MINA LEVI, DDSDr. Mina Levi received her dentistry degree from Sofia Medical University, and did her post-graduate studies in orthodontics at Plovdiv Medical University in Bulgaria. She also studied dentistry at UCLA upon moving to the United States. Dr. Mina Levi was the past president of the Northern California Chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry. She holds a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Master of the American Academy of Clear Aligners. Dr. Mina Levi is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International and a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Mina Levi received advanced training in orthodontics in Germany and in dental implants in the US. She was the first dentist in California to become certified in Zirconia metal-free dental implants in 2008. Dr. Mina Levi’s clinical approach is to be minimally invasive and to preserve as much as possible of the natural tooth structure by following a Biomimetic Approach taught by Dr. Pascal Magne. She enjoys helping patients reinvent their smiles. Dr. Mina Levi has been running a very successful AACA Dental Study Group in San Francisco dedicated primarily on improving clinical and management skills of general dentist in the Bay Area. Dr. Mina Levi has been practicing in the area since 2008 and enjoys hiking, skiing, macro photography, and spending time with her son.
STACI TANIGUCHI, DDS
Dr. Staci Taniguchi is a native Californian. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior at UC Davis, she worked at UCSF Department of Ophthalmology as a Residency Coordinator. Dr. Staci obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at University of the Pacific in San Francisco.
She strives for excellence in patient care, taking time to connect with her patients in order to best care for their oral health and overall well-being. Dr. Staci is continuously learning and investing time to perfect her clinical skills in cosmetics, oral surgery, and minimally invasive restorative dentistry. Outside of dentistry, Staci enjoys running, exploring new restaurants around the bay, and enjoying home life with her family.
SEP POURESA, DMD
Instagram influencer Dr. Sep Pouresa (@dr.spouresa) received both his Doctorate in Dental Medicine and Kinesiology degree from McGill University in Canada, where he was also awarded with the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for his academic excellence and involvements in the state . Dr. Pouresa further extended his training by completing a Residency in Advanced General Dentistry at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Pouresa has been featured in numerous magazines and news articles including: Generation Iron, NYC Journal, Fox43, Top 20 Dentists Disruptors Magazine, Dishfordiet, Eatmynews Magazine, Nebraska News, Colorado Magazine and much more.
Fun fact: He is also fluent in French and Farsi.
RICARDO – REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Ricardo joined our practice in 2021. Bio coming soon.
JORDAN – REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Holding over 10 years of experience as a dental assistant, Jordan joined California Dental Innovations in 2018. He’s energized by keeping up to date with the latest changes in the practice of dentistry. Born in San Francisco, Jordan remembers when Muni fare was only 35 cents. When not at work, he splits his time between entertaining his young daughter, watching movies, and following baseball.
KARLA – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Bio coming soon
HILDA – DENTAL ASSISTANT
Hilda has been with our practice since 2015 and likes helping patients achieve good oral health. Hilda likes being part of the care team at California Dental Innovations. Hilda enjoys workouts, hikes and going to the movies. She has two children, her little “monsters.”
WINNIE – PATIENT COORDINATOR
Bio coming soon