Our Team

Dr. Zak Dental Care is now serving the Temecula, CA community!

Meet Our Dental Staff

Our team of exceptional doctors will cater your dental needs, wants, and desires towards your reconstructive, preventative, cosmetic, and reconstructive goals. With our doctors’ stellar experience and our open communication policy between doctor and patient, we hope to soothe potential dental anxiety, and of course prevent our patients from skipping dental visits. Let us know what we can do for you—sit back, relax, we’ll have soothing music or a movie playing during the procedure, and you’ll soon leave with a dazzling smile.

Welcome to your next dental destination, we hope to be lifetime partners.

Dr Ilya Zak, DDS our teamDr. Ilya Zak, DDS

Dr. Ilya Zak graduated from USC Dental School in 1990. He was one of eight students to complete both his undergraduate and graduate requirements from the ADAPT program (an accelerated 6 year dental program). After graduating school, he completed a TMJ/ Pain Management residency at White Memorial Hospital and was a qualified medical examiner for TMJ dysfunction in the state of California. He served as a part-clinical instructor at USC dental school. Dr. Zak practice the belief that dental care must enhance patients’ overall wellness, and that is why he makes sure to understand his patients’ clinical needs and  personal goals for their oral health.

Dr. Schrager Temecula Dental Group, our teamDr. Nicu Schrager

Expertise: Removable Prosthetics (dentures, partials)

Dr. Schrager completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Southern California USC Los Angeles. He has been at Temecula Dental Group since the opening in 1990. His artistic eye for detail and precision help provide specialty care for patients needing dentures and partials – implant supported or not. When asked why he chose dentistry as his profession he immediately responded that for him, dentistry is not simply a profession but a passion for him to be able to offer the best dental treatment possible and fulfill the needs of the patient.

Dr. Phan, Temecula Dental GroupDr. Tuyet Mai Phan

Expertise: laser assisted periodontal (gum) management, hygiene cosmetic fillings, veneers, inlay/onlays, teeth whitening

Initially receiving her Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Mai Phan then went on to obtain her D.D.S. from USC. A gentle individual by nature, she strives to provide great services and care to her patients. An avid proponent of keeping up with the latest dental trends, Dr. Mai Phan will only complete work in a fashion she truly stands behind. In her spare time, she enjoys diving into books, traveling and spending time with her family.

Dr. Violetta Kenigsberg, Periodontist

When Dr. Kenigsberg was just eight years old, she and her family immigrated to Los Angeles from Belarus. She attended UCLA before pursuing her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She then continued her Advanced Education in Periodontics at the NYU College of Dentistry. Today, she’s been working in dentistry for five years. Her favorite part of her new position is getting to work with such an amazing team as she addresses the periodontal needs of the community!

Outside of work, her daughters are her biggest interest, and she loves walking with them, playing dress up and pretend, and traveling. She also enjoys going to the theater and running.

Dr. Rose Roldan

Expertise: laser assisted periodontal (gum) management, hygiene, cosmetic fillings, veneers, inlays/onlays, teeth whitening

Dr. Roldan received her dental degree from the University of the East College of Dentistry in Manila, Philippines. She is a recipient of the highly regarded Winthrop-Stearns Scholarship Award, the Monbusho Scholarship Award, and the International College of Dentists Most Outstanding Dental Student Award. In an office with staff that continues to pursue and teach higher education, Dr. Roldan enters the competition with a published paper on Oral Precancer. When the Doctor is finished dusting and polishing her awards and trophies, she loves to read, garden, and play a game of tennis.

Dr. Yenny Kennedy

Expertise: laser assisted periodontal (gum) management, hygiene, cosmetic fillings, veneers, inlays/onlays, teeth whitening

Dr. Kennedy’s objective in the dental world is to prevent patients from getting serious tooth and gum problems before they become a major problem. These unnecessary nuisances can easily be prevented with the power of regular teeth cleanings, gum treatments, Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Kennedy received her Dental Degree from Airlangga University School of Dentistry in Indonesia, where she also met her U.S. Marine husband, and later settled down in Orange County. She later graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry, opened her own practice in 1984 in Riverside County, and moved to Australia to further her education at the Sydney University School of Dentistry. Finally moving back to the states a few years later, our office is thrilled to have Dr. Kennedy on board.