Meet the Doctors

Our Doctors are all very experienced doctors with many years of expertise in their field.

Dr. Mike Bardi

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Dr. Fariborz Mike Bardi obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and subsequently his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California in 1989. He continued his education at the University of Southern California for advanced training in endodontics. After practicing many years in the field of endodontics, Dr. Bardi has developed a reputable name in endodontics.

In 1991 Dr. Bardi founded RootVision Endo, with its first two offices opening in the cities of Glendale and Torrance. He then went on to expand into the City of Lakewood in 2003. In 2005, we opened in the City of Montebello and most recently in 2009 we opened an office in the City of Covina. We currently have 5 offices in Southern California and continue to grow. Dr. Bardi and his associates are well known for excellent service and immaculate endodontic treatment results.

In his free time, Dr. Bardi enjoys traveling with his family as well as volunteering in local community charities.

Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Dental School: University of Southern California
Endodontic Residency: University of Southern California
Dental Licensure: California

Dr. Kimberly Pham

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Dr. Kimberly Pham, a native of Vietnam, obtained her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach, and subsequently her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University, School of Dentistry. She returned to Temple University for advanced training in Endodontics and earned a Master of Science. She joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2002, and has been an intergral part of the practice ever since.

Dr. Pham is known “for her soft and gentle hands. She is very nurturing and compassionate with all her patients” Dr. Pham has been acknowledged for her detail oriented nature in the field of endodontics. She takes her time to ensure each patient understands their endodontic needs and options during each consultation.

In her free time, Dr. Pham enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also enjoys exploring new cultural foods.

Undergraduate School: California State University, Long Beach
Dental School: Temple University, School of Dentistry
Master of Science: Temple University, School of Dentistry
Endodontic Residency: Temple University, School of Dentistry
Dental Licensure: California and Northeast Regional

Dr. Mark Nugent

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Dr. Mark Nugent, a native of Southern California, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California Berkeley, and subsequently his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University. After completing a year-long residency program at the VA Sepulveda, he returned to Columbia University for advanced training in the field of Endodontics. He joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2007, and has been an integral part of the practice ever since.

Dr. Nugent’s technical expertise coupled with his warm and respectful chairside manner has helped make the treatment experience at Rootvision Endo a comfortable and positive one for his patients. He works closely with referring dentists and organizes continuing education courses to facilitate open communication with his colleagues and improve patient care.

In his free time, Dr. Nugent enjoys traveling, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with his family.

Undergraduate School: Univeristy of California, Berkeley
Dental School:  Columbia University
General Practice Residency: Veteran’s Administration Sepulveda
Endodontic Residency: Columbia Univeristy
Dental Licensure: California

Dr. Richard Pak

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Dr. Richard Pak, a native of Southern California, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and subsequently his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California. After completing his residency program at the VA Mare Island, he went on to Columbia University for advanced training in the field of Endodontics. He joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2011, and has been an intergral part of the practice ever since.

Dr. Pak is known as “the patient’s choice” for a reason. He believes in putting the comfort of his patients first before anything else.  With many years of experience in the field of endodontics, Dr. Pak is considered one of the experts in his craft. He has gained a reputable name in the field of endodontics in the city of Montebello and Covina.

In his free time, Dr. Pak enjoys spending time with his kids and wife.

Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Dental School: University of Southern California
General Practice Residency: Veteran’s Administration Mare Island
Endodontic Residency: Columbia University
Dental Licensure: California

Dr. Quan Nghiem

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Dr. Quan Nghiem, a native of Boston, Massachusetts, obtained his undergraduate degree from The College of Holy Cross of Massachusetts, and subsequently his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  After completing his general practice residency program at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, he moved to California. After practicing two years of general dentistry in Los Angeles, California, he decided to pursue his passion in endodontics and continued on at Temple University, School of Dentistry for advanced training in the field of endodontics. Dr. Nghiem joined our team in 2013, and has been an integral part of the practice ever since.

He has become a well-known endodontist and assists all patients with the upmost care and confidence. He has now gained the trusts of all his general dentists through his excellent endodontic work.

In his free time, Dr. Nghiem loves traveling and exploring the world with his wife, family and friends.  When asked by patients what he loves best, he responds, I am a loyal fan of all my home-town Boston sports teams (GO PATS!) I also enjoy snowboarding, fishing, hiking, and golf.  If I’m not doing root canals, chances are, I am somewhere seeking my next adventure!

Undergraduate School: The College of Holy Cross, Massachusetts
Dental School: Tufts University of Dental Medicine
General Practice Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Endodontic Residency: Temple University School of Dentistry
Dental Licensure: California and Northeast Regional

Dr. Annie Zhujiang

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Dr. Annie Zhujiang, raised in Southern California since she was a child, obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and subsequently her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She continued on with advanced training in the field of Endodontics at Columbia University. She joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2014 and has been an integral part of the practice ever since.

Dr. Zhujiang’s techinical skills far exceed those in her field. She has become an educator amongst her peers and assisted in the further educations of general dentists. Dr. Zhujiang’s main focus with each of her patients is to ensure their endodontic experience is as calm and painless as possible. She prides herself in being able to provide a pleasant atmosphere while also educating her patients on their endodontic needs.

In her free time, Dr. Zhujiang enjoys traveling to new cities and learning new languages.

Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Dental School: Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Endodontic Residency: Columbia University
Dental Licensure: California and New Jersey

Dr. Kimberly Vaglio

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Dr. Kimberly Vaglio, a native of Mountain Home, Arkansas, obtained her undergraduate degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and subsequently her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Following dental school she joined her father, Dr. Bernard W. Petkovich, in private practice in her hometown. She practiced as a general dentist for three years and enjoyed being mentored by her father, and helping her patients improve their oral health. During her time in private practice, Dr. Vaglio discovered a passion for endodontics, prompting her to seek advanced training in the field of endodontics at the University of Louisville. Upon graduation she earned her certificate in the field of endodontics and a Masters in Science of Dentistry. She joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2015.

In her free time, Dr. Vaglio enjoys traveling, cooking, running and spending time with her husband and goldendoodle. She is excited about her new adventure in Southern California.

Undergraduate School: Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
Dental School: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
Private Practice: Petkovich Family Dental, Mountain Home, Arkansas
Endodontic Residency: University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Dental Licensure: California, Arkansas

Dr. Hoon Sagong

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Dr. Hoon Sagong, born in Korea and raised in Southern California, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California Davis, and subsequently his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University. He continued on with advanced training in the field of Endodontics at Columbia University. He joined the Rootvision Endo team in 2015, and has been an integral part of the practice ever since.

Dr. Sagong’s technical expertise and strive for excellence have made each patients’ treatment experience at Rootvision Endo positive and successful. He prides himself in being passionate and caring with each and every patient. His kind and considerate chair side manner has earned him a reputation amongst his patients as a trusted dentist.

In his free time, Dr. Sagong enjoys traveling, playing and watching basketball, eating good food, and spending time with his family.

Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Dental School: Columbia University
Endodontic Residency: Columbia University
Dental Licensure: California and Northeast Regional

Dr. Betty Suh

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Undergraduate School: Univeristy of California, San Diego

Masters of Arts in Oral Health Science: Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Dental School:  Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Advanced Education of General Dentistry: Lutheran Medical Center, Hawaii Region

Endodontic Residency: Columbia Univeristy

Dental Licensure: California, New York

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