Meet Your Team

Anandika Aggarwal
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Aggarwal says, “I enjoy being able to give people beautiful smiles and making their lives better. I like Interacting with people and making them feel comforted and happy.”

“I am very passionate about my profession. I thrive to help my patients in every way i can. nothing gives me more satisfaction than relieving my patient’s pain and putting a smile on their face.”

After graduating from Government Dental College Amritsar, Dr. Aggarwal received her Dental Degree from the UCSF School of Dentistry. To keep up with evolving technology, she’s a member of the American Dental Association. She also speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr. Aggarwal says, “Away from the office I enjoy pending time with friends and family, hiking, travel and visiting exotic new restaurants.”


  • B.S., Dentistry–Government Dental College Amritsar
  • D.D.S.–UCSF School of Dentistry


  • American Dental Association
Niloofar Deyhim
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Coming Soon!!

Marzieh Karkhanechi

About Me

Dr. Karkhanechi feels extremely privileged to be working in the field of orthodontics where she has the opportunity to create beautiful smiles and ultimately be rewarded by her patient’s satisfaction. Her goal as an orthodontist is to give every child, adolescent and adult a healthy, beautiful smile. She constantly strives for excellence in her professional life.

After receiving her degree from UC Davis, Dr. Karkhanechi moved to New York to attend the prestigious New York University dental school where she received her doctor of dental surgery degree. She entered the Orthodontic residency program at NYU where she completed her post-doctoral education in orthodontics and received an Orthodontic Specialty Certificate.

She embraces today’s advanced techniques and stays up to date on the latest orthodontic and dentofcial orthopedic advances by attending numerous continuing education courses and subscribing to relevant professional journals. Her research has been published in leading scientific journal. She is a member of a number of dental organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Karkhanechi lives in Danville with her husband Sam and her two sons Darian and Daniel. When she is not working, she enjoys playing the piano, doing Pilates and going on biking trips with her family.


  • B.S.–University of California
  • Davis D.D.S.–NYU College of Dentistry
  • Orthodontic Certificate–NYU College of Dentistry


  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Contra Costa Dental Society

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Brentwood, CA 94513

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