dentist in palmdale

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed


Contact Information

1021 West Ave M14
Palmdale, CA 93551
Phone: (661) 267-4000

Our Staff

Dr. Robert Haze

Dr. Robert Haze is a 3rd generation dentist following in his father's and grandfather's footsteps. He grew up in the dental field working in the lab and watching his father treat patients. Robert Haze received his degree from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in 1987. Upon graduation he moved to California and started working in Beverly Hills honing his skills, before moving to the Antelope Valley in 1990 to open his own practice, where he has been Creating Beautiful Smiles ever since.

Dr. Robert Haze provides the most advanced equipment, indeed the latest and greatest techniques so you can rest assured your treatment will be unequaled in quality and care. Some of these include tooth whitening, porcelain veneers, implants, metal free fillings and crowns. Doctor Haze continues his extensive education every year, attending courses to learn the most up to date research in dentistry and all related procedures.

Doctor Haze and his staff believe in treating you as a special individual, taking the time to ensure your satisfaction. Doctor Haze offers all aspects of dentistry from Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants, Orthodontics, Periodontics and Oral Surgery. We also offer I-V Sedation for people who are afraid of the dentist.

Dr. Payam Tabankia

“I love working at Valleywide Dental”, the staff is friendly and the quality of care we provide to our patients is exceptional. Dr. Tabankia attends various seminars throughout the year to stay in touch with new and current dental technology.

Every patient can expect the utmost attention, skill and care from him. He likes to make sure his patients have a thorough explanation of each dental procedure before he starts to work.

When not working at Valleywide Dental he enjoys shooting hoops or playing football. He also enjoys playing with his dogs.




Dr. Rosette Aba

Dr. Aba attends various seminars throughout the year to stay in touch with new and current dental technology. Every patient can expect the utmost attention, skill and care from her. She enjoys getting to know her patients and their families and enjoys spending time making sure they understand and are comfortable before proceeding with any treatment. Her gentle, sensitive and nurturing style puts even the most anxious dental patient at ease.

In her free time she likes to dance, especially Salsa dancing and she is currently taking up ballroom dancing. She also enjoys hiking and visiting museums and art stores.




Dr. L. Gerald Koven

General dentistry with an emphasis on restoration, cosmetics and basic periodontal therapy.
Experience includes:
Cosmetic Dentistry – Porcelain veneers, crown and bridge, dental implants and full mouth reconstruction

General Dentistry – Fillings, root canals, and exodontia

IV Sedation – Over 6,000 cases for various procedures

Removable Prosthodontics – Full and partial dentures
Preventative Treatmets

California State University at Northridge – Bachelor of Arts in Biology.
Loyola University School of Dentistry (Chicago) -- Doctor of Dental Surgery, OKU Honorary Dental

Educational Society (Dental Phi Beta Kappa).
University of California, Los Angeles and Veterans’ Administration Hospital – One year of advanced general dentistry and hospital dental residency.

I.V. Sedation Certification, California Board of Dental Examiners (October 2002)

Branemark Implant Reconstruction Certification (1987)

Regular Participation in Continuing Education Seminars – Including General Anesthesia, IV Sedation, Cosmetic dentistry and Bonding, Oral Surgery, Full Mouth reconstruction Peter Dawson, Endodontics and Preactice Management .

Professional Memberships
– American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Fernando Valley
Dental Association, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Barry Haze – Hygienists

Hi I’m Barry and I love spending time with my patients, joking with them, getting to know them and their families.

I especially enjoy helping my patients understand the importance of oral health.







Diane Tilson – Hygienists

My name is Diane and I will be your hygienist, I became a hygienist because it allows me more time to get to know my patients and educate them on their oral health. When not working at Valleywide Dental I enjoy gardening, reading and spending time with my children.