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6105 Snell Ave
Suite 105
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 578-8010



Our Staff

All our professionals at Best Choice Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. David Korb
Dr. Korb attended UCLA undergraduate school and UCSF Dental School prior to moving to Santa Clara Valley in 1969. Multiple continuing education courses in full mouth reconstruction, endodontics, implant placement and restoration, as well as esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, have allowed Dr. Korb to provide quality dental care to patients for the last 38 years. Dr. Korb is a member of the Santa Clara County Dental Society, California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Korb lives in Almaden with his wife of 41 years, Darlene, has three children and five grandchildren. His hobbies include golf,table tennis and playing with his grand children.




Dr. Haleh Merat
Dr. Haleh Merat has been practicing dentistry since 1991. She received her DDS degree from Medical College of Virginia and proceeded to complete a post doctoral residency training in Advanced General Dentistry at UCLA. Dr. Merat is dedicated to excellence in her clinical skills, providing gentle and personalized care, with emphasis on prevention and patient education. Dr. Merat is certified to provide Invisalign orthodontics as well as same appointment cerec crowns. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Santa Clara Dental Society. Dr. Merat lives in the South Bay with her husband and daughter and enjoys art, gardening and travels. Her watercolor paintings can be seen throughout the office. Dr. Merat’s artistic abilities "can be seen" in the esthetic dentistry she provides.


Dr Timothy Gifford
Dr. Timothy Gifford was raised in Sunnyvale, California where he graduated from Homestead High School before attending the University of California at San Diego. He completed a B.S. in Biochemistry/Cell Biology, graduating Cum Laude, and then pursued a career in medical research at the UCSD Medical Center. He worked as a Research Associate in the department of Immunology/Rheumatology publishing research articles in the Journal of Immunology and Blood before attending the UCLA School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he was elected to membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon and received section awards from the faculties of the Periodontics and Oral Surgery departments for recognition of outstanding performance. His post-graduate training was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was selected by faculty to receive the Outstanding Clinician Award. He also earned a Masters Degree in Health Science and completed a research thesis in conjunction with the Departments of Cardiology and Immunology. He is currently in private practice in San Jose, specializing in diagnosis and conservative management of periodontal diseases.