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Dr. Shaheen Moezzi

General dentist and anesthesiologist Dr. Shaheen Moezzi

Dr. Moezzi graduated from the University of Nevada Reno, dental school at USC, and went on to complete a three-year Residency at Ohio State for Dental Anesthesia.

He stayed on as a full time faculty member until making Denver his home and opening up his practice, focusing on kids as well as those with Special Needs.

Originally from Nevada, he loves to hike, wakeboard, snowboard, and is excited for any new adventure the great state of Colorado has to offer.

Dr. Moezzi is also an Instructor at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he enjoys working with the residents and students when he isn’t in his own office or on top of a mountain somewhere!


Dr. Moezzi belongs to the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Metro Denver Dental Society and American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. He teaches the general practice dental residents IV moderate sedation at Colorado University Hospital. Currently he serves as chair of the CDA's New Dentist Committee.

Dr. Stephen Rogers

General dentist and anesthesiologist Dr. Stephen Rogers

Dr. Stephen Rogers was raised in upstate New York where he went on to earn a double Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Italian, followed by a Master’s degree in Biomaterials.

Upon completing doctorate training at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, he then headed to Denver for the General Practice Residency program at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Rogers has advanced training in dental implants, restorative dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, sedation dentistry, special needs dentistry, and emergency dental care. He is committed to maintaining professionalism and delivering high quality, evidence-based dentistry to each of his patients.

Much of his free time is volunteered to organized dentistry, serving in positions for the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and on the American Student Dental Association’s Board of Trustees as its Editor-in-Chief.

When he’s out of the office, Dr. Rogers can be found reading, freelance editing, or sampling local cuisine (and is no stranger to craft beer). His hobbies also include gaming, classical music, cycling, and weightlifting. Be sure to challenge him to a push-up contest when you come in!

Dr. Boz

General dentist and anesthesiologist Dr. Boz

Dr. Boz graduated from the College of Dental Medicine at WesternU in Pomona, CA. He then completed his advanced general dentistry residency program at one of the busiest Trauma-1 hospitals in the Bronx, NY.

While working as an associate dentist in Los Angeles, Dr. Boz became passionate about pediatric dentistry. He returned to NY to complete the Pediatric Dentistry Program at St. Barnabas Hospital where he was named Top Chief Resident.

Throughout his training, Dr. Boz has always been enthusiastically involved in treating a diverse population of patients with different backgrounds & health risks in both urgent & regular care settings. He added to his skill set by participating in a weekly rotation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Center (a well-known Special Needs Clinic in Jacobi Hospital, NYC)

Based on the positive environment & the collaborative approach to improving oral health, Dr. Boz is delighted to join our team at Lakeside Special Needs & Pediatric Dentistry where he’ll be providing 1st class care to all patients.

When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys; painting sculpting, hiking, weightlifting & spending time with his family and pet cat, Bella. (If Dr. Boz works too many hours Bella will leave scratch marks on his arms to remind him to come home sooner next time... Look for that!)

Dr. Robin Yamaguma

General dentist and anesthesiologist Dr. Stephen Rogers

Dr. Robin Yamaguma comes to us from the beautiful island of Maui where she lived for 23 years but never learned to surf. Instead she brought her books to the beach and focused on her studies!

Graduating with a biology degree from the University of Hawaii, the east coast eventually came calling. They wanted Dr. Robin on the other side of the USA to receive her Dental Medicine degree from Boston University.

After that, Dr. Robin enjoyed working with kids while practicing dentistry on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota the several years. She went on to complete her pediatric dental residency at the NYU Langone’s Hawai’i site in 2015 and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2017.

During the summer of 2015, Dr. Robin moved to Colorado with her son Wyatt and dog Dumpy. When she’s not working, look for her running around the many trails Colorado has to offer. Always learning, she may even have her books with her!


Dr. Robin is a member of the Metro Denver Dental Society, Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Elizabeth Shick

General dentist and anesthesiologist Dr. Elizabeth Shick

You can call her Dr. Liz! She’s a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who completed her dental degree (DDS), Specialty Residency in Pediatric Dentistry, and Masters of Public Health degree (MPH) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She finally made the trek to Denver in 2009 and has been in private practice ever since.

Dr. Liz also coordinates the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine’s outreach in Guatemala and is fluent in Spanish.

When she’s not traveling south of the border, she enjoys working with parents and caregivers to help children achieve the best oral health possible.

One thing is for sure, you are going to LOVE Dr. Liz!


Office Manager
Staff member at Lakeside

Claudia is the glue that holds the whole office together. She has been in the field of dentistry since 2003 and is highly trained to work with our patients as well as our printers!

Claudia was born and raised in El Paso where she attended the University of Texas before moving to Colorado. She loves spending her free time with her children, Aaron and Aiza.


Staff member at Lakeside

As soon as you walk in, you’ll be greeted and checked in by Marie. Somehow she’s able to do 30 tasks at once and still act as the DJ of our lobby!


Staff member at Lakeside

She’s not just an expert WITH PATIENTS, she has the most PATIENCE. RossAna makes exams and cleanings quick and painless!

“Coach K”

Staff member at Lakeside

K-von is our mandatory fun expert. He may pop out of his office and snap your photo for our “WALL OF SMILES”. He will also demand you spin the wheel and win a prize!