Meet the Team

Dr. Pourya Shahnaz D.M.D

Dr. Shahnaz received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University in electrical engineering with specific interest in electromagnetic dental and medical technology. He was awarded membership in the Eta Kappa Nu Honors Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Over the years, his interest grew in dental medicine. Dr. Shahnaz continued his education and received his doctorate from Tufts School of Dental Medicine. Due to his innate attention to detail, Dr. Shahnaz was recognized for his clinical excellence. He has received comprehensive training in family, cosmetic and implant dentistry and continues to advance his knowledge in state-of-the-art dentistry.

Education
BS from Arizona State University in Electrical Engineering
DMD from Tufts School of Dental Medicine

Professional Association
American Dental Association
Arizona Dental Association

Dr. Hoda Salim D.D.S.

Dr. Salim is a native of Phoenix, AZ. She was raised in Tempe, AZ and attended Arizona State University, GO DEVILS. She graduated ASU Summa Cum ladde with high honors. She was accepted into University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine while she began her dental career. She was an active member of the ASDA while in dental school and participated in many outreach pre-collegiate groups. She graduated in the top of her class and continued her dental journey here at Hermosa Dental. She has a passion for working with kids and providing dental care to children of all ages.  

Education
BS from Arizona State University in Biology
DDS from University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

Hygienist, Yolanda

Yolanda is our bilingual hygienist who graduated from dental hygiene school in 2003 following 10 years of dental assisting. She is passionate about what she does and strives to make all her patients feel comfortable. She consistently attends continuing education courses and dental conventions to keep up with current practices of dental hygiene. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and playing golf. 

Financial Coordinator, Evelyn

Evelyn began in the dental field with her certification in dental assisting in 2011. She then found herself enjoying the process of helping patients with different financial options so they may get their dental needs met. She is our bilingual front office manager who facilitates payment plans, scheduling, and insurance claims. Her hobbies include, hiking, traveling, and any outdoor activities.