sitelogo2South Beach Dental is a state-of-the-art dental practice that offers an array of services and procedures, utilizing the latest equipment and technology in order to provide you with the most effective and highest-quality dental care.

Our mission at South Beach Dental Inc.  is to provide you with the highest quality of dentistry available at affordable pricing. With us, every patient is a top priority.

Our facilities are equipped with advanced equipment in order to provide you with the most effective and highest-quality dental care. Feel free to click on the image thumbnails to view our facilities.

Our Office

Our Experienced and Helpful Doctors

Dr. Markus Watson DDS


Dr. Watson is a graduate of New York University’s School of Dentistry in Manhattan in 1995. He served a residency in general practice at the Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. In 1997, he began his practice in general dentistry on Manhattan’s upper east side at 58th and Lexington. He worked part time in Brooklyn, NY for a nonprofit health center at the Brooklyn Plaza Family Health Center. In 2003 Dr. Watson relocated to the Bay Area and started as an associate with the Union Street Dental Care and began his private practice in 2004.

Dr. Peter Lai


Dr. Lai is a native New Yorker who graduated in 1998 from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY with a B.A. in Religious Studies, with a concentration in Archaeology. In 2002 he relocated to the bay area to complete his dental education at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry. He then served a general practice residency at the Veterans Affair Hospital in Sacramento, CA. He is Board Certified, a member of The American Dental Association, The California Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, and The San Francisco Dental Society.

Dr. Becky Chen


Dr. Chen completed her undergraduate studies at University of California at Berkeley. After earning her DDS from University of Texas and practicing in Houston, she returned to California. Moving back to the Bay Area was a natural decision for her, as she enjoys the outdoors, the diversity, and the cuisine that San Francisco has to offer.

Dr. Bryan Abrams


Dr. Abrams is from Marin County and received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego. He completed his DDS degree at New York University and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at UCLA. After finishing his training, he was anxious to return home to the bay area. He enjoys the outdoors, mountain biking and spending time in San Francisco with his friends and family.

Dr. Timothy Miller


Dr. Miller was born in Southern California and completed his undergraduate education at the University of San Diego. He then attended the prestigious University of California at San Francisco dental school. After graduating in 1996, he practiced dentistry for ten years at a private office in San Diego. Dr. Miller next decided to further his professional education and studied exodontia (tooth removal) and implant dentistry, receiving his Diplomate from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and their dogs. He enjoys playing chess, soccer and spending time with his family.

Dr. Tamar Azim


Dr. Azim is a prosthodontist with specialty training in treating complex restorative problems. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he completed a 3-year postgraduate prosthodontics residency program. His areas of expertise are esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Azim has extensive experience in advanced prosthodontic treatments such as smile make overs, porcelain veneers, full mouth rehabilitation, complete and partial dentures, implant dentures, sleep apnea and TMJ disorders treatment.

Dr. Negar Lotfi


Dr. Negar Lotfi attended dental school in Toluca, Mexico at UAEM. She received her California dental license in 2005 and has been in practice ever since. She believes in lifelong learning. To that end, she keeps up to date in her profession through continuing education in a variety of subjects. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Santa Clara dental association. Dr. Lotfi believes that a doctor patient relationship is such that trust is essential and must be earned, maintained and cherished.

Dr. Amy Chen


Dr. Chen Bio here

Dr. Michael Nyguen


Dr. Michael Nyguen Bio Here

Dr. Charles Leung


Dr. Charles Leung Bio Here

Our Beloved and Expert Staff

Yira Evans

Office Manager

Ms. Evans, is extremely knowledgeable and ready to answer questions in the areas of insurance coverage, treatments or finances. She is naturally kind and will be one of the first smiles that you see upon entering South Beach Dental.

    Vicki Navarro

    Treatment and Insurance Coordinator

      Vincent Guevara

      Registered Dental Assistant

        Jessica Ramos

        Registered Dental Assistant

          Sharmie Calaunan

          Treatment Coordinator

          Sharmie's Bio goes here

            Samuel Recinos

            Registered Dental Assistant

              Cristina Adeser

              Registered Dental Assistant

                Carlos Montano

                Dentist Expert

                Dentist Expert, Carlos Montano is another excellent reason for visiting the office of South Beach Dental. He has 15 years of experience, so you can rest assured that he will both make you feel at ease and answer your questions about all aspects of dentistry. He is also fluent in Spanish.

                  Yessenia Lopez

                  Registered Dental Assistant

                    Lovepreet Singh

                    Registered Dental Hygienist