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Meet Dr. Sheily

Leora Sheily, DDS, is the comprehensive dentist who leads the team at The Melrose Dentist, located in the East Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, and serving patients in the nearby Melrose Hill, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood areas. She is a cosmetic and restorative dentist performing treatments encompassing all disciplines of dentistry, with a special focus in the field of cosmetic and implant dentistry. She ensures each individual treatment plan is designed in a way to best benefit the health of the patient while at the same time meeting their dental needs and cosmetic goals. Dr. Sheily is available 24-hours for dental emergencies. 

Dr. Sheily received her Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University                                                                                                                                of Southern California, School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Sheily is number one when it comes to communication. She does a great job explaining treatment needs in great detail. Some of the procedures Dr. Sheily specializes in are composite bondings, veneers, crowns, implants, Invisalign®, and complete smile makeovers. Her clinical approach is tailored to each individual patient, with the patient’s needs and expectations dictating the path to a smile of confidence. 

When away from dentistry, Dr. Sheily loves to spend time with her two shelties, Montie and Kidd, do high-intensity interval training workouts, and catch up with her family and friends.


Meet Dr. Oren

Dr. Oren is a Board-Certified Specialist in Periodontology and Dental Implantology renowned for his expertise in periodontal plastic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Bologna School of Medicine, faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 1979 and graduated from Tel Aviv University School of Dentistry in 1986 with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree and recognition for an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis. He received a second doctorate degree from the University of Rome, School of Dentistry, as Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1993. Continuing his education, Dr. Oren was awarded a Certificate of Specialty in Periodontology from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1999. Dr. Oren became a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology in 2000 and was recognized as Board-certified Implantologist in 2019. He has been practicing dentistry internationally since 1986 and has been practicing periodontology/implant dentistry in Los Angeles since 1999.

With over 34 years of surgical experience, Dr. Oren is able to achieve remarkable results that are biologically and esthetically optimized to restore patient health. His unique background in medicine means he prioritizes patients’ natural restoration to health, rejuvenating gums and rebuilding missing bone while minimizing trauma. His extensive experience and unwavering, around-the-clock patient support means patients heal with minimal pain and maximum comfort.

Dr. Oren is an active member of the following professional societies: The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the American Board of Periodontology (ABP), California Society of Periodontology (CSP), The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Academy of Osseointegration and the Western Society of Periodontology.




The Melrose Dentist
4852 Melrose Ave.
Melrose Hill

Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: 323-665-8888
Fax: 323-417-5710

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