Dr. Michelle Elihu
Background and Credentials
Dr. Michelle Elihu, is a dedicated and personable dentist who believes that every patient deserves optimal dental care and individualized treatment. Dr. Elihu is a southern California native and serves her community as a dental practitioner in both private practice and in outreach programs at the MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity) clinic. Dr. Elihu attended Corona del Mar High School, in Newport Beach, California and graduated at the top two percent of her class. She attained her B.S in Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA. She pursued her dental doctorate at the UCLA School of Dentistry and received an award of outstanding performance in dental and restorative biomaterials.
Dr. Elihu enjoys working as a family and cosmetic dentist. She believes in providing need based dentistry where patient concerns and well-being are a priority. Dr. Elihu has worked as dentist in the Los Angeles community since 2012. Her patients have described her as " pleasant and simply wonderful", and as "the only dentist I would go to".
While not in the office, Dr Elihu enjoys spending time with her family and going on walks with her two daughters. Her husband and her enjoy traveling together, trying new recipes for dinner and spending time with friends.
Dr. Elihu has made her new home at Cosmetic Dental of Westwood, and she is thrilled to partake in the positive and compassionate work environment provided by Dr. Shakib and her team. Dr. Elihu prides herself in providing the highest quality restorative and cosmetic dental care. She is very excited to meet new patients and learn more about our dental community.