At Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, we hear you—and we’ll let you talk


It’s hard to feel heard when the dentist only asks you questions while your mouth is full of instruments.

You’ve likely wondered how they know what you’re really worried about. That’s why you’re looking for a dentist you can count on to partner with you, to ask, listen, and provide a plan that protects your mouth and your whole health too.

If you’re ready to take proactive steps to improve and protect your oral and overall health, Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry is here to give you the information and tools you need to make educated decisions about your care.

Experience the Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry Difference.

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Cutting edge products and technologies


Experienced in complex cases


Efficient and comfortable care

Our Founder

Dr. Michael Fulbright is committed to continually advancing his knowledge and skills in general, cosmetic, and reconstructive dentistry. Utilizing the latest technology to help patients renew their smiles, Dr. Fulbright is dedicated to making the process a genuine collaborative effort.

Our offices provide a positive environment where our providers can work with each patient to meet their dental and complete health goals.

Avoid poor results from unresponsive providers. Let Dr. Fulbright and his team give you the experience and outcome you’ve been dreaming of.

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Here’s how we do it:

Preventative Action

Rather than wait until it hurts, we take proactive steps to protect your oral health. Let’s keep your teeth, mouth, and whole body in top form.

Comprehensive Approach

Your oral health is a gateway to your whole-body health. We look beyond gums and roots to support the longevity of your heart and brain.

Continuity of Care

Our team trains constantly and uses the best technology so you can receive all your care, especially complex cases, inside the Fulbright offices.

All dental care is not equal.

Look no further for a dental partner who can guide you through the process and look out for your best long term health. We provide you with the best, most efficient dental care so that you can achieve your whole health goals.

Call today so we can get started.

Meet the Fulbright Team


Dr. Michael Fulbright

Dr. Fulbright is proud to have built a practice based on excellence and integrity, one in which his patients feel good about the dental care they receive. He’s established himself as one of the most skilled and caring cosmetic dentists in the South Bay. By maintaining state-of-the-art equipment, techniques, and systems in his office, he has further sustained his edge in the dental field.

Dr. Fulbright earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (BS) from the University of California, Irvine, an additional BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Southern California (USC), and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2000 from the School of Dentistry at USC. Dr. Fulbright obtained post-graduate training from UCLA in the Advanced Aesthetic Continuum and the renowned Pacific Implant Institute, which has enabled him to perform all aspects of full-mouth reconstruction.
Dr. Fulbright is also very involved in giving back to his community. He has helped restore the lives of domestically abused men and women through the Give Back a Smile Foundation. He has also volunteered his services through Remote Area Medical (RAM), the Beacon House, and various community causes.

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Dr. Kevin Faist

Dr. Kevin Faist enjoys all aspects of dentistry, appreciating the diversity and challenges the profession provides. He also loves interacting with patients of all ages and being able to meet new people every day. He takes pride in his work and ensures each patient receives excellent, pain-free dentistry. Dr. Faist is dedicated to staying current with the newest products and techniques by continuing his education and taking courses in all aspects of dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry and veneers, dental implants, and fixed and removable prosthodontics. He is Invisalign®-certified and has received an associate fellowship in laser dentistry.

Dr. Aaron Gerson

Dr. Aaron Gerson has been a practicing dentist for more than three decades and is experienced in virtually all major fields of dental care, including general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Gerson enjoys the ability to develop trusting, long-term relationships with his patients. He also consistently strives to interact with both patients and staff with positivity and compassion, which he feels is one of the many aspects of providing the highest-quality dentistry possible. He is committed to providing the best possible care for individuals whom he has treated for many years and new patients alike.

Majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and Math, Dr. Gerson earned his undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach. After graduation, Dr. Gerson completed his DDS degree at the Emory University School of Dentistry in 1982.

Dr. Gerson has a number of special interests and hobbies he likes to attend to during his off-hours, particularly if they involve the ocean! Dr. Gerson is deeply proud of his family, including his wife of 29 years, Bridget, and his daughter, Camille He is an award-winning underwater photographer, a certified Advanced Open Water Diver, a water skier, windsurfer, snow skier, and fitness buff.

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Dr. Kirstin Hellmeyer

Dr. Kirstin Hellmeyer is a general and cosmetic dentist who has been enhancing the health and appearance of patients’ smiles for more than 25 years. Dr. Hellmeyer enjoys performing an array of dental care treatments, and she is extensively experienced with cosmetic dentistry procedures and options that can improve both dental function and smile aesthetics. A Southern California native, Dr. Hellmeyer is known for her attentive and comforting approach that can set patients at ease during their treatment.

After earning degrees in both biology and psychology at the University of California-Santa Cruz, Dr. Hellmeyer received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of the Pacific, San Francisco in 1992. She then taught emergency dentistry at a UOP sister clinic in Fremont, California.

When she is away from the office, Dr. Hellmeyer enjoys being with her family and friends, taking care of her mom, and staying busy with a variety of arts & crafts and home projects. She also loves skiing, traveling, and trying out new restaurants. Additionally, Dr. Hellmeyer is involved with the renowned Make-A-Wish Foundation and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

Registered Dental Hygienists

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Registered Dental Hygienist & Myofunctional Therapist

Andrea has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years. She is laser certified through the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has extensive knowledge in diagnosing and treating periodontal disease. She also became a Myofunctional Therapist to address the root cause of many orofacial disorders! Andrea is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust and friendship with each patient. She is extremely devoted to educating patients on their individual needs.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Andrea loves the outdoors! She enjoys the beach, running, hiking and spending time with her two daughters.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Christina graduated with honors from West Coast University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Her love for dentistry is strongly influenced by her sister who also works in the dental field as a Pediatric Dentist. She is dedicated to providing the best quality of care for her patients by keeping up to date with her continuing education courses. She is passionate about getting all her patients healthy through preventive care while maintaining a warm and welcoming chair side manner.

