The Access Dental team is dedicated to providing quality dental care to you and your family. Our skilled dental teams consist of registered dental assistants, dental hygienists, treatment coordinators and management professionals who all strive toward the same goal – to provide an exceptional dental care experience to you and your family.

Our corporate support team is a diverse group of experts in finance, human resources, marketing, operations and a variety of other non-clinical disciplines that allow Access Dental dentists to focus on what really matters: helping patients. Our leaders are committed to the vision and values of our company and empowering our dental teams to provide exceptional healthcare.

George Neal

George Neal

Chief Executive Officer

George Neal serves as the CEO of Access Dental and Blue Hills Dental centers in California.  He is responsible for leading and managing the day to day business operations and departments. George has over 30 years of experience in healthcare leading both medical device and provider service companies in ophthalmology. Prior to joining Access Dental, he was CEO of TLC Laser Vision Centers. He was also Division VP of Global Sales & Marketing for Abbott Medical Optics located in Irvine, Ca. prior to TLC. George received his BS from Arizona State University and attended Harvard’s Executive PMD program.

Dr. Cherag D. Sarkari

Dr. Cherag D. Sarkari

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Cherag Sarkari serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for Access Dental and Blue Hills Dental Centers, and is responsible for the quality assurance and oversight of the dental care in the individual centers. Dr. Sarkari holds both a B.D.S. and M.D.S. (Prosthodontics) from the College of Dental Surgery in Manipal, India. After receiving his D.D.S. from the California Dental Board in 2003, he began his career in California at Access Dental Centers.

Payam Pardis

Payam Pardis

Vice President, Operations

Payam Pardis serves as the Vice President of Operations oversees all business operations at Access Dental and Blue Hills Dental centers. With over 8 years’ experience in dental practice management, business analytics and strategic operations management, he brings a diverse range of dental practice administration skills. His goal is to establish operational excellence in the dental centers through improving business processes in our centers. Payam has an engineering background in Bio Medical Engineering and has been with Access Dental Services since 2006.

Laura Shively

Earl Dudley

Chief Human Resources Officer

Earl Dudley serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Access Dental and Blue Hills Dental centers. Earl was born and raised on the far South Side of Chicago and graduated from Augustana College with a BA in Physics and completed his MBA in Management from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Earl has spent the last 20 years in increasingly Human Resources Leadership roles across multiple industries to include Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Logistic & Distribution and Service industries. He has a passion mentoring and coaching young leaders in developing to their potential and seeing young professionals grow in their career.

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