Meet Our Doctors – Lake Forest, CA


Meet M. Azadeh Afzali, DDS
Founder & Clinical Director of Lifetime Dental

Emphasis on Advanced Orthodontic Procedures

Dr.AfzaliDr. M. Azadeh Afzali, Founder & Clinical Director of Lifetime Dental, set out to create a world-class dental practice that would provide long-term family dental services in Lake Forest, El Toro & neighboring Orange County communities. She incorporates the latest state-of-the-art advances in dental technology & brings her experience & expertise in all aspects of dentistry including Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, General Dentistry, Invisalign® & more. Dr. Afzali takes the time to carefully listen to your questions & address your concerns. She employs a preventative approach & views oral health as an integral part of complete body health. Her standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables her to provide high-quality dental services her patients deserve.

Top Educational Achievements in Dentistry

A graduate of the prestigious University of Missouri in Kansas City Dental School, one of the best dental schools in the country, Dr. Afzali, your Lake Forest Dentist, received the Exceptional Academic Achievement Scholarship & Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for high academic performance. She also received honors in the periodontal program & was selected for Early Completion of Degree Requirements & received Acknowledgment for Significant Contribution made in the Advancement of Scientific Knowledge & its Application to Patient Care. Dr. Afzali’s contributions & dedication to the dental profession has been having a positive impact on the standard of care & patient education. For over twenty years her focus has been on training dentists for providing superior dental care to their patients. Besides her major success in her private practices in Chicago & Southern California, she has achieved excellence in technical & customer care. Dr. Afzali is happily married to her husband of twenty-seven years. Their two children have been the center of their lives. Her hobbies are sports, gardening, interior design, reading & self-improvement studies. Being a humanitarian, she actively contributes to the causes which bring about a better world.

Why Choose Dr. Afzali, Your Lake Forest Dentist

Insight, experience, expertise & dedication to the highest quality of patient care are the hallmarks of Dr. Afzali’s dental practice & what has made her one of the most respected dentists. She founded her first practice in 1990 & has been delivering quality dental services ever since. You can count on Dr. Afzali’s extensive training, combined skills art & dentistry, & compassion to provide you with the best possible dental care that’s as comfortable & convenient as it is long-lasting & beautiful.

  • Over 20 years of dental clinic experience
  • Provides individualized patient approach
  • Fully committed to providing the most advanced & safest dental treatment & care
  • Impeccable chair side manner

Dr. Afzali Brings the Best in Orthodontic Technology

Dr. Afzali has obtained her certification in advanced technology, Fastbraces®.

With Fastbraces® you can straighten your teeth in as few as 120 days. This is a new high performance bracket system that could greatly reduce your orthodontic treatment time.


Meet Dr. Morvarid Madani – General Dentist

Dr-Morvarid-MadaniDr. Madani received her advanced education in General Dentistry at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, & received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, & her Bachelor of Art & Science, Major in Human Biology & Nutritional Sciences, at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Madani emphasizes in Cosmetic Dentistry & Full Mouth Rehabilitation. She is also a certified Invisalign Provider.

Meet Dr. Hamid Zehtab ~ General Dentist

Dr.FakheriDr. Zehtab graduated from Oregon Health Sciences School of Dentistry in 1991 and completed a one-year general practice residency at Lutheran Medical Center in New York City. He had his private practice for 20 years and decided to move to Southern California in the summer of 2017. He is certified in many different fields of dentistry, including Invisalign and Laser Dentistry, and keeps up with new technologies by attending many hours of continuing education. Besides cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Zehtab is certified in treating sleep apnea through a course by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. Dr. Zehtab enjoys playing soccer and basketball and spends his free time traveling with his wife and son and enjoying the beaches of Southern California.


Meet Dr. Otis Chong – Endodontist

Dr-Otis-Chong-EndodontistDr. Chong is one of a few dual Ivy League Trained Endodontists in the state of California. He attended the University of Pennsylvania for his dental studies where he earned his DMD with Honors. Dr. Chong earned his Master’s in Medical Science & certificate in Endodontics at the prestigious Harvard University.
Dr. Chong holds a faculty position at the University of California, Los Angeles where he provides clinical based instruction on root canal therapy & lectures extensively to dental students.
Dr. Chong strives to provide cutting edge dental care in a comfortable & relaxed atmosphere. He currently resides in Orange County with his wife, who is also a dentist, & their two dogs.


Meet Dr. Pedram Fakheri, DMD ~ Periodontist

Dr.FakheriDr. Pedram Fakheri completed his Bachelor Degree in Biology from Yeshiva University. He received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey. Immediately following graduation, he continued his surgical training in Advanced Education in Periodontics & Implant Surgery & received his specialty certificate & M.S.D. degree from Loma Linda University. Dr. Fakheri is board certified by the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Fakheri strongly believes in comprehensive patient care & providing his patients with variety of treatment options. Dr. Fakheri is admired & highly respected by his patients for his caring attitude, knowledge, skill & being up to date on the latest in Periodontal techiques.

“As I provide periodontal procedures for many dental practices in southern California, timely & reliable support is essential to me. I have been very happy with the customer service by Lifetime Dental & their friendly staff.”


Award Winning Practice

Lifetime Dental has received multiple recognitions, including “America’s Top Dentist” & “Best of Lake Forest Dentistry”.

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