Dental Associates of Riverside

Dental Associates of Riverside

3487 Central Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 369-1001
[email protected]

We’re Here to Help You Smile

We believe in offering all patients a comprehensive approach to dental care, protecting smiles with preventive dentistry, and improving the beauty of their smiles with cosmetic and restorative care.

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Office Hours

Monday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday 7:00AM – 4:00PM

Payment Options

We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards.

We also offer CareCredit, which is a third-party financing company endorsed by the ADA offering low monthly payments for qualifying applicants.

Insurance

If you have dental insurance, we will be happy to file your claim for you as a courtesy. We accept most PPOs and HMOs, including:

Meet Our Team

Ameet Chopra, DDS – Oral Surgeon
Ameet Chopra, DDS – Oral Surgeon
Ameet Chopra, DDS – Oral Surgeon

Ameet Chopra, DDS – Oral Surgeon

Dr. Chopra graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2005. He then completed his studies at the UCLA-Harbor OMS in 2010. He joined our team as an oral surgeon in 2016. He loves the challenges that oral surgery presents, as well as the ability to meet different people from all walks of life. Outside of the office, Dr. Chopra enjoys sports.

Favorite quote: You can do it!

Arshia Kasravi, DDS, MSD – Endodontist
Arshia Kasravi, DDS, MSD – Endodontist
Arshia Kasravi, DDS, MSD – Endodontist

Arshia Kasravi, DDS, MSD – Endodontist

Dr. Arshia Kasravi joined Dental Associates of Riverside in 2009. She completed her specialty degree and M.S.D in Endodontics at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Dr. Kasravi earned her D.D.S from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. She attended the University of California, Irvine for her Bachelor of Science. Dr. Kasravi enjoys helping her patients achieve optimal oral health and overcome their dental phobias.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family. Her favorite song is “Fragile” by Sting.

Chad Hawkins, DDS – Orthodontist
Chad Hawkins, DDS – Orthodontist
Chad Hawkins, DDS – Orthodontist

Chad Hawkins, DDS – Orthodontist

Dr. Hawkins was born and raised in Southern California. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University before attending the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
After serving in the Army for three years as a dentist, Dr. Hawkins returned to school at NOVA Southeastern University, where he received his Orthodontic certification. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Hawkins is married with five kids. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, motorcycle riding, cycling, car racing and surfing.
David Ludwig, DDS – Periodontist
David Ludwig, DDS – Periodontist
David Ludwig, DDS – Periodontist

David Ludwig, DDS – Periodontist

Dr. David M. Ludwig is a Periodontist. In 1991, he conducted his specialty training in Periodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned both his D.D.S and Bachelor of Science from the UCLA School of Dentistry. He holds membership with the Academy of Periodontology, the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Tri-County Dental Society. Dr. Ludwig is most known for his gentle touch and honesty with his patients. Outside of work, Dr. Ludwig spends his free time traveling, snow skiing, hunting, fishing, and bicycling.

Michael Saed, DDS
Michael Saed, DDS
Michael Saed, DDS

Michael Saed, DDS

Dr. Saed earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the NYU School College of Dentistry in 2016, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He’s completed special certifications in general and restorative dentistry, and is a member of both the Tri-County Dental Society and the California Dental Association. Dr. Saed joined our team in 2021 and loves the chance to meet our patients and learn about their lives. He strives to provide every patient with an honest, friendly, and comfortable dental experience.

When not in the office, Dr. Saed enjoys spending time with his friends and family and exploring the local sushi cuisine.

