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Meet our superstar team of doctors equipped with a full scope dental practice.

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Our Mission

Dr. Alex Lopez, DDS

“My passion for Dentistry flourished at a young age and now with 20+ years of experience after my schooling, I feel fulfilled every time I restore a patient’s oral health and help them get back to their normal life.”

Dr. Lopez has a deep commitment to Periodontics, is a gifted surgeon, and brings over 20 years of experience to our practice. Dr. Lopez is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and then went on to specialize in Periodontics at the University of Southern California. Dr. Lopez is one of a unique group of surgeons who is board certified in both Periodontology and Implant Surgery.

Dr. Jonathan Nakano, DMD

“Nowhere in Palmdale, CA and surrounding areas, can you find a collective of highly educated and experienced doctors at a practice equipped with the most cutting-edge oral surgery technology. A patient can come in and we’ll safely put them to sleep, completely restore their oral health without them feeling any discomfort. It’s rare to find these capabilities and equipment put together in one practice ”

A graduate from the University of California San Diego, with a bachelor of science and his D.M.D. degree from Boston University in Boston, MA. Dr. Nakano then completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Lincoln Hospital – Cornell University.

Dr. Luiza Portnoff

“We love our community here in Palmdale, CA. The team at AV Dental Surgery Center is extremely dedicated to providing quality lifetime lasting oral in the great LA County area.”

Dr. Luiza Portnoff is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who takes a patient-centered approach. With tailored treatment plans and the latest technology, Dr. Portnoff is committed to excellence in both surgical results and patient care.

Our Practice

AV Dental Surgery Center was built on the foundation of bringing quality and affordable oral care, specifically periodontal, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, to the Palmdale, CA, and LA County area. On that basis, we have gathered a team with decades of experience and equipped our practice with the most updated oral equipment. Rest assured, natural functional teeth and a painless experience, is always guaranteed at AV Dental Surgery Center.