Meet the Staff

  • Dr.
    Ken Bendik, D.M.D.

    Dr. Ken Bendik graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from UCLA in 1980, followed by his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Dr. Bendik has been practicing in Beverly Hills since 1988. Dr. Bendik was on the faculty at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where he taught part-time. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of dental sciences through continuing education.

    In his spare time, Dr. Bendik is an avid basketball player, a certified advanced SCUBA diver, enjoys intense hiking, has skydived numerous times, loves playing chess, and has coached youth baseball and basketball teams. Dr. Bendik and his family live in Los Angeles.

    FUN FACT: While Dr. Bendik was in dental school he was paid to prepare and cook weekly hot meals for 75 to 100 students.

  • ​Ellie
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ellie is a graduate of the West Los Angeles Dental Hygiene School. She is proud to be working with Dr. Bendik and his wonderful staff since 2004. It is important to Ellie that her patients feel at home and comfortable in her care as evidenced by her commitment to each patient she treats.

    FUN FACT: In her spare time she loves to travel. To date, Costa Rica has been her favorite destination!

  • Maria
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Maria grew up in Los Angeles and received her training at the University of Southern California. She has been practicing for 17 years and working with Dr. Bendik since 2004. The importance of preventative care and patient education are what fuel Maria's passion for the work she does.

    FUN FACT: Maris loves spending her spare time traveling and cooking!

  • Saba
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Saba was born in New Jersey and moved with her family to Los Angeles at 2 years old. She graduated from the USC Dental Hygiene School and has been working for Dr. Bendik since 2001. Saba's goal is to develop a professional and caring relationship with the patients and to provide a positive experience at each visit. When she is not working, Saba enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.

    FUN FACT: Saba loves shopping, home decor, and creating floral arrangements!

  • Pegi
    Office Manager

    was born and raised in Southern California. She is part of the practice foundation, working with Dr. Bendik since the practice opened in1988. As a 'jack-of-all-trades' she has filled in for almost all of the office tasks, short of Dr. Bendik's.

    FUN FACT: Pegi enjoys spending most of her free time with her grandchildren and the rest cooking and shopping!

  • ​Selene
    Dental Assistant

    Selene grew up in Los Angeles and received her dental assistant training at American Career College. Known by her co-workers as being friendly, pleasant and a team player, Selene has added a lot to the warmth in the office. Selene loves the relationships she has made at our office with her amazing co-workers, and of course, Dr. Bendik.

    FUN FACT: As a young girl, Selene lived in Oaxaca, Mexico where she was related to almost everyone in this small town!

  • Alissa
    Front Office

    Alissa was born and raised in Los Angeles. She earned her degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics at SF State and Cal State LA universities and is a Registered Dietitian. She joined the practice in 1989 as a temporary alternate whenever someone was out on maternity leave. She is grateful for all that she has learned from the great staff and wonderful patients.

    FUN FACT: Alissa has loved performing in musical theater since she was a
    young girl!

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