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.
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.
Dr. Poneh Ghasri
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.
Dr. Sheila Morim
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Emma Chioma Onwuka
Dr. Onwuka, DDS provides compassionate, quality, comprehensive dental care for infants, children, and adolescents, including those with special health care needs. She received her B.S. in Biological Studies from Stanford University, and then received her DDS at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She received her certificate in the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program at the University of Washington. She is highly knowledgeable in restorative, cosmetic, and sedation dentistry as well. Additionally, she is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Daniel Klein
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.