Riverside Dental Group

Riverside Dental Group

7251 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

(951) 689-5031
[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 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Thursday 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Friday 7:30AM – 6:00PM

Insurance Information

We accept most PPOs and will file your insurance claim for you. For specific answer to your questions about coverage or costs, we ask that you please contact your insurance provider before your visit.

Payment Information

We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards. We also offer a number of payment options to make dental care more easily accessible, and we offer payment solutions through third-party financing companies, such as CareCredit. Qualifying applicants may receive low monthly payments, extended repayment solutions, and special interest options.

Meet Our Team

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

Arshia Kasravi, DDS, MSD – Endodontist

Dr. Kasravi-Sandborn is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where she earned her DDS, as well as a graduate of USC and Case Western Reserve University, where she completed her MS in Surgical Dentistry and a Specialty Degree in Endodontics. Having joined our practice in 2009, what she loves most about her patients is meeting people from all walks of life and listening to them open up about their life and experiences. She is humbled by the experiences she has with them every day. Dr. Kasravi-Sandborn offers her patients gentle, thorough treatment. She actively participates in charity work, and is a ChildFund and CHOC sponsor.

Away from work, Dr. Kasravi-Sandborn spends quality time with her husband, her two stepsons, and their family dog Rusty, along with their salt water fish. She also enjoys cooking up new recipes, gardening, spending time with her sister (her best friend) and her parents, as well as scuba diving.

Favorite quote: “Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi

Dr. Carlos Moretta, DDS
Dr. Carlos Moretta, DDS
Dr. Carlos Moretta, DDS

Dr. Carlos Moretta, DDS

Dr. Carlos Moretta has been in the field of Dentistry since 1990.

He practiced as a Registered Dental Hygienist and General Dentist prior to beginning his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed this training in 2009 and has since practiced both hospital-based and private practice Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has maintained a faculty position at Loma Linda University in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since he completed residency. Dr. Moretta is a member of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Dental Educators Association. He also volunteers his time and expertise with free clinics in the community.

Dr. Moretta enjoys providing care internationally as well. He has treated patients in Africa, South America and various countries in Asia. He is married to his beautiful wife Dafne, who is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine physician. When outside of the office, Dr. Moretta enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with his family (including his many pets).

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. Ludwig graduated from the University of California School of Dentistry with his DDS in addition to completing post-graduate work in Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined our practice in 1996. Dr. Ludwig’s training includes the use of dental lasers to treat periodontal disease, known as a LANAP procedure. He also addresses gum recession with the pinhole grafting procedure. Patients appreciate his kind, gentle approach to dentistry, Dr. Ludwig is a member of the:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • CDA
  • ADA
  • Tri-County Dental Society

Away from the practice, Dr. Ludwig enjoys snow skiing, boating, water skiing, fishing, and hunting.

Dee Elias, DDS – General Dentist/Clinical Director
Dee Elias, DDS – General Dentist/Clinical Director
Dee Elias, DDS – General Dentist/Clinical Director

Dee Elias, DDS – General Dentist/Clinical Director

After graduating from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1981 with his DDS, Dr. Elias joined our practice in 1988. He is our Director of Operations and CEO of our dental group. His dental care philosophy centers on placing patient care as the number one priority, while treating patients the way he would like to be treated. Patients love his gentle, empathetic nature, the comfort he brings to visits, and the fact that he is a perfectionist. Dr. Elias loves it when they feel transformed with their new smiles.

Dr. Elias is a member of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He attends mission trips with his wife Holly and three daughters, Chloe, Carly, and Claire. He has a loyal pup named Duke and enjoys classic sports car restoration.

Favorite quote: “It is better to be kind than to be right.”

Loc Nguyen, DDS – General Dentist
Loc Nguyen, DDS – General Dentist
Loc Nguyen, DDS – General Dentist

Loc Nguyen, DDS – General Dentist

Dr. Nguyen earned his DMD from the Tufts School of Medical Dentistry and joined our practice in 2006. In practicing dentistry, he believes in treating patients like family. Patients love his careful, precise treatment. What he loves most about seeing patients is sharing his knowledge and experience with them.

Away from work, Dr. Nguyen spends quality time with his wife and two children and also enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, hunting, and gardening. Favorite quote: “Keep calm and carry on.”

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.

