Meet Our Doctors
Daniel V. Launspach, D.D.S.
Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Dan Launspach graduated from the University of Illinois in 1976, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He attended Loyola University College of Dental Medicine to earn his D.D.S. degree in 1980. He then completed a hospital-based general practice residency at Foster McGraw Hospital-Loyola University. In 1981, he moved to Los Angeles to do his post-doctoral residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Southern California. During his pediatric residency program, he worked at both Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Rancho Los Amigos Hospital.
Dr. Dan obtained his certificate in pediatric dentistry in 1983 and has been practicing pediatric dentistry in Bakersfield ever since. On his free time, he enjoys travels, movies, and working out.
Marshall B. Chey, D.D.S., M.B.A.
Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Marshall Chey received his Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA in 2002. In the fall of the same year, he attended Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City where he received his D.D.S. degree in 2006. After dental school, Dr. Marshall returned to Los Angeles where he completed a general practice residency at the VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center and received his certificate of residency in 2007.
Dr. Marshall returned to New York in the fall of 2007 to continue his post-doctorate education at New York University. He gained invaluable experience working with the extensive network of affiliated New York hospitals, including Bellevue Hospital Center and Lutheran Medical Center. He received his certificate in pediatric dentistry from NYU in 2009. In 2015, Dr. Marshall received his M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Dr. Marshall has been practicing in Bakersfield since 2010. He currently serves as a board member of the Kern County Dental Society. He is also on staff at Bakersfield Memorial and Mercy Southwest Hospitals. When he is not spending time with his beautiful wife, Jennifer, he teaches part-time at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Section of Pediatric Dentistry.
Imanoel Golshirazian, D.M.D., M.M.Sc.
Dr. Imanoel Golshirazian received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UCLA in 2004 with the distinction of Summa Cum Laude. A year later Dr. G moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend dental school at Harvard University. After receiving his D.M.D. in 2009, he continued his residency training at Harvard University. During his clinical training, Dr. G also completed his research in the Department of Developmental Biology. In 2012, he received his Master of Medical Science and Certificate in Orthodontics.
Dr. G’s treatment philosophy is to deliver high-end, specialized, custom-tailored orthodontic treatment to accommodate anyone who desires a beautiful smile. He is certified in Invisalign®. He is board-eligible with the American Association of Orthodontists and looks forward to becoming a certified board member.
Dr. G has been practicing in southern California since 2012. He is excited to bring his passion for beautiful smiles to Bakersfield. When he’s not seeing patients, he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with family.
Steve S. Choi, D.D.S., M.D.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Steve Choi was born in Seoul, Korea and immigrated to southern California at a very young age. Dr. Choi received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from UCLA in 2001. He then obtained his D.D.S. degree at the USC School of Dentistry in 2005. After realizing that he had a passion for surgery, he decided to pursue further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He continued his postgraduate education at the Case School of Dental Medicine in Ohio, while simultaneously obtaining his medical degree as a part of his residency training. In his residency, he obtained the skills needed to perform a host of complex procedures ranging from corrective jaw surgery, dental implant surgery, and bone grafting. He has dual licenses in medicine and dentistry. He is also certified to provide general anesthesia for patients undergoing oral surgery procedures.
Dr. Choi has been practicing in Bakersfield since 2012. On his free time, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, Jessica, and playing with his two sons, Noah and Evan.