Meet The Doctor

Dr. Etemad

Dr. Etemad

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Etemad is the owner and primary dentist within our office. He graduated dental school from Nova Southeastern University, where he was also a faculty member.

Dr. Etemad is licensed in Florida, Arizona and California. He enjoys attending medical/dental mission trips and providing complimentary dental work to the underprivileged. Dr. Etemad has been to Jamaica on a dental mission trip as well as Phoenix, Arizona and Miami, Florida.

Awards, Honors, and Professional Affiliations

  • First in his class to finish dental school requirements
  • Faculty member of the Dental Anatomy lab at Nova Southeastern University
  • Faculty in fixed Prosthodontics at Nova Southeastern University
  • Faculty at the Restorative Department of Nova Southeastern University
  • Member of American Association of Endodontists
  • Member of American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member of Misch International Implant Institute
  • Oral Sedation Certified
  • Cosmetic and full mouth reconstruction trained
  • Trained in wisdom teeth extraction
  • Certified in Invisalign orthodontics

Volunteer Work

  • Member of The Jamaica Medical and Dental Mission for the underprivileged
  • Dade County Dental Research clinic and Community Smiles for the underprivileged
  • Oral Sedation Certified
  • Implant surgery with Dr .Carl Misch at The Misch Institute in Detroit, Michigan
  • Cerec Certified
  • Trained in doing impacted 3rd molar extractions
  • Periodontal surgery
  • Full mouth reconstruction and Cosmetic dentistry by The Scottsdale Center of Dentisty
  • Invisalign Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics: Training with The American Orthodontic Society for Straight Wire Concepts diagnosis and technique located in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mini Implant certified

Casa Dental of Santa Ana is a Santa Ana based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Babak Etemad and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 714-541-0837 and experience why our patients think Casa Dental of Santa Ana is the best dentist in Santa Ana.



Meet The Team


Dr. Lena Rivera

Dr. Lena Rivera

Office Manager

Dr. Lena Rivera is the office manager also a psychologist and plays big role in helping patient feel relaxed and comfortable. She is also an Aflac insurance agent and informs and enrolls many of our patients without dental insurance with Aflac dental insurance. Ask her about it! Aflac has wonderful dental insurance policies at extremely affordable rates.



Rebecca Garcia

Rebecca Garcia

Dental Assistant & Front Desk

Rebecca Garcia takes care of and oversees our front desk. If you are scheduling an appointment or inquiring about insurance information, Rebeca will help to serve you and answer any questions that you might have. Rebeca is a trained Dental assistant with many years of experience.



Lisa Hernandez

Lisa Hernandez

Dental Assistant & Back Office

Lisa Hernandez is responsible primarily with the back office and specifically working with the patient’s treatment plans. Lisa has been in the dental field for over 15 years and is warm and friendly. She is a trained dental Assistant and has X-Ray licensed and skilled at and discussing treatment plan options with patients.