Nehi Ogbevoen, DDS, MS
Dr. Nehi Ogbevoen believes in delivering compassionate, customized care to all of his patients. As a board certified orthodontist, a distinction accomplished by only 1 out of 4 orthodontists, Dr. Nehi has seen first-hand the impact of a beautiful and confident smile. He understands the fact that patients and families have individualized needs and Dr. Nehi is able to tailor various treatment modalities including braces, self-ligating braces, and clear aligners to fit all lifestyles and case complexities. By staying current with all the newest technologies and techniques, Dr. Nehi remains committed to ensuring your orthodontic treatment is both as efficient and effective as possible. He has lectured internationally about orthodontic treatment planning and simulating virtual treatment objectives. To this day, he remains passionate about serving his wonderful community and knows there is no greater investment than the one in a beautiful, new smile!
Education and Orthodontic Training
Dr. Nehi is a Triple Trojan as he has graduated from USC 3 times!!! He completed his Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Master of Science in Craniofacial Biology, and Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics all at USC and could not be prouder to be a Trojan. He is even met his wife at USC.
Outside of the Office
Dr. Nehi believes strongly in giving back to the global community and has travelled all over the world to provide free dental care to communities that would otherwise have no access. Recent mission trips have taken him to Colombia, Guatemala, Kenya, and Jamaica.
When Dr. Nehi is not treating his amazing patients, he can be found perfecting his swing on the golf course, taking workout classes, cooking delicious meals for friends, or exploring the trendiest restaurants around LA with his wife, Sienna.
He is also a member of several organizations including:
- Western Los Angeles Dental Society – Golf Committee and New Member Committee
- USC Century Club Alumni Association – Board Member
- American Association of Orthodontist
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontist
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society(OKU)
- American College of Dentist Outstanding Leader Award
- Delta Dental Student Leadership Award
- Dental Foundation of California Leader Award
- USC Order of Arete
- USC Colby Dental Scholarship
- USC Trustee Scholar
- Coca- Cola Scholar
Tarim Song, DDS, MS
A native of Glenview, Illinois, Dr. Tarim Song is a proud Triple Trojan, having studied at USC for 11 years in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Doctor of Dental Surgery and finally, a specialty certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Craniofacial Biology.
As an orthodontist, she couldn’t be happier for the opportunity to be a part of people’s lives as they embark on their journey towards even more brilliant smiles. As a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics she strives to treat patients with the utmost integrity and quality possible. Outside of practicing orthodontics she delights in hiking with her sweet dachshund Tofflemire, gratifying her adventurous taste buds, joy-reading classics and catching big fish.