Dr. Erica Wu
Dr. Erica Wu was born in Southern California and grew up in both Taiwan and California. After completing high school in Northern California, she attended college in St. Louis before returning to California for dental school at The University of Southern California.
At USC, she developed her love for pediatric dentistry through community outreach programs. Throughout dental school, she volunteered and operated several free clinics for the underserved children and adults in the Southern California area. She has also volunteered on several mission trips abroad in South America. After dental school, Dr. Wu went on to complete her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Michigan. While in Michigan, she also completed an additional year of training in treating adults with special healthcare needs.
After many years in the Midwest, Dr. Wu is happy to be back home in Southern California. When she is not busy serving our community, she enjoys trying new recipes in the kitchen, playing games with family and friends, and traveling to new places.
Dr. Wu is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is excited to help your little ones achieve and maintain happy healthy smiles.
Dr. Sarah Gebrail
Dr. Gebrail” started her career in dentistry a little earlier than most. At the age of 21, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in oral and Maxillofacial dentistry in 2005 from Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt.
she moved with her husband to the united states, began to continue her career in dentistry and after attending two years in residency she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2019 from Universidad Del La Salle, Leon, Gto, Mexico .
Following graduation and time in general practice, Dr. Gebrail noticed she worked very well with children & soon realized that her passion was in the treatment of children especially when she served at the Egyptian Army Hospitals as a First lieutenant Dental officer and had the chance to see many Children who needed help while their parents were deployed far from their homes.
Dr. Gebrail is Certified in Oral conscious sedation for minors, carries extensive training in conscious sedation and experience in child behavior management techniques, and establishing a smooth communication channel with all children at different ages.
Having had a negative experience as a child, Dr. Gebrail prides herself in not only providing a positive dental experience but also an educational one for parents.
Dr. Gebrail has a passion to teach and train her students, she was a dental Instructor at Drake College & Saint Paul school of Nursing in New York and helped many students establish their careers in the dental industry. When not providing care for her little patients, Dr. Gebrail enjoys spending time with her husband Mark and her son Anthony who is 4 yrs old. Dr.Gebrail enjoys cooking, having outdoor activities, and traveling to see their families in Egypt.
Dr.Gebrail is currently a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.
Dr. Helia Jafari
Dr. Jafari’s many years of training have bestowed her the distinction as a board-certified orthodontist. Her passion for orthodontics shows in her genuine care and concern for her patients.
Dr. Jafari began her education in 2008 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where she had the honor of making the Dean’s List each semester. She earned a full scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa and was also awarded the SAS Excellence Award Scholarship.
Dr. Jafari ultimately earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences before attending the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in Los Angeles from 2012 to 2016. She continued to maintain a prominent presence on the Dean’s List and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. She completed her studies at the Georgia School of Orthodontics in Sandy Springs, GA, from 2016 to 2019, where she earned a Certificate of Orthodontics.
Dr. Jafari worked in pediatric dentistry during her orthodontic residency. She continues to stay apprised of the latest, research-proven orthodontic techniques to provide the most innovative care to her patients. Dr. Jafari makes it her mission always to learn better ways to stay ahead of her profession. Beautiful, healthy smiles are what it’s all about, and Dr. Jafari loves to make it happen!
Dr. Jafari is a highly-skilled provider of Invisalign and invisible Aligners in general, she is trained in cutting-edge orthodontic techniques such as laser technology, intra-oral scanning, mini-implant placement, and more.
Dr. Jafari’s passion for helping others extends to the underserved communities that need vital dental care. During her training, Dr. Jafari volunteered to deliver dental care to local and international clinics serving the less fortunate, including those at the Ayuda Dental Clinic in Mexico and Peru. She also helped to provide free dental services at the John Wesley Community Health Institute here in California and also offered her services to the USC Mobile Dental Clinic, treating low-income children.
When she’s not in the office, Dr. Jafari loves practicing yoga poses to find focus and clarity. She also enjoys participating in outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.