Meet Our Team

Joey Ortiz

Front Desk Manager/ DA

Joey graduated from American Career College in 2015 and immediately began working at Dushane Dental Arts as Dr. Dushane's chairside dental assistant." At their first meeting Dr. Dushane knew he was a perfect fit for the practice. In early 2017, Joey transitioned to Front Office Manager. Joey has high, positive energy that is contagious and makes all of our patients feel at home. He takes extra care of every patient and goes the extra mile to ensure patients leave Dushane Dental Arts feeling content. Some of his hobbies include watching movies,art exhibitions, being outdoors, and of course shopping. Joey is fantastic and we are so happy he is part of the team!

Michelle Nguyen


Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree at West Coast University. She was born in Los Angeles and grew up moving around to multiple states. She moved back to Los Angeles in 2011 and considers it home. Michelle joined the team at Dushane Dental Arts in mid 2017 and she is an amazing team member! She loves to travel and go on new adventures. Michelle takes a lot of pride as a dental hygienist and is excited to be part of our team!

Shila Kohani


Shila earned her Bachelors of Science at West Los Angeles College Dental Hygiene Program.  During her free time, Shila enjoys adventurous trips and loves to cook and try cultural foods.  Shila's passion for dental hygiene and cosmetic dentistry started when she was a young girl.  She loves to have a healthy mouth and a sparkly smile!  Comfort is top priority for Shila's patients.  She enjoys making an impact on their oral health and ending their visit with a smile.  We adore Shila and are confident you will too!

Ashley Aiken


Ashley wants you to know that she is so glad to be part of her new beautiful team at Dushane Dental Arts!  Before her career in dentistry, Ashley had 10 years of experience in customer care.  This is evident when you are sitting in the dental chair next to Ashley.  Ashley loves having great conversations with our patients, making sure they feel comfortable during their stay with us and that each person leaves with a great smile.  Ashley loves music of all genres... any song that plays on the radio you'll be sure to catch her mumbling while sterilizing instruments, cleaning up the treatment rooms or on her lunch break.  Thanks for making us all smile Ashley!

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