Our Team


Ramtin Riahi, DDS

A long time resident of Southern California, Dr. Riahi received his dental degree from USC School of Dentistry in 2002.  Soon after, he established  practice in Ventura where he has been providing his patients with state-of-the-art dental care as he is an avid participant in continuing dental education and is consistently performing cutting edge dental procedures.  His vast knowledge of highly desirable procedures such as cosmetic dentistry, dental surgery and implant placement have made him an indispensable part of his patients’ comprehensive dental treatment.  Dr. Riahi’s mild temperament, personable demeanor and extremely gentle approach instill a sense of ease and his empathetic personality further creates the ultimate comfortable environment and a strong bond between him and his patients.  When he is not taking care of his patients, Dr. Riahi commits his time to his 15 year old son’s academic and athletic endeavors.  He is also an avid runner and cyclist who competes in various trail and triathlon races throughout the year.

Joseph Pangea, RDH

Joe Pangea graduated from Oxnard College Dental Hygiene program, at the top of his class, with an ASDH in 2007. He soon began practicing in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties working with some of the best dentists around. Always exceeding his continuing education requirements to maintain the highest level of skill and knowledge. Joe has been an active member of the Ojai community since 1999. Coaching both Ojai roadrunners Track and Field and AYSO teams. He was also a Board member for the Ventura County Youth Track Conference. When not in the office, you are likely to find him on a local trail.

Joe is looking forward to continuing great service to our existing clientele as well as helping new patients attain oral health and beautiful smiles.

Jordan Frederick

Jordan Frederick is Ojai Dental Studio’s dental assistant and sterlization technician. He started his career with this office in 2014, working for his father Dr. Frederick and continuing with the practice when it changed hands in 2021. His background includes training in infection control and CPR certification. A former, four-year resident of Ojai, Jordan strives to make patients feel comfortable and safe.

Mahogany Lore, MLIS

A resident of Ojai since 2000, Mahogany Lore is Ojai Dental Studio’s office manager and front desk person. When you call, email, or text, whether to schedule or inquire into your claims, account, or records, Mahogany is at your service. With a master’s degree in library and information science from Rutgers and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Arizona State University, Mahogany cares about individuals, the community, accessible information, patient privacy, and professional ethics. Mahogany’s goals are to make each patient feel welcome and to provide reliable service and clear information.