Meet the Dentists of Papillon Dental Arts
Welcome to Papillon Dental Arts - an evidence-based and interprofessional team of dentists and specialists who will tend to your unique oral health needs. We work with you to create a comprehensive care plan that meets your short and long term goals. Our team competently offers Cosmetic and Restorative Dental Services, Invisalign, Implant Dentistry, Periodontal and Oral Surgery, Sedation and General Anesthesia, and Speech/Language Therapy.
Come and meet our team and tour our practice. Take the first step to fulfilling your oral health goals by scheduling at our practice by calling Papillon Dental Arts at (415) 731-5104 at our San Francisco dental practice.
Dr. Leyla Rahimi, DDS
Dr. Rahimi earned her degree in dentistry from the University of Hamburg in Germany in 2004. She moved to the United States in 2007 and pursued advanced education in dentistry earning a second doctorate in dentistry from University of Southern California. After completion of her studies at USC, she attended LMC-NYU for Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. Rahimi believes greatly in continuing education in her field and keeps current with the newest advancements in evidence based dentistry. She has received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry with the UCLA Aesthetic Continuum in association with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and seeks continuous excellence in her field as a member of the Spear Faculty Club. Dr. Rahimi has been active in private practice and community/public health dentistry in Northern California for the past several years serving communities in Redding, Humboldt Del-Norte County and now in San Francisco. Patients and staff equally appreciate Dr. Rahimi's warm and caring personality combined with her great attention to detail and quality of care.
In her spare time, Dr. Rahimi enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys nature, art, design, photography, music, performing arts and literature. Another passion of hers is traveling to new places and learning about their history, culture, language and way of life.
Our Dentist is a member of the following Professional Organizations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Francisco and Humboldt-Del-Norte Dental Societies, Spear Faculty Club. She is also a LMC scholarship recipient for the Academy of Academic Leadership.
Dr. Mary Satuito
Dr Satuito received her dental degree from Centro Escolar University in Manila, Philippines and went on to post-graduate training in Hospital Dentistry at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital. She migrated to the United States in 1994 and started a private practice in Los Angeles. She did a fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry at the King/Drew Medical Center and went on to be a Faculty/Dental Specialist for the General Practice Residency in Dentistry at the King/Drew Medical Center and the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center while maintaining her private practice. Dr. Satuito pursued an additional Degree in Dental Surgery (DDS) from the the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles and completed her residency in Dental Anesthesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She was on staff at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry and the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s Children’s Dental Health Center in Long Beach while maintaining a private practice in dental anesthesiology in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Satuito currently in private practice throughout California providing sedation and general anesthesia.
Her passion for the care of the special needs patient fueled her desire to pursue a training in dental anesthesiology. Being a foreign graduate in dentistry she cannot pursue this specialty unless she becomes a American Dental Association-accredited dental graduate. She sold her practice and left her academic career to get an ADA-accredited dental degree.
Dr. Satuito is a Fellow of the American Society of Geriatric Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International.
Dr. David Rustamzadeh
Dr. David Rustamzadeh is a periodontology specialist who recently joined our team. Dr. Dave is a San Francisco Bay area native. He takes care of our patients' implant, gum, and extraction surgeries as well as gum plastic surgery. He has been taking care of patients' periodontal surgery needs since 2005.
Dr. Rustamzadeh earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from NYU in 2001. He graduated with a Masters degree of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontology and Oral Biology (CAGS) from Boston University in 2005.
Our patients love to work with Dr. Dave because of his quality dental care and gentle touch.
Ms. Aida Rahimi M.S., SLP-CCC
Ms. Aida Rahimi, SLP-CCC, is our wonderful Speech/Language Pathologist. She graduated from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) with a masters of science, and has been active in the field of speech-language pathology since 2013 working with clients ages 2 through 80. At this time, she is focused in evaluation and treatment of language delays and disorders of children aged 2-18, working with children and their families in their home as well as in the school setting. Patients and parents love working with Ms. Rahimi not only because of her expertise, but also for her caring, sweet, and fun personality.