Meet the Team



Our exceptional, friendly staff at Beverlywood Dental is our greatest asset. Our staff is made up of  professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients. In fact, the friendly staff at Beverlywood Dental is one of the main reasons our patients like to refer their friends and loved-ones to our office.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. The staff at Beverlywood Dental is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage. We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. Therefore, we are committed to giving you the one-on-one personalized attention that is all too often lacking in dental offices.

So call us today and discover how different your dental care experience can be!

Office Manager Maria RamirezMaria Ramirez

Maria is the office manager at our practice and has been with Beverlywood Dental since 2007. She brings to Beverlywood Dental 20 years of experience in the dental field. Her dedication to patient service and constant strive for excellence have made her an invaluable member of the Beverlywood Dental team. Maria is the go-to person with any questions or concerns, and she will always find an answer! Whether it's an insurance or billing issue, or helping a patient understand the various options of a treatment plan, Maria is there to help. So please don't hesitate to contact our friendly manager with any questions or concerns.

When not running the day-to-day operation at Beverlywood Dental, Maria enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and adorable daughter and son. She enjoys music, traveling, reading, and bike riding.


Erika Almanza, Dental AssistantErika Almanza

Erika is the chief dental assistant at Beverlywood Dental. She has over 12 years experience as a dental assistant, and has a true passion for working with people. Erika will always greet you with a smile and kind words, and make sure you are comfortable and relaxed. As a part of her commitment to excellence in dentistry, Erika takes various courses throughout the year to continually become a better professional. She particularly enjoys assisting the doctor with cosmetic procedures, helping patients achieve beautiful smiles.

Outside the dental office Erika enjoys spending time with her husband, dancing salsa, reading, and photography (Erika is a serious artistic photographer).


Nelson Castillo

Nelson is a gifted dental assistant with over 6 years of experience. He has an excellent sense of humor and enjoys helping the patients in his care relax. His passion for dentistry and people is evident the moment you meet him - you feel like you met an old friend. When not wearing scrubs and assisting the doctor, Nelson enjoys cooking. He is very creative at the grill and has come up with several amazing salsa recipes. We think that he should fill up jars with his amazing creations and sell them!





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Office Location

  • Los Angeles
  • 8515 Venice Blvd
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 90034
  • Map & Directions
  • Call: (310) 839-3900