Our team


dr AnahitaTajbakhsh dr Aaron Paz

Our team

At Alluna Dental, our team of experts is devoted to catering to the entire range of patient requirements and is a one-stop solution for all your dental needs. We take extra care for the well-being of your dental health. Our treatment rooms are designed to prevent the traditional clinical look and feel besides being additionally sterile. Instead, it’s decorated to suit your tastes and has a flat screen television monitor to keep you entertained in style.

Since we emphasize on caring for our patients, we know that many patients are concerned and even have fearful thoughts on paying a visit to their dentist. It’s quite normal for you to get stressed up prior to and during dental visits. However, we manage this with great ease. Our main priority is your comfort and health, and we particularly emphasize on all concerns related to your anxiety. We are one among a handful of dental clinics in Los Angeles that offer both gas and sleep sedation to our patients which are effective and safe besides being responsive based on individual tolerance levels.

Last but not the least, our approach to dentistry is absolutely genuine. We are a strongly bonded team of reliable experts in our own fields-helping and backing one another in synchronizing, streamlining and optimizing your dental health.

Doctors At Alluna

Meet Dr. Paz,

Dr. Aaron Paz is a graduate of the prestigious New York University, College of Dentistry with honors. Dr. Paz completed his internship program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where he was distinguished for his contribution to a multitude of high-profile endodontic and oral surgery cases. Since then, Dr. Paz has become the guru of dental implantology with over 5,000 successful implants placed.

He has been recognized as an expert in fabrication and placement of dental implants, achieving the most esthetic and functional outcome. Dr. Paz teaches hands on implantology seminars. His work on guided CT-driven full mouth rehabilitation and same day fixed dentures has become the new trend raising standard of care in the dental community. He prides himself on teaching his colleagues and continuously dedicating his time to mentors other dental surgeons.

Dr. Paz is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the California Dental Association (CDA). He is a fellow at The International College of Oral Implantology and a fellow of the Implantology Seminars.

On his free time, he is known by his family and friends as “Chef Aaron”! He is a talented artist and a loving husband.

Meet Dr Taj,

Dr. Anahita Tajbakhsh ( Dr. Taj) received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry in 2011. She completed her Hospital Residency and General Practice Residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital, where she was recognized for her research on the the relationship between wearing dental prosthesis and recurrent pneumonia. She was selected to lecture for hundreds of dental and medical professionals, drawing attention to the relationship between oral cavity and the rest of human body.

She currently serves as an Attending Lecturer and Research Associate at the University of California Los Angeles, Department of Advanced Prosthodontics. She is leading several research programs on the impact of and emergency patient rates, in addition to serving as a consultant for dental manufacturing companies.

Her research and academic ties to local universities allow Dr. Taj to establish a valuable partnerships between technological gurus and the clinical community, enabling her to offer her patients the most advanced and comprehensive care.

Dr. Taj believes in continuous advancement of her knowledge and education. She received her Exodontist privileging in February 2015, and is a fellow at the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Her advanced training and comprehensive knowledge of medicine makes her a gem when it comes to treating medically compromised patients. Dr. Taj has received recognition for her work and research studies in several countries and has dedicated her career to advancement of dental technology and educating dental professionals. Dr. Taj is known amongst her peers as “the super dentist”!

Dr. Taj is married to her best friend, Dr. Aaron Paz. Dr. Taj is an artist and a professional scenery photographer. The two have travelled the globe capturing art, culture, nature, moments, and experiences. Their work has been presented in several travel websites and they are followed by thousands of fans on a daily basis. Other than their two passions of creating perfect smiles and capturing beauty around the globe, they spend most of their time with family and friends.

Meet Dr Daniel,

Dr. Daniel Aaron Matatiaho graduated Cum Laude from the prestigious University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry – world renowned for its advanced cosmetic and restorative training. During his time there, he immersed himself in the concepts of “Bio-mimmetic” minimally invasive dentistry. Biomimetic dentistry embodies the concepts of restoring teeth with techniques and materials that are balanced with the biologic activity of the natural tooth while still maintaining original function, strength and esthetic of the tooth—essentially the idea of conserving healthy and vital tooth structure without sacrificing function and esthetics. It helps to avoid root canals and other complications caused by aggressive drilling, and its strength comes from advanced adhesion of tooth to prosthetic material.

Dr. Daniel is known for his careful touch and thorough judgment of restoring teeth to regain form and function that involves careful and calculated planning, resulting in predictable and beautiful results. He carefully plans every detail of a cosmetic case utilizing the latest and greatest tools to accurately plan the desired outcome. Dr. Daniel knows that precision restorations make all the difference for his patients, so he takes his time to meticulously plan  strategies to ensure they get a natural and good looking smile – one perfectly designed to meet their personal needs.

Dr. Daniel is a big proponent of continuing education—he always stays on top of new techniques, materials and procedures to stay current on the best and greatest treatment outcomes for his patients. Dr. Daniel enjoys learning from his patients as well, and believes the lifelong patients are also lifelong friends.

Dr. Daniel is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the California Dental Association (CDA) and Alpha Omega Dental Society in Los Angeles.




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