Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
Dr. Ronald Abaro
"I tell my team every day that we are so blessed to be in a profession that gives back so much. As unique and challenging as the healthcare industry is, I receive so much gratification in helping others alleviate pain and live a healthier lifestyle.
It's not surprising how many people are afraid of dentistry, and it's always due to a bad experience. Unfortunately, it's the patient who continues with pain and deteriorating overall health. Our goal is to help patients by listening to their individual needs and educating them to take control of their condition. So little by little, they can live a higher quality of life...and maintain it!
And if I'm lucky, they'll teach someone else how to achieve that same health and happiness. A little patience, empathy, and encouragement go a very long way in an otherwise scary situation.
Dr. Robert New
Dr. Robert New pursued his undergraduate studies in Biological science at the University of Southern California (USC). After receiving his degree, he enrolled in the Doctoral program of Dentistry at the University of Southern California where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He is extremely passionate about his work and is always taking up whatever opportunity comes his way to learn more about modern dental techniques which, allows for the most comfortable care for his patients. Dr. New focuses on all practices of dentistry including restorative care, dental surgery, and root canal therapy. He is not only a well-rounded Doctor in those areas of dentistry but he is also a family man with a big heart. Whether he is doing probono work in Downtown Los Angeles or in the ofﬁce, Dr. New treats each and every patient as if they were his own family and helps create a treatment plan which is most beneﬁcial and desirable to the patient. Dr. New and his team understand the demand for a beautiful smile and fully make it possible for the patient to walk out of the ofﬁce with a newly found conﬁdence. When he is not at the ofﬁce doing what he does best, he likes to play the piano which he is classically trained in since the age of 8. He also enjoys hiking, going to the movies, and watching college football. Dr. New is an avid dog lover and spends most of his free time on the weekend at the local animal shelters giving back. He has a rescued dog of his own and hopes to one day open up a shelter as well.
Dr. Varo Boyer
Dr. Boyer is a graduate of UCLA School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
He is continuously committed to improvement and continuing education, and has continued his training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Here, in addition to comprehensive dental care, his focus was on treating medically compromised patients, covering trauma cases in the emergency room and extensive training in dental and oral surgery.
Additionally, he has received training while working with the Veterans of the United States. At the Veterans Affairs Hospital in North Hills and West Los Angeles, he spent one year treating patients with complex dental needs. In order to further his education in the aspects of implant dentistry, Dr. Boyer focused his training in oral surgery, placement and restoration of dental implants.
In addition to English, Dr. Boyer speaks three other languages: Spanish, Armenian and Russian.
Dr. Boyer is a faculty member at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with the dental students and stays abreast of the advances in dentistry.
Because Dr. Boyer comes from a family of physicians, he is a gentle, compassionate and caring dentist. “Absolute patient comfort and trust in their dentist is my priority.”
Dr. Shaun Flynn
Dr. Shaun Flynn graduated with a degree in Neurobiology from the University of California, Berkeley. He received his DDS from Loma Linda University, where he graduated Omicron Kappa Upsilon and received Honors in Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Flynn then continued his education at the University of California, Los Angeles with a postgraduate certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Flynn is member of the Los Angeles Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association. He continues to expand his knowledge in all facets of dentistry though continuing education classes.
When he is not with his patients, Dr. Flynn likes to play tennis and spend time with family and friends.
Dr. Tom King
Dr. Thomas King, graduated from UOP Dental School in 1978, practiced in No Cal until 2008 and moved back to Southern California where he grew up.
He has two grown children and claims he has no grandchildren that he knows of. He lives in Long Beach and enjoys beer and traveling, skiing and scuba diving.
Dr. Joseph Behjat
Dr. Joseph Behjat graduated from the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in
Psychobiology. He further continued his education at UCLA School of Dentistry where he received his degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery. Currently, Doctor Behjat is an active member of the California Dental Association and American Dental Association and takes continuing education courses to further advance his knowledge. Doctor Behjat enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from implants to root canal therapy to cosmetic make-overs. He treats each case with the utmost attention and precision. This creates patient confidence and comfort in his treatment. Doctor Behjat has played the piano for over 20 years, and believes this has given him the "soft touch" his patients appreciate so much. He also enjoys traveling to different countries and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Rachel Lee
Rachel Lee DDS MS MBA
Growing up in Pasadena, Dr. Rachel Lee attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology. Dr. Lee continued her study at UCLA for a Doctorate of Dental Surgery with a Master of Science in Oral Biology. She was the only graduate in her class, receiving the dual degree during her dental education. Dr. Lee pursued her orthodontic training at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Henderson, Nevada, where she received her certificate in Orthodontics with a Master in Business Administration.
Dr. Lee’s passion is to provide the highest standard of care to create healthy, beautiful smile. She is thrilled to be a part of Monterey Park Dental and committed to provide good orthodontic experiences for patients in all ages.
Dr. Rachel Lee is a member of American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontist, and American Dental Association. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and trying new foods!