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Cornel Crasnean, DDS Dentist/Owner of Nellie Gail Dental

A graduate of UCLA School of Dentistry, Dr. Cornel is on a constant pursuit to improve the level of care his patients receive.
Since the opening of Nellie Gail Dental in 2014, Dr. Cornel has been successfully providing quality diagnostic, preventative, and restorative services to patients of all ages. He has dedicated a significant amount of time to enhancing his knowledge and practice of implant dentistry.

He recently completed his Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Cornel is staying up to date on the latest technological advancements in the field of dentistry in order to provide the best care to his patients.
When he is not practicing at Nellie Gail, he enjoys volunteering his time to provide dental care to people in need in countries like Mexico and Haiti.

Dr. Cornel has more than 10 years of experience in all phases of dentistry including but not limited to wisdom teeth extractions, bone grafting, dental implants, gum surgery, root canals, dentures, partials and cosmetic dentistry.

Please call (949) 362-5600 or contact us to make your appointment to meet Dr. Cornel!

Dentist Dr. Crasnean - Member of American Dental Association

Dr. Hillel Well, DDS, MSD Orthodontist

    Dr. Well was honored to receive a four-year Senatorial scholarship for undergraduate studies and achieved early admission to the University of Maryland Dental School. He graduated “magna cum laude” with his Doctorate in Dental Surgery.
    He was accepted at the University of Colorado for his orthodontic residency. Dr. Well also completed a graduate degree, a Master of Science in Dentistry, at the University.
    From Dr. Well himself:
    “My commitment to furthering my professional education is integral to who I am. I have a close relationship with UCLA Dental School, where I teach dental students and connect with residents and faculty members whose research is driving advances in orthodontics.
    This relationship enables me to share the knowledge I’ve garnered from my own education and experience, and to remain on the leading edge of innovations and products. My patients can be assured they will receive high-quality orthodontic care, using the most current, proven technologies and techniques.”

    Please call (949) 362-5600 or contact us to make your appointment to meet Dr. Well!

    Dentist Dr. Hillel Well - Diplomate American Board of Orthodontics
    Dentist Dr. Hillel Well - Member of American Dental Association
    Dentist Dr. Hillel Well - Member of California Dental Association
    Dentist Dr. Hillel Well - Member of Los Angeles Dental Society

    Meet the team at Nellie Gail Dental

    Daniela Office Manager

      As a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Master in Business Administration, Daniela’s favorite job is working with Nellie Gail Dental employees and seeing them develop professionally. She coordinated the expansion of the practice in 2017, and is constantly looking for new ways to improve patients’ overall experience at Nellie Gail Dental. Daniela is Dr. Cornel’s wife and mother of their two children, Bella and Edward. After almost five years of managing the practice alongside Dr. Cornel, she states that she is incredibly thankful and humbled by the opportunity to serve a wonderful patient base.

      Nichol Back office Supervisor

        Nichol is passionate and driven about her work as a Registered Dental Assistant. She delights in helping people and making them smile. Nichol’s work ethics and inner drive to connect with people are obvious in the extent to which she goes to make patients feel at home at Nellie Gail Dental. Outside work, Nichol enjoys keeping active with her family and rescue pit bull, as well as eating healthy and listening to country music.

        Irem Registered Dental Hygienist

          Irem graduated from West Coast University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Her friendly personality, focus on quality of patient care and very warm bedside manners quickly earn Irem the respect and appreciation of our patients. One of Irem’s biggest dreams is to travel to different countries, especially Australia and New Zealand. She loves animals and going to the beach. Irem is looking forward to establishing a long term relationship with patients and providing them with excellent hygiene care.

          Rosa Registered Dental Assistant

            Rosa is native of Oaxaca Mexico. She has been practicing as a Registered Dental Assistant since graduating from Cerritos College in 2000. Rosa attends a variety of continuing education courses that sharpen her skills set and keep her job interesting and exciting. Rosa loves the field of dentistry not only because she gets to see amazing transformation in patients’ smiles but also because she values the relationships that she forms with each patient. Outside the office, she spends a significant amount of time in philanthropy. Helping underprivileged kids and putting a smile on people’s faces is what motivates Rosa every day.

            Aurora Dental Assistant

              Aurora had recently moved from Albania to the United States. Together with her husband, both dentists in their home country, Aurora is pursuing a career in the dental field in the country of their dreams. We are happy that she chose Nellie Gail Dental as a training ground for her career. Aurora adds so much value to the team with her concern for quality care and her constant drive to learn and improve. Aurora loves to travel and pursue a healthy lifestyle.
              We look forward to see Aurora grow professionally and see her dream come true.

              Anca Financial Coordinator

                Anca graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a major in Business Management in 2016. Her friendliness, detail orientation, and broad knowledge of insurance related matters enhance the level of service patients experience in our office. Besides insurance matters, Anca has a passion for outdoor activities. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Anca’s high level of expertise in front office matters are only matched by her humility and kindness.

                Patricia Treatment Coordinator

                  Patricia has over 20 years of experience in the dental industry. She makes it a top priority to provide world class customer service to all patients. Patricia‘s compassionate nature is displayed in the manner she treats all of our patients. Not only does she goes extra mile to ensure both clinical and financial needs are accommodated but she encourages all of team members to do the same. Patricia has two wonderful teenage daughters who she enjoys spending time with. She loves to travel to her hometown, Puerto Vallarta, to visit her family and enjoy the scenic views.

                  Nellie Gail Dental provides comprehensive dentistry by our highly trained dentists. We also offer complimentary orthodontic consultations with our board certified orthodontist. We serve the area of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguels, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest and Mission Viejo.

                  Please call (949) 362-5600 or contact us to make your appointment!

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