Dr. Sara Tanavoli
Dr. Tanavoli has been practicing Periodontology in a full-time capacity for the past 17 yrs. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2001, she went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from the University of Southern California (USC) while concurrently earning a Master of Science degree (MS) in Craniofacial Biology with an emphasis on Immunology. In 2004, she completed her Periodontology residency at USC. She has been a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery since 2006.
Dr. Tanavoli confidently performs all periodontal surgeries, including reconstruction of soft tissue and bony defects, treatment of gum recession and periodontal disease, as well as dental implant placement using the most advanced techniques and Biomaterials. She is an organized and detail-oriented surgeon who takes pride in providing exceptional care and outstanding results for her patients.
Dr. Tanavoli has considerable experience teaching other dentists about the latest techniques for periodontal reconstructive surgeries and implant dentistry, infectious control practices, and sterile surgical field set up for auxiliary staff. In her free time, she enjoys taking long walks with her dog, painting, sculpting, learning foreign languages, traveling, and reading about ancient civilizations and space.