Orthodontist Team


The doctors are a husband and wife team, who have stellar orthodontist qualifications and are trained in the newest advancements in the field of orthodontics.

Melineh Dereghishian D.D.S, M.B.A (Orthodontist)

Dr. “Mel” was born and raised in Los Angeles. She grew up with three siblings her age, as she is part of a set of quadruplets. She completed both her undergraduate and dental school studies at UCLA as a top student of her class, earning her several awards including an award for “Excellence in patient comprehensive care”.  She later completed her three year post-graduate residency program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and also Masters of Business Administration at Roseman University of Health Sciences. Her priority is to listen to the needs of her patients and customize treatment for them.

Artin Meserkhani D.D.S, M.B.A (Orthodontist)

Dr. Artin was raised in a family with a legacy of dental professionals. When he was a young boy, he would spend his summers observing his uncle, who practiced as a general dentist, and also working hands-on with his father, who owns a dental laboratory. Thus, the love to provide care and dentistry was instilled in him from a very young age. He pursued this passion for dentistry by going to UCSD for his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Loma Linda Dental School. He completed a one-year post-graduate internship in orthodontics at Roseman University of Health Sciences, while also practicing as a general dentist. He then completed the three year residency at the school, earning his dual degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics specialty certificate and a Masters of Business Administration. Dr. Artin is not only highly skilled in the latest technologies in orthodontics, but he also has a radiant personality which makes orthodontist visits fun and enjoyable.