Meet Our Team
You deserve the best in dental care. At Noa Dental, we are committed to placing the highest value on all your concerns, keeping up to date with the latest procedures, equipment and tools to deliver only the finest in services. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, the knowledgeable staff at Noa Dental is here to help, ensuring that you will get the finest and comforting dental care that you and your family deserve.
The only way to provide excellent care and the best patient experiences is with a gentle touch, and providing patient amenities that will allow you to enjoy each visit, making you look forward to your next visit.
A Summa Cum Laude graduate from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, residency at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Jin Kim, DDS has been providing a wealth of knowledge and experience to her patients, practicing family and cosmetic dentistry in North Hollywood, Pasadena, and La Canada/La Crescenta area. She has also practiced in Boston, MA and Austin, TX prior to moving to the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Kim is happy to have her practice in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Dr. John Costandi is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He graduated from
Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where he was nominated and inducted into the
BU Chapter of OKU Honor Society. He then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
training at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. During his time at
Columbia University, he earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons, completed a one-year internship in General Surgery, acted as Chief
Resident during his last year of training and received the interdepartmental resident of the
month award for his exemplary patient care.
After he completed his surgical training he joined Weill Cornell Medical College as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During this time he trained/mentored future Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Costandi has a particular interest in bone grafting, implant surgery, and extraction of impacted teeth.
He enjoys trying new restaurants and watching sports but his happiest moments are when he is with his wife and son.
Dr. Hoang has been in practice since 1997. Her specialty focuses on the treatment of Gum Diseases and provides Implant Therapy. She obtained her doctor's degree (D.M.D.) at Tuft University in Boston and completed her specialty training in Periodontics at the prestigious Columbia University in New York where she also received her Master in Oral Biology. She was also a clinical instructor for six years at Columbia University and had served on the school’s Admission Committee. Her practice's philosophy is to provide patients with a gentle and comprehensive care that will promote and maintain a healthy dentition. Her primary goal is to give her patients the highest quality care and the most cost-effective treatment plan that tailor to each patient's needs for a long-term prognosis.
Dr. Amit Batheja is a specialist in dentistry in the field of Endodontics. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University in 2002. He practiced comprehensive general dentistry for 5 years, and has experience in organizational aspects of dentistry in Direct Gold Restoration workshops, as well as through contributing as faculty at USC’s Emergency Care Services for a year prior to completing his post-graduate endodontics residency program at USC. Dr. Batheja focused his research in advanced endodontic microsurgery of rare, non-healing cases and recalcitrant lesions, including histological studies, detection and isolation of cholesterol crystals from within cystic lesions.
As an endodontist, Dr. Batheja provides a thorough diagnosis and identification of the patient concerns as they relate to their overall best interest, comfort, well-being and peace of mind. Dr. Batheja’s appreciation of the preventive aspects especially in pediatric cases, and highly competent interceptive clinical skills provide his patients with a very high standard of endodontic care. He performs routine and complex endodontic treatment diligently with the most conservative management whenever possible as well as in treatment of advanced cases requiring endodontic retreatment or surgery.
Dr. Gabreal Shamtoub received his dental degree from NYU College of Dentistry. He then completed a General Practice Residency at Lincoln Medical Center treating patients who required complex dental treatment, which included dental trauma and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr Shamtoub’s desire to help people save their natural teeth and smile led him to choose Endodontics as a specialty. Dr Shamtoub completed his specialty training in Endodontics from USC School of Dentistry. Dr Shamtoub’s goal is to provide high quality root canal treatments to restore his patients’ oral health, function and smile.
Dr. Gegamian graduated from Boston University
Dental School in 2004. He also completed a one
year advanced educated in general dentistry from
the University of the Pacific in 2005.
From 2005 till 2010 Dr Gegamian practiced general dentistry, but he enjoyed endodontic procedures most of all and was very good at it.
He returned to Boston University in 2010 and completed a 2-year endodontic specialty program. Since then he was practicing as an Endodontist in Boston. At the end of 2018 Dr Gegamian moved to California.
Dr Gegamian lives with his wife and son. On his spare time he loves to practice guitar, spend time with friends, play cards and he enjoys reading books on history and physics.
Amanda has been a dental hygienist for 18 years and absolutely loves what she does.
Her favorite part is getting to know her patients and helping them achieve optimal oral health.
In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her husband and kids. She also loves to watch pretty much all sports, but baseball is her favorite. She is a big Dodgers fan!
She is a proud, born and raised, Santa Claritian. You can find her out and about at various fairs and functions in “The SCV”. She loves this town!!
Having been a dental assistant for 25 years she keeps on top of the latest technology and materials through various courses, lectures, and conventions. She always says she “feels so blessed to be a part of a great family practice that is NOA Dental”. "One aspect of my job I find super enjoyable is being able to sit with you and ask how your family is doing." We value our patients and take the time to know each and every one of them. A proponent of education, she shares the NOA Dental philosophy of: our goal is not to just provide great services but also to educate our dental family about their oral health in a fun and friendly environment.
She has 4 awesome kids that keep her going. So, when “The Teeth Protectors” of NOA Dental are not helping save teeth you’ll find her volunteering at church or at the beach catching waves with the family.
Nicole is born and raised in Santa Clarita Valley and graduated from Valencia High School.
She's been in the dental field for over 20 years and she loves to work with kids and special needs.
In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out at the beach or going camping within Southern California. She also ride bicycles with the family every weekend.