Miriam is the Office Manager here at Century City Smiles and Orthodontics and her main role is to oversee the office operations. She is committed to making the experience in the dental office a positive one. She has been in the field of dentistry for over six years and has vast knowledge of most insurances and benefits offered. She works on behalf of the patients to make sure that they understand all aspects of their benefits and will provide detailed breakdown of all costs involved prior to initiating treatment. In her spare time Miriam enjoys going to the movies, spending time with family and friends as well as her involvement with various community outreach programs.
LEAD DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kathy is the lead dental assistant for Century City Smiles and Orthodontics. She has been in the dental field for over 25 years in the Pasadena and Los Angeles areas. She is an expert in dental materials and is constantly improving the products and services that Dr. Saidian uses. She oversees making sure that all supplies are properly sterilized and ensures that the office upholds the utmost standard in cleanliness. Kathy has a season pass to Disneyland and makes sure to go there as much as she can. In her spare time she enjoys camping, spending time with her family and friends.
FRONT DESK COORDINATOR
Pricila is the Front Desk Coordinator here at Century City Smiles and Orthodontics. Her main job is to verify and secure all matters pertaining to patient insurance and billing. She makes sure that everything related to finances is explained to the patient prior to the start of any treatment. In her spare time Pricila enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Avishag Poratti is the dental hygienist here at Century City Smiles and Orthodontics. She has 3 years of experience with patient care in the dental field. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from West Los Angeles College. Patient care is her ultimate focus. She listens carefully to each person and addresses his and her concerns. Her goal is to make you feel accepted here and leave with a great, confident smile. To Avishag, there is no greater feeling than making a positive difference in one's life. Outside work she loves spending time with her husband and baby Lior, as well as working out.
Abi joined our team a year ago and is our Patient Coordinator here at Century City Smiles and Orthodontics. Her experience is used daily in helping patients understand their treatment process, insurance coverage, and if needed assists Dr. Shawn. She goes above and beyond to help our patients have a great experience here. Away from work, Abi spends her time going on road trips with her friends and family and is a very talented artist.