Open Hours
Open Hours
Mon - Thur: 8am - 6pm
Fri: 8am - 4pm
Sat: By Appointment Only


Dr. Anna Acopian, North Brand Dental Glendale

Meet Dr. Anna Acopian

Anahid Anna Acopian, D.M.D is a licensed California dentist at North Brand Dental Glendale CA. Dr. Anna graduated from
University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelors degree in Micro Biology and Molecular Genetics, and from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. In addition, she received her postdoctoral degree in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from the University of Southern California. Dr. Anna was a Chief resident while at the University of Southern California concentrating in both Cosmetic and Pediatric dentistry. Dr. Acopian was also a faculty member at USC and director of Queens Care Clinic. Before establishing her private practice in Glendale, California, she was practicing in Moorpark, California beside her husband in a private practice for the last 15 years.

Dr. Anna is committed to providing the gentlest of care to her patients and loves educating them about non- invasive, and preventive dental treatments. Her certifications in Invisalign, fast braces, and implant dentistry have allowed her to help her patients improve their dental health. She also provides the newest technologies and standards of care to all her patients.

Dr. Anna also likes to ensure she stays ahead of the curve by taking continuing education courses in a range of dental topics. Her hours of education far exceed the minimum required allowing her to be the best dentist she possibly can be for those she treats and cares for the most. Aside from working, Dr. Anna enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, and biking, and traveling to new places with her husband, three young kids, and family dog Maggie.

Meet Dr. Ghadimi

Dr. Rodrick Ghadimi, DMD is a licensed California dentist at North Brand Dental Glendale CA. Dr. Rodrick graduated from Boston University, School of Dental Medicine. He received his postgraduate certificate in Advanced General Education from University of Southern California specializing in Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Rodrick is committed to provide the greatest care to his patients; he is compassionate for his profession and always takes continuing education courses to provide the best care possible to his patients.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Rodrick enjoys traveling, camping and spending time with his, loving wife and three kids.

1998 Bachelor of Science from University of Northridge
2003 Doctor of dental Medicine (D.M.D.) Boston University
2004 Certificate Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) at University of Southern California

Meet Dr. Ghadimi, North Brand Dental, Glendale
Dr. Geoffrey Shanklin

Meet Dr. Geoffrey Shanklin

Geoffrey Shanklin graduated from USC dental school in early 1972. On May 15th after receiving his
confirmation of passage of the California State Dental board exam he saw his first patient at 1122 N.
Brand Blvd. in Glendale California. On May 15, 2021 he will celebrate 50 years of providing dental care to
the many patients he has seen for the past half century.

He has families where he has seen 4 generations of the family and he says the only friends outside of his
immediate family are all patients he has had the good fortune to serve for the past half century.
He has always said he didn’t know when he was going to retire but would recognize when the time
comes. He has had the good fortune of what he says are the best employees one could ever ask for,
some helping him treat his patients for as much as 39 years.
He is still going but has finally admitted he will not go for another 50.

Our Team

Bridget Renn North Brand Dental Office Manager

Bridget Renn, Office Manager

Bridget is originally from Chicago but moved to the Los Angeles area 8 years ago and is a huge Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. Bridget is an office ninja! In her 25+ years of experience in the Dental field she has managed multiple large and small medical and dental practices across many disciplines including pediatrics, plastic surgery and of course, dentistry. In her free time she enjoys going to concerts, drinking wine, and spending time with friends and family.

Karen Rodriguez Treatment Coordinator, North Brand dental Glendale CA

Karen Rodriguez, Treatment Coordinator, Glendale CA

Karen is originally from Los Angeles and has been working at the dental office for over 14 years.She loves the rewarding work environment she has experienced through the years. One of her favorite parts of being a Treatment Coordinator, is that she enjoys getting to know the patients and building a relationship with them. She is also able to help patients answer any questions regarding their dental treatment or insurance. She believes that the most rewarding part of her job are the amazing patient smile transformations, and helping patients achieve their dream smile.On her free time, Karen enjoys spending time with family and friends. Going to concerts, movies and the beach.

Evlin Safarian Registered Dental Hygienist, North Brand dental Glendale CA

Evlin Safarian, Registered Dental Hygienist, Glendale CA

Evlin has enjoyed being in the dental field for over twelve years and obtained her degree from USC. As a hygienist since 2007,she loves taking care of others and her priority is always to make sure patients are well taken care off. Evlin is bilingual in English and Armenian and is devoted to improve and/or maintain and motivate patients to optimal oral health. Adapting to each individual’s needs with patience, gentleness, and motivation, she always puts the patients needs first. When not practicing dental hygiene, Evlin likes to spend time with her husband and two boys, and loves cooking and baking unique dishes.

Maria Gamez Dental Assistant, North Brand dental Glendale CA

Maria Gamez, Dental Assistant, Glendale CA

Maria has lived almost all her life in the Los Angeles area and attended both Glendale College and North West College for her dental training. She is an experienced dental assistant of 9 years and came back to dentistry 3 years ago after having kids. She is currently pursuing her R.D.A. to further advance her dental skills and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Maria has a passion for dentistry; her compassionate nature and being bilingual helps patients feel more comfortable during their treatment. She enjoys going to the beach and swimming in the ocean with her kids, and going to the movies and eating hotdogs. Also, Maria enjoys being silly, singing karaoke, cooking, and trying new recipes with her kids.

Daphne Castillo

Glendale Office
620 E. Glenoaks Blvd.,
Suite B Glendale, CA 91207
Phone : +1-818-244-7215
E-mail :

Moorpark Office
484 E. Los Angeles Ave #210
Moorpark, CA 93021
Phone : +1-805-532-1101
E-mail :

Opening hours
Mon – Thur: 8am – 6pm
Fri: 8am – 4pm
Sat: By Appointment Only