Meet the Doctors
Allen R. Baker, D.D.S.
Dr. Baker graduated dental school at the University of Pittsburgh in 1969. After graduation, Dr. Baker spent two years in the United States Army, and completed a one year rotating internship. Dr. Baker began practicing dentistry at San Fernando Dental Care in 1971. He attends continuing education classes to maximize his knowledge of dentistry. He prides himself on listening to patient needs and meeting their goals and expectations. Dr. Baker is a member of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Baker's love of dentistry and the people are a great source of enjoyment for him. He is committed to his patients and he looks forward to meeting everyone in our historic city of San Fernando.
Eva Hogan, D.D.S., M.S
Dr. Hogan graduated from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, with a Medical Degree. She received her certificate in Periodontics and Master of Science degree in Oral Biology from UCLA School of Dentistry. She is currently on the faculty in the Section of Periodontics at UCLA and in private practice in Periodontal Microsurgery and Implants.
Paul Anderson, D.D.S., M.D.
Dr. Anderson studied Biology at the University of Utah. His studies also included advanced courses in Mandarin Chinese. Following graduation, he attended dental school at UCLA. He obtained his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery experience at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. This included obtaining a medical degree in combination with his surgical training. Dr. Anderson has been trained to use a variety of conscious sedation and general anesthesia techniques. In addition to dentoalveolar and implant surgery, special interests include bone graft reconstructive surgery, orthognathic surgery and cleft lip and palate repair. Dr. Anderson enjoys teaching and has been an instructor for the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support course (ACLS).
Dr. Eric Wu
Eric Wu, DMD MS graduated magna cum laude from Pomona College, majoring in Chemistry. Following four years of dental training from Harvard University, he studied another three years at UCLA, specializing in Orthodontics and acquiring a Masters degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Wu finds great joy in sculpting beautiful smiles using traditional braces and Invisalign. With a gentle approach to straightening teeth, Dr. Wu strives to provide a positive and fun experience for all his patients. To provide the very best patient care, Dr. Wu stays on top of the latest developments in dentistry and orthodontics and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), American Dental Association (ADA), and California Dental Association (CDA).
Dr. Richard E. Sprague
Dr. Richard E. Sprague is a graduate of The University of Southern California. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1993 and his Specialty Degree in Endodontics in 2004. Dr. Sprague is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontics.
Having spent 10 years as a Cosmetic Dentist in Beverly Hills, California prior to becoming a root canal specialist, Dr. Sprague has developed a specialty practice that works with some of the most talented Cosmetic Dentist in the country. Dr. Sprague is recognized for understanding the high demands of todays patients and is commited to assisting you and your referring Doctor with the care of your smile.
Dr. Sprague strives to stay in the forefront of Root Canal Therapy. He lectures extensively to both local and foreign dentist on the ever changing field of Endodontics. His continuing education company www.EndotoImplants.com teaches general dentists the latest techniques in root canal treatment "30 minute root canal", oral surgery and implany surgery.
In his spare time, Dr. Sprague likes to Surf, Ski, Snowboard and travel with his Family.
Dr. Tom Jou
Dr. Tom Jou received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California Riverside. He received his doctorate in Dental Surgery from New York University. Following graduation, Dr. Jou furthered his dental training by completing a general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital.
Those who meet Dr. Jou will know that he is a dedicated professional who enjoys and excels in all phases of general dentistry.
In Dr. Jou's spare time, you will find him playing basketball, working out, and traveling.
Joel A. Ovadia, D.D.S.
Raised in California. I attended UCLA as an undergraduate and attended USC Dental school graduating in 1974. Since then I went into my private practice in West L.A. and Beverly Hills for 27 years as a general and cosmetic dentist. I have been married to my wife, Lynn, and we have three grown daughters. While practicing with San Fernando Dental Care, I place a high emphasis on preventative and restorative dental care.
Karen M. Oga, D.D.S.
Dr. Karen Oga, graduated from the prestigious, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry. She enjoys dentistry, and was in private practice for several years. She moved back to Southern California to be closer to her family whom she cherishes.She also loves animals, and has rescued over 25 dogs and cats in the last 5 years.