A native of Arizona, Samantha studied dance on a scholarship at Arizona Western College. She also attended Arizona State University and gained extensive experience in Orthodontics. On days off, she enjoys exploring the wide diversity Los Angeles has to offer.
Trisha Dental Hygienist
A native of of Burbank, California, Trisha completed her college studies in psychology. She switched career plans to become a dental hygienist and earned her RDH from Loma Linda University in 2006. When not at work, she enjoys traveling, gourmet foods, and training her new puppy Lucky Stone.
Samantha (Sam) Clinical Assistant
A native of North Hollywood, California, Sam brings with her extensive experience in customer service. In addition to being a dental assistant, Sam is a freelance makeup artist as well as an event planner. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, entertaining, and spending time with family, friends, and her cat Princess.
Sandy Registered Dental Hygienist
A native of North Hollywood, Sandy earned her dental hygiene degree from West Los Angeles College in 1981 and has been a team member at Friedman Dentistry for nearly fifteen years. She is an avid swimmer, cyclist and runner. In her free time, she also enjoys cooking for family and many friends.
Talya Dental Hygienist
A native of Sherman Oaks, California, Talya moved to the Bay Area and earned a Bachelors degree in Art History from San Francisco State University. After graduation, she returned to Los Angeles to pursue a career in healthcare. She earned her dental hygiene degree from West Coast University in Anaheim and recently joined the Friedman Dentistry Team. In her free time, Talya enjoys cooking, entertaining friends and family, and trying one of the many new restaurants in and around Los Angeles.
Heather Clinical Assistant
A native of Woodland Hills, California, Heather earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in biochemistry from California State University, Northridge. She is currently applying to dental schools and aspires to become an orthodontist. In her free time, she enjoys trying new foods, making crafts, caligraphy, and decorating cakes.
Victoria Clinical Assistant
Victoria is a native of Southern California and her prior work experience in management and customer service has been a positive influence on our practice. She has always had an interest in the dental profession and aspires to become a Dental Hygienist. In her spare time, Victoria attends the Los Angeles Kings, Sparks, Lakers and Dodgers sporting events. She enjoys cooking for friends and family.
Kayla Dental Hygienist
A native of Portland, Oregon, Kayla has always wanted to live in Los Angeles where the weather is warmer. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree from The Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene where she also participated in varsity basketball, softball and cross country. Kayla enjoys Thai food, outdoor concerts and anything sweet. She is excited to be a member of the Friedman Dentistry Team.