Favorite Quote: “Do your little bit of good where you are, it’s those little bits of good that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu

Reza Madany, DDS – General Dentist
Reza Madany, DDS – General Dentist
Reza Madany, DDS – General Dentist

Reza Madany, DDS – General Dentist

Dr. Madany joined our team in 2016. A gradate of NYU, Dr. Madany has been practicing dentistry since 2005 with a special focus on cosmetic dentistry and implantology. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Orange County Dental Society. Dr. Madany listens to his patients and is happy to answer their questions and address their needs and concerns. He loves the personal aspect of patient care, and looks forward to interacting with his patients and seeing their smiles after helping them with their concerns. He lives with his wife and two beautiful daughters (and their pet fish) in Mission Viejo. When not in the office, Dr. Madany enjoys playing basketball, visiting the beach, and trying new foods.

Favorite Quote: “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” -Albert Einstein

Sheila Harris-Müller, DDS – Pediatric Dentist
Sheila Harris-Müller, DDS – Pediatric Dentist
Sheila Harris-Müller, DDS – Pediatric Dentist

Sheila Harris-Müller, DDS – Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Harris-Müller earned her DDS as well as an MS in Pediatric Dentistry from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. She joined our practice in 1998 with a philosophy that focuses on providing a positive dental experience for even the youngest of patients. Patients love her gentle, caring, and motherly touch. Regarding her patients, she loves watching them grow. Dr. Harris-Müller holds awards in oral pathology and endodontics and is actively involved in charity work, volunteering at Give Kids a Smile and Project Kind. She is also a member of the:

  • ADA
  • CDA
  • Tri-County Dental Society
  • AAPD
  • ADSA

Away from work, she spends quality time with her daughter Tinley, and son Treston. She has a number of pets, including a macaw named Max, three tortoises, three bunnies, an iguana, and a bearded dragon. She loves traveling, visiting museums and concerts, collecting Pet Shop Boys memorabilia, cooking, gardening, and attending her children’s sporting events.

Wendy Breitzman, DDS – General Dentist
Wendy Breitzman, DDS – General Dentist
Wendy Breitzman, DDS – General Dentist

Wendy Breitzman, DDS – General Dentist

Dr. Breitzman is a graduate of University of the Pacific, where she earned her DDS, as well as the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she completed her BS. Having joined us in 2011, her dental philosophy continues to focus on offering consistent, quality dental care to her patients who appreciate her compassionate, caring manner. Her favorite thing about her patients is providing them with improved smiles. An active participant in charity work and her community, Dr. Breitzman feeds those in need during holidays, and belongs to the Tri-County Dental Society. She also belongs to the following dental organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Cosmetic Dental Association
Nicholas Dalida, DDS
Nicholas Dalida, DDS
Nicholas Dalida, DDS

Nicholas Dalida, DDS

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Summerly De La Torre – Practice Manager
Summerly De La Torre – Practice Manager
Summerly De La Torre – Practice Manager

Summerly De La Torre – Practice Manager

Summerly joined our team in 2019. She’s worked as a Registered Dental Assistant in the past and graduated from dental school in 2002. She’s earned special certifications in radiology, coronal polishing, and dental practice accounting. Patients love the personal connection she forms with them, and Summerly looks forward to meeting our patients and helping them achieve improved oral health. When not in the office, Summerly loves spending time in the gym lifting weights, working out, and eating healthy. She has 3 beautiful daughters who she loves going camping with, and riding dirt bikes together.

Favorite quote: “You will never work a day in your life if you love what you do!”

Allison Giles – Registered Dental Hygienist
Allison Giles – Registered Dental Hygienist
Allison Giles – Registered Dental Hygienist

Allison Giles – Registered Dental Hygienist

Allison graduated from Loma Linda University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree. She has been a part of our team since 2005 and has a soft-tissue laser certification. Her focus is on the medically-compromised patient. Allison loves getting to learn about our patients’ lives and helping them improve their oral health. Our patients like that she has a gentle touch and that she is caring and compassionate. She has worked with Clinic With A Heart at Loma Linda University. Allison has been married to her deputy sheriff husband for 13 years, and they have three boys and one girl, along with two pets: a dog and a California desert tortoise. Her hobbies include going to the beach, painting, and playing water polo. Favorite Quote: “A smooth sea never made a skilled mermaid.

