Meet a First-Rate Dentist & Team in San Pedro

Andrew Sheng, DMD, MPH

Andrew Sheng - San Pedro, CA“I chose to be a dentist because it is a mixture of many things I enjoy in life. Personal interactions and developing relationships are imperative. I like personal interactions with people, I like to work with my hands, and I like sense of accomplishment when a patient is comfortable and happy with the results of their dental treatment.

“Patients should be treated like family. By being honest and caring during treatment, I develop a relationship of trust and respect with each patient, then everything else falls into place. Besides being happy with their dental work, I hope that patients leave my office happy and feeling like they were treated well. I want the experience to feel like they were part of something that’s not just another dental/medical office.”

Dr. Sheng grew up in Palos Verdes and attended local schools. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of California-Berkeley then earned his DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. He then went on to Loma Linda University where he earned a master’s degree in public health (MPH).

With many years of dedicated education behind him, Dr. Sheng is happy to be back in the area to apply the knowledge he has gained and provide quality dental care for his patients.

Among his professional affiliations are memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Assocation, California Dental Association, Harbor Dental Society and Spear Institute for Advanced Dentistry. To bring his patients the latest dental technology, Dr. Sheng is an active participant in continuing education to become a premier dentist in San Pedro.

Dr. Sheng’s community involvement includes being on the board of the San Pedro branch of the YMCA and a member of the San Pedro Rotary Club. He is also a member of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce.

When Dr. Sheng isn’t practicing dentistry, he enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He is married with two daughters and a son.


Marc Waki, DDS

Dr.Marc Waki - San Pedro, CADr. Waki’s undergraduate years were spent at the University of California-Los Angeles, where he earned his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering. For graduate studies, he earned a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Waki is devoted to specialized dental training. From Palo Alto’s Veterans Administration Medical Center, he received hospital dentistry training. And from West Los Angeles’ Veterans Administration Medical Center, he received a specialty certificate in periodontics.

Additionally, he is a member of the American and California Dental Associations and the American Academy of Periodontics. He is also licensed to provide conscious sedation (sleep dentistry).

One of Dr. Waki’s concentrations is the care and treatment of people with periodontal problems using complete periodontal therapy, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and the latest therapeutic methods, including bone regeneration surgery, antimicrobial therapy and periodontal plastic surgery. Additionally, he offers people an alternative to dentures as a replacement for missing teeth – the surgical placement of dental implants and advanced bone augmentation procedures.

Dr. Waki lives in Manhattan Beach with his two sons and a daughter. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Waki enjoys golfing, hiking, backpacking and spending time with his family.


Matthieu Sullivan, DDS

Matthieu Sullivan, DDS - San Pedro, CA Dr. Sullivan was born in Nancy, France. He grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he earned his B.S. in Biochemistry and graduated summa cum laude. He then attended the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry where he graduated with honors. Dr. Sullivan continued to expand his clinical skills by completing a one-year general practice residency through Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He then worked in a family practice in Tacoma, WA prior to relocating to Southern California.

Dr. Sullivan is affiliated with the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Harbor Dental Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon - the national dental honor society.

Dr. Sullivan is fluent in the French language. When not busy at work, Dr. Sullivan enjoys traveling with his wife, hiking, doing crosswords, and catching a Sooners football game.

What our patients are saying

Another satisfying experience at my dentist! The friendly and warm greeting received when I arrived for my appointment set the tone. The dental technician offered more of the same cordiality and professionalism. Dr. Sheng is very attentive and upbeat and I feel gives the best dental care possible. Have complete faith in his ability and assessment of my issue which he explained thoroughly and patiently answered all my questions. The whole experience was very positive and I was made as comfortable as possible which was very much appreciated! Thank you all for providing excellent dental care!!

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Andrew Sheng Dental
Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

1418 W. 25th Street
San Pedro, CA 90732
Phone: (310) 547-4413
Fax: (310) 547-1443

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Our office hours are as follows:
Monday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday - 7:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday - 7:00am - 4:00pm