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Medical Staff - Dentistry


Roger Thai, D.D.S.

Director of Dentistry

Dr. Roger Thai has been a living in the community and practicing dentistry at California Health & Longevity Institute, Inc. since 2007.  Dr. Thai is best known for his “Zen-like” approach to life and philosophy of practicing dentistry. He is practical and humanistic to the wellbeing of oral health.  Dr. Thai received a Health Professional Scholarship Program through the U.S. Air Force while attending University of The Pacific in 2001. He then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2002, with emphasis in crown, bridge and periodontic surgery. He was recently voted as one the Top Rated Dentist in Los Angeles. He practices with great conviction and compassion.

Outside of his professional career, Dr. Thai enjoys coaching basketball, football, and Track & Field. He has four beautiful children that occupy his time at home.


Rick Glassman, D.D.S.

Director of Dentistry

Dr. Rick Glassman has been practicing Advanced Restorative Dentistry for over three decades. His consistently solid work is why he is widely considered to be one of the top Advanced Restorative dentists in the United States. His eye for esthetic issues never compromises his overall dental health management. Dr. Glassman boasts a graduate degree from USC Dental School in1980, and then went on to become the Clinical Associate to Dr. Robert Gerber, Chief of Staff of the Cedars-Sinai Dental Division and donated his time for a division at the hospital that provided primary care to tens of thousands of indigent patients. Dr. Glassman founded and supervised the Beverly Hills Dental Laser Group, exploring the early frontiers of Laser Dental Bleaching/Whitening after studying with the creator of the Bright Smile Laser Whitening System.

With 15 on-screen film credits, Dr. Glassman is considered one of the industry's go-to experts in dental special effects and has proven himself to be not only a dentist who cares about each of his patients' individual needs, but an artist with a vision to suit the specific needs for any facet of the film, television and music industry.

In addition to his professional duties, Dr. Glassman is proud to support charitable organizations including the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (who named a special fund in his name), Race to Erase MS, The Wild Horse Sanctuary and The Eastwood Ranch Foundation. Dr. Glassman resides in Southern California with his family and is a classically trained guitar player, portrait artist, renaissance man and avid horseback rider.