Meet Drs. Zinati & Elfersi

Dr. Zinati:

Dr. Zinati graduated with honors from University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry in 1988. He then completed a one-year hospital residency program at the Valley Medical Center in Fresno, California. After practicing general dentistry for two years from 1989-1991, he attended USC for his orthodontic training and graduated at the top of his class. He has been practicing orthodontics since 1993.

Dr. Zinati keeps up with the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics by attending continuing education courses and subscriptions to many professional journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Los Angeles Dental Society.

When away from his practice, Dr. Zinati enjoys his family. His hobbies include reading, philosophy, religion, psychology, and hiking.


  • University of Southern California School of Orthodontics, Certificate in Orthodontics, 1993
  • Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA, General Practice Residency, 1989
  • University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS), 1988
  • University of Southern California, major in biology, 1984
  • Ohlone College, Fremont, CA major in electrical engineering, 1982
  • Washington High School, Fremont, CA, 1980

Professional Experience

  • Private practice in orthodontics, 1993-present
  • Private practice in general dentistry, 1989-1991

Dr. Elfersi:

Dr. Tali Elfersi, DDS, MS – Female Orthodontist in Beverly Hills

Dr. Tali Elfersi is a gentle and engaging female Beverly Hills orthodontist. She is also Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Elfersi creates beautiful smiles while educating her patients about orthodontics and oral health.
Dr. Elfersi graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Science (MS) before completing her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) at USC. During her academic years, she was recognized for her outstanding achievements. Dr. Elfersi received the AAO Award for exceptional interest in the development of the orofacial complex. Following her passion for orthodontics, she completed her 3-year orthodontics residency at New York University (NYU). As a mother of three, she is your caring female Beverly Hills orthodontist of choice.


USC Dental School Faculty Member

Dr. Elfersi is a clinical instructor and faculty member in the USC orthodontics department. While teaching future orthodontists, she stays up to date with the latest orthodontics research and methods. She also has a keen interest in advancing orthodontics and presented her research at the AAO National Conference in San Francisco in 2015. For a state of the art treatment, pick Dr. Elfersi as your female Beverly Hills orthodontist.

Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics

Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth. Dr. Elfersi understands the complexity of growth development and facial form. Hence, treatment plans address issues related to the patient jaw and bite, not just movement of teeth. To further her training, she went through 3 additional years of highly competitive orthodontic school to perfect her ability in the specialty. As a board certified orthodontist, Dr. Elfersi is committed to the highest level of patient care. Additionally, she is part of the elite one third of orthodontists who submitted their skills to peer review and was awarded that distinction.
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