Dr. Dell Goodrick has been practicing dentistry in the Santa Clarita Valley since 1989. He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Dr. Dell is a champion of complete health and wellness with understanding of the oral-systemic connection.
Dr. Dell created the relaxing redwood forest stream healing environment, A Unique Dental Experience® in 1995 for the comfort and care of his patients.
Dr. Dell believes that it is important to continue dental education after completing dental school. He has attained Fellowship in both the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry that entails 500 additional hours of quality continuing education and a challenging exam that includes material from all dental disciplines and strongly emphasizes clinical applications of accepted dental knowledge, techniques, and procedures. He is an Accreditation Candidate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
He has completed training to become a certified Invisalign provider, and is a board certified sedation dentist through the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. Dr. Dell Goodrick is a member of numerous different organizations, including the:
Dr. Dell Goodrick is involved in many different civic and community activities.
“I have an excellent team and we are passionate about having the opportunity to change someone’s self-image, and thus change their lives. It’s a wonderful gift!” says Dr. Dell. He is a Give Back a Smile volunteer, restoring the smiles of victims of domestic violence.
In addition to performing dental procedures at A Unique Dental Experience®, Dr. Dell is a physical fitness enthusiast, running marathons for the last 3 years. He enjoys flying ultralights, scuba diving and scooter riding.
Dr. Sanda Moldovan specializes in dental implants and periodontics. She graduated from the School of Dentistry of the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2001. She continued her studies in the Department of Postgraduate Periodontics at UCLA, concurrent with a Master of Science in Oral Biology.
After she completed her postgraduate program, Dr. Moldovan accepted a lecturer position at UCLA School of Dentistry. Today, she provides dental implant lectures in the Continuing Education Department of the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE).
Dr. Sanda Moldovan is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, a dedicated periodontist with a warm personality and a distinct caring attitude. Through UCLA, she continues to stay involved and up to date with the latest research and technology available in her field.
On a Personal note, Dr. Moldovan emigrated from Romania at the age of 14. She enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and scuba diving. Her grandmother taught her to oil paint and which she still loves to do in her free time.
Kathy, RDA is one of the nicest people in the world. She has the innate ability to make everyone around her feel special. She started as an intern in 1997, completed her Registered Dental Assistant training and even became a clinical radiology instructor for the Clarita Career College, teaching dental students how to take X-rays. Her superior skills and attention to detail are apparent in all she does. She keeps current in all aspects of dentistry by insisting Dr. Goodrick take her to many of his continuing education workshops (she has even done root canals). For these reasons she is an indispensable part of the team and a joy to spend time with.
Diane, RDA joined our team in January 2000, left in late 2005 and returned in 2008. She is our Patient Coordinator and Front Office Manager. Diane began her career in the dental field in 1979 as a dental assistant. She is knowledgeable in front office management, chairside assisting, X-ray, and BriteSmile®. Diane was a clinical trainer for the BriteSmile® Corporation, teaching other offices how to perform the procedure and enhance patient care. Diane maintains her status as a Registered Dental Assistant and attends continuing education opportunities to keep abreast of current changes in dentistry. She assists our patients with appointments, treatment planning, financial options and filing insurance claims. Diane’s expansive knowledge of dental insurance makes her your advocate in receiving the reimbursement to which you are entitled.
joined our team in May 2012. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating Magna Cum Laude from West Coast University. She is knowledgeable in the latest dental technologies and procedures and is certified in the use of the soft tissue laser. Elly stays up-to-date by frequenting dental hygiene courses and reading journals. Elly's warm and caring personality helps patients feel at ease and comfortable. She truly cares about each patient, making sure their individualized dental needs and expectations are not only met, but exceeded.