Lali was born and raised in the outskirts of Downtown LA. She has two dogs, Randy and Dobby Taco, a cat, Cinderella Tigresa and two turtles, Juana and Thomas. She also loves her parents, her brother and her two sisters.
She assisted the American Career College Los Angeles. She loves to read, listen and discover old songs which are new to her. She's been part of our family here at Downtown Dental since November 2016 as one of our Dental Assistants. She enjoys the work she does and her biggest pay back from patients is seeing them leave our office with a big smile!
Susana - Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Susana has 17 years of Dental experience. She graduated from Nova Institute as a dental assistant in 2000. She became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2006. She was born and raised in Los Angeles.
"I like spending time with my kids and dogs, which is priceless. I enjoy all outdoor activities, such as walking, bike riding, hiking, camping, and going to the beach with my family and dogs. I also like music and dancing."
As the cornerstone and founder of Downtown Dental, Dr. Don Mungcal
is a proactive and exceptionally talented dentist who is determined to contribute to the health and wellbeing of his community by attending to their dental care needs.
With over 28 years of experience and service, Dr. Mungcal makes it his responsibility to be the best version of himself by being his patients’ go-to point for any and all dental concerns. In addition to being meticulous in his work ethic, he is also an individual who understands development and change. He updates and informs himself constantly through various continuous educational programs that he undertakes. He also invests in the latest state-of-the-art technology to provide world-class dental services.
Dr. Mungcal graduated from UCLA and the University of the Pacific Dental School and is presently a member of several acclaimed medical associations, including the California Dental Society.
Dr. Elizabeth Loftus
is a qualified dentist from Sacramento who truly loves the art of dentistry and helping people with their oral health and dental needs. She pursued her higher education at USC, where her initial area of focus was biomedical engineering.
However, after an internship undertaken at a dental office, she came to the realization that dentistry was her true calling, and then onwards dedicated her time and energy to serving dental care patients to the best of her ability.
She is an advocate for positive dental experiences for her patients and making sure they always are relaxed and calm whenever they undergo dental procedures.
Dr. Mary Senstad
had always wanted to be a dentist and achieved her dream with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University, AZ. Preventive and comprehensive general dentistry is her focus and she performs all dental procedures in a gentle manner to help patients feel comfortable while achieving their healthy smiles. She is committed to building strong relationships with patients and promoting trust and communication as the foundation for excellent dental care.
Dr. Tara Mavadat
was always passionate about dentistry and is committed to helping patients achieve excellent oral health and beautiful smiles that last long. Having earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, she focuses on comprehensive general dentistry with an emphasis on preventive dentistry. Her primary goals are to provide comfort and quality as well as exceptional esthetic outcomes to every patient.