Our Doctors

Dr. Val Nickhinson

Dr. Val Nickhinson has been in Belmont for over 20 years. He graduated from The University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco. He is a proud member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and The San Mateo County Dental Society. He is always thriving to provide excellent care to his patients. He has extensive training in dental implant placement and restorations, crown, bridges, and dentures. In his free time he enjoys to walk his dog and spend time with his wife.



Dr. Nonna Volfson

Nonna Volfson has been with Belmont Plaza Dental Care for 10 years and graduated from University of California San Francisco. She provides all aspect of dental care and has attended the Misch institute on implant placement and restoration. In her free time she likes to volunteer at her daughters school and spend time with her family.



Dr. Ben Hokmabadi

Dr. Hokmabadi grew up in Menlo Park, California. He received his bachelors degree in Computer Science from Santa Clara University in 1997 and entered a career in the technology sector in Silicon Valley. After a few years he decided to finally pursue his passion to become a dentist and graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and in his spare time he likes to go hiking, traveling, skiing, and playing tennis.



Our Hygienist

Juan RDH

Juan has been with Belmont Plaza Dental Care for 6 years and graduated from the University of Southern California Dental School and received is Bachelor’s degree in Hygiene. He has extensive training in hygiene and enjoys to provide the best possible care to all his patient. He has received extensive training in periodontal disease and is Perio Protect Certified.



Our Office Manager

Frank Office Manager

Frank has been managing dental offices for over 25 years. His knowledge of dental insurance will help make the patient experience a lot easier. He will handle all insurance issues as well as billing. His knowledge in the dental procedures that are performed will also help you should you have any questions or concerns. Feel free to email or call Frank with any questions or concerns, he would love to hear from you.