Dr. Akhavan graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. He dedicated his time to biomedical research in the field of dentistry prior to attending dental school at one of the most prestigious dental schools in the world, New York University College of Dentistry, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
Dr. Akhavan has extensive post graduate training in all fields of dentistry and has completed multiple postdoctoral training and continuing education courses in many areas such as cosmetic dentistry (smile make-over), Invisalign (clear orthodontic aligner), prosthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and Implantology. He believes it is his professional obligation to be trained on the latest advancements in the industry to provide the best care to his patients. His engineering background has brought an artistic and detail oriented skill set to his conservative approach to dental treatment.
Over the years, Dr. Akhavan has developed proficiency in guided surgery and the latest 3D digital technology to offer minimally invasive approach in placement and restoration of dental implants, using CBCT and CAD/CAM to plan implant placement and restoration prior to the surgery to increase success rate and predict restoration outcome.
Dr. Akhavan’s patients describe him as being very compassionate, gentle and caring. He absolutely enjoys his profession as a dentist and treats his patients with exceptional care. Away from the office, Dr. Akhavan enjoys traveling with his wife and two boys, sampling new cuisine, and playing golf.