Mid Wilshire Dental Care



About Our Dentists

The dentists at Mid-Wilshire Dental Care are committed to providing you with the dental health treatments you need. We use advanced technology and state-of-the-art treatments to ensure the safest, most comfortable dental experience possible.


Bijan Afar

Dr. Bijan Afar

Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

Dr. Afar earned his DDS and Master of Science in Oral Biology from UCLA School of Dentistry and received the California State Fellowship, Hortense Fishbaugh’s Fellowship and a coveted NIH Dentist-Scientist Fellowship that enabled him to continue his studies in the fields for periodontology and oral implantology. He obtained his specialty degree from the University of Washington in Seattle.



Poneh Ghasri

Dr. Poneh Ghasri

General Dentist

After graduating from UCLA School of Dentistry, Dr. Ghasri continued her studies in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and restorative dentistry. She offers compassionate care with an artistic touch and creates incredibly natural smile makeovers and full mouth reconstructions. She is recognized as a Top Lumineers Dentist and an Invisalign Preferred Provider.




Sheila Morim

Dr. Sheila Morim

General Dentist

An experienced cosmetic and restorative dentist, Dr. Morim graduated in the top 5 percent of her class at UCLA School of Dentistry and is a member of several dental society programs.


Allen Yaghoubzadeh

Dr. Allen Jacobson


A native San Angeleno, Dr. Jacobson attended the University of Southern California and completed his residency in orthodontics and dento-facial orthopedics after graduation. He is skilled in the use of traditional braces and more advanced orthodontic techniques, and he is an Invisalign Preferred Provider.


Payman Kakoli

Dr. Peyman Kakoli


After receiving his Biology BS, Dr. Kakoli attended the University of Maryland, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He completed his residency with the VA in Baltimore and continued his education in the field of endodontics. He is a member of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists.






Bijan Afar

Dr. Daniel Klein

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Klein has been practicing dentistry since 2011, and is passionate about educating both children and their parents. Dr. Klein’s philosophy is to prevent oral health problems before they can even start. If treatment is needed, Dr. Klein uses a team approach to make sure the patient is brought back to health in a comfortable way. His goal is to empower patients and their parents to take full control of their oral health and maintain it. Dr. Klein earned his dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry. He is a now a Pediatric Dentistry Professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry at the Pediatric Dentistry and a member of many professional associations. These include the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Los Angeles Dental Society, and he is a board member of The California Society of Dentistry for Children. In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching sports, and especially spending time with his wife and young sons and coaching their ice hockey team.




Office Hours:

Monday:   8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:   8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:   8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:   8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:   8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday:   Emergency Appointments Only
Sunday:   Emergency Appointments Only



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Dr Afar was thorough, kind, knowledgeable and patiently answered all of my questions. I am very pleased with the services he provided and plan to use him for all my dental needs in the future.
I’ve always been afraid of the dentist but at Mid Wilshire dental care the staff helped me over come my fear. Thank you Mid Wilshire Dental Care for Taking care of ME!





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