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Meet The Team

Faviola Silva

Office Manager

My name is Faviola Silva and I was raised in Downey, California. I moved to Glendale, AZ for six years, only to return to my hometown of Southern California in 2011. I have over 10 years experience in several aspects of the dental field. I hold a degree in massage therapy, as well as physical therapy. I have two children who I enjoy taking on adventures. We love camping, hiking, fishing & traveling.

I strive to provide the best quality patient care & look forward to providing the best service to you. Your smile is my priority!

Deanna Ponce

Billing Specialist

Hello my name is Deanna

I am the insurance biller here at Burbank Family Dental. I love the work that I do, helping to educate our patients on oral health and understanding their needs to reach their dental goals is what we do. At the end of the day watching our patients leave knowing that we helped them meet those goals is very rewarding.

When meeting new people the first thing you see is their smile, if we can help give you the boost of confidence to smile more often then we're doing our job.

Mari Ramirez


Hello, my name is Mari and I am the newest member to join Burbank Family Dental.

My goal is to make our patient's experience HERE an amazing one! In my spare time I enjoy reading a lot, exploring the city and volunteering with the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation.

Rita Kadehjian

Dental Hygienist

I am the Lead Executive Dental Hygienist at Burbank Family Dental. I love educating my patients about achieving optimal oral health. I try my best to help set realistic goals for my patients. So, if you don't like to floss then DON'T. Haha, no but seriously just use a waterpik!

Gabriel Vazquez

Registered Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Gabriel Vazquez, Dental Assistant Extraordinaire. I have been an RDA working at Canoga Park Dental (our sister location) for the last 4 years and counting and now I'm excited to be joining Burbank Family Dental.
I love my job and everything about it. In my spare time I enjoy mountain biking and hanging out with my friends.

Alex Figueroa

Dental Assistant

Hello my name is Alex ,

I am the newest addition to the Burbank Family Dental, I’ve been a dental assistant since 2009. I take pride in making people feel great and with huge, healthy smiles. I love my job I and I strive to excel while providing excellent customer service.

In my spare time I enjoy being adventurous and working on cars is my passion. 

Ortho Team

Our amazing Orthodontic Team led by Dr. Prero