(805) 492-3553

430 E Avenida De Los Arboles #102, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360


Our Team


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Dr. Elbert

Daniel Elbert, DDS was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated from New York University College of Dentistry. While at NYU Dr. Elbert finished an honors program in Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Elbert provides a full range of dental services encompassing prevention, restorative, orthodontics, implant, and cosmetic dentistry. In addition, Dr. Elbert is continually up-to-date in the latest dental technology and advances.

He truly loves dentistry and spends hours reading the latest dental literature and hundreds of hours each year attending lectures on new procedures and materials. Dr. Elbert also loves dentistry because of his great patients. He takes the time to get to know each patient. That extra time is really appreciated by everyone who comes to him. He not only cares about what has to be done in order to have good dental health but he also takes the time to get to know the patient's "wants". This type of commitment is not only evident by the great dentistry he gives his patients, but also by the smile on his patients' faces.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Santa Barbara Ventura County Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and California Dental Association. Dr. Elbert enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife Rita have two beautiful daughters, Sophia and Alexandra, In his spare time, Dr. Elbert is an avid sports fan. He likes to play basketball, golf and tennis.


Dr. Poleo

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Poleo to our dental team!

Because we want to be certain that our patients continue to receive the best possible care, we have carefully evaluated a number of candidates, and have selected Dr. Poleo, whom we believe possesses the highest qualifications and is extremely well skilled in all phases of dentistry.

Adriana Poleo, DDS was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She graduated from Universidad Santa Maria School of Dentistry in 2003 and opened her own private practice. In 2006, Dr. Poleo came to the United States to pursue an Advanced Education Degree in General Dentistry at Boston University. She was then offered to join the Faculty Practice at Boston University. She remained there until 2008, when she decided to obtain her Dental License in the United States.  She then moved to Los Angeles to attend the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, where she obtained her Dentist Degree in 2012.  Dr. Poleo was also awarded The Charles L. Pincus Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in the field of Esthetic Restorative Dentistry during the doctoral dental program.


She worked in private practice in the South Bay and then moved to Thousand Oaks to join the Thousand Oaks Smile Design team in January 2017.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and the Santa Barbara Ventura County Dental Association. Dr. Poleo is married and has two young boys, Lucca and Matias, and loves to spend quality time with her family. She likes to travel, enjoy outdoor activities and loves spending time at the beach. 


Office Manager


Rita Brikina has been part of the Thousand Oaks Smile Design team since the practice opened. With a warm and welcoming personality, Rita enjoys helping our patients and getting to know them. She views our clients as more than just patients, but friends as well. Rita is happily married with two beautiful children. In addition to spending time with her family, Rita enjoys working out at the local Pilates studio.


Registered Dental Hygienist


Rachel Jackson completed her degree in Registered Dental Hygiene in Southern California, and joined our team in the beginning of 2015. Patients consider Rachel very gentle and caring, while at the same time very thorough. Rachel is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. She enjoys spending her down time with her family and friends. Rachel's hobbies include reading science fiction books, spending time at her kids school, and enjoying a good family dinner.


Registered Dental Hygienist



Yvette Antrum is one of the Registered Dental Hygienist and the newest member of the Thousand Oaks Smile Design family. As a dental hygienist she strive to provide excellent care while building lasting relationships with our patients. She enjoys helping her patients achieve a healthy cavity free smile. Her goals are to educate patients on their oral-health as it relates to their overall health, and relieving their dental anxiety so they can enjoy coming to our office.



Registered Dental Hygienist



Amber Rigby is one of the Registered Dental Hygienist and the newest member of the Thousand Oaks Smile Design family. Originally from Utah, she received her bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013 and has loved working with patients ever since. She loves providing patients with gentle, thorough and personalize care. In her time off she enjoys traveling with her husband, running, or hiking with her dog. 




Registered Dental Assistant



Keely Raizada is our friendly Registered Dental Assistant. She completed her RDA training at Pasadena City College. Warm and caring, she enjoys using her professional expertise to improve smiles and overall patient wellbeing. It is important to her that patients are comfortable and to ensure that they are getting the best dental care possible. In her free time, Keely enjoys spending time with her son, hiking, and concerts.



Dental Assistant


Stephanie Trejo is one of our Registered Dental Assistants.  She completed her RDA at the Valley School for Dental Assisting. She is kind, caring, and compassionate about her patients. It is important to her to ensure that they are getting the best dental care possible. In her spare time Stephanie enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time with family.



Treatment Coordinator


Alicia Tobon is our Dental Benefits/Treatment Coordinator. She has over 15 years experience working with dental insurance benefits and reimbursement. Alicia has experience in Orthodontics, Pediatrics and General dentistry. She enjoys working with patients and helping them achieve a perfect healthy smile. She currently resides in Ventura, with my husband and son. When not in the office Alicia enjoys spending her free time with her family and living so close to the beach.


Dental Hygiene Coordinator


Sarah Romano is originally from Long island New York. She joined our team in January 2017, as a Dental   Hygiene coordinator. She will greet you with her bubbly personality and is always eager help schedule appointments. Sarah is also a registered Dental Assistant.  When she is not greeting and helping you schedule appointments, she is in the back assisting. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and exploring California!

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