Y. Stephen Sugiono, DDS – General Dentist
Y. Stephen Sugiono, DDS – General Dentist
Y. Stephen Sugiono, DDS – General Dentist

Y. Stephen Sugiono, DDS – General Dentist

Dr. Sugiono earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University in 1984 before joining Riverside Dental Group in 2002. He focuses on implants, cosmetic dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, sinus lifts, bone grafting, root canal therapy, and various cosmetic crowns. His patients appreciate his ability to set them at ease and provide them with a comfortable experience while they are in the treatment chair. Patients are also fond of the cosmetic results he helps them to achieve. He is known for his record of excellence and perfectionism.

Dr. Sugiono belongs to the CDA and the ADA and is a member of Tri-County Dental. He volunteers with the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and the Rape Crisis Foundation. Away from the office, he spends quality time with his wife, an anesthesiologist, and their four children. Dr. Sugiono is also an avid motorcycle and auto racing enthusiast and enjoys restoring old cars. His favorite quote:

“If you can’t do it well, don’t start it.”

J. Timothy Harris, DDS – General Dentist
J. Timothy Harris, DDS – General Dentist
J. Timothy Harris, DDS – General Dentist

J. Timothy Harris, DDS – General Dentist

A graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry with his DDS, Dr. Harris joined our practice in 1998. He’s earned certifications and completed courses on pharmacology, cosmetic dentistry, CPA, and laser and implant dentistry. Patients love that he spends time getting to know them and helping them feel comfortable. Dr. Harris strives to build lasting relationships with his patients and enjoys helping them with their dental needs.

Dr. Harris is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Tri-County Dental Society. He volunteers with the Loma Linda Children’s Hospital and the Padre Foundation.

Away from work, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife Amanda, and their four wonderful children. They have three crazy dogs and three lazy cats. He also enjoys classic sports of all kinds, biking, traveling, wine tasting, and photography. He is a huge LA Kings and LA Rams fan.

Favorite quote: “How sublime it is to suffer yet stay strong.”

Nicholas Dalida, DDS
Nicholas Dalida, DDS
Nicholas Dalida, DDS

Nicholas Dalida, DDS

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Angela Hemenway – Registered Dental Hygienist
Angela Hemenway – Registered Dental Hygienist
Angela Hemenway – Registered Dental Hygienist

Angela Hemenway – Registered Dental Hygienist

Angela joined our team in 2014. She’s earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a minor in Graphic Design from La Sierra University. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University. She’s earned special certifications in CPR, local anesthesia, diode laser, and gingival curettage. Our patients love her cheery demeanor and travel stories, and she enjoys listening to their life advice and personal experiences. Her hobbies include running, reading, painting, hiking, and traveling.

Favorite quote: “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plane tickets, which is kind of the same thing.”

Samantha Brewer – Practice Manager
Samantha Brewer – Practice Manager
Samantha Brewer – Practice Manager

Samantha Brewer – Practice Manager

Samantha joined our practice in 2014. She graduated from high school in 2004 and attended the Wagner Training Institute for Phlebotomy Licensing. Samantha loves the chance to help find solutions to problems, and make other people’s days easier. She enjoys listening to her patients’ stories and learning about their experience at the office. When outside of the office, Samantha enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

Favorite Quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

Jami Guzzetta – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jami Guzzetta – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jami Guzzetta – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jami Guzzetta – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jami joined our team in 1998 and has earned her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Cerritos College. She loves how busy our patients keep her and looks forward to helping them enjoy improved oral health. She is a member of the PTA and is married with two wonderful children. She has one dog and enjoys traveling.

Favorite quote: “Do as I say, not as I do.”

LeAnn Schoepflin – Registered Dental Hygienist
LeAnn Schoepflin – Registered Dental Hygienist
LeAnn Schoepflin – Registered Dental Hygienist

LeAnn Schoepflin – Registered Dental Hygienist

After earning her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University, LeAnn joined our team. She has earned special certifications in instrumentation. Our patients love her sarcastic  sense of humor and in fact, her favorite quote is: “Sarcasm, now served all day.” She looks forward to helping our patients enjoy healthier smiles!

Sebrina Martin – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sebrina Martin – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sebrina Martin – Registered Dental Hygienist

Sebrina Martin – Registered Dental Hygienist

Sabrina joined our team in 2006. She’s earned her Associate of Arts and Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. She’s also completed certifications in CPR, anesthesia, gingival curettage, and laser dentistry. She loves working with our patients and has been awarded the Clinical Excellence Award. She has three pets: Gizmo, Bella, and Kona. Her hobbies include snowboarding, river and scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding, wakeboarding, softball, and bowling. Her favorite quote often makes her think of the attempts to make her patients floss: “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.”

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.

Favorite Quote: “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” -Bruce Lee

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