Dr. Bakhtyari is an excellent dentist. His bedside manner is outstanding. He is thorough about explaining and showing (via X-rays, sketches, etc.) the procedures to be performed. He walked me through the entire process and let me know what he was about to do ("You're going to feel some vibrations", "I'm going to clean up and polish the fillings") He listens to concerns and answers any questions the patient may have. I trust and value his expertise and highly recommend him.