Canyon Pediatric Dentistry

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Canyon Pediatric Dentistry
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Get to know us

Our entire team at Canyon Pediatric Dentistry has specifically chosen to work in a pediatric office because we understand the importance of building healthy habits at a young age and are honored to be able to play a role in developing these habits in your children. Plus, kids are FUN and keep our own inner child up and running!

Dr. Mahmoodi

Dr. mahmoodi

Dr. Roya Mahmoodi, or Dr. Roya as she’s known among her patients, is a board-certified pediatric dentist who is also a proud Bay Area native.

During dental school at UCLA, Dr. Mahmoodi enjoyed treating her pediatric patients because each visit was an opportunity to promote good oral hygiene to a young population that is capable of quickly developing healthy habits. She went on to complete her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Loma Linda University, where she gained experience in the full breadth of pediatric dental care, including treating patients with special needs. She welcomes the opportunity to continue serving children and adolescents with medically complex conditions.

Dr. Mahmoodi is also a recipient of the 2018 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3% on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying Exam. When she is not counting teeth and catching sugar bugs, she enjoys cooking, singing karaoke, and spending time with her husband and their puppy.

Dr. Ashrafi

Dr. ashrafi

Dr. Mahmoud Ashrafi is a board certified pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of pediatric dentistry, dentofacial orthopedics, and early orthodontic treatment.

Upon graduation from Eastman Dental Center and University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1977, Dr. Ashrafi accepted the faculty position at Marquette University and spent five years in full time teaching and practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He relocated to Rochester, New York, in 1983, practiced Pediatric Dentistry, taught part time at Eastman Dental Center and University of Rochester until 1995, and then moved to Northern California.

He is a recipient of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Student Research award, and has numerous scientific publications in national and international dental journals. He is a clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Orofacial Science at the University of California in San Francisco.

Dr. Ashrafi is married to Dr. Sepi Jannati and has three sons.

Dr. Jasnena Mavi

Dr. Mavi

Dr. Jasnena Mavi is originally from Detroit, Michigan. After completing her B.S. from Michigan State University, she moved to California where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Southern California. As a general dentist, Dr. Mavi found her calling in pediatrics. She went on to complete her Pediatric residency at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

At the core of Dr. Mavi’s dental care philosophy is the importance of empowering her patients and their parents with the knowledge and tools to maintain their oral health. She does this while ensuring that patients are provided a safe and calm space to ease dental anxiety that may be present in young children.

Dr. Mavi is passionate about helping those in underserved communities locally and around the world. As an advocate for children in need of dental services, she has traveled to various countries such as Cambodia, Panama, Belize and the Philippines. She remains active in her efforts to help those affected by healthcare/dental inequality.

Dr. Mavi remains up to date with the latest advancements in pediatric dentistry through membership with the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, International Constorium Oral Ankylofrenulae Professionals, and the Contra Costa Dental Society.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors and stays active through yoga, pilates, and hiking.

Our Staff

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