Amanda Piper – Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda Piper – Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda Piper – Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda Piper – Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda graduated from Riverside Community College with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree. She has been a part of our team since 2008 and is laser, CPR, and first aid certified. Amanda loves that patients are very loyal and that they feel like a part of her family. Patients like that she is passionate about oral health and patient education and that she always strives for excellent customer service. She is a Girl Scout leader and has worked in the community by providing dental health education at Mark Twain Elementary, Children’s Discovery Center, and Riverside Community College preschool. She also delivered oral cancer education at Riverside Relay for Life and volunteered at the Spark of Love Toy Drive. Amanda is married and has two children, Delaney and Bradley, and one dog. Her hobbies include hiking, boating, camping, traveling, and enjoying nature. Favorite Quote: “Dental Hygienists are making the world a better place, one smile at a time.

Teri Heilbron – Registered Dental Hygienist
Teri Heilbron – Registered Dental Hygienist
Teri Heilbron – Registered Dental Hygienist

Teri Heilbron – Registered Dental Hygienist

Teri graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree. She earned her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Riverside Community College. She has been a part of our team since 1986 and has a certification in laser dentistry. She is a member of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association and president of the Tri-County Dental Hygienists’ Society. She loves helping our patients improve the quality of their lives through good oral-systemic health habits. Teri volunteers with, and received a community award from, Care Harbor (L.A. and Pomona Valley). She is married to her husband, Kirk, and has a daughter (Danielle) and a grandson (Pierce), along with two dogs and one cat. One of her favorite hobbies is camping.

April Rawls – Registered Dental Hygienist
April Rawls – Registered Dental Hygienist
April Rawls – Registered Dental Hygienist

April Rawls – Registered Dental Hygienist

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Amy Dillon – Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy Dillon – Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy Dillon – Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy Dillon – Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy joined our team in 2020 and is certified in nitrous oxide, local anesthesia, and completed continuing education courses in nutrition. In 2010 she received her degree in Dental Assisting from Riverside Community College in Moreno Valley. In 2015 Amy finished her Dental Hygiene degree at Concorde Career College, and in 2018 she completed her Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State University. She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2018. Amy is a member of both the Tri-County Dental Hygienists Society and the California Dental Hygiene Association. She also made the Dean’s List in college, and has volunteered for Clinic With a Heart.

Amy enjoys helping patients love their smile while also teaching them about whole body wellness. She strives to create relationships with them and learn their stories. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, going to church, and spending time with her family and her golden retriever Beau.

Favorite Quote: “For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

Shanna Miranda – Registered Dental Hygienist
Shanna Miranda – Registered Dental Hygienist
Shanna Miranda – Registered Dental Hygienist

Shanna Miranda – Registered Dental Hygienist

Shanna graduated from El Paso Community College with her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2016. She joined our team in 2021, and is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. Shanna views her job as much more than just cleaning teeth. She also educates our patients and loves to see them happy and healthy. She looks forward to getting to know her patients, building lasting relationships with them while helping them achieve their best oral health.

When not in the office, Shanna loves spending time with her husband and kids.

Favorite Quote: “Be grateful for today and never take anything for granted. Life is a blessing.

Jocelyn Cruz - Registered Dental Hygienist
Jocelyn Cruz - Registered Dental Hygienist
Jocelyn Cruz - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jocelyn Cruz - Registered Dental Hygienist

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Tiofila Villela – Orthodontics Manager
Tiofila Villela – Orthodontics Manager
Tiofila Villela – Orthodontics Manager

Tiofila Villela – Orthodontics Manager

Tiofila has been working with our team since 2003. She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2001 with a degree in Dental Assisting. Tiofila has also earned certifications in CPR. She loves the chance to help patients achieve a great smile, and enjoys watching them grow with us and gain new smiles following treatment. When not in the office, Tiofila enjoys camping, discovering new places, and hanging out with her two kids.

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