Dr. Rodica Grasu
Dr. Rodica Grasu is highly trained and experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal conditions and dental implants. She has a passion for periodontal plastic surgery procedures around teeth as well as dental implants, as well as minimally invasive treatment of periodontal conditions. Her patient-centered approach has been at the core of her philosophy, with emphasis on what would benefit the patient first and foremost. She believes in constant advancement in knowledge, technology and procedures.
Dr. Grasu attended New York University and UCLA and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry, and then completed the General Practice Residency Program at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital at Sepulveda. She earned the Certificate in Periodontics and the Master of Science in Oral Biology at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where she maintained a position as a clinical instructor.
Dr. Grasu is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, California Society of Periodontists and other professional organizations.
Dr. Dmitriy Ivanov
Dr. Ivanov is a specialist in Periodontics with advanced training in the treatment of periodontal disease, advanced bone and soft tissue grafting procedures, and full range of dental implantology. He has a passion for cosmetically driven periodontal plastic surgery procedures as well as conservative treatment of periodontitis.
Dr. Ivanov received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara, graduating with Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors). He was awarded a D.D.S. degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry and continued his post-doctoral education by completing an Advanced Periodontics and Implant Dentistry residency at the Veterans Hospital of West Los Angeles/UCLA Medical Center. His skill set includes full-mouth rehabilitation, interdisciplinary Perio-Prosthodontics and Perio-Ortho reconstructive therapy, Immediate implantology, soft tissue management and full-arch All-On-X implant treatment. He is also trained in moderate IV sedation, helping the most anxious patients receive excellent periodontal care.
Dr. Ivanov is a former Clinical Instructor of Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry in Westwood and UCLA Venice Dental Clinic. Dr. Ivanov is a Los Angeles native. Outside of his professional commitments, he enjoys life with his young family. His hobbies include fitness, cooking, and music. He is fluent in English and Russian. Dr. Ivanov looks forward to meeting working with our patients and providing you with the absolute best, highly personal periodontal care.
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