MEET DR. STEPHAN, DDS
Dr. Waleed Stephan has over 24 years of experience in the practice of general dentistry. He graduated from dental school in 1987 in the top 10 of his class with honors. He has practiced dentistry since then, focusing on cosmetics and orthodontic treatments.
Dr. Stephan has resided in California since 1993 and passed the National Dental Board examinations with high score of 93 in 1994. He also passed the California Dental Board Examination bench test in 1995 and California Dental Board Clinical Examination Test in 1996 confirming California Dental Board licensure.
Dr. Stephan has completed the mini residency in Orthodontics from the MidAmerican Society in 2001 and is a member of the International Association of Orthodontics. He completed a course in Implant placment and restoration in 2006.
Dr. Stephan managed and operated his private clinics from 1998 to 2007.
Dr. Stephan was also awarded a member of good standing from the San Diego Dental Society. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.
He enjoys playing soccer, oil painting and ping pong.
Heather Kiss, RDH
Heather Kiss is a full time hygienist with 22 years experience. She did her undergraduate work at UC Santa Barbara and received her dental hygiene degree from Cerritos College and UCLA. She also led the Miles for Smiles program serving underprivileged children in the Los Angeles.
Heather Worms, RDH
Heather Worms is a part time hygienist with 14 years experience. She received her bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego and her dental hygiene degree from USC School of Dentistry. She also works for the San Diego Lifeguard Service as a seasonal lifeguard and helps run the Junior Lifeguard Program.
Fibronia (Fibi) Mekha runs our front office and assists Dr. Stephan as needed. She graduated from UC San Diego in 2013 with a degree in General Biology and Psychology. Fibi plans to become a dentist and is currently applying to dental schools around the nation.
Amanda Shorez is a certified Dental Assistant has been working in the dental field for over a year. She plans to go to hygiene school and is currently awaiting her acceptance status to schools here in San Diego.