0999

CDA Trustee

Scott Kim, DDS
4220 West 3rd Street
Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90020-3450
Tel: (213) 387-5570