Christina grew up in the South Bay and currently resides in El Segundo with her husband and two fur babies, Bodhi and Ghost. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking with her dogs, and traveling.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Katya graduated Magna Cum Laude from Howard University’s dental hygiene program in 2019. In addition, she has her bachelor’s in psychology which has allowed her to better empathize and understand her patients’ overall health. She was introduced to the dental field at a young age by her mother who is also a practicing hygienist, and her passion continued to grow from there. She strives to create a safe, comfortable and enjoyable environment where she can educate her patients on their dental health and individualized needs.

Katya was raised in Bethesda, Maryland and recently moved to the South Bay where she enjoys weekly hiking and beach trips with her dog Zola.

Registered Dental Assistants

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Registered Dental Assistant & Clinical Director

As our Clinical Director, Cynthia is responsible for onboarding and training the dental assistants and working with our hygienists to create an efficient office flow. In addition, she assists the doctors in all aspects of oral treatment from dental implant and reconstructive surgery to cosmetic dental procedures at our Redondo Beach practice. Cynthia has specialized training on Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CEREC® CAD/CAM technology, allowing our office to custom design and fabricate porcelain restorations in a single visit. Her calm demeanor during chairside assistance alleviates patients’ anxiety during dental visits.

Cynthia resides in Long Beach where she spends most of her time hanging out with her beautiful daughter.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Juan has been working in the field of dentistry for 17 years. He started working as a Pedodontist assistant then transitioned into general dentistry. He really enjoys interacting with older patients and will always try to find a way to make the patient comfortable and give them a pleasant experience.

On his time off, Juan enjoys spending time with his family. He also loves listening to music and coaching and refereeing AYSO soccer for kids. He donates his time on the AYSO board as Coach Administrator.

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Registered Dental Assistant & Sleep Coordinator

Shavae has assisted doctors with her special touch in the dental field for 8 years. She is very knowledgeable of all aspects of dentistry and thoroughly enjoys sharing that knowledge with patients to help them stay healthy.

In her spare time if she isn’t with her two dogs she is more than likely creating magic in the kitchen.

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Registered Dental Assistant
Alex enjoys the field of dentistry because it teaches patience, it’s always evolving, and there is always more to learn. That’s why Alex is excited to study Dental Hygiene at a local college and understand even more about the connection between oral and whole body health.

Alex loves hanging out by the beach, playing video games, and spending time with her pups, Luna and Bean.

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Registered Dental Assistant
With five years in the dental field, Damila is passionate about patient education and helping others to understand the benefits of a good oral care routine. She enjoys getting to the root of underlying issues during routine check ups to help her patients maintain a healthy body.

Outside the office, Damila can often be found watching Disney movies with her daughter, experimenting with new dessert recipes, or enjoying local farmers markets.

Front Office

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Treatment Coordinator

Lauren has been in the dental field for 10 years. She was first trained as a dental assistant and then moved her way to the front office. She epitomizes the expression, “cool, calm and collected” and is most often the voice you hear on the other line answering the phones or calling to schedule your appointment.

Lauren is a South Bay native and is currently attending El Camino College to finish her pre requisites. She is excited to eventually finish her schooling to become a dental hygienist. When not in the office or at school, Lauren likes to spend her free time playing with her nephew Leo, going to the beach with friends and attending country concerts.

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Insurance Coordinator
Mariela has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Her love for the dental field began as a child when she became curious about how cavities were developed. She began her journey in the dental field as a Dental Assistant and then became a Registered Dental Assistant. With her love of learning and growing in the field, she learned all aspects of dental insurance.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three daughters and her family.

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Director of First Impressions & Appointment Coordinator

Michelle has been providing great customer service for over 10 years. Her goal is to continue to grow within the dental field to spread more knowledge about healthier oral care. She gives a big smile to all patients to ensure they feel comfortable in every way. Her positive energy lightens up a room!

In her free time, she likes taking long walks with her family and reading non-fiction books.

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C.F.O. & C.M.O

Molly focuses on the finances as well as the strategic planning and business development for the dental practice. She is motivated by the practice vision of getting 30,000 people healthier in the South Bay and loves working with a team that is so passionate about patient care. She obtained her MBA from USC Marshall School of Business.

Molly is also very involved with the community and donates her time to National Charity League and is an Associate Member of Sandpipers. She also volunteers as a Young at Art docent, which brings art back into the local elementary and middle schools. Her work with various charitable organizations including Heal the Bay, P.S. I Love You, and Any Soldier keep her grounded and grateful to be able to give back to her community. Dr. Michael Fulbright and Molly are blessed to have three healthy young children.

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Treatment Coordinator
As treatment coordinator, BreAnna loves witnessing firsthand the positive changes that Complete Health dentistry brings to patients’ oral health and overall wellbeing. She is proud to play a part in helping patients achieve healthier smiles.

In her spare time, BreAnna can be found staying active at the gym, enjoying family time, or immersing herself in a good book.



Director of First Impressions

Elizabeth has found a passion in dentistry by connecting with patients and being part of their life-changing experiences. As the DOFI at the Redondo Beach office, she aims to brighten any room and help be a part of your smile transformation from beginning to end.

During her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, traveling, trying new restaurants, and karaoke.