AboutManhattan Beach Dental Esthetics

Dental Esthetics is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles.

Dental Esthetics is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles.

Many patients look to dentist Dr. Panah for dental services, whether it is porcelain veneers or teeth whitening. Los Angeles, Hollywood, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Culver City, Newport Beach, Irvine, and Torrance are just a few of the many areas our clients are from.

Wherever you are in the South Bay, Manhattan Beach Dental Esthetics is here for you. We offer dental services to customers in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach (we have a Redondo Beach clinic too), Torrance, Culver City, Santa Monica, Westwood, Hollywood, and Palos Verdes.

Owner & Founder

Arash R. Panah, DDS

Dr. Panah grew up in Southern California and attended the California State University Long Beach, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry. He pursued a Doctoral degree in Dentistry and graduated top of his class at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 2000. He was the class Valedictorian.

Dr. Panah received numerous awards, including: Fixed Prosthodontics Award, Branemark/Cantor Humanitarian Award (Implant Dentistry), Behavioral Dentistry Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) honorary fraternity. Dr. Panah was on the Dean's List for every trimester throughout his doctoral degree at the USC School of Dentistry.

He is currently in private practice and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry.

Dr. Panah is committed to delivering the latest advancements in oral health care for his patients by completing hundreds of hours of continuing education in all aspects of cosmetic dentistry, implant, oral surgery, endodontics, and general dentistry.

Dr. Panah enjoys training for triathlons, playing tennis and spending quality time with his wife and kids.

Co-Owner

Sormeh R. Panah, DDS

Dr. Sormeh Panah grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor's degree in Biology. She pursued a Doctoral degree in Dentistry and graduated from the prestigious University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry in 2002. She is an expert in all facets of Cosmetic Dentistry, Veneers, CEREC, and family dentistry. After finishing at UCSF Dental School she moved to Los Angeles and has been practicing here ever since. After practicing so many years in the SouthBay, she considers her dental practice her second home and her patients her extended family. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, yoga, tennis and spending time with her family.

Associate Dentist & Hygienist

Kathy Adamska, DDS

Dr. Adamska has 23 years in the Dental field, born and raised in Krakow, Poland she completed her Dental Degree at Jagiellonian University. She cares for our patients through routine hygiene visits. As our main hygienist she has established long term relationships with our patients. Her vast knowledge of Dentistry through her many years in the field and countless continuing education courses maker her one of the most valuable members of our team. On her free time she enjoys scuba diving, traveling and audio books.

Associate Dentist

Samantha Borenstein, DDS

We are please to introduce our newest Dentist, Dr. Samantha Borenstein. She believes in providing honest and great dental care to all her patients. Her genuine personality and dental knowledge in this field makes her a great asset to our practice. She’s been expose to the dental field since she was very young as her father is a prominent oral surgeon in Beverly Hills. She received her Doctoral degree from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. In her spare time she enjoys baking and working out.

OUR COSMETIC DENTIST TEAM IS MADE UP OF QUALIFIED DENTISTS AND DEDICATED STAFF WHO ALL ASPIRE TO MAKE YOUR DENTAL EXPERIENCE UNSURPASSED IN QUALITY AND COMFORT. EACH OF OUR EMPLOYEES IS A MEMBER OF OUR DENTAL FAMILY AND, AS SUCH, THEY ARE HIGHLY MOTIVATED AND COMMITTED TO QUALITY, LONG-TERM.


Our familial bond runs strongly through the entire dental team. With weekly meetings, we spend time keeping our family dedicated. We also offer our staff a variety of team activities to maintain our strong connection.

We come together every year to offer our community a day of free dentistry. Outside of the office we hold events several times a year to cultivate the strength of our team.

We want you to become a part of our family. Contact our cosmetic dentist practice today to find out how to join us and get the smile of your dreams.

Cynthia Robles

Registered Dental Assistant

Cynthia is the newest member of our team. She has 19 years of dental assisting experience as an RDAEF. Her kind and calming demeanor helps our patients feel relaxed with her. She loves taking dance classes and bike riding in her free time.