Adam Kleiger share a philosophy of conservative excellence and meeting your needs, not ours.
Dr. Herron grew up in Tacoma, Washington. He graduated from Washington State University, Phi Beta Kappa in 1973 and from the University of Washington Dental School, Omikron Kappa Upsilon in 1977. There he met and married his wife, Liz, in his senior year. After graduation they moved to New York City, living in Greenwich Village, while he took a year's general practice residency.
Dr. Herron was the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's dentist for the next three years while Liz completed her D.D.S. They lived in Switzerland from 1981-1984 providing dental care for the school children of the Canton Schaffhausen. In 1984 they returned to America and he joined Dr.'s M. Rosenberg and S. Bernthol at Warner Center Dental Group.
Dr. Herron was voted Volunteer of the Year at the MEND dental clinic where he donates his time.
He lives with Liz and his daughter Katie in Topanga Canyon
Dr. Kleiger is a graduate from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1998. While at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, he was accepted into the I.V. Sedation Selective and studied under Dr. Stanley Malamed for the latter two years of school. Through this selective, he became ACLS certified and was able to teach CPR, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide administration. During his junior and senior years of school, he took advantage of many electives, which included the Endodontic elective, Esthetics in Dentistry, Computers in Dentistry, and the Pathology elective. Upon graduation, he won the American Academy of Oral Medicine Award and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award.
He had the pleasure of participating in a General Practice Residency at Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center in Downey. Through this great opportunity, he gained experience in working with medically compromised patients, as well as performing extensive endodontic treatment, periodontal surgery, and extracting bony impacted teeth. His experience also included treating severely mentally retarded children and adults under general anesthesia. He also gained experience in hospital procedures.
Dr. Jones is available to provide comprehensive periodontal services at Warner Center Dental. He has been associated with our group since 1996.
Dr. Jones is a graduate of the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry. He completed a General Practice Residency at the V.A. Medical Center in West Los Angeles, California in 1987. He then completed his Specialty Residency in Periodontics in 1989 at the V.A. Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dr. Jones is currently a part time faculty member at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Section of Periodontics. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association.
In his free time, he enjoys camping, kayaking, and hiking, and also is a kayaking instructor for the Department of Recreation at UCLA.
Dr. Tong grew up in the San Fernando Valley in Southern California. He attended college at University of California Irvine graduating with honors (National Deans List, Goldenkey International Honors Society Phi Beta Kappa). After working for a few years in the medical field; he attended the prestigious University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry.
Dr. Tong has for the past half decade donated his time as an assistant clinical instructor at Homeless not Toothless, a 501C3 nonprofit, providing dental care to homeless teens and our nation’s veterans. In his spare time Dr. Tong enjoys cooking, gardening, video games and is a fixture at the local archery range.
Dr. Yaftaly grew up in Simi Valley, CA. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Yaftaly attended the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in Mesa, AZ where she received her D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine) and certificate in public health with a dental emphasis. She then returned to California to complete a 12-month General Practice Residency at the University of Southern California (USC), during which she treated Veterans in downtown Los Angeles and medically compromised patients at the LAC+USC Medical Center.
She volunteers both locally and globally, and has participated in mission trips to Honduras and the Dominican Republic. Dr. Yaftaly is committed to treating every patient like family and offers enthusiasm while providing quality comprehensive care. In her free time, Dr. Yaftaly enjoys spending time with family and friends, snowboarding, basketball, and trying new restaurants.