Dr. David Farivar is a Board-Certified Specialist in Periodontology and Oral Implant Surgery. He has placed over 10,000 implants and he has become an outstanding expert in the field of implant dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He attained his Diplomate status by acquiring high degree of knowledge, skill and experience which has been acknowledged and awarded by national board of senior specialist. Dr. David Farivar’s unique dental and specialty training from the most elite educational institutions have helped him become an outstanding authority in Implant dentistry. He has graduated from PENN, UCLA and USC. Upon graduation from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and being among the top-ranking doctors of his class, he become part of only few students who were accepted in the Post-Doctoral Residency Program at UCLA Medical Center Department of Hospital Dentistry and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics & Biometrics. At UCLA Medical Center and Hospital Dr. David Farivar received dental management training of patients with complex medical conditions such as cancer, radiation, cardio-vascular disease, transplant, HIV and psychological disorders. After UCLA Post-Doctoral training he attended the three years USC Periodontology and Oral Implant program, where he gained intensive training in periodontics to perform vast numerous gums, bones and implant surgeries. Since 2010 Dr. David Farivar focus has been to help patients, even with most complex cases, to restore their natural dental function and esthetics with bone grafts, gum grafts and implants. Currently, he dedicates his free time to instruct Continued Education programs and help instruct and teach new students of implant dentistry.
Serving Santa Maria, California and its surrounding areas since 2004, SBFD prides itself in offering gentle and compassionate dentistry with the same care and comfort we would want for ourselves. Our patient-focused commitment is to continually improve and provide our best.