Our Friendly Staff Welcomes YOU!

Dale Morimizu Gorman

Executive Director

Ana Gomez

Registered Dental


Peter Shimizu, DDS

Dental Director

Richard Marias, DMD

Board President &

Dental Advisory Committee

Board of Directors


Richard Marias, DMD

 Private Practice


Vice President/Secretary

Thomas Kissinger, Ed.D.

 Burbank Unified School District



Thomas Engman, CPA

 KKAJ Certified Public Accountants


Fundraising Chair

Karen Volpei-Gussow

 Keller Williams Realty





Rene Benavides

  The Walt Disney Company


David Escobar

  UBS Financial Services, Inc.


Patrick Flynn

  City of Burbank


Renee Johnson

  Cusumano Real Estate Group -            Olive Court


Janice Lowers

  Retired, City of Burbank,                                           Burbank Sunrise Rotary


Ross Necessary

  Warner Bros. Worldwide Theatrical Marketing


Andy Ozols

  San Fernando Valley Dental                                   Society


Bradley Recker

  Burbank Water and Power


Elise Stearns-Niesen

  Unique-Vintage, Burbank Police Commission


We could not serve our community without our wonderful volunteer dentists, hygienists, assistants, interns and administrative volunteers!   We may miss mentioning a few from time to time, but here are some of our regulars:

Our Dedicated Volunteers

Cheryl Estiva, DDS (Pediatric)

Oariona Lowe, DDS (Pediatric)

Seran Ng, DDS (Pediatric)

Sanah Sohrab, DDS (Pediatric)

John Asano, DDS

Timothy Knox, DDS

Raymond Lee, DDS

Clarence Lin, DDS

George Liu, DDS

Richard Marias, DMD (Board President)

Charles Maseredjian, DDS

Grant Murray, DDS

Punita Oswal, DDS

J. Luis Ruiz, DDS

Peter Shimizu, DDS (Dental Director)

June Siron, DDS

Astrid Soegaard, DMD

Robert Sue, DDS

Ana Tam, DDS

Robert Thein, DDS

Vivian Tom, DDS

Merilynn Yamada, DDS (Orthodontist)

Frank Pita, DMD, MSD (Orthodontist)

Shahriyar Banihashemi, DDS (Endodontics)

Geoffrey Okada, DDS, MS (Endodontics)

Armond Kotikian MD DDS (Oral Surgeon)

Raffi Margossian, DDS, MSD (Oral Surgeon)

Keith Radack, DDS (Oral Surgeon)

Ron Lascoe, DMD (Periodontics) Marc Waki, DDS (Periodontics)

Volunteer Office Support

Evelia Estrada

Linda Ginoza

Estephany Lona

Armida Lopez

Gail Mitchell

Vicki Oldham

Esbeidy Sifuentes

Michael Thein

JBHS Students from Ms. Gillette's, Ms. Russon's and Ms. Freeman's Health Classes

Ticktockers from National Charity League, Inc. Burbank Chapter


Staci Asano RDH BS

Talin Babakhanian, RDH

Nataly Bui, RDH

Emily Bys, RDA

Jolene Chu, RDH

Josie Dizon, RDH

Stephanie Froelich, RDH

Tamae Glover, RDH

Francesca Hoffman, RDH

Jacob Maseredjian, RDH

Lilian Regalado, RDH

Janett Unda-Alvarez, RDHEF

Melissa Valenzuela-Lashley,RDH

Dental & Pre-Dental Student Volunteers

Jeffrey Asano

Emma Beste

Rasha  Dubuni

Alycia Chung

Kelly Cox

Amber Gomez

Lindsey Hertzberg

Sue Kim

Siuneh Minassian

Sahlee Peyton

Clesther Ramos

Shanie Revivo

Taryn Slepicoff

Rebecca Tom

Mindy Truong

Delilah Simon

Veronica Valdez

Dental Hygiene Partners

Pasadena City College Dental Hygiene Program

West Los Angeles College Dental Hygiene Program

San Fernando Valley Dental Society

San Fernando Valley Dental Hygienist Society

Would YOU like to become a KCDC Volunteer?

You, too, can give back to your community by volunteering with the Kids' Community Dental Clinic!  See some of the ways you can help here.