Our Team

Sea Breeze Dental is serving the Agoura Hills community since 1996

At Dr. Zak Sea Breeze Dental Care, our team is devoted to constant improvement and investment in the most up-to-date and effective dental technologies and techniques. We are committed to working with the best professionals in the field. We are firm believers in the idea that dentists should educate their patients and community on the proper way to have good oral health and low dental costs. We provide our patients with effective, comprehensive, and financially viable dental care.

Our team is extremely well-trained and experienced, as well as enthusiastic and joyful. Each member of the treatment team is a registered assistant, and the Dr. Zak Dental office staff is committed to treating patients with care and efficiency.

Dr_Ilya_ZakDr. Ilya Zak, DDS

Dr. Ilya Zak is a graduate of the USC Dental School. He was one of eight students who participated in the ADAPT accelerated six-year dental program, completing both undergraduate and graduate requirements. After his graduation, he was a TMJ/Pain Management resident at White Memorial Hospital, and became a qualified California medical examiner for TMJ dysfunction. He was also a part-time clinical instructor at his alma mater. He has been practicing dentistry since 1994, and he works in Simi Valley, Valencia, Agoura Hills, and Long Beach.  Dr. Zak ensures that the dental care that is practices at our locations doesn’t only improve patients’ oral health but also enhances patients’ overall state of wellness.

Dr. Antony Montella, DDS, our teamDr. Anthony Motella

Dr. Anthony Montella is an ADA Certified Prosthodontist specializing in restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.

From Eastern Illinois University, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1994. Immediately following college, Dr. Montella entered dental school and graduated in the top of his class from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry at Chicago in 1998. After dental school, he continued his training and completed a three-year advanced prosthodontics residency program at University of Illinois College of Dentistry where he received his certification in Prosthodontics in 2001.

As a prosthodontist, Dr. Montella specializes in the following dental procedures: Cosmetic Dentistry – Porcelain Veneers, Fixed Prosthodontics – Crowns and Bridges, Implant Prosthodontics – Fixed and Removable Restorations, and Removable Prosthodontics – Complete and Partial Dentures.

Dr. Howard Kopel, DDS

Dr. Howard Kopel, DDS, received his degree from USC School of Dentistry and is trained for every dental field; he has over 30 years of experience in dentistry. In addition to his copious experience and knowledge, he has also received many awards for excellence in the diagnosis of oral cancer.  Dr. Kopel takes his time in understanding patients’ clinical and psychological needs and then designs treatment plans that address their unique objectives.

Dr. Karnakova, dentist in Sea Breeze Dental OfficeDr.  Olga Karnakova, DDS

After receiving her first patent in 1986, Dr. Karnakova went on to study at the Medical Stomatological Institute of Moscow, graduating in 1991. Adding her time practicing in Russia and with over 18 years of practice here in the United States, Dr. Karnakova brings a wealth of dental knowledge to our practices. Dr. Karnakova also has worked as a part time instructor with the Duggan Study Institute.  Because Dr. Karnikova takes all the time that is necessary to understand every patient’s needs and goals, she is able to design patient centric treatment plans that enhance patients’ wellness.

Dr.  Armen Galustian

Leading the next generation of Dentist in his Family, Dr. Armen received his DDS from the School of Dentistry at the Azad Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He then was a dental officer for the Iranian Airforce. While continuing his career here in the United States,  Dr. Armen also volunteers his time with the Mobile Dental unit sponsored by the USCDS, helping underprivileged children in the Los Angeles.