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AboutMark D. Exler, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.

Mark D. Exler, D.D.S., F.A.C.P. is a Encino based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Exler and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 818-926-4983 and experience why our patients think Mark D. Exler, D.D.S., F.A.C.P. is the best dentist in Encino.

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    Dr. Mark Exler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. In 1986, he received his certificate in prosthodontics from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry.

    Dr. Exler is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He holds memberships in the Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.

    He is president of the Western Prosthodontic Study Club, a multidisciplinary study group devoted to literature review and treatment planning, and a past associate clinical professor at the University of Southern California in the department of continuing education.

    Dr. Exler maintains a full-time private practice limited to prosthodontics in Encino.

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    Sean joined Dr. Exler’s team in 2010 as a dental assistant. After working with Dr. Exler for two years, Sean went off to USC to study dental hygiene. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene, he was hired as a clinical faculty member at USC, and spent four years teaching in the clinic. During his time at USC, he worked alongside his mentors, honing his skills.

    When Sean isn’t in the office, he spends much of his time running his photography and videography business. This creative outlet allowed him to reach people and help his community. Sean enjoys learning and continues to venture into things that pique his interest.


    Pareya joined Dr. Exler’s team in 2021. She was born and raised in Southern California and comes from a family with a strong dental background. Pareya attended Cal State Northridge before continuing at the University of Southern California where she received her bachelor’s in dental hygiene in 2011.

    Pareya’s journey in dental hygiene began with her passion of helping people and caring for their health. She continues to expand her knowledge and education in her field and is currently expanding into myofunctional therapy.

    When she’s not in the office or furthering her education, Pareya loves to travel, try new foods, spend time with her family and her Cavapoochon puppy.


    Eric joined our team in the summer of 2020 after graduating from California Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Science in criminology and criminal justice. He is cross-trained and enjoys attending to patients, whether in the back office assisting chairside or in the front office coordinating appointments. Eric brings with him great attention to detail and a good-natured personality.

    Known as our office “foodie,” Eric can tell you the best local restaurants and what to order. Office consensus is that his suggestions are rarely wrong! When hes not in the office, he likes to spend his free time paintballing, playing trumpet, cooking, watching Netflix, and cheering on his local sports teams: the Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers.


    Barry is a certified dental technician with more than 30 years’ experience in ceramics, crown and bridge, implant restorations, and removable prosthetics. Barry graduated in 1979 from the California College of Dental Technologies.

    His laboratory is located within Dr. Exler’s office and he has worked closely with Dr. Exler and his patients for more than 20 years. Barry’s hobbies include golf, stand-up comedy, and painting with water and acrylic colors.


    Alex is a master dental technician with over 40 years of experience. During those years, Alex has worked with some of the most distinguished doctors including, Dr. Exler, with whom he has had a professional relationship for more than a decade. Alex was rewarded 1st place in the Ceramic Dental Technology Competition in Korea and was the president of the board examiners in the Korea CDT National Examination.

    He studied in the Waseda Dental Training Center in Japan, where he took courses in ceramic and implant studies, and he underwent Japan’s National Dental Technology course as well. He later continued dental technician courses at UCLA. He has also taught at the Master Ceramist College as both the director and head instructor.

    Alex has lectured internationally for more than a decade, including at the prestigious QDT Symposium in Yokohama, Japan.