Meet the Doctors
Nicole Barkhordar, DDS, M.Ed
Dr. Nicole Barkhordar is a Board Certified Endodontist specializing in Root Canal Treatment and Microsurgery. Dr. Nicole earned her Certificate of Endodontics degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and her Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California San Francisco.
She has been published in the Journal of Materials Science and Engineering for her research in bone as it pertains to Dental Implants at the University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Nicole treats each case with a Dental Microscope in order to provide highly successful, modern and minimally invasive root canal treatment and regenerative treatment. She believes in providing skillful, compassionate, and high-quality dental care in a comfortable and professional environment.
She is an active member of the American Association of Endodontics, American Board of Endodontics, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Los Angeles County Dental Society and the Alpha Omega Dental Society.
Dr. Nicole is a Faculty Member at UCLA School of Dentistry Dr. Nicole has held teaching positions at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, and University of the California San Francisco School of Dentistry.
Dr. Nicole enjoys playing the piano and outdoor activities, and is fluent in Spanish and Farsi.
Nelia Barkhordar, DDS
Dr. Nelia Barkhordar is a general and cosmetic dentist. She believes in providing exceptional, gentle, and high quality dental treatment in a relaxing and professional environment.
Dr. Nelia earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology from University of California Berkeley. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Los Angeles County Dental Society, Alpha Omega Dental Society, and Pacific Alumni Association.
Dr. Nelia regularly attends continuing education courses to remain up to date on the most modern and minimally invasive dental techniques. She is involved in local and international organizations including Save a Child’s Heart and the Diabetes Technology Society. In her free time Dr. Nelia enjoys oil painting and spending time outdoors.
Joshua Barkhordar, DDS
Dr. Joshua Barkhordar is a general and family dentist. He truly enjoys being in a position to provide high quality and compassionate dental care for his patients, including families and their children. Dr. Joshua earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of California San Francisco. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Biology from University of the Pacific.
Dr. Josh is a certified Invisalign Premier Preferred provider. He has achieved a significant level of experience in treating patients with the Invisalign system.
At the University of California San Francisco, Dr. Josh was involved in conducting research in the field of Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Syndrome and management.
Dr. Josh brings extensive experience as an educator of University of California San Francisco as a general dentistry faculty member. He is an active member of the Alpha Omega Dental Society of Los Angeles.
Dr. Josh greatly enjoys volunteering within the Los Angeles community and in the International community. As an international dental provider volunteer, Dr. Josh provides dental care to at-risk children and youth worldwide.
Rahmat Barkhordar, DDS
Dr. Rahmat Barkhordar specializes in both Endodontics and Periodontics. He received his training from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry Postgraduate program with a dual specialty degree in Endodontics and Periodontics in 1980. He is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics
Dr. Barkordar was Chair and Professor of the Endodontics program at University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry (UCSF). He has also held teaching positions in Endodontics and Periodontics at the University of Connecticut and the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco for more than 25 years.
Current memberships include the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), American Academy of Periodontics (AAP), American Academy of Endodontics (AAE), and the Academy of Osseointegration (AO).